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May 25, 2018 4:25 AM UK court ruling favours oil community against ShellThe Sun News

A British judge ruled yesterday that Nigeria’s Bodo Community, in the oil-rich Niger Delta involved in a protracted legal battle with Shell over the clean-up of two 2008 oil spills, should retain the option of litigation for another year. Lawyers for Bodo had accused Shell of trying to kill off the legal case by seeking a court order that would have meant 14

May 24, 2018 5:38 PM Dasukigate: Why Buhari wants Olisa Metuh dead – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has claimed that Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is wanted dead. The PDP chieftain claimed that Metuh was wanted dead because he “opposes” President Muhammadu Buhari. In a tweet, on Thursday, Fani-Kayode wrote: “It is one thing to want to jail a man at all costs 18

May 24, 2018 1:08 PM Court remands man for defiling own 4 daughtersThe Sun News

A Grade One Chief Magistrate’s Court 3, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has remanded a 41-year-old man, Michael Akpan Isaiah, for unlawfully having carnal knowledge of his four biological daughters. The victims (names withheld), were aged between two and 17 years old, though the two years old daughter was not mentioned in the charge number 18

May 24, 2018 11:12 AM Court grants Jonah Jang bail

A High Court sitting in Jos, the Plateau State capital, has granted bail to the former governor of the state, Jonah Jang. Jang is standing trial for alleged corruption during his tenure in office. During Thursday’s sitting, the ruling judge, Justice Daniel Longji, granted the former Governor on the following conditions: two sureties in the sum of N100 million 17

May 23, 2018 3:02 PM $8.4m Scam: Bamaiyi In Court As Ajudua’s Absence Stalls Trial

The absence of Fred Ajudua, a lawyer turned businessman at an Ikeja High Court has stalled his criminal trial for allegedly defrauding retired Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, a former Chief of Army Staff of 8.4 million dollars. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was scheduled to open its case against Ajudua at the court on Wednesday while Bamaiyi 20

May 22, 2018 11:37 AM Police declare bankers wanted for fraudulently stealing millions [PHOTOS]

The Divisional Police Office, Lion Building, Campell Street at the Lagos Island has declared eight persons, who were of the banking profession, wanted over charges bordering on fraudulent theft of millions of Naira from a new generation bank. After securing an arrest warrant from a Magistrate Court in Lagos, the police division stated that the suspects 18

May 22, 2018 8:43 AM JUST IN: Olisa Metuh's lawyer back in court 24-hrs after withdrawal from caseThe Sun News

Lawyer to embattled former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, Mr. Emeka Etiaba (SAN), on Tuesday, made a U-turn and re-appeared in the case, before Justice Okon Abang, in Abuja. This came barely 24 hours after he announced his withdrawal as a defence lawyer in the case. Although Metuh, who collapsed during 21

May 22, 2018 8:23 AM Why I made APC chairman, Oyegun cry – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has alleged that the national Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Oyegun cried when the Supreme Court affirmed his as governor. Wike claimed that Oyegun cried because the APC wanted to rule over the affairs of the state “by all means.” The governor made the claim while fielding questions from Channels 19

May 21, 2018 2:51 PM Policeman arraigned for alleged impersonation

A dismissed policeman, 35-year-old Abdulmalik Makong, who allegedly impersonated a deputy superintendent of police, was on Monday arraigned before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court. The Police Prosecutor, ASP Roman Unuigbe, told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 2 at Tolu Divisional Police Headquarters, Apapa, Lagos. He alleged that the accused 21

May 21, 2018 9:16 AM Olisa Metuh collapses in court

A former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh on Monday morning collapsed in court. The incident happened just as he was making his way to the dock for his resumed trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Metuh, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for the N400m he allegedly 21