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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Court fixes May 22 for suit filed by Patience Jonathan

May 22, 2019 - Legal News by

Justice Chukwujeku Aneke will on Wednesday (tomorrow) hear a suit filed by former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, challenging a “No Debit Order” placed on her bank accounts.   Patience had filed the suit in 2016 to challenge the order placed on four Skye Bank (now Polaris Bank Ltd) accounts […]

Kano Emirs: Court Orders Parties to Maintain Status Quo

May 16, 2019 - Legal News by

Justice Nasiru Saminu of the Kano State High Court sitting in Ungogo Wednesday halted the appointment and installation of four new emirs by the Kano State government, asking parties in the dispute to maintain status quo pending the determination of a suit challenging the appointments. The state high court had […]

Lawyer Drags SEC, NSE To Court Over MTN Listing

May 16, 2019 - Legal News by

A legal practitioner based in Lagos, Dr. Charles Mekwunye has dragged the Security and Exchange Commission, SEC, before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja seeking to stop the planned listing of MTN shares on the floor of Nigeria Stock Exchange. In the suit marked as FHC/ABJ/CS/2019, Dr Mekwunye is […]

Alleged money laundering: EFCC re-arraigns Justice Ajumogobia, Obla

May 16, 2019 - Legal News by

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday re-arraigned a Judge of the Federal High Court, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Godwin Obla, over alleged money laundering charges. EFCC charged Ofili-Ajumogobia and Obla on 18 counts bordering on conspiracy, unlawful enrichment, retention of crime proceeds and money […]

Tribunal Commences Hearing on Atiku, Others’ Petitions Today

May 8, 2019 - Legal News by

  The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will today formally commence hearing in the petitions filed by candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, his party, the PDP, and three other political parties and their presidential candidates against the victory of President Muhammadu […]