Judiciary

Court Sentences Man To 7 Years Imprisonment For Trafficking In 1.55Kg Of Cocaine

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today convicted and sentence a Greece bound Nigerian passenger, Nnaeto Christian Ifeanyi to seven years Imprisonment for dealing in 1.55 kg of Cocaine. Ifeanyi conviction and sentence was sequel to his decision to change his plea from not guilty to guilty during his re-arraignment before Justice Daniel […]


Amadi’s Trial : Why We Didn’t Issue Query To Ex-employee For Indirect Payment—Witness

    The Prosecution Witness and Managing Director of Eunisell Ltd, Mr Chika Ikenga today, Thursday told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos that Eunisell Limited did not issue any query to its former employee, Mr Kenneth Amadi demanding his explanation on why payments were made indirectly to Eunisell account. Mr Chika Ikenga made […]


Court Grants Alleged Colombian Drug Lord N100M Bail

      A federal high court sitting in Lagos yesterday ordered the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA to release a Colombian Alexander Bedoye from it’s custody. Justice Lewis Alagoa made the order following a fundamental rights enforcement application filed by his lawyer, Chief Benson Ndakara. Moving the application yesterday, the suspect’s counsel, Chief […]


Trial Of Nadabo Energy CEO, Coy Stalled By Absence Of Defence Counsel

    The ongoing trial of Abubakar Ali Peters and his company, Nadabo Energy Limited, for an alleged N1.4billion fraud before Justice C.A. Balogun of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, could not continue on December 7, 2021, as his counsel was absent in court. Abubakar and his company, Nababo Energy Limited, who […]


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Court Adjourns Hearing Of Princess Kolade’s Application To Quash Fraud Charge Till Jan. 14

    Justice Peter Lifu of the Federal High Court, Lagos today, fixed January 14, 2022, for the hearing of the application seeking to quash the criminal charge of $32m fraud, filed against a businesswo operators t,zrgman and socialite, Princess Toyin Kolade and 10 others, for allegedly defrauding Access bank of the sum of $32 […]


EFCC Rearraigns Fayose On 11 Counts Amended Charge

      The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), today, rearraigned Mr. Ayodele Fayose, the former governor of Ekiti State, and his company, Spotless Limited, on amended 11 counts charge. He was rearraigned on the amended charge dated November 24, 2021 and filed on November 25, 2021, before court presided over Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, […]


Rite Foods Appeals Dismisal Of Contempt Suit Against NBC’s MD

      …As Hearing Of Passing-Off Suit Fixed For Jan. 12   Rite Foods has appealed the ruling of a Lagos Federal High Court, which dismissed the contempt proceedings suit filed against Mr. Mathieu Seguin, the Managing Director of the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC). Justice Lewis Allagoa who presided over the court, today, set […]


Court Remands 3 ‘Akala Boys’ Over Unlawful Dealing In 803Kg Of Marijuana

    Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Lagos today ordered the remand of three ‘Akala Boys’ over allegation of unlawful dealing in 803 Kilograms Cannabis Sativa, otherwise called Marijuana. Justice Aneke made the remand order against the three men, after the three were arraigned by the men of National Drug Law Enforcement […]


Ecobank Warns Prospective Buyer Of Honeywell Flour Ltd

      … Says Company Facing Winding Up Proceedings     Following media reports on the move by Flour Mills Nigeria PLC to acquire 71.69 percent of Honeywell Group Limited, Ecobank Nigeria Limited has placed a, Caveat on any share of the company on the ground that the company is hugely indebted to the […]


Alleged Defilement: Baba Ijesha Denies His Confessional Statement

      Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James alias Baba Ijesha, today, denied his confessional statement, while also accused the complainant of supplying the information inputted in a police statement which he says he was coarced to signed. Baba Ijesha stated this while giving evidence in his trial-within-trial which was ordered by the judge, Justice Oluwatoyin […]