Judiciary

Court Remands Canadian Returnee, Joseph Ifeanyinchukwu, Over Alleged N360M Fraud

    A Canada based Nigerian, Joseph Ifeanyinchukwu, has been remanded in the custody of the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), over alleged fraud of N360 million USD, by a Lagos Federal High Court. Justice Daniel Osiagor, of the Federal High Court, Lagos ordered the remand of the Canadian returnee, after he pleaded not guilty […]

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N500M Fraud: Phone Marketer Loses Bid To Lift Freezing Order On Accounts

    Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos, today dismissed the application filed by a trading company, Fussytech Phone, asking the court to lift the frozen order obtained by the Police through its Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) against it’s account in Providus Bank Nigeria Limited. The Police had sought and obtained a […]


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Continuous Detention: Court Ask Police To Show Course Why Detainees Should Not Be Released

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos presided over by Justice Daniel Osiagor today ordered the Inspector General of police (IGP) to charge two detainees Oyegoke Oyedele and Ahmed Olaitan who have being in thier custody for months to court or show course why the two detainees should not be released by the court. […]


Court Orders EFCC To Release Detainee After 4 Months In Custody Without Charge

  Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court, Lagos on Thursday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , EFCC, to immediately release one Mr Oguma Richard Uchenna from thier custody. Justice Osiagor while ruling on a Fundamental Right Enforcement application filed by the applicant, held that why the law recognises the power of […]


Unpaid Debt: Court Orders SEPLAT Petroleum To Pay ABM Global Services $2,112,500.00

    A Lagos State High Court, Ikeja Division has ordered one of the foremost oil and gas exploration company in Nigeria, SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company Plc to pay its outstanding indebtedness of  $2,112,500.00 (N1,499,875,000 .00)  to an oil servicing company, ABM Global Services Limited. Justice O. A Dabiri gave the order while delivering judgement […]


Ikorodu Reps Ticket: Court Declares Shittu As PDP Candidate

    …Asks Party To Forward His Name To INEC      The Federal High Court in Lagos Friday held that the plaintiff, Abdul Kareem Shittu, is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Ikorodu in Federal House of Representatives. Justice Daniel Osiagor held that Shittu won the party’s Lagos State House of […]


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Disobedience To Court Order : Surveyors Threatens To Sue Lagos Surveyor-General For Contempt

      Surveyors in Lagos State, under the auspices of Association of private practicing surveyors of Nigeria (ASPPSN), has promised to file a contempt charge against the Surveyor General of Lagos State, over his failure to implement judgement of the Federal High Court, which nullified Section 5 of the State Survey Practice Law and […]


Detention: Court Orders Substituted Service On EFCC

    Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court, Lagos today ordered the service of processes filed in a fundamental right enforcement application on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) The judge also ordered the service of the process filed by a lawyer, Mr. Dennis Warri on behalf of the detainee, Mr. Oguma Richard Uchenna to be served […]


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Illegal Ponzi Scheme: Court Defers Ruling Suspected Fraudsters’ Bail Application Till Aug. 18th

      Justice Akintoye Aluko of the Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday hear the bail application of two suspected fraudsters and a company, who were alleged to have dupped unsuspecting publics of billions of naira through a fake Ponzi scheme. The two defendants Adewale Daniel Jayeoba and Emmanuel Jayeoba who are Son and father […]


Survey Practices: Court Voids Section 5 Of Lagos State Survey Law

    Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court, Lagos has held that the Lagos State House of Assembly acted unconstitutionally, in enacting Section 5 of the Survey Law of Lagos State, which requires Surveyors to obtain written consent of the Surveyor General of Lagos State before carrying out survey on any State land […]