A Lagos business man Benson Enyinnah Royal alleged to have been detained by the Nigeria Police since 10th of June,2022 without any form of trial has slammed N200million suit on the Inspector General of Police.
Joined as co-respondents are, Commissioner of Police Intelligence bureau,Deputy Commissioner of Police,Lanre Ogunlowo and Investigating Police Officer Abiodun
Mr Benson Enyinnah Royal who is suing alongside his wife Mrs Benson Nneka Glory in a fundamental human right enforcement suit filed before a federal high court in Ikoyi Lagos state south west Nigeria by a Lagos lawyer,Chief Barrister Benson Ndakara,are seeking the following reliefs from the court.
A declaration that the arrest and detention of Mr Benson Enyinnah Royal since 10th day of June, 2022 without any charge was unlawful, unconstitutional null and void.
An order releasing him from the custody of the Respondents.
An Order restraining the Respondents, their servants, privies, agents from harassing, arresting and further arrest, detention of the applicants.
An order of N200 Million damages against the Respondents jointly and severally for unlawful arrest and detention.
And for such further order or orders as the Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstances.
In a verifying affidavit and affidavit in support sworn to by the cousin of the first Applicant, Onyeama Benson and filed before the court by Chief Benson Ndakara,the deponent averred that,
Since he was arrested and up till now no reason was given for his detention for over three weeks.He did not commit any criminal offence.
The Respondents did not find any document evidencing criminal activity.
He believes that this arrest was a set up. There is no charge against him since 10th June 2022, the 2nd applicant Mrs Benson Nnneka Glory was violated as she was allegedly stripped naked on sick bed.
That the Applicants have no criminal record.
That Mr Benson Enyinnah has been threatened regarding his business which he explained,as he was arrested on a pure civil transaction. He is the Director of Glonnek Energy Resources, dealing in Oil and has been paying dividend to partners in the business but due to the Global energy crisis he has not been able to pay hence this arrest.
He could not pay dividend hence the instigation for his arrest by his business partners Princess Oil and Gas Ltd and Empire Global Resources. All his explanations were ignored. Himself and his wife had paid over N10 Million yet the Police refused to release him.
The Police is being used as debt collector on behalf of Empire Global resources Limited and Princess Oil and Gas Limited. Consequently,if the court does not intervene,he will continue to suffer in detention. That in the interest of Justice urge the court to grant this application.
Breaking: PDP induces people to impersonate political parties, plans press conference.
Concerned citizens in Ogun state on Friday raised an alarm over the inducement of some buyable politicians by PDP governorship candidate, Hon. Ladi Adebutu.
The insider source revealed that Adebutu, who lost out in the governorship election of last Saturday, has slated a press conference where some people will impersonate the executives of the Ogun State Chapter of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) along with few politicians claiming to be Chairmen of registered political parties, with a promise of N2 million naira each.
The press conference slated for Park Inn Abeokuta, owned by Ladi Adebutu’s father will hold any moment from now.
According to the insider source, “Ladi and his party know they cannot win at the Tribunal because they are quoting a wrong section of the Electoral Act 2022, while ignoring the relevant and applicable section of the law. That is why they are bent on inciting and inducing the public instead of going to the Tribunal”
Wema Bank Organises Financial Literacy Programme for Students to mark 2023 Global Financial Literacy Day
Wema Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading Innovative Financial Institution is championing financial literacy for the next generation by participating in the Global Money Week to commemorate the Financial Literacy Day on March 23, 2023.
In alignment with the theme “Plan your Money, plant your Future”, Wema Bank organized financial literacy sessions for secondary school students across all states where the Bank is represented. This is to instill an early understanding of the significance of building a solid financial foundation and achieving financial stability and success from a young age.
The Deputy Managing Director of Wema Bank, Mr. Wole Akinleye, led the Financial Literacy Session at Yola Model School, Adamawa State. The students were trained on personal finance topics such as budgeting, emergency funds, saving for goal actualization, investment, donating for positive societal impact amongst others. He further encouraged the students on the importance of developing financial literacy as a life skill.
Speaking on the significance of Financial Literacy Week, Mr. Akinleye emphasized Wema Bank’s commitment to empowering young minds with the skills and knowledge necessary to make informed financial decisions. In his words, “Our hope is that through these initiatives, we can empower more individuals to take control of their finances and achieve financial stability.”
Financial literacy is vital for the achievement of financial stability, and it is essential to ensure that everyone has the necessary tools to manage their finances effectively and achieve their financial goals. Wema Bank Plc is committed to providing educational resources and opportunities for children through the Royal Kiddies Account and a range of other savings products, supporting financial empowerment for the next generation.
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