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13 years after, Appeal Court reinstates members of dissolved Edo State Law Review Commission

  The Benin Division of the Court of Appeal ‎has nullified the dissolution of the ‎Edo State Law Review Commission 13 years after it was ‎dissolved for failure to follow due process. Recall that the Commission was dissolved in 2008 by ex-Comrade governor Adams...

Ubani writes AGF, demands compliance with judgment on NIN extension 

      Human rights lawyer, Monday Ubani yesterday asked the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN, to immediately comply with a Federal High Court judgment extending the time for National Identify Number, NIN, by two months.   Delivering...

Judge orders police to produce Ohakim

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday ordered the police to produce former Governor of Imo, Ikedi Ohakim in court for arraignment. Ohakim and Chinedu Okpareke were dragged to the Federal High Court by the police over allegations of threatening and...

Money Laundering: Maina’s Son, Faisal has fled to USA—EFCC tells court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, told a federal high court in Abuja that son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), has fled to the United States of America (USA). Meanwhile, the court has ordered his...

Alleged defamation: Court issues warrant of arrest against ex-Gov Ohakim’s former Female friend

**It’s fraudulent, lady fires back An Abuja Magistrate Court has issued a warrant of arrest against one Chinyere Lilian Amuchienwa in respect of allegations made against her by a former Governor of Imo State, Dr. Ikedi Ohakim. Magistrate E.D. Ebiwari specifically directed...

Nwoke, suspect in Imo sex video bags one year imprisonment

The key suspect and mastermind of the simulated sex video allegedly involving Imo State Public Complaints Commissioner, Willie Amadi, has been sentenced to one-year imprisonment. Peter Nwoke, a 20-year-old school leaver, who was charged to the Magistrate Court Isu, holden at...

Driver sentenced 2 years for stealing 

      A 45-year-old driver, Adetunji Tunde Oluwasegun, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for fraudulently converting to personal use a sum of N2million that was erroneously transferred into his account.   The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and...

Court Jails FCMB Staff  4 years for stealing customer’s fund

  Justice Jane Inyang of the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has convicted and sentenced Felix David Diete to four years imprisonment,  for stealing the sum of  N 2, 000, 000, 00.   He was jailed after four years of diligent prosecution by the Port...

New year protest: Sowore gets N20m bail

  An Abuja Chief Magistrate Court on Monday granted bail to the  publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore in the sum of N20m and two sureties in like sum. The court equally admitted Juwon Sanyaolu, Peter Williams, Emmanuel Bulus, and Damilare Adenola who were arrested...

N10.9bn Fraud: Court Jails Ex-Finbank MD, Nwosu, 3 others

  Justice Lateefa A. Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja has convicted and sentenced Okey Nwosu, a former Managing Director, Finbank Plc, to three years imprisonment for over 10m fraud.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) had...