Lagos High Court
31-year-old man to die by hanging for murder
For being found guilty of killing his neighbour with a cutlass, a Lagos High Court, Igbosere sentenced a 31-year-old man, Ibrahim Tijani to death by hanging.
Bank to pay N3.2 million damages for negligence
Justice Adebayo Oyebanji of a Lagos High Court, Ikeja has awarded N3.2 million against First Bank of Nigeria Plc for unlawful withdrawals from the account of the claimant, Abiodun Foluso.
Court fixes January 8 for ruling on suit against firm
A Lagos High Court, Ikeja has fixed January 8, 2019 to rule on a suit filed by a legal practitioner, Olumide Oyewole against Westron Properties Limited and Chief George Igboegwu over alleged refusal to pay legal fees on service rendered to the defendant. Justice Yetunde Penheiro fixed January 8 for ruling on the suit marked…
Estate subscribers sue firm over alleged breach of contract
For allegedly breaching their contract, the Incorporated Trustees of Diamond Estate Property Owners and Residents Association has filed a suit against Femab Properties Limited before a sitting in Epe. Mr. Faustinus Brai is the 1st claimant, suing on behalf of himself and other members of the association, while Diamond Estate Limited is joined as the…
Trial of oil firm begins today
A Lagos High Court in Ikeja will today begin the trial of how an international firm, Trafigura Baheer BV, and its Nigerian counterpart, Trafigura PTE Ltd, allegedly defrauded Nigerian companies in a 10,000 metric tonnes of Automotive Gas Oil worth N200 million, which reportedly led to the bankruptcy of Spring Bank, the financial institution that financed…
Nwude appeals against continuous detention
Dissatisfied with the ruling of the Lagos high court, Ikeja, which denied him bail for the third time, the embattled businessman, Emmanuel Nwude has filed an appeal before the Lagos division of the appellate court, challenging the decision. Nwude and two others were charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the high…
Again, Evans fails to stop trial in fifth arraignment
A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere yesterday dismissed another application by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, seeking to stop his fifth arraignment. Justice Adedayo Akintoye upheld the argument of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Titilayo Shitta-Bey, that a prima facie case has been established against the defendant. The judge held that…
Court adjourns hearing on Lagos Yacht Club suit to June 26
A Lagos High Court, Igbosere, has adjourned the suit filed by a member of the Lagos Yacht Club, Mr. John Ioannis Aggelakos, to June 26.
Seized property rotting away at Lagos court premises
Valuable property and assets, which commercial values are put at over billions of naira are currently lying waste at the premises of Ikeja and Igbosere divisions of the Lagos High Court. Apart from constituting eyesores, these courts are breeding rodents in the court premises, against the wishes of their owners. The property, which are on…
Court dismisses N272.5 million fraud charge against oil marketer
A Lagos High Court, Ikeja, has dismissed a two count-charge of stealing and fraud, filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), against an Independent Oil Marketer
Court dismisses bank's appeal against customer's suit
A Lagos High Court has dismissed an appeal by a new generation bank challenging a magistrates’ court's jurisdiction to hear a 7,491.33 Euros dispute between it and Emil Walson Ltd.