• Court strikes out Obla’s N1bn suit against EFCC

    Court strikes out Obla’s N1bn suit against EFCC

    A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday struck out a N1bn fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Godwin Obla, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    Obla, who was detained by the EFCC for allegedly offering a N5m gratification to Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court, had filed the suit urging the court to declare that his detention beyond 24 hours by the EFCC was unlawful.

    He had also, through his lawyer, Mr. […]