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Lagos court convicts cosmetic surgeon, Adepoju over client’s death

The convicted cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Adepoju. By Advocatenewsng.com THE Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has convicted a medical doctor and founder of MedContour Services Ltd., Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju, who conducted a failed plastic surgery that resulted in the death of one Nneka Onwuzuligbo in 2020, FIJ reports. This was disclosed by a former Director-General of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Babatunde Irukera on Friday. In his tweet, Irukera, tweeting as #TundeIrukera, wrote, “Today is a…

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Ex-Nigerian governor, Yahaya Bello, missing, court orders his arrest, to account for N84.2b belonging to Kogi State

JUDICIAL TRIAL OF EX-KOGI GOVERNOR. Wanted missing ex-governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello. By Advocatenewsng.com FOR going into hiding and missing for a month now, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, where the former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello’s charge is pending, on Friday ordered for the search and immediate arrest of the fugitive ex-governor. Bello, who governed the state for eight years is the immediate chief executive of the poor state where at the age of…

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N2.7b alleged fraud: EFCC to arraign Sirika, daughter tomorrow

Former Aviation Minister, Mr. Sirika. By Advocatenewsng.com THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is set to arraign former Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, his daughter, Fatimah, and two other suspects in court on Thursday. The suspects are facing charges over alleged N2.7 billion contract fraud uncovered in the Aviation Ministry under Sirika. The embattled former Minister would be arraigned for trial for the first time before Justice Sylvanus Oriji of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday….

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Businessman sues Police, others to enforce his fundamental rights

By Advocatenewsng.com UPON incessant intimidation and harassment suffered in the hands of men from the Nigeria Police, allegedly instigated by his estranged wife, Mrs Endurance Modupe Makolo, a Lagos-based businessman, Paul Makolo, has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit before the Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court to stop the unwarranted rights abuse. The applicant Paul Makolo brought the application for an order for the enforcement of his fundamental right under Sections 35 and 46 of the…

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EFCC likely to drop case against Cubana Chief Priest, enters out of court settlement

Cubana Chief Priest. By Advocatenewsng.com WITH the endorsement of a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been permitted, if it wishes, to enter into out of court settlement with Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest, in the charge of alleged naira abuse brought against him by the anti-graft agency. The Chief Priest was arraigned on April 17, 2024 on a three-count charge of allegedly spraying and tampering with…

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Akpabio:”Repositioning the justice system: Constitutional, statutory and operational reforms for access, efficiency”

STAKEHOLDERS’ NATIONAL SUMMIT ON JUSTICE. Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, CON, delivering his speech yesterday at the ongoing two-day National Summit on Justice holding at Abuja. Senate President and Chairman of Nigeria’s National Assembly, Senator Godswill Akpabio, CON, yesterday delivered a goodwill message at the ongoing two-day National Summit on Justice holding at the nation’s capital, Abuja where he made far-reaching recommendations on how the justice sector and justice delivery can be strengthened as critical components of Nigeria’s national justice…

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Emefiele to spend more days in EFCC custody, as public holiday steals court’s date on bail verdict

Ex-CBN Governor, Mr. Emefiele. By Advocatenewsng.com A Lagos Special Offences Court, sitting before Justice Rahman Oshodi at Ikeja Judicial Division, Lagos will not today deliver its ruling on the bail application moved last Monday by Mr. Abdulhakeem Labi Lawal, counsel to former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele. This is because Thursday, April 11, 2024 originally scheduled for the ruling on the bail application by the court was unknowingly subsumed by the Nigerian Government, after it extended…

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Court fixes April 29 to arraign two lawyers, businessman over forgery, damage to property

Barr Owolabi. By Advocatenewsng.com A Lagos High Court sitting before Justice S.I. Sonaike at Tafawa Balewa Squire (TBS) Lagos, has fixed April 29, 2024 for the arraignment of two lawyers, Ademola Owolabi, the managing partner of Ademola Adetokunbo & Co., and Adebayo Akeju, a partner in a law firm called Adon Partners, Lagos, including a real estate developer, Alex Ochonogor.   Ochonogor is the owner and managing director of Bluecrest Homes Limited, where Owolabi is also the company secretary….

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Court orders parties to maintain status quo in Rivers State House of Assembly crisis

 By Advocatenewsng.com A Federal High Court, Port Harcourt division, sitting before Justice Phoebe Ayuba has ordered the parties in Rivers State House of Assembly crisis to maintain status quo in the matter pending the hearing of the motion on notice filed together with the main suit by the new Speaker of the House and the House of Assembly. Ruling on the motion filed in the suit, the trial judge ordered that none of the parties on record should do…

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NICON destroys octogenarian property in Lagos despite court order

Dr. Ndulue’s damaged house at Alma Beach, Lekki, Lagos. By Advocatenewsng.com A multi-million naira property at Alma Beach Estate, Lekki, Lagos, belonging to an Octogenarian and  retired gynaecologist, Dr Albert Ndulue, for which a Lagos High Court has made an order for parties in the civil litigation suit to maintain status quo, was last week Monday badly vandalised by NICON over what can be referred to as mistaken identity. Dr Ndulue is the claimant in the suit labelled  LD/27/67/GCMD/2018 pending…

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