Judiciary

How We Shared Deziani’s N450M 2015 Election Money To Security Agents, Others–Belgore

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi The Kwara State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship Candidate in the 2015 General Election, .Mr. Dele Belgore (SAN) has narrated to the Federal High Court, Lagos, how the sum of N450 million he allegedly received from the former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Alison Diezani Madueke, during 2015 General Election, was […]


EFCC Re-Arraigned American For Defrauding 3 Nigerians Of $1.2M

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, re-arraigned an American, Marco Antonio Ramirez, before a Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of the sum of $1.229,800 million, under the pretence of securing them America’s Green Card. The American was re-arraigned before a court presided […]


Court Remands Businessman For Posting Offensive Material About Lady On Facebook

      By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Men of the Nigerian Police, Zone 2 , Onikan, Lagos, today, arraigned a 40-year-old Lagos business man, Mr Ibrahim Arowolo, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly committing an offence under the Cybercrimes Act. The accused, Ibrahim, was arraigned before the court presided over by Justice (Professor) […]


First Bank Manager Remanded Over N52.6M Fraud

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Customer Relationship Manager with First Bank of Nigeria Plc Headquarters, Lagos, Kehinde Adewuyi, 36, has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly stealing the sum of N52.6 million from the bank. Adewuyi was sent to prison by an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, after he was arraigned for […]


N3.3B Fraud: Fayose To Challenge Transfer Of Trial To Another Judge

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   One of the lawyers to the former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, who is currently standing trial for alleged N3.3 billion, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, Mr. Olalekan Ojo, (SAN), today, said the Chief Judge, of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdul-Kafarati, was […]


Extradition: Court Slams N100,000 Fine Against Senator Kashamu For Delaying Proceedings

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, today, awarded the sum of N100,000 as cost in favour of Department of State Security Services (DSS) and the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, against Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial district, Senator Buruji Kashamu, for unduly delaying the  hearing of an application he  […]


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Arrested Hotelier In DSS Custody, Says Navy, DIA

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Nigeria Navy and Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA)  has informed the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja,  that a Lagos-based hotelier, Mr. Saibu Ogunmola, whom the court directed them to produce before it,  is in custody of Department of State Security (DSS). Ogunmola, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Peace […]


Alleged Fraud: Loans Approved By Akingbola Followed Due Process, Says EFCC Witness

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi A witness of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mrs. Modupe Idowu Ajayi, today, told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that all the loans approved by the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc Dr. Erastus Akingbola, followed due process. Ajayi, a former Assistant General Manager, […]


Court Dismisses Lagos APC Lawmaker, Famakinwa’s Returning Ticket Suit

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, Lagos, presided over by Justice Rilwan Aikawa today dismissed the suit filed by a Lagos lawmaker, Honourable Famakinwa Adedayo Olufemi, representing Ajeromi-Ifelodun Constituency 1, at the Lagos State House of Assembly asking the court for an order of mandatory injunction directing INEC to accept […]


Money Laundering: Court Dismisses Governor Udom’s Application To Stop NBA President’s Trial.

      Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Justice Rilwan Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, today, dismissed an application filed by Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa-Ibom state challenging the court’s jurisdiction to entertain the charge slammed on the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Paul Usoro (SAN). Usoro is currently facing […]