Judiciary

Businessman Bags 140 Years Jail Term For Counterfeiting Foreign Cheques

    A Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday convicted and sentenced a businessman, Mr. Jones Patrick Biyere, to a total of 140 years imprisonment, for counterfeiting foreign cheques. Justice Mohammed Idris convicted and sentenced the businessman, who has been standing trial before the court since 2006, after finding him guilty of the 13 counts charge, […]

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Fraud: Court Freezes Businessman, Company’s Accounts In 5 Banks

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has has granted an order freezing the account of a Lagos based business man, Mr Ayeni Oluwafemi Oluwale and his company, Femglare International Limited in Access Bank Plc, Diamond Bank Plc, Heritage Bank Plc, Skye Bank Plc, and Zenith Bank Plc for alleged fraudulent practices. Justice Muslim […]


Ebute-Metta Residents Raise Alarm Over Dumpsite, Says Epidemic Loom

    Residents of four streets on Apapa Road, Lagos Mainland Local Government, Lagos State, have call on the authority of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), to save them them from looming epidemic due to the agency’s activities at refuse transit dump site, situated between Ibadan, Odaliki, Thomas and Niger Streets. Residents of the four […]


Forgery: Court Dismisses Ikuforiji’s ‘No-Case-Submission’

    Justice AbdulAziz Anka, of a Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered Chief Olajide Ikuforuji, the Balogun of Epe Kingdom, to prepare for his defence over alleged forgery case leveled against him by the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigerian Police Force. Justice Anka made the order after dismissing Ikuforji’s no-case-submission, filed before […]


Court Orders 3 Banks To Freeze Suspected Fraudster’s Accounts

    A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the management of the three commercial banks, where a suspected fraudster, Ajineh Pius Erovwose, warehoused alleged proceed of fraud, pending conclusion of investigation and possible prosecution of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the suspect. The suspected fraudster’s accounts are said to be domiciled […]


Police Arraign Lawyer Over Alleged N12.5M Fraud

    A legal practitioners, Chief Chito Ezeani, was on Thursday, arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on alleged fraud of N12.530, 000 million. Ezeani was arraigned before Justice Muslim Hassan, by men of the Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Ikoyi, Lagos, alongside his company, Amazing Grace Properties and Agency, on a seven count-charge bordering […]


N5.2B Debt: Union Bank, Receiver Manager Takes Over Oil Firm’s Properties

  Landed properties belonging to A-Z Petroleum Products Limited, have been taking over by the Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, and Mr. Gbenga Akinde-Peters, a receiver/manager, appointed over the properties The takeover of the company’s landed property situated at Plot 3508 Cadastral Zone A06, Maitama District, Abuja, covered by a Certificate of Occupancy (CofO) dated […]


Counterfeit Cheques: Court Fixes Sept. 20 For Judgment

    A Federal High Court, yesterday fixed September 20, for judgment in a criminal suit against a businessman, Mr. Jones Patrick Biyere, who is charged before the court for allegedly forging foreign cheques. The court presided over by Justice Mohammed Idris, fixed the judgment today, after the prosecution and defence have adopted their written […]


N7.6B Fraud: Judge Says Ex-Abia Governor, Conducting Himself Irresponsibly

N7.6B Fraud: Judge Says Ex-Abia Governor, Conducting Himself Irresponsibly By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court Lagos, today, came hard on the former Abia State, Governor Orji Uzor Kalu, for absenting himself from Court for the continuation of his trial for alleged N7.65bn fraud. The judge in a ruling described […]


I am Being Prosecuted For Refusing To Implicate Ex-President’s Aide– Iwejuo

  By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A former Senior Special Assistant to Ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr Waripamo-Owei Dudafa Dudafa, currently facing prosecution alongside one Iwejuo Nna Joseph for alleged N1.6 billion, today told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that he only carried out Presidential directive, in the payment of N15 million to the GTBank account […]