Tag archive for ‘Supreme Court’
By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

PDP Crisis: Makarfi’s appeal challenging Sheriff’s leadership competent—S’Court

The Supreme Court on Monday refused an invitation by the factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali-Modu Sheriff to terminate, in limine, the appeal filed by his challenger, Ahmed Makarfi to upturn More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Leadership Crisis: I will dump PDP if… –Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said that the possibility of his leaving the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is 100 percent should the Supreme Court pronounce Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Abia Guber: Ogah bows to S’Court, buries ambition, congratulates Ikpeazu

A former Abia State governorship aspirant, Mr. Uchechukwu Ogah, has bowed to the superior pronouncement of the Supreme Court which affirmed the electoral victory of his rival and Governor of the state, Dr Okezie More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 12th, 2017

Abia: S’Court decides fate of Gov Ikpeazu, Ogah today

The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce, Friday, with finality on the legal tussle between Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu and Uche Ogah regarding who between them was the authentic candidate of the Peoples More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Niger Delta states drag FG to S’Court over oil revenue sharing

As governors order audit of ecological fund By Toyin Akinfolajimi Niger Delta state including Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom and Rivers states have invoked the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to pronounce on the More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

HURIWA wants S’Court to quickly resolve PDP’s crisis

A pressure group operating as Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has appealed the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onoghen to ensure that the subsisting intra-party leadership crisis More...

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...