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Tag Archives: Lagos High Court

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G N-E-W-S: Court Strikes Out N25bn Fraud Case Against Former Bank PHB Boss, Atuche, Others

Francis Atuche

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja Monday struck out a N25.7 billion criminal charge brought Mr. Francis Atuche, former Managing Director of Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank Plc) and others. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had instituted a 27-count charge including stealing and conspiracy against Mr. Atuche; his …

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EFCC To Appeal Court Ruling On Babalakin


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has vowed to appeal a Lagos High Court ruling, which acquitted Chairman, Bi-Courtney Limited, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), and four others of 27 counts of fraud, conspiracy, and retention of proceeds of criminal conduct brought against them by the EFCC. The court, presided over …

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Good News! Lagos High Court Lifts Ban Against Brymo


The ongoing legal tussle between singer, Brymo and his estranged label, Chocolate City took a different turn today as the court through the presiding judge, Justice Buba I.N lifted the injunction against the artiste, setting him free to continue the release of materials as a full-fledged artiste. Sitting at the …

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Court Sentences Husband Accused Of Killing Banker Wife To Death By Hanging


Ayo Arowolo, an unemployed undergraduate accused of killing his banker wife on June 24th 2011 has been sentenced to death by a Lagos High Court, Ikeja. Presiding Judge, Lateefat Okunnu found Arowolo guilty of one-count charge of murder and ruled that he should be sent to the gallows. He was alleged …

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Judges Conduct Court Proceedings With Torch In Lagos


Court proceedings were conducted in darkness yesterday at the Ikeja division of the Lagos State High Court, as power outage persisted. Several judges of the court were unable to sit, leaving lawyers and litigants, who prepared to conduct their cases disappointed. Status quo was maintained till 11 a.m. when a …

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Ajudua Wants Fmr. Army Chief, Bamaiyi To Stand Trial For Money Laundering


Celebrated fraudster, Fred Ajudua, yesterday prayed a Lagos High Court, Ikeja, to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to arraign a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, (rtd) for money laundering. In an application filed by his counsel, Olalekan Ojo, before the court presided by Justice …

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Oil Subsidy Fraud: Court Dismisses Abdullahi Alao’s Applications


A Lagos High Court, Ikeja, on Friday dismissed three applications filed by an oil marketer, Abdullahi Alao, who is being prosecuted for an alleged N1.1 billion fuel subsidy fraud. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the trial judge, Justice Lateefat Okunnu, dismissed the applications for “being an abuse …

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New PDP: No Cause For Alarm Over Lagos Court Ruling

Abubakar Kawu Baraje

The Abubakar Kawu Baraje-led new Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, has said it is unperturbed by the ruling of a Lagos High Court presided over by Justice Oludotun Adefope-Okojie which threw out its suit instituted against the PDP national chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur and his National Working Committee, NWC. In a …

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PDP Crisis: New PDP Suffers Double Defeat As INEC Rejects Faction, Court Throws Out Suit Seeking Tukur’s Ouster


The Abubakar Kawu Baraje-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party yesterday suffered multiple blows in its quest to gain legitimacy as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, rejected its list of officials as the authentic leadership of the party just as it was floored at a Lagos High Court in …

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Kudirat’s Murder: We’ve Forgiven Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan, Says Eldest Son


All those allegedly involved in the murder of Alhaja Kudirat Abiola, wife of acclaimed winner of the 1993 Presidential election, Chief Moshood Abiola, have been forgiven, her eldest son, Lekan, has declared. He spoke weekend at the Ikeja Lagos residence of the late MKO Abiola when family members and children …

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Al-Mustapha: Lagos House Of Assembly Members Express Dissatisfaction With Appeal Court Ruling


Two members of the Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA) yesterday expressed dissatisfaction at the Court of Appeal judgment which discharged and acquitted Maj. Hamza Al-Mustapha of a murder charge. They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the acquittal was unfortunate. The Court of Appeal, Lagos …

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Al-Mustapha Pays Homage To T.B Joshua Immediately After Release From Prison

Courtesy Call - Immediately After His Release

Following Major Hamza Al-Mustapha’s discharge and acquittal yesterday by the Court of Appeal in Lagos which dismissed the death sentence passed on him by Justice Mojisola Dada of the Lagos High Court, the former Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha made the Synagogue Church …

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Appeal Court Sets Aside Lagos High Court Ruling, Frees Al-Mustapha, Sofolahan


Alhaji Lateef Sofolahan, a former personal assistant to late Kudirat Abiola, wife of late Chief M.K.O Abiola, has been discharged and acquitted of her murder in a unanimous decision by the Court of Appeal in Lagos. The judgment of the appellate court overrules that of the Lagos High Court, which …

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Oyakhilome Drags Fashola To Court Over Land Revocation


Believers Love World (aka Christ Embassy), has dragged Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola to court for revoking its parcel of land in Oregun, Ikeja. The church, which has flamboyant preacher, Chris Oyakhilome, as its presiding pastor, filed an application before Justice Samuel Candide-Johnson of the Lagos High Court, seeking an …

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Mild Drama In Court As Wale Babalakin’s Request For Change Of Chair, Sitting Position Is Rejected By Judge


A mild drama played out inside the Lagos High Court yesterday when embattled chairman of the Bi-Courtney Group, Wale Babalakin, was denied his request to be allowed to sit outside the dock by the trial judge, Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo. The no-nonsense judge also dismissed Babalakin’s complaint about the wooden seat …

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