• Court to rule in Tompolo’s case against FG Dec. 12

    Court to rule in Tompolo’s case against FG Dec. 12

    A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed December 12, 2016 to decide whether or not to transfer a suit filed by wanted Niger Delta ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, against the Federal Government to the Court of Appeal.

    Justice Mojisola Olatoregun fixed the date after entertaining arguments from the parties on Tuesday.

    Tompolo, who is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for an alleged N49.5bn fraud, sued the Federal Government through his lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa.

    He is seeking […]

  • Court rules against FG, Discos, declares new electricity tariff illegal

    Court rules against FG, Discos, declares new electricity tariff illegal

    A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ruled against the National Electricity Regulation Commission and electricity distribution companies in a suit opposing the Federal Government’s bid to increase electricity tariff brought last year.

    The suit was filed by a Lagos-based lawyer, Toluwani Adebiyi, following announcement of proposed electricity tariff hike by the then Chairman of NERC, Dr. Sam Amadi.

    Adebiyi had urged the court to stop any hike in electricity tariff until there had been a meaningful and significant improvement in […]