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Senate confirms Justice Abdullahi as Chief Judge FCT High Court

Senate confirms Justice Abdullahi as Chief Judge FCT High Court

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Hon. Justice Salisu Abdullahi, as the Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The confirmation of Abdullahi’s nomination followed the consideration of a report by the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters during plenary. In the presentation of the […]

Federal High Court begins Easter vacation March 29

Federal High Court begins Easter vacation March 29

Federal High Courts across the country will commence Easter vacation on Monday, March 29. In a circular signed by Mr Emmanuel Gakko, the Chief Registrar of the Court, and pasted in the Federal High Court, Lagos, stated that the vacation ends on Friday, April 9. Normal court activities are to resume on Monday April 12 […]

Pandemonium as hoodlums invade court, sack judge, lawyers in Bayelsa

Pandemonium as hoodlums invade court, sack judge, lawyers in Bayelsa

By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio – Yenogoa Security was reinforced around the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on Friday to avert a repeat of the Thursday afternoon invasion of the court by armed hoodlums. The hoodlums numbering twenty overpowered the security men on duty and forced their way into Court II […]

Unexplained N456m: Senate demands Federal High Court personnel cashbook

Unexplained N456m: Senate demands Federal High Court personnel cashbook

By Henry Umoru THE Senate has asked the Federal High Court to provide its personnel cash book over an unexplained difference of N456 million in the staff salaries. The Senator Matthew Urhoghide, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Edo South led Committee on Public Accounts is asking for the amount following a report before it from the […]

Kidnapping: Court admits six guns recovered from Wadume into evidence

Kidnapping: Court admits six guns recovered from Wadume into evidence

…We were tortured to confess, implicate soldiers, Defendants allege ….as court orders trial-within-trial By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, admitted into evidence, six guns that were allegedly recovered from alleged Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume) and his six co-defendants. The guns, comprising of AK 47 Rifles […]