Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday convicted First Bank Plc, its chairperson, Ms Ibukun Awolaja, and the managing director, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, over their refusal to honour the payment of N122 billion bond guaranteed by the bank. The conviction of the trio was as a result of the N122 billion judgement debt against Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in an oil spill suit filed by Ejama community in Ogoniland, Rivers State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday evening named Mr Abiola, winner of 1993 presidential election that was annulled by former dictator Ibrahim Babangida, a holder of the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic, GCFR, 20 years after his death in 1998.
Justice C. A. Balogun of the Lagos High Court has declared Lagos-based nonagenarian lawyer, Pa Tunji Gomez, as a full beneficiary of the Estate of Chief T.A. Doherty. In a separate, but related matter, Justice Wasiu Animahun of the same court also entered judgment in Gomez’s favour in a N5.3million lawsuit.
The suspended Director-General of Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, on Monday filed a suit before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, challenging his suspension by the Minister of Finance. Mr Gwarzo, who was suspended from office in November over alleged financial misappropriation, is seeking the court to determine some issues pertaining to the minister’s action.
The Edo State House of Assembly has sworn in Mr. Godwin Adenomo as the member representing Ovia South-West constituency. Adenomo replaces Mr. Sunday Aghedo, who was sacked by a ruling of the Supreme Court on December 8, 2017.
The Kaduna teachers allegedly failed the very test they administered to primary four pupils.
An Osun State High Court sitting in Ilesa has declared that the changing of the name of Osun State to the State of Osun by the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola is illegal
The Appeal Court hinged its decision on the need to preserve the principle of separation of power but the EFCC has however faulted the decision