Monthly Archives: April 2017

Court Grants Patience Jonathan Unfettered Access To $5.8m USD

The coast is now clear for the former first lady of Nigeria, Mrs. Patience Ibifaka Jonathan, to access her account with Skye Bank Plc, where she housed $5. 842, 316. 66 million USD. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun had on April 6, 2017, unfreezed the account after Mrs. Jonathan’s lawyer, Ifedayo Adedipe (SAN), had challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...

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BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu Gets Bail, Barred from Press interviews, Being in a Crowd

The leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was on Tuesday granted bail by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital. The presiding Judge, Justice Binta Nyako, then ordered the IPOB leader not to grant press interview while on bail. She also gave a stern warning to the defendant not to participate in ...

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N1.5bn Fraud: Senator Nwaoboshi loses property to FG

Justice Abdulaziz Anka a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday, ordered temporary seizure of a 12 storey located at 27, Marine Road, Apapa, belonging to a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Peter Nwaoboshi. The court order was sequel to an Ex-parte originating summons filed before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...

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N112.4m Scam: Court Remands INEC Staff in Prison

Justice O. Efreti Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State has ordered that Mrs. Fidelia Omoile, a serving Independent National Electoral Commission’s ( INEC) official in Isoko- South Local Government Area of Delta State, be remanded in prison custody following her arraignment on Monday, on a two- count amended charge, bordering on conspiracy and money laundering, ...

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Trial of Former Enugu Chief Judge Commences

High Court

The trial of a former Chief Judge of Enugu State, Professor Innocent Azubike Umezulike who was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for false declaration of assets began on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. At the commencement of the trial Monday, prosecution witness, Usman Adoke, an operative ...

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Stop Distracting Yahaya Bello – APC Chieftain Warns Dino Melaye 

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Kogi State, Hon. Attayi Okolo Musa has advised the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye to stop his constant bashing of the state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. Addressing news men in his office, the party chieftain who is also a member of the administrative team of Omala Local ...

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