Igbo Quit Notice: Lawyer Files Suit Against Arewa Youths, Demand Their Arrest Within 7 Days

Mr. Vincent Egechukwu Obeta, a Nigerian lawyer, has, on behalf of Igbo people resident in the North filed three lawsuits before the Federal High Court in Abuja, and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court seeking to compel the Nigerian Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to arrest members of the Coalition of Arewa Youths, within… Read More Igbo Quit Notice: Lawyer Files Suit Against Arewa Youths, Demand Their Arrest Within 7 Days

Court Orders MTN To Forfeit N8Bn In Ecobank & Unclaimed Billions In Skye Bank Accounts To Nigerian Govt

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered a multinational Global Satellite Mobile services, GSM, provider, MTN Communications Limited to temporarily forfeit to the Federal Government, the sum of N8billion in its account number 0012005379 domiciled in Ecobank Nigeria Plc, suspected to be proceeds of unlawful activity. Trial judge in the matter, Justice Abdulaziz… Read More Court Orders MTN To Forfeit N8Bn In Ecobank & Unclaimed Billions In Skye Bank Accounts To Nigerian Govt

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

British detectives in Nigeria for Alison-Madueke’s case

As part of the ongoing probe and preparation for the arraignment of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, some investigators from the United Kingdom have visited Nigeria to gather evidence. The ex-minister is under investigation over the missing $20billion oil cash, phoney crude oil lifting contracts,  $115million poll bribery money, the $1.092b… Read More British detectives in Nigeria for Alison-Madueke’s case

Bill Cosby Will Stand Trial For Sexual Assault Charges – U.S. Judge

Cosby in court for sexual assault hearing in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA. A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday ruled that famed American comedian, Bill Cosby 78, will stand trial on sexual assault charges preferred against him by a woman. Cosby is facing charges over allegations that he drugged and assaulted an American woman in 2004. The… Read More Bill Cosby Will Stand Trial For Sexual Assault Charges – U.S. Judge

Nigerian Shi’ite Leader: El-Zakzaky Demands N2bn Compensation for ‘Illegal Detention’

Shi’ite: El-Zakzaky Demands N2bn Compensation for ‘Illegal Detention’ The application for the enforcement of his fundamental rights filed by the leader of the Shi’ite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, at a Federal High Court in Abuja could not go on on Monday because of the absence of the respondents, namely, the Department of the… Read More Nigerian Shi’ite Leader: El-Zakzaky Demands N2bn Compensation for ‘Illegal Detention’

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

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

Nigerian human rights lawyer files suit to ban U.S. Dollar in Nigeria

Femi Falana asks court to ban dollar as a legal tender in Nigeria Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday, praying for an order restraining the Central Bank of Nigeria from allowing market forces to determine the exchange rate of the naira .… Read More Nigerian human rights lawyer files suit to ban U.S. Dollar in Nigeria