Lagos Federal High Court Decongests Courtrooms, New Judges Resume Duties

Posted by - June 15, 2021

The Federal High Court Lagos on Tuesday, began decongestion and re-arrangement of court files, following resumption of court activities after the two-month-old strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN). Reports indicated that registrars of various courts were busy sorting out court files, while others were seen moving files to different court rooms. Reports

JUSUN Strike: Police In Lagos Decongesting Cells – PPRO

Posted by - June 8, 2021

The police in Lagos have devised means to decongest its cells amidst the prolonged strike by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN). Police spokesman in the state, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said on Tuesday that the decongestion was carried out in collaboration with the office of the Chief Judge and Attorney-General of the state. Reports

Oyo Anti-Graft Agency Begins Investigation Into Petitions

Posted by - June 1, 2021

Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYACA) has begun investigations into corruption petitions received from members of the public. The Chairman of OYACA, retired Justice Eni Esan, who did not give the number of petitions so far received, disclosed this in a statement issued by her on Tuesday. Esan said that the agency was poised to investigate

Bill For Elevated High Court Judges To Conclude Criminal Cases Scales Second Reading

Posted by - May 19, 2021
A bill for an Act, to alter the 1999 constitution to allow the Judge of High court elevated to Appeal court, to conclude criminal matter despite such elevation has passed second reading. The bill was passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday in Abuja to provide quick dispensation of Justice. Representative Onofiok Luke, the sponsor

EFCC Re-Looted 222 Assets Recovered From Maina, Others ― Witness

Posted by - March 5, 2021
  Ngozika Ihuoma, a witness, has on Thursday, told a Federal High Court in Abuja, that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, under its former acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, mismanaged 222 assets worth N1.63tn. The money was recovered by the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team. Ihuoma appeared as the first defence witness in the ongoing

Man Bags 5-Year Jail Term For Oil Theft

Posted by - February 8, 2021
  Justice M.L Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced Clinton Onye to five years imprisonment for illegal dealing in petroleum products. He was jailed on Monday, February 8, 2021 following his arraignment by the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Winners’ Pastor Convicted for Stealing Church’s $90,000, N4.5m

Posted by - February 8, 2021
  A Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has sentenced Afolabi Samuel, to three years' imprisonment for stealing $90,000 and N4.5m. Samuel, A pastor with the Living Faith Church, aka Winners' Chapel, was imprisoned for stealing money belonging to the registered trustees of the church. Samuel, an accountant and the church’s treasurer, was arraigned