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Alafin of Afin-Akoko Obaship Tussle: Kingmakers, Council Boss, Others Risk Imprisonment for contempt of Court

Jude Johnson The Kingmakers, Council Boss, and others risk being jailed  for contempt of Court over the ruling on theAlafin of Afin-Akoko Obaship tussle in Ondo State, South West Nigeria. Court of Appeal sitting at Akure on November 05,  2020 ordered that parties to the Appeal No:CA/AK/208/2017 between Meshack Odeja (Appeallant) &

Imo Fracas: Uzodinma, Okorocha Have Turned State into ‘Theatre Of War And Conflict’ – PDP

•Court Grants N70m Bail To Okorocha’s Aides •‘They Are Making Jest Of Me… I Can’t Believe It’ – Okorocha Reacts To Arrest Jude Johnson The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Imo State chapter, has reacted to the clash between supporters of Governor Hope Uzodimma and his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha, in Imo on Sunday. The

Court Awards N10.6m against NNPC over Unlawful Road Blockage

Ayode Awal A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday awarded the sum of N10.6 million damages against the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for unlawfully blocking the highway in front of its Corporate Headquarters in Abuja which led to a ghastly motor accident. The amount was awarded in favour of a

Court Dismisses Suit Seeking Arrest, Trial of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Leaders

Ayode Awal Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking the arrest, probe and prosecution of the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof. George Obiozor, and other leaders of the group over alleged contempt. The Judge in a ruling on Friday, held that the

NDLEA Secures Court Order to Destroy N150m Illicit Drugs

Ayode Awal A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted permission to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to destroy forfeited narcotics drugs and psychotropic substances, weighing 15.660kg and valued at about N150million. Justice Inyang Ekwo in a ruling on Friday, granted an order for forfeiture and leave to destroy

$11m Fraud: Sentencing of Invictus Obi Demonstrates FBI’s Worldwide Reach against Cybercriminals–US

Mukaila Ola A Nigerian, Obinwanne Okeke also known as Invictus Obi, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by an American court over a fraud of $11 million. The US Government had said the outcome of the case is a demonstration of the Federal Bereau of Intelligence (FBI)'s determination and

$11m Fraud: US Court Jails Nigerian Fraudster, Invictus Obi for 10yrs

Obinwanne Okeke better known as Invictus Obi has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Chief District Judge, Rebecca Smith, for fraud to the tune of $11m. The Nigerian national was jailed for involvement in a computer-based intrusion fraud scheme that caused approximately $11m in known losses to

Court Refuses to Entertain Bid to Stop Adamu from ‘Parading Himself As IGP’

An ex-parte motion filed to stop Mohammed Adamu from parading himself as the Inspector General of Police has been rejected by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. Justice Ahmed Mohammed refused to grant the motion of the plaintiff, Maxwell Opara Esq., filed against President Muhammadu Buhari, IGP Adamu, the Attorney

$2.1b Arms Deal: Again, Dasuki’s Trial Adjourned over Absence of FG’s Witnesses

•As Prosecutor claims witness’ car broke down in South East Jude Johnson The trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd) over the alleged embezzlement of $2.1 billion meant for arms for war against Boko Haram insurgency, was again stalled on Tuesday due to the absence of

Prof of Law, Company in Legal Battle over N73m Legal Fee

Ayode Awal A professor of law and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Prof. Yemi Akinseye- George and a private indigenous company, NACENN Nigeria Limited are locked in a fierce legal battle over disputed N73M legal fee. The legal battle is holdingl before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory