It is without any contest that the International Criminal Tribunal has the authority to hold any person individually responsible for his/her involvement in the commission of international crimes such as genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes
The scheduled trial of three indicted officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) could not go on because of the prosecution. Lead prosecutors at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), failed to produce its witness for trial to continue.
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the retrial of a former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, who was charged with money laundering offences involving N338m. A five-man panel of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Mary Peter-Odilli, unanimously ruled that the case is re-assigned to another judge of the Federal High Court other than Justice Ibrahim Buba who had exonerated Ikuforiji of the charges.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has threatened to impose N10,000 daily fine on banks and other electronic payment service providers that fail to renew their operating licence within the regulatory deadline.
The outgoing president of the court, who retired after attaining the mandatory retirement age for judicial officers, also used the special valedictory court session in his honour on Thursday to launch the court’s maiden Law Report.