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Appeal court upholds Ododo’s election as Kogi Governor

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) and its candidate, Murtala Ajaka, lost their legal battle to unseat Governor Ahmed Ododo of Kogi State as the Court of Appeal dismissed their appeal on Thursday. The appellate court, in a unanimous judgement, affirmed…

Appeal court strikes out sacked Rivers LG chairmen’s suit

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Port Harcourt, on Monday, dismissed two appeals instituted by the sacked Local Government Chairmen loyal to the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike. The appeals, marked CA/PH/137M/2024 and CA/PH/145M/2024, were filed by the…

Appeal Court upholds Nollywood actor Baba Ijesha’s five-year jail term

The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal on Thursday upheld a previous ruling by a Lagos State High Court, confirming a five-year prison sentence for Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James, also known as Baba Ijesha, for the sexual assault of…

Just In: Ex-Appeal Court justice, Belgore is dead

A retired Justice of the Court of Appeal (JCA), Ahmad Olanrewaju Belgore, is dead. The news of Belgore’s demise was announced on Tuesday night by the chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ilorin branch, Kwara State, Kamaldeen Gambari, Esq….


Appeal Court sacks NFF Board

What appears another round of confusion may have cropped up within the Nigerian football circle, as an Appeal Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, sacked the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Board. In Appeal NO. CA/ABJ/CV/1006/2022, the court of Appeal panel, led…