Illegal detention: Subscriber sues MTN for N250m

A subscriber to MTN Communications Limited, Chidi Johnson has instituted a N250 million suit on the telecommunications company before a Lagos Federal High Court, over his alleged harassment, arrest and illegal detention without a reasonable and justifiable cause. Johnson is claiming the sum as compensation for the public harassment, inconvenience and loss of business he suffered as a result of his arrest and detention by the police which was allegedly instigated by MTN. According to the claimant, in a 30 paragraphs affidavit he personally deposed to and filed on his…

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Repatriation of $8,1bn: Court fixes  Dec. 4, for hearing of MTN’s suit against FG, CBN 

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, October 30 fixed November 4, 2018, for hearing of the preliminary objection filed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other pending applications in a suit filed by MTN Communications Limited against the apex bank and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) over the illegal remittance of $8,134,312,397.63 .        At the resumed hearing of the matter today, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), leading four other Senior Advocates of Nigeria for MTN, informed the court that CBN has filed its defence and counter…

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