Illegal Demolition: Court issues bench warrant against Nigerian Railway Corporation’s MD

A Lagos Federal High Court, on Monday, November 19, issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the managing director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Fidet Okhiria, for alleged disobedience of court order. The court presided over Justice Muslim Hassan issued the bench warrant for the arrest of Okhiria, consequent upon an application made by Mr Akeem Aponmode asking the court for an order directing the police to arrest the corporation’s managing director and bring him to court to come and show cause why he should not be committed…

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Contempt: Nig. Railway Corp. M.D jailed 3 months

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today,  ordered that the Managing Director of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr. Fidet Okhiria, be remanded in prison custody for three months over the contempt of court.  The court presided over by Justice Cecilia Mojisola Olatoregun, ordered Okhiria to be remanded following his perpetual and continual refusal to appear before court despite several summons. In remanding the NRC boss in prison, Justice Olatoregun said: “I have looked at the various affidavit placed before the court and have examined the papers filed from both sides. The…

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