Judiciary

Housing Fraud: Court Summons Ooni’s Brother, NAWOJ President

    A Lagos High Court, sitting at Igbosere, Lagos State, has summoned a brother of the Ooni of Ife, Prince Tunji Ogunwusi, and his company, PrimeWaterview Holdings, over a housing scheme, which payments made by over 800 Nigerians remain unaccounted for. Also expected to appear before Justice K. O. Dawodu, on April 10, are […]


Man, 42, Docked Over N150M Fraud, Forgery

    A 42 years old man, Afam Agbo was today, arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged N150 million fraud and forgery. He was arraigned alongside his company, Konkomm Telecom Limited, on three counts charge, bordering on conspiracy, fraud and forgery, before Justice Sule Hassan by the men of the Special Fraud […]


N6.8B Fraud: Ex-GTB Official Testifies Against Ex-NAMA MD, Ibrahim Abdulsalam, Others

  The trial of the former Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Mr. Ibrahim Abdulsalami and six others over alleged N6. 850, 447, 609. 90 billion fraud before a Federal High Court, Lagos, continued today with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) calling it’s third witness. Others standing trial on the alleged […]


Court Fixes May 5 For Locus Sincro Of Smuggled 1570 Pump Action Rifles

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Justice Saliu Saidu of the  Federal High Court, Lagos, today, fixed May 5, for the inspection of 1570 pump action Rifles, which were allegedly smuggled into the country by three businessmen and a company. The court fixed the date after the fourth prosecution witness in the trial gave […]


Breach Of Trust: Court Slams Access Bank With N4.7M Damages

      A Federal High Court, Lagos has ordered Access Bank Plc to pay the sum of N4.7 million to two Lagos-based Businessmen for breach of trust and gross negligence. Justice Abdulazeez Anka made the order on Wednesday while delivering judgement in a three years old suit filed by Chief Kolade Oluwole Ogunbiyi and […]


Appeal Court Dismisses Order Declaring NIMASA Levies On NLNG Illegal

     Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   An Appeal Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday  dismissed the judgement of the Federal High Court, Lagos, declaring the levies imposed on Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLGN) by Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), illegal. The judgement of the three -man Appeal Court panel of Justice Abimbola Obaseki-Adejumo […]


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Court Jails Malian 2 Years For Dealing In Tramadol

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, Lagos, has convicted and sentenced a Malian national, Alasan Diamoutene, to two years imprisonment, for unlawful dealing in Tramadol. Diamoutene, a resident of Yirimadio, Bamako, Mali, was given the jail term by Justice N. I. Oweibo, after he pleaded guilty to one count charge of […]


FG Closes Case Against Alleged Smugglers Of 661 Pump Action Rifles

   Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), today, informed a Federal High Court, Lagos, that it has closed its case against five men and a company, who allegedly smuggled 611 sophisticated pump action rifles into the country. Mr. Julius Ajakaiye, a Deputy Director in the Federal Ministry of Justice, stated […]


N242B, $1.2B Tax Evasion: AGF Asks Court To Dismiss MTN’s Suit

  Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), today, asked the Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos to dismiss the suit filed  by MTN Nigeria Communication Limited, challenging a N242 billion and $1.2 billion import duties and withholding tax assessments. In urging the court to dismiss MTN’s suit, AGF’s counsel, T. […]


Illegal Arms Importation: We Don’t Carry Contraband Goods–Maersk Line

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A top management staff of Maersk Line Limited, Mrs. Mercy Ebri, today, told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that her company was not involved in illegal carriage of it goods particularly the 611 sophisticated pump action riffles into the country by the importer. Mrs. Ebri stated this while being […]