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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday forwarded the name of Justice John Tosho to the Senate for consideration and confirmation as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court. Buhari also nominated Honourable Justice Benedict Bakwaph Kanyip as the President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.
Justice Nkeonye Maha of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to stay further action in the move to seize the property of the immediate-past governor of Zamfara, Mr Abdulaziz Yari.
The Federal High Court Sitting in Abuja has discharged and acquitted ex - President Jonathan's cousin, Robert Azibaola, of the two counts money laundering charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Senator Osita Izunaso has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC), the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court over the conduct of Justice Okon Abang, in the case between governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over his certificate of return.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has held that Senator Godswill Akpabio can retain his office as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District because he did not defect from the People’s Democratic Party to the ruling All Progressive Congress.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday extended the time it gave the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and 54 other members of the National Assembly to file and exchange processes in a suit seeking to dismiss them from their offices.