Judiciary

N3.3B Money Laundering Suit: Court Dismisses Bola Shagaya’s Fundamental Right Application

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos presided over by Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo declared that an interim order attaching N1.9 billion domiciled in the Unity Bank’s account of a businesswoman, Hajiya Bola Shagaya, was validly secured by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Consequently, the court dismissed the suit filed by Bola Shagaya […]

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Company Sues Lagos DPP Over Failure To Issue Legal Advice

    A limited liability company, Dangroup Investment and Finance Limited has dragged the Director of Public Prosecution, DPP, Lagos State before an Ikeja High Court, urging the court to compel the DPP to issue Legal Advice in a case which file has been sent to it since December 14, 2016. Joined as co -respondent […]


Alleged Gratification: AGF, Presidential Panel On Asset Recovery Fights Over Prosecution Of Suspects

    There was a hot exchange of words today, as the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and the Special Presidential Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPPRPP) fight in the open court over who has the right of  prosecution in the case of five directors of National Art Theatre, Iganmu Lagos, alleged of […]


Alleged N2.9B Fraud: EFCC Closes Case On Ex- Abia Governor, Orji Kalu

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today closed its case at the on-going trial of a former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu and two others over alleged N2.9 billion fraud before Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos. The anti-graft agency closed its case after the conclusion […]


Patience Jonathan’s Associate, Esther Oba Asks Court To Set Aside Forfeiture Order Of $8.4M, N9.2B

    An associate of the former First lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, Esther Oba, has asked a Federal High Court, Lagos, to set aside an earlier order of interim forfeiture of the sum of $8.435,789.84 million and N9.185, 327, 362 billion linked to  former first lady  to the federal government of Nigeria. The court presided […]


Ijegun Killing: Deceased Family Sues AGF, Police, Demands N1B Compensation

  The family of a woman, Mrs. Comfort Godwin Sunday, who was allegedly killed by a police man, Corporal Museliu Aremu, on September 16, 2015, at Ijegun area, Lagos, have sued the Attorney-General of the Federation, and five others demanding the sum of N1 billion as compensation. The applicants in the suit are: Mr. Godwin […]


How Ladoja Unilaterally Orders Sales Of Oyo Govt. Shares Without Exco Approval–EFCC

  As the trial of former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasheed Ladoja over alleged N4.7billion fraud resumed today, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Abubakar Madaki, narrated how Ladoja, unilaterally gave instructions in 2007 for the sale of the state’s shares worth N6.6billion without executive resolution. According to the anti-graft agency, […]


Court Adjourns Trial Of Baby- Making Factory Operator Till June 6

    Further hearing in a criminal charge filed against a Port-Harcourt based-woman, Chinyere Precious Emeka, who was accused of running a baby-making clinic, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, has been adjourned till June 6. Chinyere was arraigned before Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari, by the men of the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Lagos, on […]


Court Remands Female Lawyer In Prison Custody For Killing Husband

    A Lagos Magistrate Court sitting in Yaba, today remanded 48 years old lady  lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi in Kirikiri prisons over the alleged murder of her husband, Sym Otike- Odibi. Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye while remanding the defendant, ordered the Comptroller of Prisons to allow doctor to see her. Ayeye also directed the Comptroller […]


Lagos DPP Recommends Trial Of Dane For Killing Wife, Daughter

  Lagos State Department of Public Prosecution (DPP), has recommend for trial, a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, for allegedly killing his wife, Zainab and his 3-year-old daughter, Petra, for murder. Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye (Mrs) of Yaba Chief Magistrate Court, Lagos made this known today, while reading DPP’s advice on the alleged crime committed by […]