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Court Remands Man Over Attempt To Export 780 Grams Of Methamphetamine

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Justice Toluwani Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos has ordered that a hard drug courier, James Chinweikpe Wisdom be remanded in prison custody till March 8, when his bail application would be heard and determined. The defendant, James Chinweikpe Wisdom was charged with a one count of […]


N264.8M Gratification: Court Convicts 2 INEC Officials

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi A Federal High Court in Lagos today convicted two ex officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Christian Nwosu and Tijani Bashir, charged with N264.8 million gratification and money laundering. Justice Mohammed Idris handed down the conviction on the defendants , while delivering his judgement in the trial […]


Alleged N7 4B Fraud: Ex First Lady Patience Jonathan To Know Her Fate Feb. 11

      Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, Lagos today fixed Feb. 11 to deliver a judgment in an application seeking the final forfeiture of the sum of $4.8 million and N7.4 billion allegedly linked to the immediate past First Lady, Patience Jonathan.   EFCC filed […]


Patience Jonathan Shows 5 Videos Clips In Court To Prove Ownership Of $15M

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Tuesday, viewed five video evidences, displayed in a suit seeking final forfeiture of about $8.4 million dollars, and N7.4billion linked to a former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan. The Trial Judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun had ordered the electronic evidences to be displayed […]


AGF Charges Oil Marketer For Defrauding GTBank Of N2.066 B

      The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) has charged an oil marketer, Chima Anyaso alongside his company, Ceecon Energy Oil and Gas Limited, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on a three count-charge bordering on forgery and N2,066,400 billion fraud. AGF in charge marked FHC/L/332c/18, alleged that the oil marketer of 16, Babatunde […]


N5.5B Debt : Ecobank Witness Reverses Self

  …Says Payment Of N3.5B Tied To Exit Of CBN’s Examiners     Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A defence witness in the hearing of the legal tussle between Honeywell Group of Companies and Ecobank Nigeria PLC over a disputed N5.5 billion Debt Mr Elemi Agbor today reverses himself from the earlier evidence he […]


Wole Olaniipekun Leads Senior Lawyers To Defend Onnoghen At CCT

    Senior lawyers on the defence team of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), Walter Samuel Onnoghen, led by Wole Olanipekun have arrived at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The CJN is expected to stand trial at 10 am when the tribunal is expected to start proceedings. Among the senior lawyers already in […]


Alleged N5.5B Debt: Otudeko, Other Witnesses May Appear In Court Tomorrow

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi Consequent upon the directive of Justice Ayotunde Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos asking Ecobank Nigeria Limited to bring to court all his witnesses in its  legal tussle with the HornyWell Group of Companies Limited over an  alleged N5.5 billion indebtedness, the Chairman of the conglomerate, Oba Otudeko may […]


Fake Animal Skins Dealer Docked For Defrauding Chinese Of N10M

      Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A man, Ifeanyichukwu Philip, who claimed to be dealer in animal Skins has been arraigned by the police for allegedly defrauding a Chinese, Feng Zhao Zhu, of the sum of N10 million, under the pretence of supplying him donkey skins. The 49- year-old Ifeanyichukwu was arraigned before […]


4 Sales Clerks Remanded Over Alleged Stealing Of N726.7M

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Four salesclerks were today, ordered to be remanded in prisons custody by an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for alleged stealing of N726. 724, 500, belonging to their boss, Mr. Emmanuel Ugo. The four salesclerks ordered to be remanded in prisons custody by the court presided over by […]