Judiciary

Police Arraigns 4 Over Alleged N131.2M Fraud

    After two failed attempts by the Police to arraign eight persons and two companies over alleged N313.2 million fraud, four of the suspects  were finally arraigned on Friday, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on charges bordering on conspiracy and fraud. Those arraigned before the court presided over by Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari are: […]


Alleged N15M Fraud: Court Fixes Trial Of Fake Oba Of Lagos For Dec. 6

  An Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos  today fixed December 6, 2017 for the trial of an alleged fraudster, Salami Oluwatobi Peter, who claimed to be  Oba of Lagos in order to defraud his victim of N15 million. The accused is standing trial before Chief Magistrate A. A. Ajibade (Mrs.)  on charges bordering on conspiracy, […]


Court Orders Forfeiture Of N1.4B Paris/London Club Loan Found In Access, GT Banks

  Justice Cecelia Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday, ordered that the total sum of N1.442,384,857.84 billion, which is part of un-refunded Paris and London Club Loans,  domiciled at Access Bank Plc and Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), be temporary forfeited to the Federal government of Nigeria. Justice Olatoregun made the order […]


Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture Of Diezani’s N2.6B Properties To FG

  A Federal High Court sitting Lagos today  ordered the permanent forfeiture of several properties valued at N2. 611, 592, 199 billion, scattered between Lagos, Abuja, and Port-Harcourt, Rivers state,  linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Government of Nigeria. The properties ordered to be forfeited including: a […]


Businessman Bags 11 Years Jail Term For Importing Banned Codeine

A Lagos-based businessman, Kenneth Chibuko Chiokwe, has been convicted and sentenced to 11 years and six months imprisonment, without option of fine, by a Federal High Court, Lagos, over unlawful importation of a cough syrup with codeine into the country The court presided over by Justice Jude Dagat, convicted and sentenced the importer on Tuesday, […]


Court Sentences 3 Hemp Dealers To 5- Year Jail Term

  A Federal High Court, Lagos presided over by Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo  has convicted and sentenced three men to five years imprisonment each, for unlawful dealing in 559 kilogrammes of Indian hemp  popularly called marijuana. The convicts, Akiti Narteh, 33, Jelili Anu 25  and Kunniji Damilola, 24, bagged the jail term after the court found […]


Court Sets October 16 For Ruling On Akpobolokemi ‘s No Case Submission

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos  has fixed October 16, 2017 to decide whether or not  to discharge the former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA),  Patrick Akpobolokemi,  charged with N2.6 billion fraud. The presiding judge  Ibrahim Buba fixed the date  today after hearing a no-case submission […]


Court Chides Police Over Shoddy Prosecution Of Film Maker, Seun Egbegbe, Others

  …Issues Bench Warrant Against  Witness   Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court Lagos, berated the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over their approach in the ongoing trial of a film maker, Olajide Kazeem, popularly called Seun Egbegbe and other accused persons arraigned over alleged multi-million dollars fraud. Other accused persons charged before the […]


Fraudsters Bag 5 Years Imprisonment Over N18M Fraud

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today  convicted an ATM fraud stars to 5 years imprisonment for defrauding different bank customers to the tune of over N18 million within a period of two years. Justice Ibrahim Buba arrived at his decision after closely examining the prosecution evidence  and that of defence in […]


Illegal Arms Importation: Court Restates Order On Detainees’ Medical Reports

  Justice Ayotunde Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos, today re-stated his earlier order mandating the Nigerian Prison Services (NPS) to produce the medical reports of the health status of four accused persons, who were in prison custody over illegal importation of firearms into the country. The court re-stated it’s earlier order following the […]