We Need Special Courts to Fight Financial Crimes – Abimbola Adeseyoju

“What has changed for me is the reduction in the acts of impunity. One major factor responsible for the pervasive corruption we have in Nigeria is the culture of impunity that goes with it; the impression that some people are above the law. I think the government has been able to correct this to some extent… Read More We Need Special Courts to Fight Financial Crimes – Abimbola Adeseyoju

Corruption fight: 17 witnesses to testify against Fani-Kayode & Nenadi

The N4.6billion fraud charge filed against former ministers of Aviation and Finance, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode and Senator Nenadi Usman respectively has been assigned to Justice Sule Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos for trial, it was learnt yesterday. Representatives of Zenith Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, Skye Bank, United Bank for Africa, First Bank… Read More Corruption fight: 17 witnesses to testify against Fani-Kayode & Nenadi

Lagos Lawyer & Celebrity Blogger In Court Over Alleged Offensive Picture

A Lagos-based lawyer, Olumide Babalola has dragged the popular Nigerian celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji, before the Lagos High Court for unauthorized and offensive use of picture. In Suit No. LD/3265MFHR/2016 before Hon. Justice O.H. Oshodi, the lawyer is asking the blogger to pay him the sum of N50,000,000 (Fifty million Naira) for the unauthorized use… Read More Lagos Lawyer & Celebrity Blogger In Court Over Alleged Offensive Picture

Nigeria’s Judicial Watchdog retires judge for issuing order without sitting in court

The National Judicial Council (NJC) said on Friday that it had compulsorily retired a judge of the Cross River State of Nigeria High Court, Justice B.T. Ebuta. The NJC’s Acting Director (Information), Mr. Soji Oye, said in a statement that the sanction was imposed on Ebuta partly because he made an order based on ex-parte… Read More Nigeria’s Judicial Watchdog retires judge for issuing order without sitting in court