Judiciary

How Former JTF Commander, Gen Atewe Laundered N6B Through Zenith Bank, FCMB

  A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former Military Commander of the Joint Task Force (JTF) ,General Emmanuel Atewe on Monday narrated before a Federal High Court how the former military commander diverted over N6 billion meant for military operations in the Niger Delta region to private use with the aid of some […]


Alleged $166.9M Fraud: Trial Of Integrated Microfinance Bank MD, Deputy Fixed For June 22

  A Federal High Court, Lagos , presided over by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun today fixed the trial of the Managing Director of Integrated Microfinance Bank Plc, Simon Ademola akinteye and his Deputy, Gabriel Adepoju, till June 22, 2017. Akinteye and Adepoju were charged before the court by the office Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister […]


661 Pump Action Rifles: 2 Customs Officials, 3 Others Charged For Illegal Arms Importation

Two officials of Nigerian Customs Services (NCS), and three clearing agents were today, charged before a Federal High Court, Lagos, by the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) on nine counts charge bordering on conspiracy, importation of prohibited firearms, uttering of documents, forgery, corruption, and importation of prohibited goods. The two Customs Officials […]


Unlawful Enrichment : Absence Of Accused Judge Stalls Arraignment

The scheduled arraignment of a sitting judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa, for alleged unlawful enrichment to the tune of $260,000 and N8,650,000, failed on Tuesday as the accused judge was absent in court. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had filed 14 counts charge against the judge before the Lagos State […]


Court Sentences Fake Surety To 22 Years Imprisonment

  A fake surety, Ibikunle John Olusakin, 55 years old has been convicted and sentenced to 22 years imprisonment, by Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court, Lagos. Justice Idris sentenced the convict after pronouncing him guilty of five counts charge of perverting cause of Justice, making false statements, conspiracy, forgery and surety to […]


NDLEA Arraigns Police Inspector For Drug Trafficking

The National Drugs Laws and Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) today, arraigned an Inspector of Police, Bola Adigun, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on charges bordering on conspiracy, drug dealings and willfully obstructing security agents from carrying out their official duty. The anti-narcotic agency in a charge marked: FHC/L/192c/17, alleged that the Police Inspector currently attached […]


NPA Dragged To Court Over Breach Of Calabar Towage Contract

In bid to forestall the termination of its Towage contract, a limited liability company Global Spectrum Energy Services Limited has dragged Nigeria Port Authority (NPA)before a Federal high court in Lagos. The company urged the court to restrain NPA and its agents from creating third party rights or carrying out any act capable of undermining […]


How Belgore, Others Shared Diezani’s N450M Election Bribe Mone——EFCC Witness

  The Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) Usman Zakari, today narrated before a Federal High Court, Lagos, how some individuals and public officials benefited from an alleged bribe of $115 million doled out by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, to compromise the 2015 general election. Zakari, an investigator with the EFCC […]


Money Laundering: Fani Kayode, Others Paid Me N30M In Cash -Witness

…Court Okays Ex-Finance Minister’s Foreign Medical Trip The trial of Mr. Femi Fani-kayode, former Spokesman to President Goodluck Jonathan’s Campaign Organisation, and former Minister for Finance, Mrs. Nenadi Esther Usman and one Danjuma Yussuf, over alleged N4.6 billion fraud commenced at the Federal High Court, Lagos Thursday, with the calling of the first prosecution witness […]


Metal Africa Steel Products Dragged To Court Over N16.5B

In a bid to recover a debt of N16.5 billion, a consortium of four banks, through their Trustee,United Capital Trustees Limited, and Receiver/Manager Gbenga Akinde -Peters have dragged a limited liability Company ,Metal Africa Steel Products Limited. before a Federal High Court in Lagos. In an affidavit sworn to by a litigation officer, Mr Segun […]