Home >> Tag Archives: Court

Tag Archives: Court

Ekiti : We’ll reclaim our mandate in court – Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus has expressed optimism that the party would reclaim power in Ekiti state in court. He stated this at the 80th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party which held at the party’s headquarters, Abuja on Monday. Briefing NEC …

Read More »

Ekiti 2018: APC speaks on court suit against Fayemi’s

Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman says that the party is yet to receive any court process against its candidate for the Ekiti State governorship election, Dr Kayode Fayemi. He said this on Wednesday in Abuja, while fielding questions from journalists on the pending suit against …

Read More »

Ekiti: Court dismisses suit seeking to bar Fayemi

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Bwari, Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking to bar the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Kayode Fayemi from participating in the Ekiti Governorship election. Justice O. A. Musa, in a judgment on Tuesday, dismissed the suit by the Action People’s …

Read More »

EFCC Recovers 6 Houses Worth N1.7bn Linked To Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered four houses in Lagos and two in Abuja allegedly owned by Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose. The Lagos houses, worth N1billion, and the two Abuja houses, worth N700 million, were alleged to have been bought from proceeds of N4.685 billion public …

Read More »

Next List Of Looters Will Shock Nigerians – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, yesterday said that another list of treasury looters would be released very soon by the Federal Government and that many unexpected names will be revealed. The minister said no amount of intimidation from any side could stop the release of the …

Read More »

Ekiti Verdict: Clipping The Wings Of Impunity

Prior to the ascension of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to the Presidency in 1999, Nigeria was a pariah in the comity of nations due to her deplorable track records in human rights abuses as epitomized by the late Sani Abacha government and unassailable corruption index The fact that we are …

Read More »

Ekiti Monarch Pleads not Guilty to Murder Charge

Olukere of Ikere

The Olukere of Ikere- Ekiti , Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin , has pleaded not guilty to the murder charge filed against him by the State Government. Obasoyin and five others were arraigned before an Ekiti State High Court on Friday on three counts of conspiracy , attempted murder and murder . …

Read More »

Suspected attackers of Ekiti monarch’s Hotel Freed

An Ado – Ekiti Magistrate ’ s Court on Thursday freed two persons who were accused of destroying a hotel belonging to the Olukere of Ikere- Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin , in the Gbemisola area of the town. The two suspects – Ayodele Osanyinbola and Babatunde Ayodele – had been …

Read More »

EFCC Can’t Probe Ekiti Finances – Court

The Federal High Court sitting in Ado –Ekiti said on Tuesday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) cannot look into the books of state governments without a report of indictment from their legislatures. The court held that carrying out of such probe by the anti-graft agency violates Sections …

Read More »

Ex-Ekiti NURTW Chief: Court Frees Seven

An Ekiti State High Court yesterday discharged and acquitted all the seven persons accused of complicity in the murder of a former National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Chairman, Omolafe Aderiye. The court verdict, which lasted over three years, sparked emotions and wild jubilation by families, associates and supporters …

Read More »

Probe Panel: We Shall Meet in Court, Fayemi Tells Fayose

Fayemi

Ekiti State government has filed criminal charges of corruption against the former state governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi and his Finance Commissioner, Mr Dapo Kolawole. The 19-count charge, HAD/05c/2018, was filed before an Ado Ekiti High Court, on January 26, 2018. Dr Fayemi, in his reaction, described the suit as a …

Read More »

Ekiti Govt Ban, A Joke Taken Too Far- Fayemi

fayemi

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi has reacted to the ban placed on him and his Finance Commissioner, Mr Dapo Kolawole by Ekiti state government. In a statement by Olayinka Oyebode Senior Special Assistant (Media) to the Minister titled: ‘Fayose’s kangaroo panel recommendations, a joke taken too …

Read More »

Court Stops El-rufai From Sacking 21,780 Kaduna Teachers

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Kaduna Division, has told the Kaduna state government to halt its planned sacking of 21,780 teachers. The Kaduna government had said it would sack the teachers after they failed a competency test. But the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) dragged the state government …

Read More »

Kiss Daniel Reacts To Lawsuit By G-Worldwide Entertainment

Superstar singer Kiss Daniel who left his former record label, G-Worldwide Entertainment to launch his own record label ‘Flyboy Inc’, was dragged to court by his former record label. However Kiss Daniel’s camp said they ‘have not received letter or court papers from anyone’, following G-Worldwide’s public notice and obtaining …

Read More »

Fresh Charges Filed Against Evans

Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly called Evans, got down from the Black Maria, this time at an Igbosere High Court, with cuffs in his hands. It is barely a week after his trial at the Ikeja High Court was adjourned. He walked with his face down into the court. Evans is familiar …

Read More »

EKSU Cult Killings: Fayose Places N1m Bounty On Culprits

EKSU Cult Killings: Fayose places N1m ransom on culprits Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has offered to give N1 million to anyone with credible information that can lead to the arrest of the cultists responsible for the murder of two students of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti. Anyone …

Read More »

Evans In Court For Second Arraignment

Alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, is currently before the Lagos state high court in Igbosere on fresh charges. Evans has been arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo on charges bordering on kidnapping, murder and illegal possession of firearms. The charges are separate from the ones pressed against him before …

Read More »

Fresh Move To Unseat Magu As EFCC Chairman Begins

Fresh move to unseat the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has begun before the Federal High Court in Abuja. An Abuja-based legal practitioner, Wale Balogun, has dragged the Federal Government before the court challenging the decision to retain Magu after he was …

Read More »

Fulani Herdsmen To Drag Fayose To Court Over Comments About Buhari

fayose and buhari.jpg

Fulani Herdsmen, under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, on Monday threatened to institute legal action against the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, for making disparaging and uncomplimentary statements on President Mohammed Buhari’s health. The National Coordinator of the body, Alhaji Garus Gololo, who disclosed this at a …

Read More »

Nnamdi Kanu Has Violated Bail Conditions – FG

The Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (retd), has accused the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, of violating the bail conditions given him by a Federal High Court in Abuja. Dambazau, who made the allegation during a press conference held in his office in …

Read More »

Why We Are Still Keeping Evans – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has disclosed that the sensitive nature of the suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudi Onuamadike aka Evans, was responsible for his being kept in custody till date. Idris, who said that the suspect would soon be arraigned before the court, added that so many …

Read More »

NDLEA Arrests Man With 25kg Of Ephedrine At Kano Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested a 59-year-old man with 25kg of substances tested to be ephedrine (a medication and stimulant), while trying to board an Ethiopian airline flight from the Aminu Kano International Airport to South Africa. The NDLEA says Ephedrine (EPH) or pseudoephedrine (PSE), or drug …

Read More »