Trial To Resume In Secret For Pro-Biafra Separatist Leader

Biafra: Kanu’s Secret Trial Begins Tuesday Abuja (Blueprint) — The trial of the embattled leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu and three others before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, with the identities of prosecution witnesses shielded from the public, commences tomorrow. Kanu was previously facing a six-count treason charge… Read More Trial To Resume In Secret For Pro-Biafra Separatist Leader

London Court To Rule If Shell Can Face Trial Over Oil Spill In Nigeria

Oil Spill: UK Court Decides Legality Of Suit Against Shell London (Leadership) — A London court is set to rule, in coming weeks, on whether Royal Dutch Shell can face trial in the UK over oil spill allegations in Nigeria. Some legal experts predict that such decision could attract more cases against multinationals in Britain.… Read More London Court To Rule If Shell Can Face Trial Over Oil Spill In Nigeria

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

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

Justices inability to form a quorum stalls Saraki’s appeal against CCT

Hearing in an appeal by the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on the jurisdiction of Code of Conduct Tribunal to try him was stalled at the Court of Appeal, Abuja, on Tuesday. The matter could not proceed because of the inability of the justices of the court to form a quorum. The Presiding… Read More Justices inability to form a quorum stalls Saraki’s appeal against CCT

Alleged N5.6bn fraud: EFCC files amended 34-count charge against Ex-Gov Kalu

Alleged N5.6bn fraud: EFCC files amended 34-count charge against Ex-Gov Kalu. Nigeria’s corruption-fighting agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, filed an amended 34-count criminal charge against the former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu. The charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/56/07, was entered before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on… Read More Alleged N5.6bn fraud: EFCC files amended 34-count charge against Ex-Gov Kalu

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