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Suit seeking to stop National Assembly’s running costs adjourned

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, ordered that hearing notices be issued and served on the National Assembly and others in a suit by Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Second Vice President Monday Ubani.

Federal high courts to proceed on annual long vacation

The Federal High Court in Lagos will on July 9, begin annual long vacation for the year 2018, according to a circular signed by the Chief Judge of the Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati.

Court slams N1 million damages on police over human rights abuse

A Lagos Federal High Court at the weekend awarded N1 million damages against the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for breaching the rights of six men.

Court jails man two years for hemp trafficking

A Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a 28-year-old man, Yusuf Abdulkareem, to a term of two years imprisonment, for trafficking in one kg of Cannabis Sativa alias Hemp.

Federal High Court announces date of annual vacation

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice Abdullahi Abdu-Kafarati, Monday released the timetable for the annual vacation for the Federal High Court nationwide.

Jumbo pay: Court fixes July 3 for hearing of suit against National Assembly, others

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Tuesday, adjourned the hearing of a suit filed by two lawyer, Monday Ubani and John Nwokwu, against the Senate and House of Representatives over jumbo salaries.

Court adjourns Diamond Bank’s N212 million debt suit

The Federal High Court in Lagos will on June 25 hear a suit by Diamond Bank Plc against Eko Akete Engineering and Construction Company Ltd.

Man bags 50 months in prison for drug trafficking

A 38-year-old man, Ayo Ogunjobi, is to spend the next 50 months in prison for drug trafficking, a Federal High Court ruled in Lagos on Tuesday.

Court dismisses corruption charges against ex-Governor Chimaroke Nnamani

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has dismissed the charges against a former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani, for lack of “proper charges” before the court.

Court reaffirms order for ex-Governor Nnamani’s arrest over alleged N5.3 billion fraud

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday refused the plea to vacate the bench warrant it issued for the arrest of a former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani.

N5.3 billion fraud: Ex-Governor Nnamani challenges court jurisdiction

Former Governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani, has challenged the jurisdiction of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to try him on allegations of fraud to the tune of N5.3billion.

Court orders ex-Governor Chimaroke Nnamani’s arrest for alleged N5.3 billion fraud

The Federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday, issued a bench warrant against a former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani, and his ex-aide, Sunday Anyaogu, with whom he was charged with an alleged fraud of N5.3bn.

Why judge ordered arrest of ex-Governor Chimaroke Nnamani

A judge, Chuka Obiozor of a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Monday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Chimaroke Nnamani, a former governor of Enugu State.

N5.3bn fraud: Court orders arrest of ex-Governor Chimaroke Nnamani

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday issue a bench warrant against a former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani, who was charged with an alleged fraud of N5.3bn.

Former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani to be re-arraigned for alleged N5 billion fraud

Ten years after he was first arraigned before a federal judge over a multi-billion naira money laundering suit, a former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani, will be re-arraigned before Justice Chuka Obiozor of a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court.

Three alleged hackers of Lagos Speaker Mudashiru Obasa’s Facebook account face N9.1m theft charge

Three men, accused of hacked the Facebook account of Lagos Speaker, Mr Mudashiru Obasa and stole N9.1 million, were on Monday re-arraigned before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of a Federal High Court, Lagos.

EFCC seeks permanent forfeiture of N664m recovered from permanent secretary

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed an application before the Federal High Court in Lagos seeking the permanent forfeiture of the sums of N664,475,246.6, $137,680.11 and property it recovered from the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Dr Clement Illoh Onubuogo, to the Federal Government.

Alison-Madueke: Court hears final forfeiture application Sept. 22

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday fixed September 22 to entertain the application for the final forfeiture of four properties in Lagos, River State, and Abuja, valued at N2,611,592,199 linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke and her associates.

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