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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Court dismisses MTN application challenging AGF’s probe of N242bn, $1.3bn Import Duty/Withholdg Tax

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, dismissed MTN Nigeria’s application challenging the legality of Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation (AHF) assessment of its import duty and withholding tax amounting to N242 billion and $1.3 billion respectively. The court presided over by Justice Chukwujekwu Joseph Aneke, dismissed MTN application, while delivering ruling on the application challenging AGF to probe its accounts.  MTN had instituted the suit by a writ, dated September 10, 2018, challenging mainly, the legality of the AGF’s assessment of its import duties, withholding tax and value added tax in…

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