Court exonerates UK-based couple accused of corruption
A High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory has cleared a UK renowned medical doctor, Dr. Reuben Olu Obaro, and his wife, Ayodele, of corruption, by the Independent and Corrupt Practices Commission
Court orders attachment of firm’s funds over N464 million alleged debt
Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered the interim attachment of all monies belonging to Forte Oil Plc and Veritas Registrars Limited in 21 banks in Nigeria over alleged N464 million debt.
Instances where adoption of summary judgment procedure will be inappropriate
The respondent by way of writ of summons initiated a claim before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory and sought the following reliefs:
When a child will be held to be competent witness and his/her evidence admissible
Umar V. State & Anor CITATION: (2020) LPELR-50442 (CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Gombe Judicial Division Holden at Gombe ON TUESDAY, 28TH JULY, 2020 Suit No: CA/G/263/C/2019 Before Their Lordships: JUMMAI HANNATU SANKEY Justice, Court of Appeal ELFRIEDA OLUWAYEMISI WILLIAMS-DAWODU Justice, Court of Appeal JAMES GAMBO ABUNDAGA …
Name of person who read a charge to an accused must not be reflected in record of proceedings
The appellant was arraigned with one other person before the Federal High Court, Lagos Division. They were charged on two counts of conspiracy to deal in cocaine and conspiracy with intent to export cocaine.
Court restrains police, others from Obanikoro’s Abuja property
A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has given an order restraining the Nigeria Police from taking over a property in Jahi area of Abuja belonging to former Minister of State for Defence Musiliu Obanikoro’s company.
One cannot be convicted for criminal breach of trust and cheating based on same factual situation in respect of one transaction
The appellant a “veterinarian” entered into a contract with the ministry of culture and tourism, Rivers State, through one Mrs. Sokari Davies, the Director of Tourism, to supply a calf giraffe in the sum of N3.5 million.
FG appeals against judgement on CERPAC fees
THE Federal Government, through the Ministry of Interior and Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), over the weekend, appealed the ruling of Justice Rilwanu Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos...
Court dismisses ex-worker’s defamation suit against employer
A High Court in Abuja has dismissed a defamation suit filed by former employee of Eunisell Limited, Mr. Kenneth Amadi against his erstwhile boss, Mr Chika Ikenga.