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Court orders Police Boss to pay N1m as damages for unlawful detention

  An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday ordered the Inspector-General of Police, the FCT Commissioner of Police and one Peace Ibekwe-Abdullah to pay Princess Ujunwa Udeani the sum of N1million as general damages for unlawful detention. Udeani, in June 2014, filed a suit before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf, claiming that her fundamental

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Kenya apex court hears petitions against President Kenyatta’s re-election

  Kenya's Supreme Court justices listened to arguments Wednesday from two petitions seeking to overturn President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in last month's repeat poll. The court made history when it nullified Kenyatta's re-election in August, citing irregularities and illegalities, and ordered a new vote. Opposition leader Raila Odinga boycotted the repeat election,

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Court orders freezing Patience Jonathan’s N350m

  The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday granted an order temporarily freezing N350 million allegedly traced to  former President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife Dame Patience. The money is in an account domiciled in Stanbic IBTC, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said. Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari granted the comission’s ex-parte application filed by

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AGF Malami appears before Senate Committee over Maina’s reinstatement

  The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on Tuesday appeared before the Senate Ad-hoc committee constituted to probe the reinstatement of fugitive former civil servant, Abdulrasheed Maina. The Senate had on October 24 mandated its committees on Establishment, Interior, Anti-corruption and Judiciary to investigate how the ex-pension boss was reinstated

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Sen Ndume to resume sitting on Wednesday, DSP announces after executive session

      The Senate on Tuesday announced the resumption of Senator Ali Ndume who was suspended in March. The decision of the lawmakers was announced by the deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, after an executive session. “The Senate discussed the suspension of Senator Ali Ndume and resolved that he should resume sitting on Wednesday

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