Tag archive for ‘Supreme Court’
By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 27th, 2017

It’s a big sacrifice for outstanding lawyers to go to the bench— Folarin Williams

Lagos-based lawyer,  Mr. Folarin Williams, on Sunday said that it was a huge sacrifice for outstanding lawyers to accept to take up appointments at the bench. The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Human Trafficking: S’Court okays seven-year jail term for woman

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has jailed a human trafficker, Sarah Ezekiel, seven years for trafficking four Nigerian girls to Mali. The Supreme Court upheld a judgment, which had earlier been delivered at the Court More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

House of Reps Seat: S’ Court sacks Abba from N’Assembly over certificate forgery

Orders INEC to issue fresh certificate of return to Saleh A five-member panel of the Supreme Court of Nigeria has sacked Chris Adaba Abba representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo federal constituency of Benue State More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Lagos floors FG at the S’Court over land regularisation policy

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a suit filed by the Federal Government challenging the Land Regularisation Policy of the Lagos State Government. That was after a seven-man panel of the apex court, in a ruling, More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Why we ‘ll give S’Court, Appeal Court full complement of judges –FG

The Federal Government, at the weekend assured that both the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal would get their full complement of judges. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who gave the assurance More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Kudirat’s Murder: S’Court okays Lagos request to pursue appeal against Al-Mustapha’s acquittal

The Supreme Court on Thursday gave Lagos State the go-ahead to appeal against acquittal of Hamza Al-Mustapha for the murder of Kudirat Abiola. The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, on July 12, 2013 acquitted Mr. More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Abia Guber: S’Court judge, Justice Augie disqualifies herself from appeal against Gov. Ikpeazu

As trial of appeal stalled in S/Court A justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Amina Augie on Wednesday disqualified herself from the panel of justices assigned to hear the appeal challenging the nomination of More...