Oct 21st, 2013
The New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) chaired by Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje says it has carefully studied Friday’s ruling by the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by His Lordship, Justice Elvis Chukwu, which declared the National Working Committee (NWC) headed by Alhaji Bamanga Tukur as the...
Mar 25th, 2013
Addis Fortune Nigerian domestic flyer, Chanchangi Airlines, has failed to make payments to Ethiopian Airlines for maintenance services The charge by Ethiopian Airlines against a Nigerian domestic flyer, Chanchangi Airlines, which failed to pay 14 million Br for maintenance services rendered to it, wi...
Feb 19th, 2013
By Melkeam Aschalew,Addis Fortune A judge at the Federal First Instant Court was arrested two weeks ago by investigators at the Federal Ethics & Anticorruption Commission, for allegedly receiving a bribe and pledging to issue judgment in favour of one of the parties in a civil suit, court documen...
Jan 28th, 2013
ABUJA, Nigeria – A court in Nigeria has sentenced a man who once helped oversee the nation’s police pension to two years in prison over the theft of $145 million from the fund. However, he has avoided serving any time by paying a fraction of that in fines. John Yakubu Yusufu pleaded guilty Mon...
Dec 17th, 2012
The Ethiopian High Federal Court has dropped one charge in the terror case against 29 Muslims. Terrorism charges were not dropped, although defense lawyers had argued those charges are unconstitutional. The 29 Muslims who were arrested in July on terrorism charges and accused of trying to overthrow t...
Mar 24th, 2011
With the impending elections, Nigerians would be seeking through the present, a future. This endeavour constitutes a change process that requires the use of our understanding of why our yesterday was miserable, moment, obscure, as determinants in seeking the realization of a cheery tomorrow. Given th...
Feb 10th, 2011
A high court sitting in Abeokuta yesterday declared a faction of the People’s Democratic Party, the Harmonization Committee, unconstitutional, illegal, null and void. The Harmonization Committee, a faction of the party, which enjoys the support of former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, is the group whi...
Nov 12th, 2010
Raymond Dokpesi, the director general of Ibrahim Babangida’s presidential campaign organisation, maintained at a Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday that he had no connection with the Independence Day bomb blast which killed 19 people. The State Security Service (SSS) had detained Mr Dokpesi shortl...