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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Diezani bribe: Court dismisses bail applications of two convicted INEC officials

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos has dismissed separate bail applications filed by two convicted ex-Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials, Christian Nwosu and Tijani Bashir.

Diezani bribe: Court dismisses bail applications of two convicted INEC officials

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos has dismissed separate bail applications filed by two convicted ex-Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials, Christian Nwosu and Tijani Bashir.

Diezani Alison-Madueke forfeits Port-Harcourt’s property to federal government

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.

Court dismisses bail applications of two convicted INEC officials

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos has dismissed separate bail applications filed by two convicted ex-Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials, Christian Nwosu and Tijani Bashir.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

N450 million fraud: EFCC presents more evidence against Dele Belgore

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Wednesday, presented more evidence against a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore, in a N450 million money laundering charge filed against him in a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Ibrahim Shekarau back in court over N900m money laundering charges

The Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Thursday adjourned the case of alleged money laundering against former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau.

Court remands three INEC staff in prison for alleged N177 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on August 1 arraigned the trio of Gbadegun Abiodun, Oladipo Oladapo and Afolabi Albert, before Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a five-count charge bordering on conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N177.3 million.

President Buhari won’t hesitate to fire corrupt officials – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday said President Muhammadu Buhari would not hesitate to sack any government official found culpable in any shady deal the same way he fired a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke.

Court threatens to close $1.6 billion fraud case against Jide Omokore, others

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, threatened to close the case of alleged fraud of $1.6 billion instituted by the federal government against Jide Omokore and five others.

To kill 29 birds with two stones

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has no one but itself to blame for the back-and-forth with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the “lists of looters” it released last week.

Presidency: How President Buhari will fight corruption in Africa

Africa’s bid to stem corruption took a turn on Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia when the African Union, AU, placed on Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, the task of championing the war throughout the continent.

President Buhari and the two blind men

Something curiouser than the perennial fuel shortage emerged last week. President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year message was the clearest indication yet that the three most senior managers of the oil industry do not agree on the cause of the problem or how to fix it.

Bolaji Abdullahi’s inside story on ex-President Jonathan

Of the three presidents who ruled Nigeria between 1999 and 2015, President Goodluck Jonathan appears, so far, to have been the subject of more controversial books than his two predecessors.

Diezani Allison-Madueke asks court to join her as defendant in Dele Belgore’s N500m fraud...

A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, on Monday asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to issue an order, listing her as a party to a N500m fraud charge involving a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore.

From Maikanti to Maina: What next?

It’s one of the ironies of the times that those getting the worst deal from retirement savings are the most vulnerable, the people that the scheme is supposed to help.

Ibe Kachikwu, Maikanti Baru and the NNPC debacle

In my view, it was an error to have paired the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, with Dr. Ibe Kachikwu.

Buhari’s food self-sufficiency drive is the real independence

President Muhammadu Buhari undertakes the political ritual of Independence Day broadcast to the nation this Sunday morning, in a speech that highlights major strides in the pet themes of the administration: anti corruption, war against terrorism, economic revival and infrastructure development.

Don’t blame Goodluck Jonathan

In recent speech after speech, he’s been taking the fight to the doorstep of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and causing quite a stir.

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