…fines APC N2m By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Supreme Court, on Friday, declined to set-aside its judgement that sacked all candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that won various positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections. The apex court, in a four-to-one decision by a five-man panel of Justices led byRead More
By Temisan Amoye, Former Abia state governor, Sen Orji Uzor Kalu has commended the Supreme Court for its unwavering commitment to rule of law. The lawmaker representing Abia-North Senatorial district in a statement reacting to the decision of the Supreme Court of Nigeria to void the judgement sentencing him to 12 years imprisonment on corruptionRead
A few Nigerian lawyers have aired their opinions on the Supreme Court’s decision to nullify the conviction of former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu. Kalu was handed a 12-year term over N7.16billion fraud by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on December 5. However, the apex court on Thursday, ruled that the […]
The Supreme Court, yesterday, affirmed Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of Young Peoples Party, YPP, as the lawmaker representing Anambra South senatorial district.
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The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, and former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, has called on major stakeholders, party faithful and other supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the state, not to allow the party to be destroyed by the Supreme court judgment that sacked its governorship candidate. Sylva, who […]
The United States Supreme Court on Monday announced plans to hear cases by teleconference in May, a move described by watchers as highly unusual. The change of practice, according to the Spokesperson of the court, Ms. Kathy Arberg, is due to the coronavirus pandemic. Among cases to be heard virtually is one on whether PresidentRead More
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Supreme Court, on Friday, quashed the judgement that convicted and sentenced the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment. The apex court, in a unanimous decision by a seven-man panel of Justices led by Justice Amina Augie, held that the Federal High Court in Lagos acted withoutRead More
Following the Supreme Court’s judgement on Friday that the Federal High Court in Lagos acted without jurisdiction when it convicted Orji Kalu, his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited and former Director of Finance in Abia State, Jones Udeogu, the former governor of Abia State has reacted to the Court’s verdict. Speaking after his release from theRead