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Court Stops Oyo DG Impeachment

An Oyo State high court sitting in Ibadan had on Wednesday restrained the Oyo State House of Assembly from impeaching the Deputy Governor of the state, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan. The court, presided over by Justice Ladiran Akintola stopped any removal process the State Assembly may want to initiate. According to the Court, the status-quo must […]Continue Reading
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Court Refuses Kanu Bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed a fresh application for bail by the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. The application was filed pending the determination of the treasonable felony charge against him by the Federal Government. Kanu, who is currently facing a seven-count charge, had in the […]Continue Reading
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Court Grants Rep Dagogo Bail

A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has granted bail to the embattled lawmaker representing Degema – Bonny Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Farah Dagogo. Dagogo, a Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirant in the state for the 2023 elections, was granted bail on Tuesday after being incarcerated for 62 days. […]Continue Reading
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Shina Peller Congratulates Ariwoola

A federal lawmaker representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency, Oyo State, Honourable Shina Peller has congratulated Justice Olukayode Ariwoola on his swearing-in as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Honourable Peller’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement he personally signed and shared on his verified social media platforms Continue Reading
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Ariwoola Now Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

Following the resignation of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, swore in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria. The swearing-in took place at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja. Justice Ariwoola, who is the most senior Justice of the Supreme Court was formerly […]Continue Reading
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Oyo Undertakes Remodelling of Court Complexes

Oyo State Government has approved the award of the contract for the remodelling and restructuring of the Oyo State High Court and Magistrate Court Complexes in Ibadan through the Alternative Project Funding Approach (APFA) to the tune of .N6bn. The Commissioner for for Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Professor Daud Sangodoyin stated this while briefing […]Continue Reading
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FG Establishes Family Courts in 16 States

Ahead of the International Children’s Day celebration 2022, the Minister of Women Affairs, mrs Pauline Tallen, has said that the Federal Government has established family courts in 16 states to ensure child-friendly justice for children, either as victims or as offenders of violence. Mrs Tallen at a press briefing noted that the establishment of family […]Continue Reading
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Anambra Assembly Mourns Member

The Anambra State House of Assembly has expressed deep shock over the gruesome murder of one of its members, Mr Okechukwu Okoye by unknown gunmen. Mr Okoye who was the member representing Aguata Constituency two was kidnapped on the 15th of May, 2022. In a press statement, the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Mr Uche Okafor says […]Continue Reading
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Osun Settles Victims of EndSARS

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, will on Thursday, May 12, pay compensation to victims of police brutalities in the state. A statement by the Governor’s Spokesperson, Mr. Ismail Omipidan explains that compensations to be paid are in line with the recommendations of the #EndSARS Panel, set up by the Governor, following a presidential directive. The […]Continue Reading
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Court Declines Abba Kyari’s bail Request

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has declined the bail request by the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari and his co-defendants.  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, had on the 7th of this month, arraigned DCP Kyari, an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Sunday Ubua, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Bawa […]Continue Reading