NAN retiree asks Court to jail CBN Gov. Emefiele, other for disobeying Court order

For alleged wilful and intentional disobedience to an order of a Federal High Court, Lagos, a former employee of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Sunny Odunwo, has asked Justice Cecilia Mojisola Olatoregun, to commit to prison, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Mr. Johnson Akinkumi, the bank’s Director of Legal Services, for their failure to obey order absolute made by the court over his pension and gratuity. Justice Olatoregun, had on November 7, 2008, while delivering judgment in a suit number FHC/L/CS/1171/2005, filed by Odunwo against NAN…

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Clearing agent faces trial over alleged N7.7m fraud

A Lagos-based clearing agent, Adewale Olukoya Joseph, has been arraigned before a Federal High Court Lagos, for allegedly obtaining the sum of N7.7 million, from a businesswoman under false pretence. Joseph, managing director of Ham Mark Ventures, is facing a count charge of offence slammed on him by the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Ikoyi-Lagos. Police in the charge marked FHC/L/448c/18, alleged that the defendant had between July and August, 2013, fraudulently obtained the sun of N7.7 million, from one Mrs. Sanya Olatunde Bukola, on the pretence that…

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Extradition to USA: Court fixes June 6 for hearing of Kashamu’s motion

The Federal High Court, Lagos, presided over by Justice Chukwujekwu Joseph Aneke, has fixed June 6, for the hearing of an application filed by Mr. Buruji Kashamu, the Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial district of Ogun State, at the National Assembly, asking for the reopening of his suit against the Attorney General of the Federation and six others aimed at stopping his extradition to the United State of America (USA) to face drug related charges. Senator Kashamu is currently fighting federal government’s bid to extradite him to the USA where he…

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Ooni of Ife commends Runsewe’s cultural tourism revolution in Nigeria

Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife has described the high value and premium promotion enjoyed by Nigerian culture under the watch of Otunba Segun Runsewe as revolutionary and unprecedented. The Ooni who bestrides the cradle of the Yoruba race and sits on the oldest traditional throne in Black Africa nay the human race, commended Runsewe for pushing the quest for a new culture economy to the front burner of national discourse, making Nigerians very proud. “I can see everything turning around for culture and tourism in nigeria very…

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