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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.
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).
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 .
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.
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.
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.
A businessman, Innocent Chukwuma, has appealed the order of a Lagos High Court declaring him wanted.
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 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.
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.
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.
Innocent Chukwuma, chairman of Innoson Group, says Mojisola Dada, the judge who issued his arrest warrant, erred in law.
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.
Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.
Lionel Messi is in line to return from injury for Barcelona this weekend against Real Betis at the Camp Nou.
The senator who was sacked by an election tribunal has assured his supporters that he would be victorious at a higher court.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that Stanbic IBTC will reward the top 30 candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be giving scholarship worth N15m.
President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has advised the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to retrace his steps, saying that no amount of abusive, provocative and flammable speeches can give the Igbo Biafra or restructuring.
Lack of proper coordination among judo stakeholders in Nigeria prevented the country from winning any medal in the event at the ongoing 12th African Games, an official has said.