Judiciary

lllegal Movement Of $1.9M : Court Issues Arrest Warrant On Businessman

    A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the arrest of a businessman, Ani Paulinus Onyeka, over his failure to appear before the court for arraignment, over allegation of money laundering. The court presided over by Justice Rilwan Aikawa, made the order while granting an arrest warrant application against the businessman, filed and argued […]


Aggrieved NNPC Cooperative Society Members Ask Court To Stop Election

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today was  asked to stop Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) Staff Cooperatives  election scheduled to hold Thursday,October 26, 2017. According to an 18 paragraph affidavits deposed to by Yisau Ilori in a suit marked FHC/L/SC/1617/2017, the petitioner alleged that some of the members, who qualified to run for […]


Police Charge Power Uti With Murder For Allegedly Killing Wife

  Former Nigerian wrestler, John Eke Uti, popularly known in sports circle as ‘Power Uti’, has been charged before an Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, by men of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Panti-Yaba, Lagos for allegedly killing  his wife. Uti, who reigned in the wrestling world in the 80s to 90s, […]


Evans’ Arraignment On Fresh Charge Stalled

    The scheduled  arraignment of the suspected  notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly called Evans and four members of his gang, at an Igboosere High Court in Lagos,  was stalled today . The arrangement of the accused persons was  stalled due to application they filed, challenging the court’s jurisdiction to entertain the  case of illegal  […]


Ogun PDP Crisis: Judge Withdraws From Suit Over Petition

    Following a petition written by the National body of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), against Justice Ibrahim Buba of a Federal High Court, Lagos, the judge on Friday, excuse himself from hearing a suit seeking to stop the upcoming congress of the Ogun State chapter and the national Convention of the party. Precisely, Justice […]


EFCC Arraigns 2 Men For Defrauding Indian National Of $13. 275

  The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) today  arraigned two Nigerians before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauded an Indian national, Yaser De Zhkam to the tune of $13, 275. The two Nigerians arraigned before Justice Rilwan Aikawa are: Eze Okoronkwo and Okechukwu Ariguzo. The EFCC in a charge marked FHC/L/223c/17, alleged […]


Contempt: Court Releases Atiku’s Son

  … Grants Ex-wife Child’s Custody   Aminu Atiku Abubakar, son of  former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who was earlier remanded in the transit cell of Tinubu’s Chief Magistrate Court, Lagos, for disobeying an order of the court has been released. Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye, had earlier ordered that the son of the country’s […]


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 […]