Judiciary

EFCC Arraigns Vessel, 25 Men, 1 Woman For Oil Bunkering

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A vessel, MV Neso11, 25 men and a woman were today arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for unlawful dealing in petroleum products. The 25 men are: Francis Onyeoma, Adebayo M. Charles, Melvin A. Jack, Omogoye Wasiu Bolaji, Umoren Harrison Daniel, Oloyede Y. Ademola, Archibong Anietie James, Richard […]

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How UBA Server Was Hacked, N752M Fraudulently Withdrawn By Fraudsters–Bank’s Auditor

    An auditor with United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Mr Ojo Oladimeji, has told a Federal High Court, Lagos, how suspected fraudsters hacked into the bank’s server and fraudulently withdrew the sum of N752 million from the account of Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, domiciled with his bank. Oladimaji made the sterling revelation […]


EFCC Arraigns Lagos Businessman For Defrauding Flour Mills Of N46M

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, arraigned a businessman, Ola Lawal, who also bears Lawal Roland, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding Flour Mill of Nigeria Plc of the sum of N46 million. Lawal was arraigned before the court alongside his company, DCAN […]


Retired Judge, NGO Sue NAFDAC, Others For Importing Banned Chemical

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A retired judge, Justice Olamide Oloyede and Virtues Unlimited Restorative Justice Initiative (VURJI) have dragged the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and eight others before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged importation of a banned chemical, methyl bromide into the country Joined […]


Father, Son Sentenced To Death By Hanging In Zamfara

  A high court in Zamfara State has sentenced a father and his son to death by hanging for committing culpable homicide in the state. Culpable homicide is an act which has resulted in a person’s death but is held not to amount to murder. The convicted father Hamida Ibrahim and his son and Ashiru […]


Court Remands Sowore, Co-Defendant In DSS Custody Till October 4

    The Federal High Court in Abuja, presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu today, ordered that the convener of RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore should be remanded in custody of the Department of State Service(DSS), till Friday, when it will hear his bail application Justice Ojukwu remanded Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Adebayo Bakare […]


Man Who Rapes, Impregnates Daughter Gets 10 Years Jail-Term

  A Lagos based farmer, Yesiru Onajobi, who was accused of raping and impregnated his 14 years old daughter, was today convicted and sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court, Lagos The presiding judge, Justice Sule Hassan, convicted and sentence the farmer after holding that the prosecution has successful proved the charges […]


Man Jailed 3 Years For Defrauding Accommodation Seekers

    A 43 year-old Secretary to a property developer, Salawu Babatunde, was today, convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment by a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Igbosere.for defrauding two accommodation seekers. The court presided over by Magistrate M.O Ope-Agbe, convicted and sentenced Babatunde, after admitting the facts of the case against him […]


Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Diezani’s $40M Jewelries To FG

Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos, today, granted an order of final forfeiture of the $40 million jewelries belonging to the former Nigeria’s Minister of petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Justice Oweibo made the order of final forfeiture of the said jewelries while […]


Tribunal Nullifies Adeyeye Election, Declares Olujimi Winner In Ekiti

  The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti today nullified the election of Senator Dayo Adeyeye of All Progressive Congress (APC). Adeyeye, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Media, was declared winner of the National Assembly election in Ekiti South Senatorial District by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the February 23 […]