Judiciary

N36M Fraud: I Issued Dud Cheques For Supply Of Good Rice To Mix Bad Ones -Trader Tells Court

      The trial of a Lagos-based trader, Mrs Vivian Onwuka and her company, A.V.K Investment Limited, for alleged N36 million fraud over the supply of rice continued before Justice James Tsoho of the Federal High Court Lagos yesterday. At yesterday’s sitting, the defendant, told the court that the alleged dud Cheques issued by […]


NAFDAC Arraigns Producer of Fake Wines, Gins

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC), today, re- arraigned a businessman, Benjamin Ojukwu, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly producing and distributing fake wines and other alcoholic drinks. The defendant, who has his stores at 56, Market Street and 42, Alasalatu Street, both […]


How 12-Man Fraud Syndicate Swindled UBA Of N 139.8M With Fake C Of O

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Ikoyi-Lagos, have charged 11 persons and a limited liability company, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauded United Bank Africa Plc (UBA) of the sum of  N139. 860 million. Those accused of swindling UBA of the said […]


Alleged Money Laundering: Court Adjourns Usoro’s Trial Till April 17

    A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos presided over by Justice Rilwan Aikawa on today adjourned the trial of the  President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Mr , Paul Usoro (SAN) till April 17, 2019 for hearing of three pending applications. The applications are a Motion On Notice brought by Usoro […]


Court Remands Ghanian For Concealing Hard Drug In Tomato Tins

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, today, ordered that a Ghanaian, Gyan Paul, who concealed a banned drug, Methamphetamine in tomato tins, for exportation, be remanded in prisons custody, pending the determination of the criminal charge filed against him by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Justice […]


Alleged Fraud: We Didn’t Invite Akingbola For Interrogation – EFCC Witness

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former Chief Executive Officer of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Dr. Erastus Akingbola, today told Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, Lagos that he did not extend  invitation to the former bank boss in the course of his investigation […]


Alleged Fraud: We Didn’t Invite Akingbola For Interrogation – EFCC Witness

By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi The prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former Chief Executive Officer of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Dr. Erastus Akingbola, today told Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, Lagos that he did not extend invitation to the former bank boss in the course of his investigation into the bank’s […]


Alleged N179B Fraud: EFCC Witness In Akingbola’s Trial Contradicts Self

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the ongoing trial of Dr. Erastus Akingbola, the Chief Executive Officer of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Mr Abdulraheem Jimoh, today, contradicted himself before a Federal High Court, Lagos, by saying that he only attended an aborted […]


Extradition: Kashamu Knows Fate April 29

  … As AGF, DSS, NDLEA Say Suit Speculative, Abuse Of Court Process   The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), the Department of State Security  Services (DSS) and National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), today, told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that the suit filed by Senator Buruji Kashamu against them over alleged extradition move, […]


Alleged N1.4B Fraud: Court Orders Arrest Of 2 Akwa Ibom State Commissioners, Others

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, Lagos presided over by Justice Rilwan Aikawa today ordered the arrest of Akwa Ibom State Attorney; General Mr Uwemedimo Thomas Nwoko, Commissioner for Finance; Nsikan Linus Nkan and the state Accountant General; Nfon Jacobson Udomah and one Margret Thompson Ukpe a Cashier in Akwa […]