A Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned till July 27 the fundamental rights suit against Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris filed by kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, more popularly known as Evans. Justice Chuka Obiozor adjourned the case on Thursday due to the failure of Evans’ lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, to pay the punitive sum of… (0 comment)

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of a $37.5m property at Banana Island bought by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in 2013. According to the court papers argued by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the property, which has 24 apartments, 18 flats and six penthouses, is located… (0 comment)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced a decision to seek a vacation of the court order obtained by Mr. Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, to stop it from conducting a referendum as part of the recall process initiated by the embattled politician’s constituents. The electoral body announced its decision… (0 comment)

A prosecution witness, on Tuesday, told the Lagos State High Court, sitting in Ikeja, how former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Patrick Akpobolokemi, and five others forged a private company’s documents to steal N754million from NIMASA. The disclosure was made by an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigator, Mr. Chukwuma Orji, while… (0 comment)

Richard Nyong, the former Managing Director of Lekki Gardens Limited, was on Monday in Lagos arraigned with four directors and three companies on multiple charges of involuntary manslaughter and failure to obtain necessary building permits in a collapsed building case. Arraigned with Nyong at the Igbosere High Court were: Sola Olumofe; Odofin Henry Taiwo, the engineer who allegedly supervised the collapsed structures; Omolabake Mortune, and Omotilewa Oluwatosin Joseph.  The companies were: Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Get Too Rich Investment Limited (a.k.a. GT Rich Investment Limited), and… (0 comment)

This is an inspirational story of how a woman, #Adenike Ogunlesi started a multi million naira #business, #Ruff ‘n’ Tumble,  from the boot of her car. “Whatever thy hand findeth, do with all thy might.” This was the advice that Adenike Ogunlesi’s mother would repeatedly give her as a child. “And my mother’s voice still… (0 comment)

As the National Economic Council has approved the sale of national assets to raise funds to boost the Nigerian economy, #Reno Omokri has listed five assets President #Muhammadu Buhari must first sell. Reno Omokri who was the aide to former president, Goodluck Jonathan called on #Buhari to do away with five things first before he… (0 comment)

Looks like the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, #EFCC is ready for war. This is after #Patience Jonathan gave the commission 14 days unfreeze her account. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has frozen Patience Jonathan’s personal account, titled ‘Patience Ibifaka Jonathan’, which is domiciled in Skye Bank Plc. Impeccable sources within the agency told… (0 comment)

Since it takes a long time to get justice served in #Nigeria, #The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (#AMCON) has discovered a way out. It has recorded significant progress in debt recovery since it published its top 100 delinquent debtors earlier in the year. Speaking in Lagos, AMCON Head of Corporate Communications, Jude Nwauzor said… (0 comment)
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