Judiciary

N3.2B Fraud: Udeogu Told Us How Orji Kalu Used Govt. Money To Buy ‘Okrika’ Clothes—EFCC Witness

    An Investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. John Ejim today tendered several bank documents used by Slok Nigeria Limited, a company belonging to former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, before a Federal High Court, Lagos. Dr. Kalu, his Commissioner of Finance, Udeh Jones Udeogu and Slok Nigeria […]


Court Remands Hotelier Over Unlawful Possession Of Guns

  A Federal High Court, has ordered the remand of an hotelier, Oliver Nwodo, in prisons custody for allegedly having two pump action guns and 400 cartridges without lawful authority. The court presided over by Justice Muslim Sule Hassan, remanded the hotelier, after he was arraigned before the court by the Force Criminal Investigation and […]


Alleged Bias : Judge Withdraws From Justice Nganjiwa’s Trial

  Justice Adedayo Akintoye of the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere today withdrew herself from the case of a fellow judge, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa, who was charged with unlawful enrichment to the tune of $260,000 and N8,650,000. Justice Akintoye said her decision to withdraw from the case was based on a petition written by the […]


N8.7B Debt: Court Restrains Vigeo Boss From Operating Accounts In 17 Banks

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos  has restrained a Lagos businessman, Mr Victor Osibodu and his company Vigeo Limited and their agents from dealing with in whatever form monies under their control in 17 commercial banks in Nigeria pending the determination of a claim of N8,701,770,328.83 suit filed against them by ECOBANK. The […]


N4.6B Fraud: Defence Counsel Objects To Tendering Fani-Kayode’s Statement Of Account

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today asked a Federal High Court in Lagos presided over by Justice Rilwan Mohammed Aikawa  to admit the statement of account  of  former Aviation  Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, at Zenith Bank Plc, as an exhibit. Counsel to EFCC Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, made the submission during the examination-in-chief […]


Receiver Takes possession Of Ladoja’s House Over N207 Million

  In a bid to recover a debt of N207, 150,761.46, Guaranty Trust Bank PLC alongside its Receiver /Manager Olamide Owolegbon has dragged former Governor of Oyo States, Senator Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja and a limited liability company Hi-Nutrient International Limited before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. Meanwhile, the court has granted leave to […]


Industrialist, Firm Face Prosecution Over N7M IDPs’ Palm Oil Supply Scam

  A Federal High Court, Lagos, has adjourned the trial of an Industrialist, Jerome Onuaguluchi and his company, Novena Pasportal Limited, till February 2, 2018. Jerome and his company were arraigned before Justice Ayotunde Faji  by the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigerian  Police Force, on one count charge of obtaining the sum of […]


Firearms: Importer Offers N8M Bribe, Attempted Suicide- Witness Tells Court

    A prosecution witness, Abdulahi Muhammad, in the trial of five accused persons charged with illegally importing 661 pump action rifles into the country, sometimes in January, 2017, today told the court, how the suspected importer of the weapons attempted to bribe him with N8 million. The accused persons are: Mahmud Hassan, Oscar Okafor, […]


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Woman, 87, Jailed For Selling Marijuana

  …Remanded In Old People’s Home   A Federal High Court, Lagos presided over by Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari today, convicted and sentence an 87 year-old woman, Agbomabiwon Maria Seriki, for dealing in 10.3 kilogrammes of marijuana otherwise known as  Cannabis Sativa. Justice Rabiu-Shagari however, ordered that the convict should be remanded at the Lagos State’s […]


Ex-Jonathan’s Aide Hid Interest In 15M Shares,Witness Tells Court

   A Federal High  Court sitting in Lagos today, told  that a former aide to ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei, Dudafa did not declare 15 million shares he possessed in a secret company. A Senior Detective Superintendent with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Chukwuma Orji gave the evidence at the resumed trial […]