Judiciary

N6.8B Fraud: Counsel’s Absence Stalls Trial Of Ex-NAMA MD, Others

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     Further hearing in the trial of former Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, Mr. Ibrahim Abdulsalami and six others over alleged N6. 850, 447, 609. 90 billion fraud, before the Federal High Court, Lagos was today stalled due to the absence of a counsel representing […]

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Court Remands 61 Years Old Man In Prison Custody Over Alleged N10.8M Land Scam

      By Story Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   An Ebute Metta Magistrate Court, Lagos presided over by Magistrate Bola Folarin-Williams has ordered the remand of a 61year-old man, Olasupo Alimi, who was charged before her over alleged Fraud and stealing of a total of N10.8 million fraudulenty obtained from two prospective land buyers. Magistrate Folarin-Williams, […]


Ex- Lagos Island Local Govt. Vice Chairman, Asekun Arraigned On Another Drug Trafficking Charge

      The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned the trial of former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Government Council,Mr Kehide Ashekun and two others till  November 17, 2021. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA Ina fresh charge is prosecuting Kehinde Asekun and two others, Azeez Adeniyi Ibrahim, and […]


Alleged N15B Fraud: Ex-Gulf MD, Others To Be Re-arraigned Nov. 26

    Story By Gbenga  Ogunbufunmi     Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court, Lagos has fixed for November 26, for the re-arraignment of Prince Johnson Adekunle Adeyeba, the former Managing Director of the defunct Gulf Bank Plc,and two others over alleged N15 billion fraud. Others to be re-arraigned by the Office of […]


Ex-NIMASA DG Akpobolokemi, Others Bought Massage Chairs With i\Intelligence Gathering Funds–Witness

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos was today informed that a former Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime and Administration Agency, NIMASA, Patrick Akpobolokemi and his management team spent the agency’s N18 million meant for intelligence gathering on massage chairs for themselves. A prosecution witness Mrs. Margaret Ekong, told Justice Ayokunle Faji that […]


Suretyship: Court Convicts, Jails Self-Promoted GL 14 Officer

    A self-appointed Grade Level 14 Officer, Odutola Sherifat Oyinkansola, has been convicted and sentenced to a year Imprisonment by an Ikeja Special Offence Court, Lagos fr forgery. The 40 years old Convict, who is a Grade Level 7 Officer, in one of the Lagos State’s Ministry, was given the jail term by Justice […]


NDLEA Arraigned Qatar Based Nigerian For Alleged Smuggling Of Cocaine

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Qatar based-Nigerian, Perrah Livinus, (a.k.a Nnakaihe Ikechukwu Livinus ),  was today, arraigned by  the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). before the Federal High Court, Lagos for allegedly importing 600 grams of heroin. Arraigning the defendant on one count charge of Unlawful importation of the said drug, […]


N1.5B Debt : Court Freezes Bauchi State Government Account In Zenith , Eco Bank , Others

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, will on November 3, 2021, decide whether or not to vacate a freezing order placed on 20 bank accounts belonging to the Bauchi State Government consequent upon a suit filed by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) […]


N583.9M Disputed Loan : Return To High Court , Appeal Court Tells Heritage Bank, Firm

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     The Lagos Division of Appeal Court, has set aside the judgement of Justice Serifat Sonaike, of the Lagos State High Court, which granted a summary judgement delivered in favour of Heritage Bank Plc over the sum of N583, 977,998.73 million facilities granted to an Oil and Gas […]


Alleged Cyberstalking; FG Charges HEDA’s Boss, Suraju, To Court

      The federal government has formally filed charges against the Chairman of Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), Mr. Olarenwaju Suraju, for allegedly cyberstalking the former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke. The suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/370/2021 at the Federal High Court, Abuja is coming nearly six […]