Court grants NDLEA approval to destroy explosive-laden container

A Lagos Federal High Court, on Monday, granted the request of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to destroy a 1×20 feet container housing 381 bags of Ammonium Nitrate, a Chemical used in producing explosive. Th court presided by Justice Ayokunle Faji, gave NDLEA the permission to destroy the said chemical, after listening to the submission of the agency’s lawyer, Mr. Fingere Owen Dinneys, for who argued an exparte application and affidavit in support for the order. In pleading to Justice Faji for the order, Barrister Dinneys told the…

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Court sentences serial criminal to 4 years imprisonment for unlawful dealing in Indian Hemp

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court Lagos has convicted and sentenced one Osaro Egberamwen a.k.a. Osas, to four years Imprisonment, for unlawful dealing in 240 grams of cannabis sativa, popularly called Indian hemp. The judge also convicted and sentenced one Okpa Perpetual Sixtus, who was hired by Osas, to smuggle the said banned weed into the Ikoyi facility’s of Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS), to four months imprisonment. The two convicts were charged before the court sometimes in 2020 before the court on a two-count charge of conspiracy and…

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Police re-arraigns businessman for allegedly duping Kelwalram Coy of 14 Pajero Jeeps

Police from the Special Fraud Unit, Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos has re-arraigned a businessman, Mr Emmanuel Lawrence Etuk and his company, D.M Auto Company Nigeria Limited, for allegedly duping Chanrai Nigeria Limited otherwise called Kelwaram of 14 units of Mitsubishi jeeps valued at N95 million. In  the ten count charge filed before Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos by Police prosecutor Mr Sam Eromosele, the defendants were alleged to have committed the offences sometimes between the months of November 2007 and April 2008 in Lagos. Both Emmanuel and…

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Police drags Lagos lawyer to court over alleged N110m fraud

Men of Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), Ikoyi-Lagos has dragged A Lagos-based lawyer, Prince Gabriel Gbenosa Azuka, before a Federal High Court, for allegedly defrauding a businesswoman, Mrs. Esther Olufumilayo Akinsanya, of the sum of N110 million, under the pretence of securing acres of land for her. Apart from the alleged N110 million fraud, the lawyer is also facing charges bordering on alleged issuance of multiple Skye Bank’s dud cheques. He was brought before Justice Ayokunle Faji led-court, on 10 count charges of conspiracy; fraud and issuance of dud cheques. PSFU…

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N162m fraud: Court sentences 2 fake BDC Operators to 17 years imprisonment

.. Jails another businessman 7 years for N22.4m fraud Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Lagos Federal High Court, today, sentenced two fake Bureau De Change operators, Uju Peace Izuogu and Richard Owegie, who defrauded their victim of the sum of N162 million, to a total of 17 years imprisonment. While Uju was given 12 years each on the two counts charge of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence, her co-convict, Richard was given seven years each on two counts of conspiracy and aiding and abating. Justice Faji also ordered the…

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Court Convicts fake BDC Operators over N162m fraud

Two fraudsters, who operate illegal and unregistered Bureau De Change (BDC) Uju Peace Iziogu and Mr Richard Owegie, were today, convicted by a Federal High Court, Lagos, for defrauding their victims to whooping sum of N162 million. The two illegal BDC operators were convicted alongside of their company, Reoworld Enterprises Limited of the three counts charge of conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and fraud of the mentioned amount, made against them by the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Ikoyi, Lagos, by Justice Ayokunle Faji, after finding them guilty of the…

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Alleged N125b fraud: Keystone Bank furnishes Court with documents used by Atuche, Ojo

Keystone Bank Plc, today, furnished Justice Ayikunle Faji, of a Lagos Federal High Court, with the minutes of 38 Board of Director General Meeting held on July 2008, at Victoria Island, Lagos, in compliance to the subpoena issued by the court, in the trial of alleged N125 billion fraud trial of Mr. Francis Atuche and Charles Ojo, who were former managing directors of the defunct, Bank PHB and Spring Bank Plc. Justice Faji had issued a subpoena directing Keystone Bank Plc, to produce the document, at the last hearing of…

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Police rearraigns unregistered BDC operator over N162m fraud

An unregistered Bureau De Change (BDC) operator, Uju Peace Izuogu, who allegedly defrauded her customer of the sum of N162 million alongside her accomplice, Richard Owegie, were today, rearraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, by the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU). The two alleged fraudsters, Uju and Richard, alongside their company,  Reoworld Enterprises Limited, were rearraigned before Justice Ayokunle Faji, led-court on a three-count charges of fraud, obtaining under false pretence and receiving and retaining proceeds of fraud. They were formerly arraigned before the court on charges of fraud,…

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Police drag GTB, 2 others to Court over alleged $667, 000 fraud

The Police Special Fraud unit (PSFU), has dragged Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) Plc and two others before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged $667, 000 USD, fraudulently lodged with the bank. Others joined with GTB Plc in a suit marked FHC/L/CS/586/2020, are: Albert Austine Ugochukwu and a limited liability company, Tasmara Integrated Services Limited. GTB Plc and others were brought before the court presided over by Justice Ayokunle Faji, by PSFU in a motion exparte, pursuant to section 6(6)(b), (2)(k) of the Constitution of the Federal republic of Nigeria…

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Court dismisses businessman’s N100 suit against IGP, other over alleged rights breach

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, dismissed a N100 million suit filed by a businessman, John Obi against the Inspector-General of Police and a limited liability company, Suntory Beverage and Food Limited, for lacking in merits. The court presided over by Justice Ayokunle Faji, also dismissed the businessman’s request for court’s declaration that his arrest and detention between June 6 and 7, 2018, by the men of Force Criminal Investigation Department (ForceCID) Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos, was unlawful, persecutory, illegal and in gross violation of his personal liberty as guarantee by…

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