A solicitor who failed to convince a court that poor teaching at the University of Oxford cost him a high-flying legal career has been ordered to pay up to £75,000 in costs and denied permission to appeal the ruling. Continue reading Solicitor who sued Oxford liable for £75,000 costs
A Lagos High Court has ruled that Prince Buruji Kashamu and others should pay the sum of N 50,000,000. 00 daily to the claimant commencing from the 14th of August 2013. Continue reading Buruji Kashamu should pay N50,000,000.00 daily from 2013-Lagos Court rules
An accountant in Abia Government House, Akpan Udoh, who is scheduled to testify in the ongoing trial of former Abia Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, is now on the run, the prosecution told a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday. Udoh is listed as a witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Orji Uzor Kalu The EFCC had on Oct. 31, 2016, slammed a 34-count charge bordering on N3.2 billion fraud against Kalu and his former Commissioner for Finance, Ude Udeogo as well as Kalu’s company — Slok Nigeria Ltd. Continue reading Orji Kalu’s trial: Abia Govt. House accountant on the run
A former Managing Director of MainStreet Bank Registrar Limited, Mr Chester Ukandu and a director of the company, Mr Achi George have been remanded in prison custody over alleged forging Corporate Affairs Commission (C.A.C.) documents. The two ex- officials were ordered to be remanded by Justice O A. williams of the Special Offences Court, Ikeja after they pleaded not guilty to a three-count charge of conspiracy and forgery brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Continue reading Ex bank MD, director remanded in prison over forgery
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday set up a six-man Ad hoc Committee to review the controversial state Land Use Charge Law, 2018.
The Speaker of the House, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, announced the committee at plenary. Continue reading Land Use Charge Law: Lagos Assembly sets up review committee
The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday commenced a process to amend the state law that provided pension and gratuity for former governors and deputy governors. Continue reading Kano Assembly to amend Ex-Governors’ pension law
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, will on March 29 decide whether or not Robert Azibaola, a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has case to answer in the 7-count charge of money laundering and criminal breach of trust preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Continue reading Alleged $40 million fraud: Former President Jonathan’s cousin knows fate March 29
Taiwan on Saturday cheered a new U.S. law that encourages expanded contacts between officials from Washington and the self-governing island democracy that China claims as its own and has increasingly sought to isolate diplomatically. Continue reading Fearing isolation, Taiwan cheers US law expanding contacts
Russian has decided to expel 23 UK diplomats, in a tit-for-tat response to the UK’s expulsion of 23 of its diplomats.
The British government announced plans to expel the Russian diplomats as part of its response to the Salisbury nerve agent attack. Continue reading What happens when you expel a diplomat?