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Olujonwo Obasanjo and Temitope got married on May 11 and 13, 2017 in a grand wedding which attracted the ‘creme de la creme’ of the society. The marriage, however, came to a halt a few months later.

I’ve been unable to serve my wife divorce papers – Obasanjo’s son tells court

Olujonwo Obasanjo and Temitope got married on May 11 and 13, 2017 in a grand wedding which attracted the ‘creme de la creme’ of the society. The marriage, however, came to a halt a few months later.

General Bamaiyi: Fred Ajudua swore with son’s life not to defraud me

A former Chief of Army Staff, Ishaya Bamaiyi, on Friday told an Ikeja High Court that Fred Ajudua, alleged serial conman, defrauded him in spite swearing with his son’s life.

Rape: We had consensual sex – Ex-UNILAG lecturer tells court

Dr Afeez Baruwa, an ex-lecturer in the University of Lagos, accused of raping a 17-year-old admission seeker (name withheld), has said that he had consensual sexual intercourse with the teenager.

Absence of defence counsel stalls Tuface’s libel suit against Blackface

The N53 million defamation suit instituted by Innocent Idibia (Tuface) and his manager, Efe Omorogbe, against Augustine Ahmedu, aka Blackface, was stalled yesterday at an Ikeja High Court, Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Five oil marketers in court for alleged theft of N1 billion petroleum products

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday in Lagos arraigned five oil marketers who allegedly stole petroleum products worth one billion naira from the United Bank of Africa (UBA).

Hearing in ex-President Obasanjo’s son divorce suit stalled

The inability of Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to serve his estranged wife a copy of their divorce petition has stalled the proceedings at an Ikeja High Court in Lagos.
Abiodun Allen leaving an Ikeja High Court after being sentenced to death for killing Wale Allen, his younger brother.

Man bags death sentence for killing brother in Lagos

An Ikeja High Court on Monday sentenced to death a 33-year-old man, Abiodun Allen, for killing his immediate younger brother, Wale, with a broken bottle.
L-R- Mr Obafemi Hamzat, Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect; Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor-elect; Mr Demola Seriki, APC chieftain on Tuesday signing a response to two gubernatorial electoral petitions filed against APC at a tribunal in Ikeja.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: I’m confident of victory at tribunal

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday said that he was confident of victory at the Lagos State Gubernatorial Electoral Petition Tribunal.

N5 billion libel suit: DSS report on Ibrahim Magu inadmissible – court

An Ikeja High Court on Thursday rendered a copy of the Department of State Security (DSS) report to the Nigerian Senate on Mr Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) inadmissible.

Justice Ajumogobia arraigned over alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday re-arraigned a former judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, over allegation of money laundering.

Court strikes out corruption suit against Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia, Godwin Obla

An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday struck out the corruption suit the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed against Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, and Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

EFCC arrests Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia as judge strikes out corruption charges against her

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out.

EFCC lays siege in court to arrest Justice Ajumogobia

A mild drama is brewing within the premises of Ikeja High Court, as operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have laid seige in a bid to arrest a former Federal High Court Judge, Justice Rita Ofili Ajumogobia.

Court dismisses suit seeking to remove Oba of Lagos

Justice A. Candide-Johnson held that the claimants, Prince Adedoyin Adebiyi and Prince Rasheed Modile, two members of the Lagos royal family, failed to prove their case

Armed kidnappers tortured me, collected N4 million ransom – Filipino

An Ikeja High Court has heard how four armed men kidnapped a 60-year-engineer, Jaime Garcia Lacar, from Philippine, who works in Lagos and held him hostage for a week after collected a N4 million ransom from his company.

EFCC re-arraigns ex-Intercontinental Bank chief for alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday re-arraigned a former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank PLC, Erastus Akingbola, in a Federal High Court in Lagos, for alleged Money Laundering charges.

I can’t remember my earnings as Chief of Army Staff – General Bamaiyi tells court

Retired General Ishaya Bamaiyi has told an Ikeja High Court that he could not recall how much he earned as salary as former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff.

N687.2 million fraud: Patrick Akpobolokemi inflated NIMASA budget to embezzle funds – witness

A prosecution witness, Ekene Nwakuche, while testifying before an Ikeja High Court said that Patrick Akpobolokemi, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency inflated the agency’s budget to embezzle funds.

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The police in Ogun State have arrested a 43-year-old man, Oluwole Bamidele, for allegedly raping a six-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

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Sheikh Gumi: Ex-President Jonathan, Buhari lack education on how to lead Nigeria

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