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Eni Accuses Nigeria and US Litigation Funder of ‘Opaque’ Deal

By William Clowes and Alberto Brambilla Italian oil company wants documents from Drumcliffe PartnersEni, Shell are on trial in Milan; Nigeria seeks $1.1 billion Eni SpA is seeking documents from a U.S. investment firm helping Nigeria sue it and Royal Dutch Shell Plc for more than $1 billion over an energy deal at the center of

24hrs to Ondo Poll, APC Chieftain Asks Court to Disqualify Akeredolu, Others over Unlawful Nomination

Ayode Awal Barely 24 hrs to the conduct of the gubernatorial election in Ondo State, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Kalu Kalu Agu , has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja, to stop the APC and its governorship candidate, Mr Olurotimi Akeredolu SAN from participating

P&ID: Court Victory Boosts Nigeria Foreign Reserve with $200m

*‘Multiple Successes’ Against P&ID In Court Evidence Of FG’s Resolve To Tackle Corruption–Malami Nigeria’s Foreign Exchange Reserves was on Tuesday boosted by over $200m when the London Commercial Court ordered the released of the $200m guarantee put in place as security in respect of the execution of the much discredited P&ID

Calabar Court Jails 14 Internet Fraudsters For Impersonating US Military Officers

Fourteen internet fraudsters, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys,” convicted for love scam and impersonating United States military personnel were Monday handed different jail terms by Justice Simon Amobeda of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River state. Their conviction was secured by the Uyo Zonal office of the Economic and

Again, Court Dismisses Suit Against Gov Uzodinma’s Election

*Imposes fine on plaintiffs Kayode Lawal Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Tuesday, dismissed with cost, a suit filed by Reform and Advancement Party (RAP) and its governorship candidate in the 2019 Imo state gubernatorial election, Barrister Okere Kingdom seeking the removal of Governor Hope Uzodinma

Customs To Cough Out N3.8B, $4.9M Over Unlawful Rice Seizures

*As Appeal Court upholds N3.8b, $4.9m verdict. Kayode Lawal The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) is to cough out a whopping sum of N3.8B and another $4.9M for engaging in unlawful seizures of containers of rice legally imported into the country by a trading company. This followed the Court of Appeal in Abuja

Gov Bello, Wada, Akpoti Know Fate August 31 over Kogi Guber Poll

*Supreme Court to deliver final verdict Ayode Awal The Supreme Court on Tuesday in Abuja fixed August 31 to deliver final verdict in the long drawn legal battle that will determine the fate of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and other contestants to the governorship seat of the state. A seven

Edo Guber: APC Opposes Swift Hearing of Suit Against Ize-Iyamu

*Petitions Judge, seeks suit transfer *Says he is close to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike Ayode Awal The All Progressive Congress (APC) has raised strong opposition to the speedy hearing of a suit seeking disqualification of its governorship candidate Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu from the September 19, Edo state governorship election. APC in a

Investigation: 15 High-profile Corruption Case Files Missing

The case files of 15 high-profile individuals, including the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma, Senator Peter Nwabaoshi, and others facing graft and other criminal charges have disappeared, findings have revealed. The missing files also included the non-declaration of assets and possession of foreign accounts cases against Anambra North senator, Stella