Judiciary

Appeal Court President Establishes Governorship Election Tribunal In Edo State

    …Constitutes Three-Member  Panel The Court of Appeal President, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has set up a Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Secretariat in Edo State for the just concluded September 19, 2020 gubernatorial election. Justice Dongban-Mensem also instituted a three-member panel of Justices to entertain petitions by parties and candidates who are aggrieved with the […]

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Alleged Indebtedness:  Oil Firm ‘Everest Nominees’ Loses Bid To Lift Orders On Assets

      By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday refused an application filed by Everest Nominees Limited and Dr Bolaji Ogundare seeking urgent hearing in the debt recovery case filed by Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), against them. Justice Oweibo directed both parties, AMCON and Everest […]


Family Petitions IGP Over Unlawful Detention

  …As DPO Disregards Police Legal Advice     The legal Trustee of the Estate of late, Madam Iyalode Efunroye Tinubu has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu to order the immediate release of one Taiwo Oyewunmi, who is currently detained at MAN Police Division, WEMABOD Estate, Ikeja, Lagos over a land […]


Man Bags 21 Years Imprisonment For Defrauding US Based Woman Of N40M

  Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi A Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos State presided over by Justice Mojisola Dada, on Friday  sentenced one Adesanya Olufemi Paul to 21 years Imprisonment for defrauding a US based woman of the sum of  N41 million fraud. Justice Mojisola Dada  sentenced Adesanya after pronouncing him guilty of charges of […]


N21M Fraud: Man Bags 3 Years Imprisonment

      Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A fraudster, Taiyelolu Ibrahim Akeem, has been convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment, by a Federal High Court, Lagos, over N21 million fraud. Taiyelolu was given the jailed terms by Justice Nicholas Oweibo, after he pleaded guilty to the two counts charge and  the consequent review of […]


EFCC Arraigns Union Bank Staff  Over Alleged N80M Fraud

    An employee of Union Bank of Nigeria(UBN) Kolapo Oduwole  has been arraigned before a Kastina State’s High Court, over alleged N80 million fraud. Oduwole  was arraigned before Justice Musa Danladi  by Kano State office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a six-count charge of alleged forgery and fraud to the […]


Police Arraign Woman Over  Alleged  N364M, $7M Fraud

  By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Men of the Force Criminal Investigation Department (ForceCID) Annex, Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos, have arraigned a lawyer,  Mrs. Blessing Ogwatta, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding an Ambassador and others to the tune of N364, 072 million and $7 million Blessing, a former Head of Logistics, Jezco Oil Nigeria Limited, was […]


Love Scam: Police Arraign Man For Defrauding American Of $46, 400 

Love Scam: Police Arraign Man For Defrauding American Of $46, 400  By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Police has arraigned a man, Obiaku Cbukwuebuka Kassy, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauded an America woman, Mary English, of the sum of $46, 400, 000. Obiaku was arraigned before Justice Nicholas Oweibo, today by the legal […]


Three Fraudsters Bagged 35 Years Imprisonment For Defrauding Union Bank Of N160M 

Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi A Lagos Special Offences Court, Ikeja, has convicted and sentenced three fraudsters to a total of 35 years imprisonment for defrauding Union Bank Plc of N160 million. The convicted fraudsters are: Solomon Uguma, Oladimeji Ajanaku and Raymond Onyekwere. The convicted fraudsters were given the jail terms by the presiding judge, Justice […]


Court Refuses To Vacate Order Halting Shoprite’s Exit Move Over $47M Debt

By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi Justice Nicholas Oweibo of a Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, turned down Shoprite Checker’s application, seeking to vacate an orders of mareva injunction stopping it from moving out of Nigeria or have its assets, both movable and immovable dissipated. Justice Oweibo after listening to counsel to Shoprite, Mrs Funke Adekoya and that […]