Judiciary

Court Orders Sonny Odogwu Estate To Pay Access Bank N26B Judgement Debt

    Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court, Lagos today upheld the N26 billion debt claim by Access Bank PlC against the estate of the late Ide Ahaba of Asaba, Chief Sonny Odogwu. Osiagor upheld the bank’s claim after dismissing the preliminary objection filed by the estate of the late Chief Sonny Odogwu […]


Court Gives Nod For Committal Proceedings Against Aregbesola Over Marriage Registry

    The Federal High Court, Lagos has granted leave to four local government councils in the country, to commence committal proceedings against the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola. Justice Daniel Osiagor who presided over the court, authorised the applicants to serve form 48 and 49 on the minister. Form 48 is a notice of […]


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Kenneth Amadi Refutes Alleged N2.9B Fraud Charges Levelled Against Him

  Mr. Kenneth Ndubuisi Amadi has told Justice Ambrose Lewis Allagoa of the Federal High Court, Lagos that he did not steal N2.9 billion or defraud such or any amount at all from Eunisell Ltd as alleged by the prosecution. Amadi made the statement on Tuesday when he opened his defence in an alleged N2. 9 billion […]


Court Says NAICOM Lacks Power To Increase Insurance Firms’ Capital Base Without NASS  Authorisation 

    The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has held that the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) cannot increase the statutory minimum solvency capital policy for Insurance companies operating in the country without the National Assembly amending the Insurance Act and Regulation 2003. Justice Chukwujeku Aneke made the order in a judgment he delivered on July 14, […]


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N1.2B Fraud: Court  Adjourns Ruling On Defendant’s  Bail Application Till Sept. 30

  Justice Ambrose Lewis-Alagoa of the Federal High Court, Lagos, today, deferred ruling in the bail application filed by Mr Michael Ukiye, who operates Ponzi Scheme, through which prominent investors were dupped to the tune of N1.2 billion naira till September 30. Justice Lewis-Alagoa while deferring ruling on the bail application, ordered the remand of […]


Ponzi Scheme Operator  Docked For Allegedly Defrauding   Profs., MTN Staff Cooperative,  Army Col, Others Of N1.2B

    A Ponzi scheme operator, Michael Ukiye Diongoli, who allegedly duped a retired Army Colonel, a Professor and some others of the sum of N1. 286, 580, 656 billion, was today arraigned before Justice Ambrose Lewis-Allagoa of the Federal High Court, Lagos. Michael Ukiye Diongoli, was arraigned by operatives of the Force Criminal Investigation Department […]


Hard Drug: Court Postpones Ruling On Billionaire, Ukatu Mallinson Bail Application

    Ruling on the bail application filed on behalf of a Nigerian billionaire, Ukatu Afamefuna Mallison, who was linked to the suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP),Abba Kyiari in an alleged N3 billion drug  deal could not go on  today as information from the court revealed that  the ruling is yet  to be ready. Ukatu […]


Court Asks FBN Holdings PLC To Revert To Pre -AGM Status

    The Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, on Friday, stopped FBN Holdings Plc, from implementing all the decisions taken at its 10th Annual General Meeting recently held on June 20, 2022, at Oriental Hotel, Lagos. FBN Holdings PLC is the controlling owner of First Bank of Nigeria Plc. Specifically, Justice Akintayo Aluko granted an order directing […]


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Court Sentences Baba Ijesha To 16 Years Imprisonment

    Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court today, Thursday sentenced Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha, to 16 years’ imprisonment. Baba Ijesha  was charged with  six counts of child defilement that include indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault, attempted sexual assault by penetration and sexual assault by […]


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N18.9B Scam: Court Grants Investors’ Requests Against Ponzi Scheme Operators, Ajetunmobi Couple

    Justice Taofiquat Oyekan-Abdullahi of the Lagos State High Court, Osborne, Ikoyi today, granted all the prayers sought by investors, who lost a whopping sum of N18.9 billion to a couple, Bamise Samson Ajetunmobi and Elizabeth Anuoluwapo Ajetunmobi, who operates fake investment scheme. The investors through their Counsel, Adetunji Adedoyin-Adeniyi of AAA Chambers and Banwo and […]