Extradition: Court slams N100,000 cost against Kashamu

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, awarded cost of N100,000 in favour of Department of State Security Services (DSS) and the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, against Senator Buruji Kashamu, for his unduly delay in hearing of application filed to stop his extradition to United State of America (USA), to face alleged drug related charges. Kashamu, a Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, had in his suit marked FHC/L/CS/930/2018, joined as respondents: the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Commissioner of Police Lagos Police Command, Director General State…

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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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Extradition: Fresh application stalls judgment in extradition suit against Kashamu 

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, further adjourned until May 23, to re-open hearing in a suit by Senator Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop his extradition to the United States, to face drug related charges.  Kashamu, who is the Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, had in his suit labelled FHC/L/CS/930/2018, joined the following as respondents: The Inspector General of Police, Commissioner of Police Lagos Police Command, Director General State Security Service (DSS), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, and the Attorney General of the Federation…

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Extradition: AGF, DSS, NDLEA urge Court to dismiss Kashamu’s suit

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), the  Department of State Security  Services (DSS) and National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), today, urged the Federal High Court, Lagos to dismiss the suit filed by Senator Buruji Kashamu with punitive and substantial cost. The Agencies told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that the suit filed by Senator Buruji Kashamu against them over alleged extradition move, is speculative and abuse of court processes. The three agency therefore urged the court to dismiss the suit with punitive and substantial cost against Kashamu. Kashamu, a…

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NDLEA urges Court to dismiss Kashamu’s extradition suit 

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has urged a Federal High Court, Lagos, to dismiss fundamental rights enforcement suit, filed by Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop security agencies from extraditing to the United State of America (USA), over drug related offences. Kashamu, a Senator representing Ogun East at the National Assembly, in a suit marked FHC/L/CS/930/2018, filed by his lawyer, Ifeoma Esom, dragged Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Commissioner of Police Lagos State,  NDLEA and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) before the court presided over by Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, seeking…

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