Federal High Court News

BREAKING: Court stops EFCC from declaring Maina wanted

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from declaring wanted, a former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, who was suspected of complicity in diversion of pension funds.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Amaechi: My issues with Wike, Abe and Mrs Jonathan

2019: Federal High Court restrains INEC from accepting any candidates from Rivers APC Why is Wike using Magnus Abe to avoid elections?

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Movement restriction during elections is illegal, says Adegboruwa

According to him, the Federal High Court in Lagos had in 2014 pronounced that such movement restriction was unconstitutional.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Movement restriction during elections is illegal, says Adegboruwa

According to him, the Federal High Court in Lagos had in 2014 pronounced that such movement restriction was unconstitutional.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Putting a final lid on Rivers APC | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Abe and others whose prayer for a stay of execution had earlier been granted by the appellate court against the judgment of Justice Kolawole Omotosho of the Federal High Court delivered on January 7, 2019, which declared the direct primaries conducted by Odike Peter faction a nullity, want the court to declare them candidates of the APC for the 2019 general elections.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

Code of Conduct Tribunal: Examining its place in the Nigerian Judicial hierarchy

Onnoghen : Nwabueze calls for Buhari, Malami, Umar’s resignation for subverting constitution Section 6 (5) of the Constitution vests judicial powers on the following courts: (a)The Supreme Court of Nigeria; (b) The Court of Appeal; (c) The Federal High Court; (d) The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; (e) A High Court of a State; (f) The Sharia Court of Appeal of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; (g) A Sharia Court of Appeal of a State; (h) The Customary Court of Appeal of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; (i) A Customary Court of Appeal of a State.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

Zamfara: Yari insists APC must take part in elections

That is our position.” Kelechi said there was no truth in the claim that there are two conflicting judgments from the state high court and a Federal High Court in Abuja on the matter.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

Buhari’s minister makes u-turn, denies asking INEC to postpone Zamfara elections

He said INEC had relied on a Federal High Court judgment, which nullified the primaries, whereas the Court of Appeal’s decision in reference has now effectively overturned this decision and upheld the said APC primaries.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

Man convicted for exporting narcotics via courier

By Onozure Dania Lagos—A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, convicted a 53-year-old drug dealer, Mba C. Ebere, for exporting 280 grammes of methamphetamine, a banned hard drug, similar to cocaine, heroin and LSD to Malaysia, through United Parcel Services, UPS, a courier company.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

EFCC re-arraigns Aliyu, Niger PDP gov candidate, Chairman

He had argued that there was a similar case before Federal High Court and Justice Mayaki ruled in favour of the defence counsel and stayed proceedings.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019