• Suspension: Court Adjourns Jibrin’s Suit To April 28

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    Justice John Tsoho of a Federal High Court in Abuja, has fixed April 28 to hear the suite erstwhile chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumin, filed to challenge his continued suspension from the House. The court okayed the matter for hearing after he declined to join the Chairman of…

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  • Malabu Asks Court To Stop FG, Others From Signing FID

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    Malabu Oil and Gas Limited has approached a Federal High Court seeking an order of court stopping Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and Nigerian Agip Exploration Company Limited from signing the Final Investment Decision (F.I.D) for the $13.5 billion Zabazaba Deep water Project located in Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL245) in the second quarter of…

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  • Police: 23 INEC Staff Know Fate May 12

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    Twenty three officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission charged by the Nigeria Police over bribery allegation of the sum of N360 million from the Rivers State Government to influence the outcome of the December 10, 2016, rerun election in the state, will on May 12, know whether or not their trial will take place…

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  • Unlawful Detention: Suswam Slams N10bn Suit On DSS, AGF

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    Former governor of Benue State, Dr. Gabriel Suswam has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Abuja, against the Department of State Service (DSS), its director-general and the Attorney General of the Federation for illegally detaining him for over 35 days without charging him to court. In a fundamental right enforcement suit, filed through…

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  • $1.1bn Malabu Oil Scandal: FG Seeks Arrest Warrant Against Adoke

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    The Federal Government yesterday approached the Abuja Division of the   Federal High Court to seek guidance on whether to issue an arrest   warrant against a former minister of Justice and Attorney General of  the Federation, Mohammed Bello Adoke. At the resumed hearing before Justice John Tsoho, counsel to the Federal government, Mr. Johnson Ojogbane told…

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  • DSS Detention Stalls Suswam’s Trial

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    The continuation of the trial of  former governor of Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswam and the finance commissioner under his administration, Omodachi Okolobia, was stalled yesterday, following his absence. The accused persons are facing trial for allegedly defrauding the state government of N3.1 billion while in office. Suswam and Okolobia were on November 10, 2015…

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