Justice Abang in his ruling on Thursday, held that Metuh’s application lacks merit, and that the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, ACJA, does not make it mandatory for the court to grant such application.
Following the revelation that President Muhammadu Buhari had given a gift of N500,000 to Justice Adeniyi Ademola, the presidency has issued a statement explaining what actually happened.
The federal government has appealed the judgement of the Abuja Federal High Court which ordered it to release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has re-arraigned, former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, and five others, on a 22-count charge of alleged diversion, and criminal breach of trust.
The trial of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, resumed on Tuesday and during the hearing, Kanu’s counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, told the court that the Department of State Services, DSS, were responsible for the death of some people who had visited the Biafran activist in prison.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has directed the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, to respond to the indictment made against him by the Department of State Services, DSS.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to carry out an investigation into the allegations of corruption leveled against some top appointees of the President, including the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, and the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.
The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has warned the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also called the Shiite Islamic sect, against carrying out any protest in the FCT.
The Federal Government has arraigned Adeniyi Ademola, a judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama on allegation of receiving bribes in the discharge of his duty as a judge.
Sylvester Ngwuta, a justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, who is currently facing corruption charges, has pleaded with Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja, to grant him more time in order to adequately prepare his defence.