Lagos High Court
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 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.
Court jails two oil marketers eight years for N789.6m fraud
A Lagos High Court in Ikeja has sentenced two oil marketers to eight years imprisonment.
Lagos High Court hears suit on Ikeja mortgaged property
Legal battle over the soul of the landed property situate at 5, Oduduwa Street, GRA Ikeja, Lagos between the Administrators of the Estate of the late Samuel Iyiola Omotoso, Ecobank Nigeria Plc and Registrar of Titles, Lagos State resumed today,....
Evans re-arraigned, reverses self, pleads not guilty
The notorious billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, was re-arraigned yesterday before a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja.