Judiciary

New Tax: Court To Hear Hotels Owner’s Suit Against Lagos State Government January 17

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today adjourned until January 17, 2019, hearing in a suit filed by the Registered Trustees of Hotel Owners and Managers Association in Lagos, challenging the new Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant Consumption Laws of Lagos State. The suit, marked FHC/L/CS/360/2018, has the […]


N242 B Unremitted Tax: Court Adjourns MTN Suit Against FG Till December 3

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday, fixed December 3, to hear the suit filed by  MTN Nigeria Communication Limited, against the Federal Government over alleged N242 billion and $1.3 billion  import duties and withholding tax assessment. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke fixed the date for hearing of all […]


Illegal Importation Of Firearms: FG Urges Court To Dismiss Defendants’ Bail Applications

    The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), today, urged a Federal High Court, Lagos, to dismiss the bail applications filed be two businessmen, Ayogu Great James and Ifeuwa Moses Christ, who were charged for unlawful importation of 1,570 pump action rifle into the country. The two men alongside a limited liability company, Great James […]


FG Closes Its Case In $110M Suit Against Agip Nigeria PLC

    The Federal Government yesterday closed its case in the suit it filed to recover a sum of $110 million from Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited. In the suit filed before the Federal High Court in Lagos, the Federal Government accused the oil giant of under-declaring the volume of crude oil it shipped out […]


Court Remands House Help Over Attempt To Steal His Boss’ $67.600,000

    A 36 years old house help, John Magbeiti, was today, ordered to be remanded in prison custody, till November 11, by an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for attempting to steal the sum of $67.600, 000, from his Chinese boss, Wuse Williams. The court presided over by Magistrate, Y. O. Aro-Lambo, ordered the […]


Illegal Repatriation Of $8,134,312,397.63: Court fixes Hearing Of MTN Suit Against FG, CBN For Dec. 4

    A Federal high court sitting in Lagos today adjourned till November 4, 2018 hearing of the preliminary objection filed by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and other pending applications in the suit filed by MTN Communications Limited against the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, over the […]


Suspected Drug Trafficker Asks Court To Release N208.5M Found In Account

    Justices Saliu Saidu of a Federal High Court, Lagos, has fixed December 11, for ruling in an application filed by a suspected drug trafficker, Eze Remigus Rapuruchukwu, against the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), over his seized N208.5 million in a bank The NDLEA by a consent of the Attorney-General of the […]


Police Arraign Man For Defrauding Ex-Boxer, Henry Akinwande Of N58M

    A 40 year-old man, Keazor Ayoade John, has been arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a former Nigerian World Boxing Champion, Henry Akinwande of the sum of N58 million. The defendant, who is a distance cousin to the former world champion, was said to have committed the offence […]


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N500M Fraud: Ondo PDP Chair, Other Challenge Court’s Jurisdiction

  …Ask Judge To Withdraw The Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Mr. Clement Faboyede and Modupe Adetokunbo, the Director General of PDP Campaign Organization in Ondo State, during the 2015 General Election, yesterday, asked Justice Saliu Saidu of a Federal High Court, Lagos, to withdraw from hearing an alleged N500 […]


NDLEA Arraigns Lebanese Chef For Drug’s Use, Granted Bail On Health Ground

    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA),today arraigned a suspected Lebanese drug traffickers, Charbel Chalouhi, for alleged use of cocaine. According to the one count charge, Charbel Chalouhi, male, 34 years old was said to have on or about the 10th day of September, 2018 at No.18, flat BB, Simon Akinolu street, Victoria Island, […]