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Ecobank manager sent to prison over N411 million fraud

Justice Ayotunde Faji of the Federal High Court in Lagos has remanded in prison a Manager with the Ecobank Plc, Ifeanyi Chukwu Azike, for allegedly defrauding some of the bank’s customers of N411 million.
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Innoson’s Innocent Chukwuma loses bid to stop alleged forgery trial

Justice Ayotunde Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, fixed December 7, for hearing of a motion seeking the issuance of bench warrant against the founder of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma and four others for their refusal to appear before the court for arraignment over alleged forgery .

How businessman imported illegal firearms for six years – DSS

One of the men who illegally imported 661 pump action guns in January 2017 had been smuggling guns into the country since 2012, according to Department of State Services (DSS).

Christ Embassy loses bid to halt registration over name similarity

A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday dismissed a suit filed by Believers Loveworld, also known as Christ Embassy, for lacking in merit.

Firearms importer offers N8m bribe, attempt suicide – witness

Justice Ayotunde Faji of the Federal High Court Lagos has heard how the alleged importer of 661 pump-action rifles attempted to bribe officer of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) of N8 million.

Man sentenced to two years in jail for smuggling Indian hemp into prison

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Friday, sentenced 24-year-old Patrick Amadi to two years in prison for smuggling Indian hemp into Kirikiri Prison.

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Twitter outlines plan for ‘open and decentralized’ system for social networks

Twitter plans to set up an independent research group to create an “open and decentralized” system for social networks, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday, which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors.