Judiciary

Alison-Madueke Asks Court To Compel Attorney General To Extradite Her Home For Trial

  Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to compel the Attorney General of the Federation to bring her back to Nigeria from the United Kingdom, where she travelled to shortly after leaving office in 2015. She said she would like to appear in court in […]


FG Charges Elephant Group, MD For Illegal Importation Of Explosive Materials

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today adjourned till November 28,  2017, the arraignment of a limited liability company, Elephant Group Limited  and its Managing Director Tunji Owoeye alleged to have unlawfully imported into Nigeria,Urea Fertiliser component used in making Improvised Explosive Devices(IEDs). The  case was adjourned because the court did not sit. […]


7 Suspected Cultists Arraigned In Lagos

  Seven suspected members of a secret society, Eiye Confraternity have been arraigned before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ebute-Metta, by men of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti-Yaba, on charges bordering on conspiracy, managing an unlawful society, conspiracy to commit murder and murder. The suspected Cultists arraigned before Chief Magistrate A. […]


Breach Of Contract: Topbrass Aviation Slams $45M Suit On Diamond Bank

    An indigenous aviation company, Topbrass Aviation Limited has slammed a $45million suit against Diamond Bank plc for alleged breach of contract. The aviation company in a suit filed at the Federal High Court, Lagos marked FHC/L/CS/1488/2017, is seeking an order of the court for special damages in the sum of $19, 250 million, […]


EFCC Files Application For Final Forfeiture Of N664.4M Diverted Sure-P Fund

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a motion on notice before a Federal High Court in Lagos seeking the permanent forfeiture of the sums of N664,475,246.6, $137,680.11 and property it recovered from the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Dr Clement Illoh Onubuogo, to the Federal Government. […]


Diezani: Court To Entertain Application For Final Forfeiture September 22

   A  judge of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State, Nigeria, Justice Chuka Obiozor on Friday fixed a tentative date of September 22, 2017, as the day to possibly  entertain the application for the final forfeiture of four  properties scattered between Lagos and River States, and Abuja, valued at N2. 611, 592, […]


Court Remands Bureau De Change Operators, Over N162M Fraud

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos presided over by Justice (Professor) Chuka Obiozor on Tuesday ordered the remand of one Mrs Uju Peace Izuogu and Richard Owegie, who were arraigned before the court over alleged N162 million fraud, pending when their bail application will be heard. Uju and Richard alongside their company, Reoworld […]


Kidnapping: Court Remands Evans, 5 Others At Kirikiri Prisons Pending Conviction

   The notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, today, pleaded guilty to the two counts charge of conspiracy and kidnapping leveled against him and and five members of his team members. Apart from Evans, also pleaded guilty to the two count charge was Uche Amadi, while the only female member of the team, […]


Court Refuses To Grant Bail To Ghanaian Drug Trafficker

  Justice AbdulAziz Anka of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday, ordered the a Ghana citizen, Adeboe Nana Shelter, be remanded in Prison’s custody, pending the conclusion of his trial over alleged importation of 3, 525 kilogrammes of Cannabis Sativa popularly called Marijuana. Justice Anka made the remand order of the accused while upholding […]


Again, Deziani Loses Another Sets Of Properties Valued At N2.6B To FG

   A Federal High Court, Lagos today ordered that four building properties scattered between Lagos and River States and Abuja, valued at N2. 611, 592, 199 billion, linked to the former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Allison-Madueke and her associates be temporary forfeited to the Federal government of Nigeria, for being proceeds of corruption. The court […]