Judiciary

N20B Salary Bail Out Loan: Court Hears Kogi, EFCC Applications October 15

  Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Lagos Federal High Court, Lagos will on October 15, hear all applications relating to the N20 billion salary bail out loan said to have been warehoused in a new generation bank by the Kogi State government. Counsel to the Kogi State government, Professor Sam Erogbo […]


Attempted Cybercrime: Court Forgives Defendant, Sentences Him To Counselling

      In an innovative landmark judgment, the FederalvHigh Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, released on probation, a 20-year-old cybercrime defendant, Aifuwa Courage Osasumwem. Justice Taiwo Taiwo exercised the court’s discretion and declined to uphold a plea bargain agreement Osasumwem entered with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The deal with the […]


Contempt: Court Orders IGP To Release Detained Truck, Summons Police Commissioner

      A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to immediately obey a March 26 order directing the release of a truck unlawfully seized and detained by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) Isolo Police Station, Lagos since last December 21. Justice Akintayo […]


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Dr. Ajayi’s Widow Urges Court To Exclude Ex-Mistress From Sharing In Husband’s Estate

    * Mrs.  Oluyemisi Ajayi, late Dr. Rosin Ajayi’s widow   Story  By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Lagos State High Court has been asked to exclude former Miss Nigeria, Helen Prest from benefiting from the estate of the late Dr Tosin Ajayi of First Foundation Medical Engineering Company Limited. Dr Ajayi’s widow, Mrs Oluyemisi […]


Drug Trafficking: Ex-Lagos Council Boss, Alleges Likelihood Of Bias, Wants His Trial Before Another Judge

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A former Vice Chairman, Lagos Island East Council Development Area, Lagos State, Mr. Kehinde Ashekun, who is currently standing trial before the Federal High Court, Lagos over alleged drug trafficking, has asked the Chief Judge if the Federal High Court to transfer his case file to another […]


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Money Found In My Kaduna Home Not From Shagaya, Others Says Yakubu, Ex-NNPC GMD

    Former Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu, has denied that part of the recovered money in his Kaduna residence was given to him by a businesswoman, Hajiya Bola Shagaya. Yakubu also refuted the allegations that some of the money was given to him by Mr Kola Aluko […]


Trademark Infringement : Court Fixes Oct. 27 For Hearing Of Rites Foods Contempt Proceedings Against NBC

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Justice Lewis Allagoa of the Federal High Court, Lagos today, fixed October 27, for hearing of all applications in a Contempt application filed by Rite Food Limited against Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) and it’s Managing Director, Mattieu Seguine, over alleged trademark infringement. Justice Allagoa fixed the date after […]


Alleged N924M Debt: Court Fixes Nov. 16, For AMCON Suit Against Kanu’s Hotel

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today adjourned till November 11 hearing of a debt recovery suit filed against former football star, Kanu Nwakwo’s hotel, Hardly Apartment, by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). AMCON is seeking to recover an alleged debt of N924, 788, 754, […]


Disputed 17 Oil Wells : Supreme Court Shifts Rivers, Imo Suit Till Nov 1

    The Supreme Court has fixed November 1, 2021 for hearing of the suit between Rivers and Imo State over the ownership of 17 oil Wells that have been subject of dispute between the two state. The highest court in the land fixed the date on Tuesday after the Attorney General of the Federation […]


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Alleged N13.8B Fraud: Court Adjourns FUOYE’s VC Suit Till Nov. 11

          Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of a Lagos Federal High Court, today, adjourned till November 11, further hearing of the fundamentals rights Enforcement suit, filed by Professor Abayomi Sunday Fasina, the Vice Chancellor of Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, (FUOYE) and two others, seeking to stop police […]