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Abuja Court Takes Decision on Suit Seeking to Sack Governor Matawalle For Defecting to APC

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state could be sacked from office if the Federal High Court in Abuja rules against him in a suit challenging his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Nigerian Tribune reported that the court on Friday, July 16,decided to adjourn the case till September 29 for mention.

  10 months ago ago
Abuja Court Takes Decision on Suit Seeking to Sack Governor Matawalle For Defecting to APC

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Today's Headlines: SW Governors Hiding Igboho- Miyetti Allah, Police Arrest Armed Robber In Jigawa

Photo credit (Google) Court Fixes July 16 For Suit Challenging Matawalle’s Defection On Monday, a Federal High Court in Abuja set July 16 for the hearing of a suit challenging Zamfara Governor Bello Matawalle's defection to the APC (APC). After hearing the plaintiffs' counsel, Kanu Agabi, SAN, ask the court for an order to serve the first and second defendants by substituted means by pasting the originating process at the Zamfara State Liaison Office in Abuja, Justice Inyang Ekwo set the date.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: SW Governors Hiding Igboho- Miyetti Allah, Police Arrest Armed Robber In Jigawa

POLITICS

[Opinion] Is Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle Set To Lose His Seat After Defecting To APC?

It is no longer news that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is demanding the sack of Zamfara state Governor Bello Matawalle following his recent defection from the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). It should be recalled that Governor Bello won the March 2019 Zamafara state governorship election under the platform of the PDP but recently dumped the party, prompting a legal action against him by his former party.

  10 months ago ago
[Opinion] Is Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle Set To Lose His Seat After Defecting To APC?

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Court May order the arrest of Stella Oduah over refusal to appear before Court.

News emerging this evening 12th July, has it that the Federal Court of Abuja has threatened to order the arrest of Stella Oduah over 15billion Naria alleged fraud. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in the adjourned meeting of today to deliberate on the charges of fraud against the former aviation minister and eight others, who didn't not appear before the court, warned to issue a warrant to arrest Stella Oduah, if she fails to appear in the high court by the next adjourned date on the charges against her.

  10 months ago ago
Court May order the arrest of Stella Oduah over refusal to appear before Court.

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High Court Orders NIS To Release The International Passport Of Ex Governor Of Rivers State

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Nigerian Immigration Service to release the international passport belonging to Sir doctor Peter Odili, with immediate effect. According to the information provided by the Nigeria Info Radio station in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the Nigerian Immigration Service, seized the passport of former governor of Rivers State, Sir Peter Odili, thereby preventing him from going on trips abroad.

  7 months ago ago
High Court Orders NIS To Release The International Passport Of Ex Governor Of Rivers State

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Alleged N10bn Fraud: Court Threatens Stella Oduah With Arrest Warrant

Image: Stella Oduah. If former Aviation Minister Stellah Oduah and eight others mentioned in a pending charge fail to appear in court on the next date, a Federal High Court in Abuja has threatened to issue arrest warrants. On Monday, Justice Inyang Ekwo issued the warning after Oduah (now a Senator representing Anambra North) and several other defendants failed to appear in court without explanation from their counsel.

  10 months ago ago
Alleged N10bn Fraud: Court Threatens Stella Oduah With Arrest Warrant

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Today's Headlines: Court Stops EFCC From Retrying Orji Kalu; 4 Dead In Plateau Herdsmen Attack

Photos Credit: Google Court stops EFCC from retrying Orji Kalu The Federal High Court has prohibited the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from retrying former Abia Governor Orji Uzor Kalu. Photos Credit: People Gazette Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the order while delivering judgment in an application filed by the former governor seeking an order of the court prohibiting the EFCC from retrying him on a charge for which he had already been tried and convicted.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Court Stops EFCC From Retrying Orji Kalu; 4 Dead In Plateau Herdsmen Attack

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Why Abuja High Court Prohibits FG From Retrying Ex-Abia Gov, Uzor Kalu

On Wednesday, the Federal High Court in Abuja, prohibited the Federal Government of Nigeria from retrying the former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, who was previously charged with the offence of laundering N7.1 billion naira by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

  7 months ago ago
Why Abuja High Court Prohibits FG From Retrying Ex-Abia Gov, Uzor Kalu

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Court stops EFCC from retrying Orji Uzor Kalu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been barred from retrying former Abia Governor Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, according to the Federal High Court. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Justice Inyang Ekwo issued the order while delivering judgment in an appeal filed by the former governor seeking a court injunction banning the EFCC from retrying him on a crime for which he had already been tried and convicted.

  7 months ago ago
Court stops EFCC from retrying Orji Uzor Kalu

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Court has Threatened Stella Oduah with Arrest Warrant Over Alleged N5 Billion Fraud

On Monday, a Federal High Court in Abuja ordered to issue an arrest warrant for Stella Oduah, the former Minister of Aviation, if she did not appear before the court by the next adjourned date. After Dr. Hassan Liman, counsel for the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in the alleged N5 billion case involving Oduah and eight others, testified that the former minister and one other defendant were not in court to take their plea, Justice Inyang Ekwo issued the caution.

  10 months ago ago
Court has Threatened Stella Oduah with Arrest Warrant Over Alleged N5 Billion Fraud

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N5Billion fraud: Court threatens to issue arrest warrant on Stella Oduah for failing to appear

photo credit:@Sahara reporters/stella oduah Inyang Ekwo, Chief Justice of the Federal High Court in Abuja, has threatened to issue an arrest warrant against Mrs Stella Oduah if she fails to appear in court to take her plea by the next adjourned date. Mrs Stella Oduah who is a former Aviation Minister and current senator representing Anambra North in the National Assembly was arraigned in court over alleged N5 billion fraud.

  10 months ago ago
N5Billion fraud: Court threatens to issue arrest warrant on Stella Oduah for failing to appear

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Court stops EFCC from retrying former Abia Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu over alleged N7.1 billion fraud

The Federal High Court in Abuja has barred the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from retrying former Abia Governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. The court stopped the anti-corruption agency from reopening the trial of Kalu on the N7.1billion money laundering charge brought against him by the EFCC.

  7 months ago ago
Court stops EFCC from retrying former Abia Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu over alleged N7.1 billion fraud

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Orji Kalu Floors EFCC As Court Stops His Criminal Retrial

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, from retrying Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, the former governor of Abia State, and his company, SLOK Nig Ltd. The presiding Judge, Justice Inyang Ekwo, on Wednesday ruled that there was no order of the Supreme Court that authorized their retrial.

  7 months ago ago
Orji Kalu Floors EFCC As Court Stops His Criminal Retrial

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Federal Government Prohibited From Retrying Orji Uzor Kalu

A Federal High Court in Nigeria has prohibited the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), from re-trying former Abia State Governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. The order was passed by justice Inyang Ekwo while delivering judgment in an application filed by the former governor seeking an Order of court prohibiting the EFCC from retrying him on a charge for which he had already been tried and convicted.

  7 months ago ago
Federal Government Prohibited From Retrying Orji Uzor Kalu

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Court Orders Nigerian Immigration Service To Release International Passport Of Peter Odili

Dr. Peter Odili. The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, in a judgment which was delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo, on Monday ordered that the Nigerian Immigration Service immediately release the international passport of the third Governor of Rivers Stat, Dr. Peter Odili, which was seized by the Nigeria Immigration Service.

  7 months ago ago
Court Orders Nigerian Immigration Service To Release International Passport Of Peter Odili

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Court threatens to issue arrest warrant against Stella Oduah, others over N10bn fraud

Sen. Stella Oduah A federal high court in Abuja has threatened to issue an arrest warrant against a former minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, who is now a serving senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District, and eight other persons named in a pending charge if they fail to show up in court on the next adjourned date.

  10 months ago ago
Court threatens to issue arrest warrant against Stella Oduah, others over N10bn fraud

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Today's Headlines: Court fix Judgement in Kalu Suit Against Retrial, SSS Approves Kalu Meeting Lawyer

Court Refix Judgement in Orji Uzor Kalu Suit Against Retrial On Friday, a Federal High Court in Abuja ordered a hearing on September 10 in the case filed by ex-Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, challenging his retrial. After hearing final arguments from lawyers for the parties, Justice Inyang Ekwo set the date.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Court fix Judgement in Kalu Suit Against Retrial, SSS Approves Kalu Meeting Lawyer

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Today's Headlines; Court adjourns suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency; What Are The Thugs, Prisoner Sent for - Soyinka

Photos Credit: People Gazette Court adjourns suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest for president he Federal High Court, Abuja, Monday adjourned a suit challenging former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for president. Justice Inyang Ekwo adjourned the matter until December 6, following the inability of parties to the suit to regularise their amended processes to accommodate the 5th defendant, the Attorney-General of Adamawa, who had been joined in the case.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines; Court adjourns suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency; What Are The Thugs, Prisoner Sent for - Soyinka

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Today’s Headlines: PDP Submit Suit To Sack Zamfara Governor; Why I Chose To Become A Woman – Bobrisky Finally Open Up

Court fixes date to hear PDP’s suit seeking sack of Zamfara governor, deputy An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has fixed July 16 to hear a suit challenging the defection of Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date on Monday after listening to the ex-parte motion of the plaintiffs’ counsel, Kanu Agabi, SAN, praying the court for an order to serve the first and second defendants by substituted means through pasting the originating process at the Zamfara State Liaison Office in Abuja.

  10 months ago ago
Today’s Headlines: PDP Submit Suit To Sack Zamfara Governor; Why I Chose To Become A Woman – Bobrisky Finally Open Up

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Former minister, Stella Oduah threatened to be arrested over N5 billion fraud

If the former aviation minister Stella Oduah fails to appear in court again, the Federal High Court's Abuja Division has threatened to issue an arrest warrant for her. After EFCC counsel Hassan Liman in the alleged N5 billion trial against Ms Oduah and eight others said the ex-minister and one other defendant were not in court to take their plea, Justice Inyang Ekwo issued the warning.

  10 months ago ago
Former minister, Stella Oduah threatened to be arrested over N5 billion fraud