Court remands 52-year-old man over defilement
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos yesterday remanded a 52-year-old man, Akinbode Ogunseinde, in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s daughter. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Olufunke Sule-Amzat, refused to listen to the defendant’s plea and ordered that he be remanded in prison until Nov. 28 pending the Director of Public Prosecution’s advice. The…
Court orders final forfeiture of N601 million to Federal Government
Justice Giwa Ogunbanjo of Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered the final forfeiture of N550 million and N51 million being proceeds of fraud traced to one Okunrinboye Tomsin Titus domiciled in a new generation bank.
Can an arbitral tribunal continue with proceedings in the absence of a party who was notified but failed to appear ?
The respondent was a paid secretary of the appellant. The respondent was found to have embezzled the sum of N4, 301,010 and which he admitted to in a statement dated November 7, 2012. The respondent subsequently made a promissory note on December 20, 2012, to pay N1, 000,000 by April/May 2013.
Court bars FIRS from enforcing VAT on goods consume in hotels
Justice Rilwanu Aikawa of the Federal High Court in Lagos has barred the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), from enforcing VAT provisions on goods and services consumed in hotels, restaurants and event centres in Lagos State.
Court remands housewife, two others for allegedly faking kidnap
A chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, yesterday, ordered that a housewife, Odunayo Olaniyi, who allegedly faked her own kidnap be remanded in a correctional centre.
DSS arraigns Sowore in Federal High Court
The Federal Government has re-arraigned Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters and the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), before a Federal High Court in Abuja, a week after a court ordered his release. Sowore alongside his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, were brought to the court by operatives of the Department of State…
Adeyeye files 19-ground appeal against Olujimi’s victory at tribunal
Senator Adedayo Adeyeye has filed an appeal against the verdict of the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal declaring Senator Biodun Olujimi winner of the poll.
Court stops immigration from querying officer slapped by superior
The National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Lagos has granted interim relief to Mr. Yemi Badru, a Deputy Superintendent of Immigration, attached to Ikoyi Passport Office, who was slapped at the course of duty by a Superintendent of Immigration, Mr. U.N. Umar.
Court remands ex-director over $9.6b judgment debt
Justice O.A. Adeniyi of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Apo, Abuja has granted bail to Mrs. Grace Taiga, a suspect in the alleged multiple frauds involving Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID)
Italy court rules assisted suicide not always a crime
Italy's Constitutional Court on Wednesday ruled that it should not always be punishable to help someone "under intolerable physical and psychological suffering" to commit suicide.
Fayose’s trial over alleged N6.9b fraud resumes October 21
The trial of former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, will resume at the Federal High Court, Lagos, on October 21. Fayose, who was first arraigned on October 22, 2018, alongside Spotless Investment Ltd, on 11 counts, pleaded not guilty...