Court to hear N1.2tr National Theatre concession suit April 9

The Federal High Court in Lagos will on April 9 hear a suit by Topwideapeas Ltd on the National Theatre concession. The firm is challenging the nullification of its concession right over the complex located in Iganmu, Lagos. The plaintiff…

*EFCC arrests 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos (DailyTrust) *Lagos Govt partners China on prevention of Coronavirus in Nigeria (Vanguard)

EFCC arrests 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos (DailyTrust) Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects were arrested in Westwood Estate, Ajah, during a sting…

Half-naked women from Sowore’s village storm Abuja court (Punch)

A group of half-naked women from the birthplace of Mr Omoyele Sowore, in Kiribo, Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Thursday stormed the Federal High Court in Abuja to protest the continued illegal detention of their son by…

Court gives DSS 24 hours to release Sowore, Bakare (Punch)

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday gave the Department of State Service 24 hours ultimatum to release the Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu gave the order at the scheduled commencement…

FRSC ‘can no longer’ fine motorists, court rules

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declared void powers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to impose fines on motorists for traffic offences. John Tsoho, a judge, held that the commission could not turn itself into a court…

Witness tells court how Dikko allegedly diverted NAF’s N1.2b (Guardian)

Hammadama Bello, the 9th prosecution witness (PW9) in the ongoing trial of former Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Mohammed Dikko, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, yesterday told the court that the defendant…

Man remanded for N30m Internet fraud, another re-arraigned (Punch)

Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State, has ordered that one Gideon Onifade be remanded in prison until the case of fraud instituted against him is decided. The accused was arraigned by the Economic and Financial…

N3.6b Debt: AMCON takes over Bao Yao Firms in Abuja, Calabar

Hon. Justice B.F.M. Nyako of the Federal High Court has ordered Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to take over Bao Yao Futurlex Iron & Steel Company Limited in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and Bao Yao Huan Jian Iron…

Justice Dimgba, Kuru, others seek ways to improve recovery of AMCON N5trillion debt

As the noose on obligors of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) tightens in line with its latest enforcement strategy, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Asaba at the weekend reechoed the fact that the task to strengthen…

*How Lagos hotelier’s son, friend drugged, gang-raped me – Victim (Punch)* Pay more attention to children’s education, HDI urges LASG (Vanguard)

How Lagos hotelier’s son, friend drugged, gang-raped me – Victim (Punch) A 24-year-old rape victim on Wednesday narrated to a Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja how she was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by the son of a Lagos…

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