Ogundokun vs Oluwo; State High Court have jurisdiction- Court rules.

Ogundokun vs Oluwo; State High Court have jurisdiction- Court rules.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. The motion filed to thwart the hearing of the suits filed by Chief Abiola Ogundokun against Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi suffered a set back as the Osun State High Court of Justice dismissed the motion and declared that it has jurisdiction over the matter.  Justice A.O. Ayoola of
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Nasarawa National Assembly Petition Tribunal grants 3 petitioners application for inspection of electoral materials.

Samson Osuo, Lafia.  The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, the Nasarawa state Capital, has on Tuesday granted the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Movement for Nasarawa South Senatorial District, Abdullahi Agwai, permission to inspect electoral materials used in the recently conducted election. Agwai is challenging the victory of
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Court strikes out Balogun-Fulani’s case against AbdulRazaq.

A Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin on Friday struck out a suit instituted by the Ishola Balogun-Fulani’s faction of the APC seeking to nullify the nomination of AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq as governorship candidate of the party. Balogun-Fulani had approached the Federal High Court to enforce a December 19 ruling of the Kwara State High Court
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Supreme Court nullifies Kwara State gazette on Oro.

 The Supreme Court of Nigeria sitting in Abuja has nullified a Kwara State government gazette which attempted to change the name of one of the towns in Irepodun Local Government, Oro .The Court in its ruling declared the state government legal notice as illegal, null and void  In the lead judgement read by Justice Mary
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Ex-Gov. Aliyu, Nasko, Beji re-arraign, granted bail by Minna High Court.

Ex- Gov. Aliyu, Nasko, Beji re-arraign, granted bail by Minna High Court. Tunde Bolaji –  Minna. Former Governor of Niger state Muazu Babangida Aliyu ,PDP Governorship standard bearer in the coming election, Alhaji Umar Nasko and State Chairman Barrister Tanko Beji appeared before  a  High Court sitting in Minna the Niger State capital on Thursday.
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Court dismisses Ogunbiyi’s suit against PDP, Oyewumi on Osun West Senatorial candidacy.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State capital has dismissed the suit against the candidacy of Akogun Lere Oyewumi as Osun West Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming election. The court on Wednesday said that the suit which was instituted by Dr Akin Ogunbiyi was
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Court of Appeal upholds Abdulrasaq Abdulrahman as Kwara APC candidate.

The Appeal Court sitting in Ilorin on Tuesday upheld the candidature of Kwara State All Progressives Congress (APC,) governorship candidate, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, setting aside an earlier ruling by the state High Court. The Appeal Court also held that state High Courts lacked powers to entertain any suit against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In
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Chieftaincy row: Court awards N60,000 costs against Oluwo Adewale Akanbi.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo.  An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo presided over by Justice A.O. Ayoola has awarded sixty thousand Naira (N60, 000) against Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi.Thirty thousand Naira (30,000) was awarded against Oluwo Akanbi and the chief Imam in the first suit while thirty thousand (N30,000) was also
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Nasarawa JUSUN protests, demands CJ’s removal.

Sam Ebifegha, Mafia. . The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, Nasarawa state Chapter has demanded for the removal of the Chief Judge of the state over illegal deductions from their salaries. Comrade Gorge Sokari, the  national vice president  South – South of the Union who lead a Solidarity protest on behalf of the national president
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Senator David Umaru rejects Court verdict, heads to Appeal Court.

Tunde Bolaji – Minna Senator David Umaru representing Niger East Senatorial district at Upper chamber has rejected in its entirety,Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo  judgement declaring  Alhaji Mohammed Sani Musa 313 as the winner of the  primaries. In the judgement, delivered on Thursday, the court declared Musa winner of the October 2nd primaries having pulled the total votes
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Police arraigns man, 37, for alleged N1.8m fraud.

By Oluwatimileyin Alokan. A 37-year-old man, Luke Oyelakin, has been arraigned before an Osun state Magistrate court, sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, for alleged N1.8million fraud. Police prosecutor, Insp Lamidi Rasaki, told the court that the accused committed the offence sometimes in the month of August, 2017 and February 2018 at Osogbo, in the
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MTN Nigeria drags Kogi govt. to court, claims N5m damages.

MTN Nigeria has instituted a legal action against the Kogi State Government, claiming N5 million damages, an official said on Tuesday. The MTN’s Corporate Relations Executive, Mr Tobechukwu Okigbo, made this known in Lagos on Tuesday. According to him, the suit is as a result of the shutdown and confiscation of telecommunications properties and equipment
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Acting CJN swears in 250 Chairmen, members of Election Petition Tribunals.

Justice Tanko Muhammad, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) hasurged the 250 appointed Chairmen and members of the Election PetitionTribunals to be guided by the fear of God in the performance of theirduties.The new Acting CJN, who replaced Justice Walter Onnoghen made theremark on Saturday in Abuja during the oath taking and swearingceremony of judicial
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“State of Osun” suit: Government engages 6 SAN’s against activist lawyer.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Faced by uncertainty of the likely outcome of the appeal it filed against the high court judgment which declared the use of “State of Osun” as illegal, the state government has engaged six Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) as counsels to handle the matter.   Justice Yinka Afolabi of the Osun State
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