Judiciary

Alleged Land Fraud : Court Dismisses Fundamental Rights Suits Against EFCC

  Justice Ibrahim Buba of a Federal High Court, Lagos, has dismissed two fundamental rights applications filed by a Lagos based lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, on behalf of  his clients, Messr Chief Kenneth Chukwuemeka Ajoku and Chidinma Ozurumba, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for lack of merit and being frivolous. The judge also […]


Court Convicts 2 Brazilians For Importing 23.9Kg Of Cocaine

A Federal High Court, Lagos today, convicted two Brazilians, Lima Pereira Diego and Dias DOS Santos Marcia Cristina, for bringing into Nigeria 23.895 kilogrammes of Cocaine. The court presided over by Justice Cecilia Mojisola Olatoregun, convicted the two Brazilians after they had pleaded guilty to the charges leveled against them by the National Drugs Law […]


Diezani’s $115M Bribe: Ex-Minister, Jumoke Akinjide Submits Self To EFCC

…As Court Releases Rep Member, Who Stand Surety. Former Minister of State for Defence and one time Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide accused of collecting the sum of N650 million from former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Deziani Allison Madueke to prosecute the 2015 general election today submitted her self to […]


How Former JTF Commander, Gen Atewe Laundered N6B Through Zenith Bank, FCMB

  A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former Military Commander of the Joint Task Force (JTF) ,General Emmanuel Atewe on Monday narrated before a Federal High Court how the former military commander diverted over N6 billion meant for military operations in the Niger Delta region to private use with the aid of some […]


Alleged $166.9M Fraud: Trial Of Integrated Microfinance Bank MD, Deputy Fixed For June 22

  A Federal High Court, Lagos , presided over by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun today fixed the trial of the Managing Director of Integrated Microfinance Bank Plc, Simon Ademola akinteye and his Deputy, Gabriel Adepoju, till June 22, 2017. Akinteye and Adepoju were charged before the court by the office Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister […]


661 Pump Action Rifles: 2 Customs Officials, 3 Others Charged For Illegal Arms Importation

Two officials of Nigerian Customs Services (NCS), and three clearing agents were today, charged before a Federal High Court, Lagos, by the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) on nine counts charge bordering on conspiracy, importation of prohibited firearms, uttering of documents, forgery, corruption, and importation of prohibited goods. The two Customs Officials […]


Unlawful Enrichment : Absence Of Accused Judge Stalls Arraignment

The scheduled arraignment of a sitting judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa, for alleged unlawful enrichment to the tune of $260,000 and N8,650,000, failed on Tuesday as the accused judge was absent in court. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had filed 14 counts charge against the judge before the Lagos State […]


Court Sentences Fake Surety To 22 Years Imprisonment

  A fake surety, Ibikunle John Olusakin, 55 years old has been convicted and sentenced to 22 years imprisonment, by Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court, Lagos. Justice Idris sentenced the convict after pronouncing him guilty of five counts charge of perverting cause of Justice, making false statements, conspiracy, forgery and surety to […]


NDLEA Arraigns Police Inspector For Drug Trafficking

The National Drugs Laws and Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) today, arraigned an Inspector of Police, Bola Adigun, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on charges bordering on conspiracy, drug dealings and willfully obstructing security agents from carrying out their official duty. The anti-narcotic agency in a charge marked: FHC/L/192c/17, alleged that the Police Inspector currently attached […]


NPA Dragged To Court Over Breach Of Calabar Towage Contract

In bid to forestall the termination of its Towage contract, a limited liability company Global Spectrum Energy Services Limited has dragged Nigeria Port Authority (NPA)before a Federal high court in Lagos. The company urged the court to restrain NPA and its agents from creating third party rights or carrying out any act capable of undermining […]