Soccer legend, Pelé, suing Samsung $30m for identity theft

Soccer legend Pelé is suing Samsung for $30 million for allegedly using his lookalike in an ad to sell TVs. The complaint says that the ad hurt the value of the retired sports star’s endorsement rights. Brazilian soccer legend Pelé is suing Samsung for $30 million in a lawsuit that claims the electronics company used… Read More Soccer legend, Pelé, suing Samsung $30m for identity theft

Nigerian actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, denied bail as she heads to Supreme Court

The National President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and celebrity actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, has headed to the Nigerian Supreme Court after a Court of Appeal on Friday affirmed the judgment of a Lagos High Court hearing a manslaughter charge against her. The embattled star actress and former Nigeria’s beauty queen Ibinabo, was yesterday unable… Read More Nigerian actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, denied bail as she heads to Supreme Court

Nigeria’s senate president’s trial stalls, MTN offers to settle row

Nigerian Senate President’s alleged assets declaration trial stalled by a motion challenging jurisdiction of tribunal; South African telecoms giant, Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN), offers to settle row over Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) fine with $1.5billon . . . Photo: Embattled Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki Saraki’s CCT trial stalled The trial of Nigeria’s Senate… Read More Nigeria’s senate president’s trial stalls, MTN offers to settle row

Court trials: Money Laundering & Treason allegations take new turns

Nigeria’s main opposition party, the PDP’s spokesman, Olisa Metuh to prove his innocence while the pro-Biafra activist and IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s trial stalls . . . Alleged Money Laundering: Prosecution challenges Metuh to prove his innocence The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh, has lost his no-case submission filed before a Federal… Read More Court trials: Money Laundering & Treason allegations take new turns

Zimbabwean Cop charged to court for saying Mugabe is “too old to rule”

Policeman Dragged To Court For Saying 92-year-old Mugabe Is Too Old To Rule A Zimbabwean policeman has appeared in court after calling 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe “too old to rule” and accusing his wife of being a prostitute, local media reported Wednesday. Thompson Joseph Mloyi, 44, did not enter a plea at a magistrate’s court… Read More Zimbabwean Cop charged to court for saying Mugabe is “too old to rule”

Pro-Biafra: Kanu’s trial – Court grants prosecution witnesses partial secrecy

A Federal High Court sitting in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, yesterday, rejected a prayer by pro-Biafra agitator, alleged treasonable felon, director of the pirate ‘Radio Biafra’ and leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, and two others, for an order dismissing the charges against them. Justice James Tsoho, who rejected the prayer… Read More Pro-Biafra: Kanu’s trial – Court grants prosecution witnesses partial secrecy

Perjury Trial: Nigerian Senate President Allegedly Bribes Judicial Reporters

Sen. Bukola Saraki Allegedly Bribes Judicial Reporters Ahead of CCT Trial Undercover investigators for SaharaReporters said the Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s aides have given bribes of the sum of N50,000 each to judicial reporters in order to shape reporting of stories to his favour at his on-going Code of Conduct Tribunal which will resumed next… Read More Perjury Trial: Nigerian Senate President Allegedly Bribes Judicial Reporters

Bribe for justice: 2 senior Nigerian lawyers, Tarfa & Nwobike, in alleged bribery

A fresh 27 count charge of bribe for justice against a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Rickey Tarfa has been filed at a Lagos High Court. Tarfa is accused by the EFCC of bribing two judges, Justice Mohammed Nasir Yunusa and Justice Nganjiwa Hyeladzira, with N2,335,000. Photos: L-R . Rickey Tarfa SAN (L) & (C)… Read More Bribe for justice: 2 senior Nigerian lawyers, Tarfa & Nwobike, in alleged bribery

South African Telecoms Giant, MTN, To Undergo Trial – Nigerian Court

MTN LOSES BID TO STALL TRIAL ON COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has held that MTN Nigeria and its Chief Executive Officer, Ferdi Moolman, must undergo trial over alleged copyright infringements, despite settlement with a complainant . . . Photo: MTN Nigeria CEO, Ferdi Moolman Federal High Court, Abuja, Justice Nnamdi… Read More South African Telecoms Giant, MTN, To Undergo Trial – Nigerian Court

Nigeria’s Financial Crimes Agency Says Senior Lawyer ‘Bribed’ Another Judge

Tarfa paid another judge N5.3m in two years, says EFCC The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alleged that a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Rickey Tarfa, paid a judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Ajiya Nganjiwa, N5.3 million between June 27, 2012 and December 23, 2014. The commission said it uncovered a… Read More Nigeria’s Financial Crimes Agency Says Senior Lawyer ‘Bribed’ Another Judge