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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered the final forfeiture of the property at Port-Harcourt, Rivers State linked to the former Minister of Petroleum, Dr. Diezani Allison-Madueke, to the Federal Government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, has arraigned one Oluwarore Omotomiwa Timileyin alias Stephen Kimble, Eldred Lola, on a seven-count charge bordering on forgery, obtaining under false pretence and possession of fake documents.
Justice Olalekan Owolabi of a State High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, has adjourned the trial of a former governor of the state, Otunba Adebayo Christopher Alao-Akala, to May 2, 2019.
The Supreme Court has reserved judgment till March 8, 2019, in the appeal lodged by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, contesting the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to size funds in bank accounts that were linked to her.
A Lagos Federal High Court, presided over by Justice Ibrahim Buba, Thursday, convicted three businessmen, to a total of 72 years imprisonment for defrauding a company of N187 million.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused a prayer by the Federal Government (FG) for the permanent forfeiture of funds in accounts without commercials banks without Bank Verification Number (BVN).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, told the Federal High Court in Abuja that former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, did not declare the $9,772,800 and £74,000 that was recovered from his guest house in Kaduna.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday set aside its June 30, 2017, interim order of forfeiture of the sums of N500m and $500,000 allegedly looted from the Zamfara State’s share of the Paris Club refunds made by the Federal Government.
A stray bullet from an unidentified police man, snuffed life out of a man, Sunday night, at Shogunle area of Lagos.
The newly appointed Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has said that his vision is to completely transform the agency into a smart organization.
A former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has recommended the establishment of mobile courts for the trial of examination fraudsters and offenders.
Davido has announced the acquisition of a new wonder on wheels, Lamborghini Urus, valued at $200,000, approximately N72 million street price.
The Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, has said that his administration will soon commence free and compulsory primary and secondary education in the state.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a staff member of one of the nation’s anti-corruption agencies in Kaduna State.
Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fuelling violence, after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination, Reuters reports.
The Plateau High Court on Wednesday ordered that a 37-year-old woman, Adeyola Afonja, who allegedly beat her eight-year-old daughter to death for stealing N350, be remanded in prison custody. =
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Southsouth, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has urged former Minister of Transport Rotimi Amaechi not to relent in his vision for a better Nigeria.
Reappointed Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has promised to speed up the processes for the implementation of the new minimum wage.