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Six men ‘break into judge’s home, steal N30 million jewellery’

Six men, who allegedly broke into the house of a judge of the Lagos State Judiciary, Justice Mariam Emeya, and stole jewellery worth N30million, have been brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos

Court adjourns tax case between MTN and attorney general

A Nigerian judge on Wednesday adjourned until Oct. 29 a case to resolve a $2 billion tax dispute between South African telecoms company MTN Group and Nigeria’s attorney general.

Court orders housewife to pay ex-husband N20,000 as divorce settlement

A Gudu Grade I Area Court in Abuja has ordered a divorce seeking housewife, Amina Abdulsalam, to pay her estranged husband Sani Abdulraman, N20,000 as a condition for divorce.

Businessman docked for allegedly defrauding senator of N33 million

The police on Thursday arraigned a businessman, Yohana Margif, 52, who allegedly defrauded Sen. Aphonsus Igbeke of N33 million, in a Kabusa Grade I Area Court, Abuja.

Applicant docked for allegedly stabbing man with knife

The police on Monday docked a 25-year-old applicant, Lawal Isa, in a Zuba Upper Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly stabbing a man with knife.

Kebbi gets new acting chief justice

Governor Abubakar Bagudu has appointed Justice Muhammed Suleiman Ambusa as the new Acting Chief Justice of Kebbi state.

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.

Tricycle rider in court for allegedly stealing N53,000 from neighbour

A tricycle rider, Mohammed Abdullahi, on Friday appeared in a Zuba Upper Area Court, Abuja for allegedly stealing N53,000 from his neighbour’s room.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office. 8

PDP asks EFCC to stop harassing former Governor Fayose

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against further harassment of former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose.

I will not grant my estranged wife divorce until she pays me N3.5 million...

A businessman, Alhaji Murtala Adamu, on Thursday prayed a c not to grant his estranged wife’s request for divorce until she returns the N3.5 million he so far spent on her.
Clara Chime

Why I abandoned my matrimonial home – Ex-Governor Chime’s wife

The estranged wife of former governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State, Clara, on Monday told an FCT High Court Apo that she left her matrimonial home for fear of her life.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns university lecturer over alleged N19 million fraud

Makurdi zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, arraigned one Moses Peter Adoga before Justice Simon O. Aboki of the Nasarawa State High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State, on a one-count charge for dishonestly converting the sum of N19,765,200 being a Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) grant to study for a PhD, to other purposes.
Niels Hoegel

Nurse gets life sentence for killing 85 patients

Serial killer, Niels Hoegel, was on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment after a German court found him guilty of the murder of 85 patients while working as a hospital nurse.

Court acquits NAF officer of corruptly receiving contractor’s N166 million gift

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, has discharged and acquitted a former Chief of Training and Operations of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Olutayo Oguntoyinbo, of the offence of corruptly accepting N166m gift from a contractor with NAF.
Opeyemi Oke

Lagos CJ Opeyemi Oke bows out of office Thursday

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, will on Thursday retire from service, four days before attaining the statutory 65 years retirement age.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

N1.4 billion fraud: Governor Emmanuel loses bid to quash charge against NBA chief Paul...

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, has dismissed an application filed by Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, seeking to quash the entire charge preferred against Paul Usoro, SAN, President, Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Man remanded for allegedly battering his wife

A Kubwa Grade I Area Court on Thursday ordered that a 32-year-old man, Ikhime Lester, who allegedly battered his wife, be remanded in prison.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia challenges criminal trial

A Federal High Court in Lagos, Thursday,, fixed May 31, for hearing in a motion filed by embattled Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, challenging her trial in the court.

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NIRSAL facilitates N2 billion loan to boost cocoa export in Ondo

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) is providing Agro Traders Limited, a Cocoa processing and export company in Ondo State, with 50% Credit Risk Guarantee (CTG) for N2 billion working capital to export 22,000 metric tons of cocoa.