Judiciary

INEC Bribery Scam; Plea Bargain Or Not, I Won’t Go Below What The Law Says—Judge

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today, told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), that it would not impose punishment that is not in tandem with those stipulated by the law on accused persons, irrespective of the plea bargaining arrangement agreed upon between the anti-graft agency and the accused. Justice Mohammed Idris […]


Court Grants Patience Jonathan Unfettered Access To $5.8M

  The coast is now clear for former first lady of Nigeria, Mrs. Patience Ibifaka Jonathan, to access her account with Skye Bank Plc, where she housed $5. 842, 316. 66 million. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun had on April 6, 2017, unfreezes the account after Mrs. Jonathan’s lawyer, Ifedayo Adedipe (SAN), had challenged the Economic and […]


Property Seizure: Obanikoro, Family Loses N100M Suit Against FG

  The N100 million suit filed by Senator Musiliu Obanikoro and his family against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged property seizure before a Federal High Court, Lagos, suffered a setback on Friday, as the suit was struck out for lack of merit. Senator Obanikoro alongside his wife, Alhaja Miroophat, his two […]


N1.5B Fraud: Senator Nwaoboshi Loses Property To FG

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today ordered temporary seizure of a 12 storey building located at 27, Marine Road, Apapa, belonging to a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Representing Delta North Senatorial District, Peter Nwaoboshi. The court order granted by Justice Abdulazeez Anka was sequel to an Ex-parte application filed before […]


Breach Of Contract: Company Slams N2B Suit On Stanbic IBTC Bank

   A limited liability company, Infinity Snacks and Beverages Limited, which claimed to have suffered economic losses as a result of breach of contract by Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc has slammed N2 billion suit on the bank. In a statement of claim filed at the Lagos High Court, by a Lagos based lawyer, Barrister Olumide […]


N3.2B Fraud: Witness Tells Court How Kalu’s Aide Withdraws N714M From Govt Account

  As the trial of the former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu over alleged N3.2 billion fraud continue, a Compliance Officer with Heritage Bank Plc, Mr. Adeniyi David Tunde, today told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how one of Kalu’s aide, Udeh Jones Udeogu and two others withdrew N714 millions from […]


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, […]