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Court Remands Suspected Trucks Hijacker

A Chief Magistrate’s Court in Sagamu, Ogun State, today, ordered that a suspected truck hijacker, Mohammed Sanni, be remanded in prison custody, pending an advice of the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), on charges of armed Robbery made against him by the police. The court presided over by Chief  Magistrate O. F. Adedutan (Mrs.) gave the order while granting an Exparte motion ...

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N125bn Fraud: Bank PHB Total Loss As At 2009 Stands At N116.98bn – EFCC Witness

Francis Atuche

  Francis Atuche, former BankPHB Boss An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Mr. Adeniji Tunde Davis, in the trial of former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB, Mr Francis Atuche and the former Managing Director of the defunct Spring Bank Plc, Mr Charles Ojo, today, told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that the total known loses of ...

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Multi-billionairaFraud: Lawyer Tells Court How Fayose Buy Houses In Lagos Through Aide


Ex-governor Ayodele Peter Fayose being led to court by the operatives of the EFCC A lawyer, Kennedy Osunwa, who is the seventh  prosecution witness, today, told a Federal High Court in Lagos, how he was engaged to prepare a Deed of Assignment, with respect to a property lying at No. 100, Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, a property linked to ...

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NAFDAC Arraigns Producer of Fake Wines, Gins

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC), today, rearraigned a businessman, Benjamin Ojukwu, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly produce and distribute fake wines and other drinks. The defendant who has his stores at 56, Market Street and 42, Alasalatu Street, both in Mushin, Lagos, according to the NAFDAC, was arrested on April 3, 2018. NAFDAC ...

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Lagos Hoteliers Congratulate Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat, Others

Members of the Lagos Hoteliers Association (LHA) have congratulate Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu, the governor-elect and his deputy, Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat, on their victory at the recently held governorship election. The association also congratulate all the newly elected members of State House of Assembly. Congratulating the Governor-elect, his deputy and the elected Assembly members, the association’s president, Prince Waheed Adekunle ...

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Police Charge 12 To Court For Swindling UBA Of N139.8m

The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Ikoyi-Lagos, have charged 11 persons and a limited liability company, before a Lagos Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauded United Bank Plc (UBA) of the sum of N139. 860 million. Those accused of swindled UBA of the said sum are: Obinna Michael Umeanor, Lanre Smith, Bashir Adamu Gusau, ...

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