Estate manager arraigned for foreign exchange fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a Real Estate manager, Mr. Oluwafunmilayo Samuel Ademosu, over alleged N62 million foreign exchange fraud and issuance of dud cheque. Ademosu was arraigned alongside his company, H. T. Real Estate Limited, before Justice Josephine Oyefeso of a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja. They […]

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Xenophobia: Falana threatens legal action against South Africa

Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), on Thursday asked President Jacob Zuma of South Africa to identify suspected perpetrators of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans living in that country for prosecution. The request is contained in a letter he wrote to President Zuma titled: “Request to identify perpetrators of xenophobic attacks against Nigerians, bring […]

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Killer of lawyer Fadipe sentenced to death

Oluwaseun Oladapo, 27, who killed human rights lawyer, Kunle Fadipe, was sentenced to death on Friday. Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja, sentenced Oladapo to death by hanging for killing the lawyer. The judge found the convicted person guilty of a five-count charge of murder, armed robbery and assault occasioning harm. She […]

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Police shouldn’t abridge Nigerians’ right to protest, says Soyinka

Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka yesterday berated the Police for attempting to stifle the planned nationwide protest slated for today against policies of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration which are causing hardship to the people. He advised the police not to abridge the right of Nigerians to embark on the planned nationwide protest, describing the […]

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Soyinka to Police: Don’t stop protest against Buhari

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka on Sunday berated the Police for attempting to stifle the planned nationwide protest slated for Monday against the policies of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration causing hardship to the people. He advised the Police not do anything that would abridge the right of Nigerians to embark on the planned nationwide protest, […]

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Court to police: Place convicted oil magnate under watch

Justice Lateefat Okunnu of a Lagos High Court, Ikeja, on Monday ordered the state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, to keep a convicted oil magnate, Ada Ugo-Ndagi, under watch pending when she would be transferred to prison. The judge also ordered the Medical Directors of Havana Hospital, Surulere and the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), […]

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