Judiciary

Two Arraigned For Stealing Real Estates Firm’s N2.5M Cable

  Two men, Benjamin Ewa Emmanuel Ikechukwu, 32, and Anani Henry, 26, were today, arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos for stealing an armoured cable valued N2, 565, 350 million, belonging to a real estate firm, Nicon Town Management Company Plc. The duo and others now at large, were also accused of stealing […]


Uncharitable Comment On IGP: Court Orders Substituted Service Of Processes On Saraki, Others

    A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the service of originating summons and other court processes be served on Senate and the Senate President, through the office of the Clerk of the Senate. The court presided over by Justice John Tsoho, gave the order while ruling on a motion exparte filed […]


N500M Fraud: Court Returns Ondo PDP Chairman, Other To Prison

    Hope of the Ondo State Chairman of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Clement Faboyede, and the Director-General of the party’s Campaign organization, Modupe Adetokunbo to temporary regain their freedom, was dashed on Tuesday, as Justice Muslim Sule Hassan ordered that they should remanded in prison custody till July 19 when the court would […]


Prostitution: Three Human Traffickers Bag 41 Years Jail Term

    Gbenga Ogunbufunmi A Federal High Court sitting in Lago today convicted and sentenced three women to 41 years imprisonment for trafficking in person. The convicts are: Precious Owoh, a.k.a. Ejiro, 32, Blessing Gabriel, a.k.a. 28, Precious, and Rose Gabriel, 28. The three convicts were handed the jail terms, by Justice Babs Kuewumi, after […]


Judge’s Absence Stalls Ruling In Ogoni Communities’ Suit Against First Bank, CBN

    The much expected ruling in a suit initiated by some indigenes Ejama communities in Ogoniland, Rivers State, over the non payments of N122 billion judgment debt by First Bank Nigeria Limited (FBN) and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), today, was stalled due to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice Ibrahim Buba. The […]


Court Awards N1M Damages Against Police Over Human Rights Abuse

  A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday, awarded the sum of N1 million damages against the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for breaching the rights of six men. The court presided over by Justice Chuka Obiozor, awarded the one million naira damage sum against the police while delivering judgment in fundamental rights enforcement suit instituted […]


EFCC Docks 3 Nigerians For Defrauding Customers Of N688M Through Access Bank’s POS

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, arraigned three young men, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting Nigerians of N1.231, 105,297.88 billion through Access Bank Plc’s Point of Sales (POS) machine. The three young Nigerians arraigned by the EFCC on the alleged fraud are: Ifeanyi Nwaner, Omede Silas Shehu, […]


Three Businessmen Jailed 72 Years For N187M Fraud

    Justice Ibrahim Buba of a Federal High Court, Lagos, today, convicted and sentenced three businessmen to total of 72 years imprisonment, for defrauding a company of N187 million. The convicts are: Uwem Ntia, Isa Hassan and Mfom Iniunam. Equally, Justice Buba also ordered that the two companies, Kafisto Oil and Gas Limited and […]


Court Fixes July 2, For Ruling On Ogoni Communities Against 1st Bank, Others

  Justice Ibrahim Buba of a Federal High Court, Lagos, today, fixed ruling for July 2, in a garnishee proceedings suit filed by Ejema Community in Ogoniland, against First Bank Nigeria Limited (FBN) Guarantor/Surety/Debtor, and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Garnishee, over non payment of N122 billion judgment sum, over oil spillage. The Ejama communities […]


Again: Court Dismisses Evans’s Application Seeking To Quash Charge

  By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi An Igbosere High Court, Lagos State, has again dismissed an application filed by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans seeking to quash the charge against him by the Lagos State Government. Justice A. Akintoye, who presided over the court, today, while ruling on the application, said that charges filed against […]