Judiciary

Grandma, Granddaughter Bagged 12 Months Imprisonment For Selling Hard Drugs

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, convicted and sentenced a 51 years woman, Olawunmi Aderibigbe, and her granddaughter, Basirat Ogunboye, to 12 months imprisonment for dealing in hard drugs. Both the convicted grandma and her 19 years old granddaughter, were handed the jail terms by Justice Chukwujekwu […]

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Malabu Deal: Court Orders Arrest Of Dan Etete, Mohammed Adoke, Others

  Justice D.Z. Senchi, of a Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) High Court, sitting in Jabi has granted the prayers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, for a warrant of arrest against Dan Etete, a former Minister of Petroleum, and Mohammed Adoke, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, who were […]


Court Fixes Trial Of Men Who Defraud Ex-Rep Of $1.362M, N46.5M For June 27

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The trial of three men who allegedly defrauded a former member of the House of Representative, Mr. Eseme Eyiboh,   Representing Eket Federal Constituency, of Akwa Ibom State, of $1.362m and the sum of N46.5m has been adjourned till June 27. The alleged fraudsters are: Izekor Osatohanmwen Ogiemonyi, alias, Prince […]


Pharmacist, Bizman Bag 4 Years Imprisonment Over Illegal Dealing In Hard Drug

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today convicted and sentenced a pharmacist, Mr Geoffrey Ezeukwu and a trader, Mr Moses Ajibor to two years imprisonment each for illegal dealing 200 kilogrammes of Ephedrine . Justice Saliu Saidu after reviewing the facts of the case today, convicted the defendants on one count each […]


NDLEA Arraigns Man For Importing 12.9Kg Of Heroin

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), today, arraigned a man Abdulmutiu Adeleke Adewale, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged importation of 12.9 kilogrammes of Heroin. Adewale, a resident of number 42, Havillah Estate, Matogun, Oke-Aro, Ogun State, was arraigned before Justice Saliu Saidu on a three […]


Alleged Forgery: Court Fixes July 3, For Ruling On Arrest Warrant Against Innoson Boss, Others

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Federal Government today asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to issue warrant of arrest against the Chairman of Innoson Group of Companies, Mr Innocent Chukwu and three others over their refusal to appear before the court and take their plea in a criminal charge filed against […]


Court Adjourns Hearing In $8.4M, N7.4B Linked To Patience Jonathan Till May 9

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, today, took oral evidences in a suit seeking final forfeiture of about $8.4 million, and N7.4 billion found in accounts linked to former first Lady, Patience Jonathan. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had secured an interim order for forefeture […]


Bizman, Cajetan Muonagolu Remanded In Prison Custody For Alleged Adulterated, Substandard Engine Oil

    A businessman, Cajetan Chike Muonagolu has been ordered to be remanded in prison custody by Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi ,Lagos on a four count charge bordering on dealing in adulterated and substandard engine oil. The court admitted Muonagolu to bail in the sum of N50million and two sureties […]


Alleged N120M Fraud: Trial of Lawyer, 2 Others Adjourned Till May 22

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     The trial of a legal practitioner, Idowu Adebayo Michael and two others who were charged before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged N120 million fraud, has been adjourned till May 22. The lawyer, Michael was charged before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke by the Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Nigeria […]


Contractor Docked For Defrauding Hotel Owner Of N25M

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Nigeria contractor, Fagbenro Oyebode Olukayode, has been arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding of a hotel, Rebisi Hotel Limited and one Seidougha Munamuna a foreigner of the sum of N25 million. Fagbenro was arraigned on Friday, by the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the […]