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Court Remands Four Directors of Oil Company Over Alleged £2.55bn Fraud

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 14, 2020
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the remand of four directors of Petrol Union Oil and Gas Company Ltd., over alleged £2.556 billion fraud. The defendants are: Abayomi Kukoyi; Kingsley Okpala, Chidi Okpalaeze and Emmanuel Okpalaeze. The judge, Mohammed Liman, ordered the remand of the defendants at a custodial centre after their […]

LG Polls: Court Restrains Bayelsa from going forward with process 

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 8, 2019
The Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC), in its published and released guidelines had slated August 10, 2019 for the conduct of the local government elections in the eight local government areas (LGAs) in the state. But Justice Venchak Gaba of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court gave the restraining order in a ruling […]

BREAKING: COURT RULES AGAINST EL-RUFAI IN FAVOUR OF PFN PASTORS IN KADUNA

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 19, 2019
A Kaduna State High Court has ruled that the plan by the Kaduna State government to issue licences to the pastors of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) using the Religious Regulatory Bill is a gross violation of their fundamental human rights, which guarantees freedom of association and freedom of religion. Thus, inconsistent with the Constitution […]