• Court rules on Fayose’s ally’s N500m suit against EFCC Tuesday

    Court rules on Fayose’s ally’s N500m suit against EFCC Tuesday

    Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Friday picked July 19 for ruling on a N500 million suit brought against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) by Abiodun Agbele, an associate of Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose.

    The judge picked the date after entertaining arguments from lawyers from both parties on whether or not to grant the reliefs sought by the plaintiff.

    Agbele is challenging his continued detention by the EFCC and has […]

  • 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 […]