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Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Olajumoke Akinjide

EFCC rejects transfer of ex-minister Jumoke Akinjide’s case to new judge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has rejected the transfer of a money laundering case against former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Mrs Jumoke Akinjide to a new judge.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

EFCC wants Jumoke Akinjide’s fraud case transferred back to previous judge

Re-arraignment of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, over alleged money laundering could not take place on Tuesday as a result of prosecution’s request that the case be returned to the previous judge.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

EFCC to re-arraign Jumoke Akinjide, others over alleged N650 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.
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Oyo governor-elect commends court judgment on PDP primaries

The Oyo State governor-elect, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday hailed a state High Court judgment validating the primaries in which he emerged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Judge declines to hands-off trial of ex-FCT minister, others

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday declined to recused himself from the ongoing trial of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others, who were accused of allegedly laundering N650 million.
Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Olajumoke Akinjide

Judge refuses to step down in trial of Jumoke Akinjide, Oyo PDP chieftains

Justice Muslim Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos State, on Wednesday, refused to step down in an ongoing trial involving two chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, over N650 million fraud.
Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Olajumoke Akinjide

Court refuses to transfer Jumoke Akinjide’s alleged N650 million fraud case

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday dismissed applications for case transfer filed by Sen. Ayo Adeseun and Olanrewaju Otiti, seeking transfer of a criminal charge against them to the Ibadan Division of the court.
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Primaries: Seyi Makinde, Umar Nasko pick PDP guber ticket in Oyo, Niger

Mr Seyi Makinde has emerged as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 gubernatorial election in Oyo state.

Oyo PDP crisis deepens, as stakeholders shun peace meeting

The crisis rocking the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepens, as stakeholders yesterday shunned the peace meeting convened by its leader and former governor of the state, Senator Rashidi Ladoja.
Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Olajumoke Akinjide

Ex-minister Akinjide returned N650 million – EFCC tells court

The ongoing trial of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Olajumoke Akinjide, and two others continued Monday before Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, with a prosecution witness, Usman Zakari, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, revealing that the former minister was being investigated for an alleged fresh fraud.

N650m fraud: Ex-minister Akinjide made statement voluntarily – EFCC

A prosecution witness, Usman Zakari, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he was competent to investigate a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, charged with N650 million fraud.

Judge orders trial-within-trial in ex-minister Jumoke Akinjide’s alleged N650 million fraud case

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered a trial-within-trial in the ongoing prosecution of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide, and others charged with N650 million fraud.

Corruption trial of ex-Minister Akinjide, Senator Adeseun adjourned

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has adjourned further hearing in a case involving a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Olajumoke Akinjide, and others to April 9, 2018.

Witness: How Alison-Madueke allegedly paid ex-minister Akinjide, others N650 million

Ms. Akinjide alongside Ayo Adeseun and a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart, Olanrewaju Otiti, were re-arraigned on January 16 on an amended 24-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N650 million.

EFCC: How ex-minister Jumoke Akinjide, others received N650m slush funds

A Federal High Court in Lagos was yesterday told how former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide, and two others collected N650 million each from the slush funds warehoused at the Ibadan, Oyo State branch of a new generation bank by former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

EFCC: Diezani Alison-Madueke collected N23bn from three oil marketers ahead of 2015 election

The Federal High Court in Lagos Friday heard that a former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, allegedly collected N23billion ($115.01million) from three oil marketers ahead of the 2015 general election.

Objections stall ex-FCT minister Jumoke Akinjide’s alleged N650m fraud trial

The Federal High Court in Lagos has further adjourned till Friday the trial of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, who was charged with an alleged fraud of N650m.

Former FCT minister’s plea bargain talks break down – EFCC

The out-of-court settlement between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, has broken down, the commission told a federal judge Thursday.

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