Judiciary

Alleged N3.2B Fraud: Heritage Bank Tenders Documents In Kalu, Other’s Trial

  A Compliance Officer with Heritage Bank Plc, Mr. Adeniyi David Tunde, today, tendered some documents in the ongoing trial of former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu and his former Commissioner for Finance, Udeh Udeogu and Slok Nigeria Limited, Kalu’s company, on alleged N3.2 billion fraud. The former Abia State governor, Kalu, his […]


Fanta/Sprite Quality Controversy Shift To Appeal Court

  ….Petitioner Wants NBC Punished The legal hostility between a Lagos businessman Dr Emmanuel Fijabi Adebo and Nigeria Bottling Company(NBC),NAFDAC has been shifted to Lagos Division of Court of Appeal, as Dr Fijabi and his company Fijabi Adebo holdings have filed a notice of appeal against the judgement of the Lagos high court. Nigerian Bottling […]


GTB, Others Manipulated My Fathers Shares —Late Aderinokun Last Child Alleged

  A Federal High Court in Lagos was today Friday asked to appoint an independent body to oversees the Estate of late Mr Tayo Aderinokun, founder of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc pending the determination of the suit instituted by Oluwatise Aderinokun, the last child of the astute banker. The plaintiff said in alternative, the court […]


N500M Election Bribe: Court Adjourns Trial Of 3 INEC Officials

  The sentencing of one of the three Independent National Electrical Commission (INEC) alleged to have collected money from the former Minister of Petroleum Mrs Alison Madueke to pervert the 2015 general election could not hold today due to the absence of the accused in court. When the matter came up for trial today Friday, […]


Court Remands 13 UNILAG Students In Prisons Over Riotous Invasion

    The Police from State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti-Yaba, of Lagos State Police Command, on Saturday, charged 13 students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), before a Special Offences Mobile Court in Oshodi, Lagos, over unlawful invasion into Television Continental (TVC), premises. The 13 students are: Femi Adeyeye, Toni Aina, Kodri […]


Court Dismisses N100M Suit Against Diamond Bank

  A Federal High Court, Lagos today held that Diamond Bank Plc acted within the law when it complied with an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) directives placing ‘no debit order’ on the account of Lagos based property company, NGP Properties and Company against the bank. Justice Muslim Hassan held this position while delivering […]


Bribing Of Judges: We Didn’t Conclude Our Investigation Before Charging Lawyer To Court—EFCC Witness

    The star witness in the ongoing trial of a legal practitioner Dr Joseph Nwobike alleged to have bribe judicial officers in order to pervert the course of justice, yesterday told an Ikeja High Court that the prosecution, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)did not complete their investigation before charging the lawyer to […]


Contaminated Table Water: DAI Brothers Drags NAFDAC To Court For Refusing To Release Laboratory Test On Aquafina Water

  A limited liability company DAI Brothers Investment limited alleged to have been supplied with contaminated Aquafina Table water by Seven Up Bottling Company Plc have filed a suit before a Federal High Court in Lagos urging the court to compel the National Agency For food and Drug Administration and control (NAFDAC) to release forthwith […]


Airline Takeover: Arik Air Accuses AMCON’s Lawyer Of Professional Misconduct

…Adjourns Case To May 15 The Federal High Court in Lagos today deferred rulings on two preliminary objections arising from the takeover of Arik Air Limited by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria(AMON) till May 15, 2017. AMCON had on February 8, 2017 taken over of thy one of the nation’s airline Arik Air Limited. […]


Land Grabbing: Police Arraigns 4 men

Police from Zone 2 Command of Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Lagos, on Thursday, arraigned four men before an Igbosere Chief Magistate Court, Lagos, on offences bordering on conspiracy, land grabbing, conduct likely to breach public peace and unlawful conversation of fund. Those arraigned before Chief Magistrate Abimbola Komolafe led-court are: Babagbemiga Olaiya, 48, Ismaila Babatunde, […]