NDLEA secures Court order to detain drugs dealer for 14 days

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to remand a suspected hard drug dealer, who has been declared wanted by Interpol, since 2017, Onuegbu Ozoemena Stanley, till January 21, 2020. Justice Hassan Sule, who presided over the court, gave the order, while granting an exparte application filed and argued by the NDLEA lawyer, Mr. Fingere Dinneys. In urging the court to grant the application, the NDLEA lawyer, Dinneys told the court that the remand order sought for was pursuant to section 35 (1)(C), 6 (6)(b) of the…

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N72m fraud: Court fixes businesswoman, 5 others’ trial for Jan. 21

The trial of a businesswoman, Mrs. Chinweze Adaga and five others who were charged before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on alleged N72 million fraud, has been adjourned till January 21, 2019. The adjournment of the trial of the fraud suspects was sequel to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice (Professor) Chuka Obiozor, who is said to be on official duty outside the court’s jurisdiction. Consequently the suspects’ trial was fixed for January 21, 2019, upon the agreement of the prosecution and their lawyers. The businessman, Adaga is been…

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