Tag Archives: High Court

Forgery Charge: Court Convicts DG LASEMA’s Ex-Girlfriend

  A Lagos High Court, sitting in the Igbosere area has convicted a civil servant, Ms Olaide Ibraheem for forging documents of a property belonging to her ex-lover, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osayintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). The court imposed on her a N750,000 fine or a two-year jail term. Ibraheem who is … Continue reading Forgery Charge: Court Convicts DG LASEMA’s Ex-Girlfriend

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Port Harcourt ‘Serial Killer’, Gracious David-West To Die By Hanging

   A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has convicted and sentenced the serial killer, Gracious David-West to death by hanging. Mr David-West was charged for the murder of several young ladies in different hotels around Rivers State. Pieces of evidence suggest that David-West had a signature of strangling his victims to death. The … Continue reading Port Harcourt ‘Serial Killer’, Gracious David-West To Die By Hanging

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Fraud Allegations: Court Freezes Lagos Speaker Obasa’s Accounts

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday ordered the interim freezing of three bank accounts belonging to the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa. The three accounts domiciled in Standard Chartered Bank and the funds placed in them are to be temporarily frozen pending the conclusion of the … Continue reading Fraud Allegations: Court Freezes Lagos Speaker Obasa’s Accounts

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‘Uzodinma Should Wake Up’: Okorocha Replies To N106bn Fraud Allegation

  Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has asked his successor, Hope Uzodinma, to wake up to the demands of governance in the state. Okorocha’s call was disclosed in a statement issued on Tuesday by his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo. The ex-governor was reacting to an allegation of fraud – to the tune of … Continue reading ‘Uzodinma Should Wake Up’: Okorocha Replies To N106bn Fraud Allegation

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Ondo Prophet, Five Others Sentenced To Life Imprisonment Over Missing Child

  Justice Olusegun Odusola of the Ondo State High Court has sentenced the Founder of Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Prophet Babatunde Alfa, and five others to life imprisonment over the disappearance of one-year-old Gold Kolawole in the church. Justice Odusola convicted the defendants having found them guilty of the two-count charge of kidnapping and aiding and … Continue reading Ondo Prophet, Five Others Sentenced To Life Imprisonment Over Missing Child

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Maldives Ex-Vice President Gets 20 Years For Money Laundering

  Maldives former vice president Ahmed Adeeb has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to graft, money laundering and abuse of power, court officials said Tuesday. Adeeb was a close ally of ex-president Abdulla Yameen until Adeeb was jailed for allegedly trying to assassinate the strongman former ruler with a bomb … Continue reading Maldives Ex-Vice President Gets 20 Years For Money Laundering

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Singapore PM’s Defamation Suit Against Blogger Begins

  Singapore’s prime minister testified in court Tuesday at the start of his defamation suit against a blogger who shared an article on Facebook linking the leader to a corruption scandal. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong accuses Leong Sze Hian of spreading false claims about him over the article relating to the money-laundering scandal at … Continue reading Singapore PM’s Defamation Suit Against Blogger Begins

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EFCC Calls Seventh Witness In Case Against Fayose

  The Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC has called its seventh witness in the alleged N2.2bn fraud trial of former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose. At the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, the witness, a banker, Adedamola Otuyalo, who heads the Cash in Transit Services of (the now-defunct) Diamond Bank told Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke … Continue reading EFCC Calls Seventh Witness In Case Against Fayose

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