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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.
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Election: PDP advises General Buratai not to drag military into politics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, not to drag the military into politics.

Court sacks Enugu East APC senatorial candidate

The Federal High Court in Enugu has disqualified the Enugu East Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lawrence Eze.

Ogun guber: Appeal Court sets aside order recognising candidates from Buruji Kashamu’s PDP faction

The Court of Appeal, Ibadan, on Tuesday, set aside the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, which ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to accept the list of candidates at all levels for the 2019 polls from a faction of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the leadership of Mr. Adedayo Dayo.

Court slams N600 million fine on EFCC for declaring two Rivers officials wanted

A High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has slammed N600 million in exemplary damages on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for investigating and subsequently declaring two officials of the Rivers State Government wanted.

Fake BDC operators bag jail terms for $1.5 million fraud

Five Bureau de Change operators have been convicted and jailed for allegedly defrauding another BDC operator, the Managing Director of Dashad Bureau de Change, Alhaji Tayo, of $1 million.

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.

Three businessmen bag 72 years imprisonment over N187 million fraud

A Lagos Federal High Court, presided over by Justice Ibrahim Buba, Thursday, convicted three businessmen, to a total of 72 years imprisonment for defrauding a company of N187 million.

Court orders AMCON to pay Wale Babalakin N3 billion over ‘debtors list’

The federal high court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to pay the chairman of Bi-Courtney Group of Companies, Bolanle Olawale Babalakin, N3 billion for publishing his name as a debtor in ThisDay Newspaper.

N2.6 billion fraud: Appeal Court acquits ex-NIMASA chief Akpobolokemi

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has discharged and acquitted a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, who was charged with an alleged fraud of N2.6bn.

Court fixes tomorrow to rule on N122 billion judgment debt against Shell, FBN

Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed tomorrow to rule on the garnishee proceedings filed by some Ogoni chiefs from Ejama community in Rivers State against the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and First Bank of Nigeria Limited for their failure to pay a N122 billion judgment debt against Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited (SDPC).

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.

Model wins N10 million suit against Wema Bank

A Federal High Court in Lagos has awarded N10 million in damages, against Wema Bank Plc, in a suit by an American-based Nigerian model, Nneoma Anosike, over infringement of her intellectual property.

Central bank asks court not to slam First Bank with N122bn judgment debt

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has asked a Federal High Court in Owerri not to make absolute the temporary garnishee order it granted six chiefs representing the Ogoni community, compelling it to pay the sum of N122.53 billion on behalf of First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank).

Ex-UBA staff, one other bags 3 year jail term for fraud

Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, sitting in Asaba, Delta State, has convicted and sentenced a former Relationship Manager with the United Bank for Africa, UBA, Victor Onodavwerho, to one year imprisonment.

COSON loses bid to stop MCSN from collecting music royalties

The Copyright Society of Nigeria, (COSON), on Tuesday, lost the bid to stop the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria, (MCSN), from collecting music royalties on behalf of artistes.

COSON seeks resignation of Justice Abdul Kafarati

For his role in what the organsiation described as “a frightening new assault on the Nigerian Judiciary”, members of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), have called for the resignation of the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Kafarati.

Court orders INEC, PDP to obey judgment on Ogun leadership

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday ordered the Peoples Democratic Party to recognise the Adebayo Dayo-led executive in Ogun State.

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Court orders businessman to cut grass for seven days

Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday ordered a businessman, Saheed Ajani, to cut grass for seven days for being disrespectful to the arbitrator.
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Niger APC abandons Mohammed Bago for Femi Gbajabiamila, Ahmed Lawan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and members-elect of the House of Representatives in Niger State have dashed the hope of member representing Chachanga constituency Mohammed Bago of becoming the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
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General Buratai: Army pushing hard to stabilise North East

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said that the Nigerian Army in collaboration with the Multi-National Joint Task Force is pushing hard to ensure stabilility in the Northern part of Borno.