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Patience Jonathan: Court to hear ex-first lady’s suit against EFCC

Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court Lagos, on Wednesday fixed February 13 to hear a suit by an ex-first lady, Patience Jonathan against the EFCC seeking to unfreeze her account. Also joined in the suit are; Skye Bank Plc, and a former Special Assistant to ex-President Jonathan, Waripama-Owei Dudafa. Others include Pluto Property and Investment Company Ltd, Seagate Property Development and Investment …

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Judge Rules Against Donald Trump


Gonzalo Curiel, a US Federal Judge on Thursday in San Diego, California, largely sided with plaintiffs in the class-action lawsuit against President-elect Donald Trump over the defunct Trump University. The case is scheduled to go to trial later this month and Trump is expected to testify in his own defence against allegations that Trump University for-profit business seminars were a …

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Check out the Jail sentence of this Lagos drug peddler


Justice Chika Obiozor of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday convicted and sentenced a 38 year-old drugs peddler, Rasheed Adekunle, to three years imprisonment, for unlawful dealing in Cannabis Sativa, popularly called Marijuana. Justice Obiozor, who is also a professor of law, handed down the verdict after Adekunle pleaded guilty to a one count charge of unlawful dealing in …

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Fani-Kayode Granted 50M Bail


Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, the Former Minister of Aviation has been grantedbail in the sum of N50m by a Federal High Court, Abuja. The PDP chieftain was admitted to bail after he pleaded not guilty to charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Fani-Kayode is standing trial over alleged N26m Money Laundering charges brought against him …

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NJC Suspends 7 Corrupt Senior Judges

Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has suspended seven senior judges arrested on the 7th of October by the State Security Service(SSS) for alleged corruption. The NJC had initially refused to suspend the judges despite public pressure, saying the allegations against them had not been substantiated. It however said the judges had voluntarily stepped down from court sittings. The latest decision …

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SHOCKING: Check out what an electrician disclosed about his wife in court


An electrician, Ibrahim Ekeolu, on Friday told a Mapo Customary Court, Ibadan that his wife, Taiwo, is a first class prostitute and a drunk. Ekeolu of Iyemetu-Igosun Areas of Ibadan made the assertion while testifying in a divorce petition institute by his wife against him. The respondent, who denied the allegations in the petition, accepted the divorce request from his …

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Former First Lady Patience Jonathan’s $31m Fraud Case Adjourned As She Bombards Court With Rented Supporters


The first motion in the application filed on September 16 was discontinued by the applicant against the respondent in order to amend the motion and the court struck same out. The fundamental human rights lawsuit brought by Nigeria’s former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) came up for mention at the Federal High Court …

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Hijab saga: Lagos schools told to follow court order. Read more


As Lagos schools resume today, the Lagos State Area Unit of Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, MSSN, has warned Tutor-Generals/Permanent Secretaries, principals and teachers, to adhere to the Appeal Court judgement granting the right to wear hijab in public schools in the state. This came two months after the Court of Appeal granted the right to wear hijab in all …

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Driver in trouble for stealing Boss’s ATM card and withdrawing N2.7m


The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a driver, identified as Mayowa Adenuga, for allegedly stealing his boss’s Automated Teller Machine, ATM, card, and withdrawing over N2.7m. The card belonged to his employer, a lecturer at the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Prof. Simbo Banjoko. Two other suspects, 18-year-old Adewale Opeyemi and and 29-year-old Jeremiah Iyitoye were arrested alongside Adenuga as …

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BREAKING: Check out the stringent bail conditions given to Fayose’s ally

Abiodun Agbele

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has granted bail to Mr Abiodun Agbele, an ally of the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose. The court said it recognized the importance of presumption of innocence of an accused until proven guilty. Agbele is to provide two sureties who must sign bail bond of N250m each. The sureties must also …

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Find out what the law say about Fayose’s property seizure


According to a report on Tuesday, a Federal High Court in Abuja  validated its order made on July 20, 2016 authorising the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to seize some properties belonging to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, pending the completion of an ongoing investigation. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba ruled that the order of interim forfeiture did not violate the …

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