Thursday , June 10 2021

Judiciary

Supreme Court gives reasons for governorship verdicts

ABUJA –  The Supreme Court yesterday adduced reasons for affirming Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as validly elected governor of Akwa Ibom. Justice Chima Nweze, who gave the reasons, said that the decision of the lower court was a mis-judgment based on only facts and not on …

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Plea bargain fundamental to justice delivery – Lawyers

Abuja – Some Abuja-based lawyers have said that plea bargain is essential in justice delivery in the country’s legal system. They told newsmen  in separate interviews that it saves time, money and assures conviction. One of the lawyers, Mrs Esther Uzoma, said that the law provided guidelines for considering plea bargain as …

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Anti-graft war: Corrupt judges will not be spared, says AGF

  Lagos – Mallam Abubakar Malami (SAN), the Attorney-General of the Federation, said on Tuesday that judicial officers would not be spared in the anti-graft war of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. “Let no one be in doubt that the legitimate expectations of Nigerians shall be met. “In this regard, I am reiterating …

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Metu gets N400m bail

ABUJA – Abuja Federal High Court has granted bail to embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, to the tune of N400million. Justice Okon Abang sitting at the court, ruled that Metuh should produce two sureties: resident in Abuja, possessors of landed properties within Maitama …

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