Category Archives: Law

Ex-Supreme Court Justice Attempted To Subvert Justice—CCT Chairman

The chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar, has been in the news recently for several reasons, including his tribunal’s trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki as well as allegations of graft against him. A  SaharaReporters correspondent

INEC Weighs Its Options On Kogi, Lawyers Disagree

By Bolaji Adebiyi in Abuja The death on Sunday of the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the Kogi State governorship election, Alhaji Abubakar Audu, has thrown up issues that may require judicial interpretation of the courts on the legal

Benue: Tarzoor Heads To Supreme Court

Dissatisfied by last week’s dismissal of his suit challenging the victory of Governor Samuel Ortom at the Court of Appeal, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Benue State in the last general elections, Dr. Terhemen Tarzoor, has said he

Hon. Nungwa Of Benue Assembly Attributes Court Victory To God

With Agency Report A member of Benue House of Assembly, Mr Benjamin Nungwa has attributed his victory at the Federal High Court, Makurdi, to God. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Binta Nyako, upheld the election of

Updated! Benue: Court Asks Speaker To Vacate His Seat, Breaks His Constituency Into Two

By Louisa Kwagh (Senior Correspondent IPN News) The Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi today ordered the enforcement of its Judgment delimiting the Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Ushongo Constituency, into two by INEC to become the

Fake Representative Of Benue First Lady Arrested By The Police

A lady by name, Miss. Sandra Emmanuel was arrested this morning, by eagle eye police detectives from the CID in a Workshop on HIV/AIDS at Royal Choice Inn, where she graced the occasion as a representative of the Wife of

Probe: How N2Bn Of Julius Berger Proceeds Was Diverted Into Bureau De Change Account During Suswam Administration

The Benue State Judicial Commission of Enquiry probing financial transactions by the Gabriel Suswam administration has heard evidence of how N2 billion proceeds from the sale of its shares in construction giant Julius Berger Plc was paid into the account

Court Rejects Saraki’s New Application To Halt His Trial At The CCT

Justice Abdulkadir Abdulkafarati of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has rejected a new application filed by Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for an order of interim injunction stopping the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) from trying him. The judge, in a

Appeal court upholds Ortom’s election

By News Agency of Nigeria  The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, on Wednesday upheld the verdict of the Election Tribunal which affirmed the qualification and election of Samuel Ortom as governor of Benue. Mr Terhemen Tarzoor, the governorship candidate

Ortom Wins On Appeal

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi strikes out the appeal entered by Prince Terhemen Tarzoo, the PDP Guber​ candidate in Benue, against the APC candidate and Governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom. Details shortly

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