Judiciary

How Businessman Defrauded Kwara Govt. Of N227M, Witness Tells Court

  A prosecution witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Funmilola Adejulu today Monday told an Ikeja High Court, Lagos, how a Lagos based business man Mohammed Gobir and his company Mondial Defence Systems Limited stole the sum of N227 million from the Kwara State Government. Mohammed Gobir is standing trial on five count […]


N650M Election Bribe Money: Witness Insists Jumoke Akinjide Has Refunded N10M

  Gbenga Ogunbufunmi As the trial of former Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide and two others over alleged fraud continued, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Usman Zakari, yesterday told Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos that the N10 million bank […]


Importer Of 40Ft Container Of Fake Tramadol Bags 5 Years Jail Term

  Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Federal High Court sitting in Lagos presided over by Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari today, sentenced a Lagos based businessman, Ezeanwu Ifeanyi to five years imprisonment for  importing  into the country, a container load of Tramadol and other sex enhancing drugs. The convict was handed over the sentence after lawyer to […]


$3.6B Fine Over Oil Spill, Court Dismisses Shell Suit

    The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has dismissed a suit filed by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited challenging the imposition of $3.6billion fine on it by the Federal Government. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun resolved all the issues in the defendant’s favour and dismissed the suit. Shell has sued the National Oil […]


Money Laundering: NGO Director Testify In Senator Nwaoboshi’s TrIal

    The trial of a Peoples’ Democratic Party Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, continued today at the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court with the prosecution presenting two witnesses. Senator Nwaoboshi, ( PDP, Delta North) is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering instituted against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission […]


N240M Fraud: Ex-Lagos House Of Reps Member, Anthony Akala, Others Failed To Stall Trial

  Attempts by counsel to a former House of Representative member from Eti Osa Local Govwrnment Area of Lagos State, Mr Anthony Akala and three others over their trial on alleged N240 million fraud, before a Federal High Court, was today frustrated, as the court ruled that in a criminal matter, it is not for […]


N3,645B Kick Back: Ex-NDDC Director’s Associate, Asks Court To Lift Forfeiture Order On Lekki Properties

    Mr Francis Momoh, who was accused of paying multiple kickbacks to former Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Executive Director of Projects, Mr. Tuoyo Omatsuli, has urged the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to lift the forfeiture order placed on his Lekki properties. Momoh, who is an associate of Omatsuli said the properties […]


Terrorism: FAAN Strengthens Security At airports

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has beefed up security and surveillance at the major airports in the country following a recent report that terrorists were sneaking into Nigeria from Syria. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, journalists in Lagos today that the move was aimed at forestalling anything untoward […]


I Have No Case To Answer, Ex President Jonathan’s Aide, Dudafa, Tells Court

  A former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Gooluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to discharge and acquit him. Moving his application for no-case submission before Justice Idris, his lawyer Gboyega Oyewole (SAN) said EFCC’s case against Dudafa was watery. EFCC arraigned Dudafa and Iwejuo Joseph […]


N30M Dud Cheque: Police Ask Court To Dismiss Prophet Samson Ayorinde’s Suit

The Lagos Command of Nigeria Police Force (NPF), has asked an Ikeja High Court of Lagos State, to dismiss a fundamental rights suit filed against the Police and three others by Pastor Samson Ayorinde of the World Evangelism Church, 5-7, Ojota-Ogudu road, Lagos, over investigation on alleged issuance of dud cheques. Ayorinde and others have […]