Court Orders Zimbabwean First Lady To Return Property In Diamond Ring Dispute

Grace Mugabe told to return property in diamond ring spat. Harare, Zimbabwe (TheGuardian) — A Zimbabwean court has ordered President Robert Mugabe’s wife to return three properties she seized from a local businessman in a messy dispute over a $1.35-million diamond ring, a lawyer said Thursday. Grace Mugabe was taken to court by Jamal Ahmed… Read More Court Orders Zimbabwean First Lady To Return Property In Diamond Ring Dispute

Judicial and Legislative Matters in Nigeria

Alleged sex scandal: Reps to sue U.S. Govt for $1bn damages The three members of the House of Representatives exonerated of the sexual misconduct allegations leveled against them by the U.S. government – House Deputy Chairman, Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), Mr. Terse Mark-Gbillah (Benue); Mr. Samuel Ikon (Akwa Ibom); and Mr. Mohammed Garba-Gololo (Bauchi)… Read More Judicial and Legislative Matters in Nigeria

Actor Jim Carrey Sued Over Ex-Partner’s Death

Hollywood actor and comedian, Jim Carrey, has been sued for allegedly obtaining drugs under a false name for his ex-girlfriend, Cathriona White, who died of an overdose last year, court documents show. Mark Burton, the estranged husband of Carrey’s former partner Ms. White, said the actor used his “immense wealth and celebrity status” to illegally… Read More Actor Jim Carrey Sued Over Ex-Partner’s Death

Money Laundering Trial: A Legal dossier Linked To Nigeria’s Ex-First Lady

Legal Report has compiled a collection in the form of a legal dossier (in chronological order) detailing the money laundering case being tried, ongoing and pending at the Federal High Court sitting in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, and the sudden and unexpected “claimed” linkage to the subject matter in the corruption case and subsequent litigation… Read More Money Laundering Trial: A Legal dossier Linked To Nigeria’s Ex-First Lady

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

PDP, Nigeria’s Main Opposition Party: Still in Disarray

PDP Crisis Runs Into Judicial Mess. The leadership crisis in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday resulted in a judicial stalemate with two courts of co-ordinate jurisdictions issuing separate and contradictory orders in support of the contending parties. Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, in Lagos, yesterday declared as null and void… Read More PDP, Nigeria’s Main Opposition Party: Still in Disarray