Kogi Guber Verdict: Supreme Court is Destroying Constitutional Democracy – HURIWA

Demands immediate removal of Tanko Muhammad as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. Introduction: The judicial system of any country is central to the protection of human rights and freedoms. Courts play a major role in ensuring that victims or potential victims of human rights violations obtain effective remedies and protection, that perpetrators of human rights […]

EFCC: Appeal Court Reverses Magu’s Demotion of Director, Ayo Olowonihi

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday affirmed the judgment of the National Industrial Court in Abuja, which reversed the demotion of the former Commandant of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Academy, Ayo Olowonihi. The appellate court in a unanimous decision held that the appeal by the EFCC against the judgment of […]

Court Sentences Ja’afar Adamu to 1 year Imprisonment for Impersonation

A Gwagwalada Chief Magistrates’ Court, FCT on Tuesday sentenced one Ja’afar Adamu to one year imprisonment for impersonating as a staff of the State Security Service (SSS). Adamu of Egume village, Dekina LGA of  Kogi, had pleaded guilty to the two-count charge of impersonation and forgery preferred against him. The Magistrate, Aliyu Shafa, however sentenced […]

2 AEDC Staff Arraigned for Illegal Disconnection of Electricity in Kogi

Two staff of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) in Kogi, James Olayemi and Lameed Obadaki have been arraigned before a Lokoja Chief Magistrate Court over alleged illegal and malicious disconnection of electricity supply. The duo were arraigned on Tuesday at Chief Magistrate Court I, Lokoja, charged with conspiracy to commit felony punishable under Section […]

COVID-19: Kogi Acting CJ to Decongest Custodial Centres

Acting Chief Judge of Kogi state, Justice Henry Olusiyi has assured that the judiciary will not relent in its effort to decongest the facilities at Correctional Service in the state to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among the inmates. Justice Olusiyi who stated this when the Controller Kogi state command of Correctional Service paid him a […]

Kogi: Court Unseats Top Traditional Rulers in Ofu

By Abdul Aji. The Eje of Ofu, Chief James Abalaka, and Onu Ugwolawo, Gabriel Attai Igono, would have to vacate their seats without further delay going by the recent court rulings. The Kogi State High Court of Justice at Idah presided over by Justice F. Ajayi had on Thursday, July 9, 2020, ruled that the […]

Kogi Guber: Court Strikes Out ADP Suit for Lack of Diligent Prosecution

Federal High Court sitting in Lokoja has struck out a pre-election suit of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) seeking to upturn the election of Alhaji Yahaya Bello as governor of Kogi State. The case, presided by Hon. Justice DU Okorowo, which was in series of pre-election cases instituted against the election of Governor Bello, was […]