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Court to rule on AGF’s objection to MTN’s suit May 7

Court to rule on AGF’s objection to MTN’s suit May 7

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday reserved ruling on a preliminary objection by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) challenging a N3billion suit by MTN Nigeria Communication Ltd. MTN sued the AGF for demanding N242 billion and $1.3 billion as import duties and withholding tax assessments from it. By a September 10, 2018 […] …

N645b Paris Club Fund: Lawyer threatens legal action ‎against AGF, NGF, others

N645b Paris Club Fund: Lawyer threatens legal action ‎against AGF, NGF, others

Godwin Tsa, Abuja An Abuja-based law firm, KACCL, has threatened legal action against the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) over contractual issues arising from the release of the second tranche of about N645.5 billion Paris Club Fund to the ‎Forum. ‎Already, the law firm has filed a pre-action notice […]
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Court denies alleged smugglers of 1,570 Pump Action Rifles bail

Court denies alleged smugglers of 1,570 Pump Action Rifles bail

Lukman Olabiyi Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday, refused the bail applications filed by the alleged smugglers of 1570 pump action rifles into Nigeria. The alleged smugglers, whose bail applications were refused are, Ayogu Great James and one Ifeuwa Moses Christ. The duo, alongside a company, Great James Oil and […]
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Court issues bench warrant against Nigerian Railway Corporation’s MD

Court issues bench warrant against Nigerian Railway Corporation’s MD

Lukman Olabiyi Justice Muslim Hassan  of the   Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the Managing Director  of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr. Fidet Okhiria .for the alleged disobedience of court order. The court issued the bench warrant for the arrest of the corporation Managing Director consequent upon an […]
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‎Court affirms constitutionality of Executive Order No.6

‎Court affirms constitutionality of Executive Order No.6

Godwin Tsa, Abuja A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has affirmed the constitutionality of the Presidential Executive Order No. 6, which allows the Federal Government to confiscate assets belonging to persons facing corruption related charges. ‎The court in a judgment delivered, on Thursday, by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, held that President Muhammadu Buhari did nrot […]
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Court stops FG’s  moves to extradite’ Senator Kashamu

Court stops FG’s  moves to extradite’ Senator Kashamu

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday, ordered the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), not to take any further steps in their quest to extradite the Senator representing Ogun-East, Buruji Kashamu, to the […]
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Bayelsa sues FG for draining federation account through subsidy

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Bayelsa State has dragged the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) to the Supreme Court, arguing that the N6.43 trillion claimed to have been spent by the Federal Government on petroleum subsidy was kept as “Withheld Fund”. The state’s attorney-general, Kemasuode Wodu, wants the Supreme Court to restrain the Federal Government from utilising any part […] …

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