Posts Tagged ‘Federal High Court’

Judge transfers Nigerian Ruler’s $30bn loan suit to Abuja

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 17, 2020
Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel of Osogbo Federal High Court on Thursday transferred to Abuja the matter instituted before it by an Osun State-based lawyer, seeking order to stop President Muhammadu Buhari and four others from obtaining a fresh foreign loan of $29.96bn. An ex-chairman of Nigeria Bar Association, Ilesha branch, Mr Kanmi Ajibola, had approached the […]

Police arraign ‘fake’ UNILAG lecturer

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
The police in Lagos on Friday arraigned a 39-year-old fake lecturer, Obi, in an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Obi is charged with three counts of false pretence, fraud and stealing. The prosecutor, Insp. Simon Uche, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on November 1, 2019 in Lagos. He alleged that the […]

Sex Work Is Not A Crime

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 19, 2019
A Federal High Court in Abuja today declared that Sex work is not a criminal offence in Nigeria, and that it is a violation of their rights as enshrined under S 37 of the Constitution for any security agent to break into their homes. Judgement was by Justice Binta Murtala Nyako.

BREAKING: EFCC arraigns Mompha in Federal High Court Lagos

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 25, 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday arraigned suspected internet fraudster, Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha in Federal High Court, Lagos. The EFCC charged him with 14 counts bordering on cyber fraud and money laundering. Details later…

“You’ll only get guarantee of safety in Prison”, Judge to Nnamdi Kanu

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 31, 2019
The fugitive leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that he was ready to return to the country to continue his trial if he would be guaranteed of his safety. But an Abuja Federal High Court judge, Binta Nyako, told him that the only way he could guarantee his safety […]

Court orders forfeiture of Kola Aluko’s $73m, N350m properties

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 22, 2019
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the forfeiture of three landed properties belonging to Kola Aluko, an ally of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission gave the value of the landed properties located in Abuja and Lagos as $73m and N350m. The EFCC gave […]