The Supreme Court delivered the judgment on Monday in a ruling read by Justice Amina Augie in a well fought battle.
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The court gave the judgment in an appeal: Lagos State and Ors V. Asiyat AbdulKareem with suit number SC/910/16.
MURIC’s commendation is contained in a statement signed Friday by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, while responding to the apex Court ruling on use of Hijab by female pupils in the State’s public schools.
The retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria died on Saturday morning at the ripe age of 94.
Condemning the Gestapo raid on the house of the Judge, Kalu called on the federal government to commence a full scale investigation into the ugly incident, adding that the unwarranted invasion of the house of the Judge is capable of causing tension in the country.
Justice Stephen Pam of a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt had in a judgment delivered on August 9 held that the Rivers State Government and not the Federal Inland Revenue Service had the right to collect VAT and Personal Income Tax in the state.
His closeness to the community and passion to impact the people has endured all the way from his humble beginnings to the attainment of the dizzying heights of his professional and public service career. Even in retirement he is not tired of pursuing the purpose of his people. And many have wondered what is it about his community that has made him unable to look away.
The Supreme Court in a four to one split ruling on Friday dismissed a request to review its judgment filed by the Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress as regard the 2019 general elections.
Owing to this, the Lead Counsel to Governor Makinde on the election petition matter, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), has expressed frustration on the development
The development was confirmed by the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Hadizatu Mustapha, on Thursday
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the apex court also gave the same date to decide a similar appeal filed by Destra Investment Limited, a company owned by Metuh.
Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, leading a five-man panel of justices held that two motions listed for hearing were not yet before the court.
A statement issued in Lagos and signed by Layi Babatude (SAN), Editor-in-Chief of Supreme Court Judgments, said Madam Babatunde, who died on August 7, 2017, is survived by children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
“A coup in Kenya has just been done by the four people in the Supreme Court,” Kenyatta said in a live, televised speech delivered mostly in Kiswahili.
A statement by Uzodinma in Abuja revealed that he gave the assurance in Owerri, Imo State while addressing party supporters on the Supreme Court judgment on the PDP leadership crisis.
Dangote described the late Obaseki as a great leader and a legal icon, who gave his all to the legal profession and appreciated God for the life he lived.
Babatunde Irukera, Director-General of CPC, said this in a statement by Abiodun Obimuyiwa, the Head of Public Affairs of the council, on Wednesday in Abuja.
The Supreme Court had removed Herman, directing the Benue State federal lawmaker to repay all the salaries collected from House of Representatives.
Obaseki, 93, was a judge of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and until his death, the Obaseki of Benin Kingdom and the head of Obaseki family.
The umbrella body of all registered political parties and political associations in the country in a statement by its Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu, congratulated the party for adhering to the principle of rule of law in resolving the crisis.