Court orders closure of Ikoyi Marriage Registry, declares all marriages conducted illegal, invalid

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the closure of the Ikoyi marriage registry and other Federal Marriage Registries opened by the Federal Ministry, declared that it was unconstitutional for the federal government to conduct marriages, declaring as illegal and invalid. Sade AdewaleDecember 14, 2021 The court said all solemnisation of unions at the Ikoyi marriage registry, Lagos, declaring it as illegal and invalid. The court presided over by Justice D. E. Osiagor, held that only the local government marriage registries were empowered to do such by the…

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Sanusi Lamido’s banishment nullified by Federal high court

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has declared as unlawful and a violation of the fundamental human rights of the ex-Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, his banishment from Kano and forceful relocation to Awe in Nasarawa State. Recall that Sanusi was forcibly removed from the palace after his dethronement and taken against his will to Nasarawa State by operatives of the police and the State Security Service (SSS) on the directive of the Kano State Government, according to Justice Anwuli Chikere’s ruling on Tuesday. Sanusi was entitled to reside…

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Nnamdi Kanu appears in court, Delegates denied access (video)

Situation report from the Federal High Court where the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu would be tried shows that the he was actually presented to the court and looking healthy. However, some Delegates like Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife and others were denied access.. A delegation of Igbo leaders, led by 82-year-old former Anambra governor, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, have been denied access to the Federal High Court, venue of today's re-arraignment of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Credit: Bridget Onochie for The Guardian#NnamdiKanu #MNK #IPOB #Nigeria pic.twitter.com/FzO8945WcC — The Guardian Nigeria (@GuardianNigeria) October 21, 2021 More…

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Federal High Court comes after Dstv

  The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Monday, stopped Multichoice Nigeria Limited from proceeding with its decision to increase DSTV subscription tariff. The court, in a ruling by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, issued the restraining order based on a suit that was lodged by the Consumer Protection Council, CPC. CPC had in a public interest suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/894/18, applied for an interim injunction restraining Multichoice Nigeria or its agents and representatives from continuing the implementation of any increase in subscription rates or price review policy imposing increased charges…

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IPOB Suffers In Court Again

  [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed an application by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) seeking to compel the Chief of Army staff to produce the missing leader of the group, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. Justice Binta Nyako also over-ruled the appeal for lack of merit and proof, that the chief of army staff was indeed the last person seen with Kanu. Counsel to IPOB, Ifeanyi Ejiofor had prayed the court to order the Chief of Army staff to produce his client claiming that no member of Kanu’s…

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