Drug merchant bags 3 years jail term

A hard drug merchant, Okonkwo Simon Chukwudi, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by a Lagos Federal High Court, for attempting to export 10 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa, popularly called marijuana, to Maputo, the Mozambique capital. The court presided over by Justice Ayotunde Faji, handed down the jail term on the drug merchant, after listened to the alocutor from his lawyer, Mr. Sunday Okwo. The convict had pleaded guilty on a county charge of the offence, when he was first arraigned by the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)…

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Forgery: Court dismisses Balogun of Epe Kingdom, Ikuforiji’s ‘no-case-submission’

A Federal High Court, Lagos, Friday September 14, ordered Chief Olajide Ikuforuji, the Balogun of Epe Kingdom to prepare for his defence over alleged forgery case levelled against him by the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of Nigerian Police Force. The court presided over by Justice AbdulAziz Anka, made the order after dismissing Ikuforji’s no-case-submission filed before the court by his lawyer, Olajide Sanni. Ikuforij was first arraigned before the court on August 17, 2016, on charges bordering on a two count-charge of alleged forgery. He had pleaded not guilty to…

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