Judiciary

Customer: Court Sanctions UBA Over Libelous Publication

      A Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere has ordered United Bank of Africa (UBA) Plc, to pay a total sun of N1million to one of its customers, Mrs. Ademiniyi Juyitan-Adetola, for libelous and malicious publications. The court presided over by Justice Kudirat A. Jose, also declared that UBA Plc, breached the […]


Music Promoter, Alagbada, Wants Malami, Others Jailed For Alleged Contempt

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Nigerian music promoter, Alhaji Lateef Alagbada, has asked a  Federal High  Court sitting in Lagos to commit to prison, the Attorney General of the Federation(AGF) and Justice Minister, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) and five others, for disobeying a court order. Others joined alongside Malami as alleged contemnors […]


N33B Money Laundering: EFCC Calls Last Witness In Mompha’s Trial

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The last Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, in the ongoing trial of social media influencer, Ismaila Mustapha, today, told Justice Muhammad Liman of the Federal High Court, Lagos, that he is a director in the Ismalob Global Investment Limited, a company belonging to Ismaila. Ismaila, popularly called […]


N1.5B Fraud: Court Sentences Ex NIMASA’s Director, Captain Agaba, To 7 Years Imprisonment 

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today  sentenced a former Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Executive Director (ED), Captain Ezekiel Bala Agaba, to seven years imprisonment for laundering N1,541,408,666.00(billion). Justice Ibrahim Buba convicted Agaba for the seven counts of conversion and criminal breach of […]


Alleged $667, 000 Frauds: Hearing Of Suit Against Ex-Banker Fixed For July 21

  Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A  Federal High Court sitting in Lagos  today adjourned further hearing of a suit seeking to freeze 35 accounts belonging to a former banker, Austine Ugochukwu, which  were allegedly used to laundered the sum of $667, 000, till July 21, 2020. The former banker was dragged before the court […]


NIWA Faults Lagos Attorney General On Waterways Jurisdiction

  …  Says Appeal Court judgement Didn’t Confer Any Jurisdictional Authority On LASG   The Federal regulatory agency on inland waterways in Nigeria, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has stoutly faulted the assertions of the Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Moyosoro Onigbanjo, SAN on the subsisting judgement of the Court of Appeal, […]


Forgery: Court Issues Bench Warrant For Arrest Of Two Sri Lanka Nationals

  A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory High Court at Maitama, on Wednesday, issued a bench warrant for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, to arrest two nationals of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Vanguard reports that the Trial Justice Olasumbo Goodluck ordered that the two Sri […]


Lawyer To Dethroned Emir Sanusi II Vows To Challenge His Banishment, Detention In Court

    Abubakar Balarabe Mahmud SAN, Lawyer to dethroned Emir Muhammad Sanusi II has vowed to take legal action against the banishment and detention of the Emir. The lawyer, who described the banishment as illegal and unconstitutional based on the Kano State Emirate Council law that was just enacted by the state government. He made […]


Supreme Court Shifts Imo Gov. Dispute To Tuesday

  The Supreme Court, today, adjourned the hearing of the application seeking to restore Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the Governor of Imo State, till Tuesday. A seven-man panel of Justices of the Apex Court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria,Justice Tanko Muhammad, adjourned the matter at the request of […]


Supreme Court Fixes Jan 20 For Judgement On Kano Governorship Dispute

  The Supreme Court, on today, fixed January 20,2020 to deliver judgement on the appeal seeking to nullify the election of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State. A seven-man panel of justices of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, reserved its verdict on the appeal marked SC/1450/2019, […]