Judiciary

BREAKING: President Buhari Swears In Ariwoola As Acting Chief Justice Of Nigeria

    The President, Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), today sworn in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria(CJN) at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja. Ariwoola, who is the most senior Justice of the Supreme Court was sworn-in at about 3:00pm, hours after the resignation of the immediate past CJN, Tanko […]


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Petition Stalls Arraignment Of Billionaire, Mallinson, Linked With Abba Kyari’s Drug Saga

    The scheduled arraignment of suspected billionaire drug baron, Chief Afam Mallinson Ukatu linked with the suspended DCP Abba Kyari, in the N3 billion tramadol deal, suffered a setback today before a Federal High Court in Lagos. Ukatu was to be arraigned alongside Pius Enidom, and Sunday Ifeanyi Ibekwute by the National Drug Law […]


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Canada Based Nigerian Businessman Jailed 3 Years For Smuggling Cocaine

    Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Lagos has convicted and sentenced a Nigerian with Canadian citizenship, Anigo Christian Godspower, to three years imprisonment for illegally importing 2.10 Kilograms of Cocaine into the country from Brazil. Godspower said to be into the business of estate development in Canada was said to have […]


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Court Declines ShopRite’s Bid To Exit Nigeria Over $47M Debt

  Justice Ambrose Lewis-Allagoa of the the Federal High Court, Lagos had dismissed an application filed by the promoters of the largest retailing store in Nigeria, Shoprite Checker (PYT), to discharge an Exparte order, stopping it from relocating out of Nigeria over alleged $47 million USD debt. Justice Lewis-Allagoa dismissed the application to discharge the […]


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Eviction Notice: Court Fixes June 27, For Hearing Of Union Bank, Greenwich Bank’s Suit

  High Court of Lagos State, sitting in Osborne Estate, has adjourned till June 27, to hear the suit filed by Union Bank Plc, seeking the eviction of newly-licensed Greenwich Merchant Bank from it’s headquarter at Oyin Jolayemi Street Victoria. Justice Abdullahi Oyekan who presided over the court, fixed the date for hearing of all […]


Adamawa Judiciary Dismisses 32 Over Forged Certificates

    The Adamawa Judicial Service Commission has announced the dismissal of 11 personnel, demotion of a Magistrate and 20 other workers. This is contained in a statement issued on Saturday by the Commission’s Secretary, Hindatu Lamorde, in Yola. She said the Magistrate was demoted to the position of Registrar for involving in corrupt practices. […]


Court Convicts Couple Over $120M Fraud

    An Ikeja High Court of Lagos State, presided over by Justice Hakeem Oshodi has convicted a couple, Augustine Ezeama and Juliet Ezeama over a fraud of $120m fraud. The couple were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on November 16, 2016 over the alleged fraud. The EFCC had in the […]


Bizman Docked Over Alleged N24.7M Fraud, Issuance Of Dud Cheques

    A businessman, Peter Olasubomi Olowe, was today, arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos over alleged conspiracy, N24,783,109 million fraud and Issuance of dud cheques. Olowe was arraigned before the court presided over by Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke alongside his company; Max Vision Global Concept Limited, on the alleged offences by men […]


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Court Remands Forex Trader In Prison Over Alleged N13.4M Fraud

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the remand of a forex trader, Aliri Stanley Chidozie, who was brought befor the court for allegedly defrauding his clients of the sum of N13, 421,370 million. Justice Tijjani Ringim, gave the remand order against the forex trader after he pleaded not guilty to […]


Two Men Docked For Destroying 22 Acres Farmland, Attempted Murder

  Two men, Tomiwa Aro and Ismaila Ahmed, were today, arraigned before an Ogun State Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ifo, on alleged conspiracy, attempted murder, forcible entry, assault; conduct likely to breach public peace and destroy of Teak trees and cassava crop valued over N40 million. Both Tomiwa and Ismaila were arraigned on the alleged offences […]