Former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh has rejected accusations made in court by prosecution counsel that he and his lawyers are tactically delaying his trial.
Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered permanent forfeiture of the sum of $153 million linked to a former Petroleum Minister Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
An FCT High Court has adjourned till March 2, hearing on two motions filed by former Plateau state governor, Joshua Dariye, accusing the trial judge of ‘Manifest and Undisguised Bias’ in the N1.
The trial of former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin before an Abuja High Court has been adjourned to March 27 for the prosecution to furnish missing documents in the proof of evidence to the defense.
A Nigerian film maker, Olajide Oluwaseun Karrem alias Seun Egbegbe on Wednesday failed to secure his freedom as a Federal High Court in Lagos further remanded him in prison’s custody till next Tuesday when his bail application would be entertained.
The Acting President finally forwarded the name of the Acting CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Given the burgeoning inmates population in prison cells in of five states in the country, criminal justice administration experts have called on governors and judicial heads in the affected states to act in decongesting the facilities.