Judiciary

Money Laundering: Court Remands Atiku’s Son-In-Law, Lawyer, One Other In EFCC Custody

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, today, remanded Atiku’s son-in-law so Abdullahi Babalele, a lawyer, Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, who is said to be Atiku’s lawyer and the brother to the lawyer, Erhunse Giwa-Osagie, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) till tomorrow, Thursday, when their bail applications […]

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Ex-INEC Chair, Maurice Iwu Remanded In Prison Custody Over N1.2B Fraud

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, today, ordered that the the former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Maurice Mmaduakolam Iwu, be remanded in prison custody, pending the fulfilment of the bail terms granted him by the court. Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor, made the remand order […]


Court Resumes Trial Of Senator Orji Kalu’s Alleged N7.6B Fraud

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, resumed hearing of the trial of former Abia State, Governor, Mr. Orji Uzor Kalu and two others, over alleged N7. 6 billion fraud, which had been stall for sometimes now, following the renewal of the fiat given by the President of the […]


Police Arraign Community Head Over Alleged N1.3M Fraud

    A community Head in Ikorodu, Lagos, Chief Mukaila Agbaku, was today, arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged N1.3 million fraud, by the men of State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID) Panti-Yaba, Lagos. The 49 years old chief, who resides on Kokoro-Abu area of Ikorodu, Lagos, was arraigned before Justice […]


Pastor Remanded Over Alleged Drug Trafficking

     Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today remanded a man who claimed to be a pastor, Ugwuchukwu Godwin Chinedu to prison custody pending when his bail application for  alleged drug trafficking will be heard and determined. Justice Nicholas Oweibo remanded the defendant in prison custody till October 3, […]


Court Remands 2 Men For Concealing Hard Drug in Hair Attachment

      Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the remand of Ibrahim Ismail, 35 and a 49 year-old Salami Lateef Olumide, alias Wake-Up, who were arraigned before the court on drug related charges, till Friday, when their bail applications will be heard. Ibrahim and Salami were arraigned before […]


Court Jails Widow 5 Years For Unlawful Dealing In Petroleum Products

      A widow, Fausat Jimoh, was today, convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment, for unlawful dealing in petroleum products by a Federal High Court, Lagos. Justice Hadizat Rabiu-Shagari, convicted and sentenced the widow after being satisfied with the case of the prosecution against her. Justice Rabiu-Shagari, after convicting the widow of two […]


Property Agent Docked Over Alleged N50M Fraud

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A property agent, Emmanuel Adeyemi Sodipo, was today, arraigned before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, Igbosere, on a four count-charge of conspiracy, false presentation and N50 million fraud. The defendant was arraigned before the court presided over by Magistrate A. O. Alogba, by the men of Forces Criminal Intelligence […]


N1.4B Fraud: EFCC Calls First Witness Against NBA President, Paul Usoro

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission called its first witness on Wednesday in the money laundering trial of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro (SAN). Usoro is being prosecuted before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly laundering N1.4bn belonging to Akwa Ibom State. The […]


Court Re-Arraigns Fayose Over N6.9B Fraud, Grants Him Bail

  Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, of the Federal High Court Lagos, on Tuesday ordered that the immediate past former Ekiti governor, Ayodele Fayose who was re-arraigned before him on N6.9bn fraud case, should remain on the exisiting bail conditions granted by former trial judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the same court. The Economic and Financial Crimes […]