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Appeal court upholds Congolese’s conviction for money laundering, forfeiture of $551,225 to federal government

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Lagos, Tuesday affirmed the conviction of a Congolese, Kutumisana Mbutu Blaise, and forfeiture of $551,225 to the federal government over money laundering.

Appeal Court orders retrial of NIMASA, NLNG levies case

The Court of Appeal in Lagos has set aside a Federal High Court judgment which exempted the Nigeria LNG Ltd from levies imposed on it by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
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Innoson’s Innocent Chukwuma loses bid to stop alleged forgery trial

Justice Ayotunde Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, fixed December 7, for hearing of a motion seeking the issuance of bench warrant against the founder of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma and four others for their refusal to appear before the court for arraignment over alleged forgery .

Appeal Court awards damages against Air France for breach of contract

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos, has held that Air France was liable for breach of contract between it and one of its passengers, Mr Chidi Adebanya, for compelling him to pay additional money in respect of purported excess luggage.

Court halts federal government ‘moves to extradite’ Senator Kashamu

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency not to take any further steps in their alleged bid to have the serving Senator representing Ogun-East, Buruji Kashamu, extradited to the United States.

Official: Innoson Motors operations hampered by court case

The Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company (IVM) on Wednesday said that efforts to upgrade from 10,000 cars production capacity annually to 60,000 is being hampered by litigations against the company.

Innoson boss appeals arrest order, wants stay of execution

A businessman, Innocent Chukwuma, has appealed the order of a Lagos High Court declaring him wanted.

Innocent Chukwuma: Court declared me wanted to embarrass me

The Nigerian businessman, Innocent Chukwuma, has described his declaration as a wanted person by a Lagos State Special Offences Court as targeted to humiliate him.

Legal dispute over Best Western Hotel Ikeja property shifts to appeal court

Legal fire works over the property housing the Best Western Ikeja Hotel, a four Star hospitality facility situated at 12, Allen Avenue and owned by Suru World Wide Ventures Limited has shifted to the appellant court.

Senator Kashamu: Federal government demands fresh US request for extradition suit

The development is as a result of the May 4, 2018 judgment of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, dismantling the restraining orders of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court earlier obtained by the federal lawmaker.

Appeal Court: Senator Buruji Kashamu can be arrested

The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal on Friday nullified a ruling by the Federal High Court (FHC) which prohibited the arrest of Buruji Kashamu by Nigerian law enforcement agencies. The court said the senator is not above the law and should be arrested if there is a need.

Innoson chief Innocent Chukwuma faults arrest warrant

Innocent Chukwuma, chairman of Innoson Group, says Mojisola Dada, the judge who issued his arrest warrant, erred in law.

N2.7m fraud: Appeal Court upholds man’s 14-year jail term

A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, on Thursday, upheld the conviction and sentencing of one Abiodun Ibrahim Atobalete, who was charged with a N2.7 million fraud.

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Minimum wage negotiations to continue September 4

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
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NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
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Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.