Tag: court

Court Sentences 20 Ghanaian fishermen  for trafficking 13.670kg of marijuana

A Federal High Court in Lagos State on Thursday sentenced 20 Ghanaian fishermen to one-year imprisonment each for transporting 13.670 kilogrammes of marijuana, aka cannabis sativa, from Ghana to Nigeria.…

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Court  Invades and Seals First Bank’s Abuja branch, Tows Away Valuables

First Bank Plc Regional Headquarters in Abuja has been sealed by a High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory. The building located at the Central Business District, Abuja was…

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Alleged N7.1b fraud: Court refuses to move Ex-Gov’s  trial to Lagos

A Federal High Court in Abuja has turned down the request for the transfer of the trial of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu to the court’s Lagos…

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Uneasy Calm In Kano, as Court Nullifies Former Emir Sanusi’s Banishment

    There was an uneasy calm in Kano yesterday following the a court ruling on the banishment of the former Emir of Kano,  Muhammad Sanusi II. Justice Anwuli Chikere…

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5 NGOs, 4 Journalists Sue Federal Government at ECOWAS Court Over Twitter Ban

Five non-governmental organizations and four journalists have filed a suit against the Federal Government at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja asking it to declare the indefinite suspension…

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Over Unpaid Debt, Court Siezes Mike Adenuga’s Glo Mobile Properties

Billionaire, Chief Mike Adenuga has continued to experience financial difficulties as Bailiffs from the Financial Division of the High Court in Accra attacked and seized vehicles and assets of Glo…

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Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud appears in court

A Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud after authorities said she concealed her military ties to China in order to work in the U.S. made her first appearance Monday in…

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P&ID bribed govt officials to secure contract,Nigerian Government tells UK court

  British firm, the Process and Industrial Developments, bribed government officials to secure its 20-year gas supply purchasing agreement, Nigeria’s legal representative, Mark Howard, has told a UK court. Howard…

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US Court Denies Huspuppi Bail

Alleged international fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Ray Hushpuppi, was on Monday denied bail by a court in the Northern District of Illinois. The self-acclaimed ‘Billionaire Gucci Master’, who has over…

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In N1.4bn land suit, Court dismisses  Bishop  Oyedepo’s Winners’ Chapel application

An Ogun State High Court in Ota has okayed a lawsuit laying claim to 13 acres out of a total of 508,996 acres of land belonging to the Registered Trustees…

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