Former INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu granted N1 billion bail by Federal High Court.

A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu bail in the sum of N1 billion.    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had on Thursday arraigned Iwu before a Federal High Court in Ikoyi for allegedly laundering of N1.2 billion. Iwu, who has been […]

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‘What Court Order On Sowore’s Detention Means’ – Niger Delta monarchs add voices. (Must read)

Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the mouthpiece of monarchs, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta has described the Federal High Court, Abuja authorization to DSS to detain Mr. Omoyele Sowore for 45 days as a misplaced display of superfluous power by the Federal Government. According to the Forum, the planned ‘Revolution Now’ […]

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Kaduna state government to challenge court order permitting El-Zakzaky’s medical trip to India, as they file fresh suit. (See full statement)

The Kaduna State government says it will be challenging the state High Court’s decision to grant the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) aka Shi’ites, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, permission to travel India for medical attention. The court granted El-Zakzaky and his wife permission to travel on August 5th.  In a statement […]

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#RevolutionNow: DSS seeks court order to detain Sowore for 90 days.

The Department of State Services (DSS) in an ex-parte application marked FHC/ABJ/CS/ 915/19 and filed by its lawyer G. O. Agbadua on Tuesday August 6, sought for a court order to detain the convener of #RevolutionNow Omoyele Sowore for 90 days pending the conclusion of its investigation.   The application order was filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, The […]

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Court orders EFCC to freeze 3 bank accounts belonging to Lagos State Government over N9.9bn fraud.

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to freeze three bank accounts said to belong to the Lagos State Government over an alleged fraud of N9.9 billion.    The three bank accounts, domiciled in First City Monument Bank, Access Bank, and Zenith Bank, are numbered 5617984012, 0060949275 […]

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‘We’ve been dragged to court over 1,600 times over 2019 election’- INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu says.

The Chairman of the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Saturday August 3, revealed that the 2019 general elections led to over 1,600 court cases.  The electoral commission boss made the disclosure after receiving award of excellence from the Kaduna chapter of the National Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).  Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said the court […]

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