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A prosecution witness, Ekene Nwakuche, while testifying before an Ikeja High Court said that Patrick Akpobolokemi, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency inflated the agency’s budget to embezzle funds.
Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on February 19, 2018, heard from prosecution witness, one Fredrick Ugo, how former Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, instructed Access Bank to illegally transfer N138, 000, 000 (One Hundred and Thirty Eight Million Naira) only to his company, Peniel Engineering Limited’s account.
A mild drama, yesterday, ensued in the ongoing fraud case against former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Mr Patrick Akpobolokemi as three of his co-defendants accepted to become prosecution witnesses.
A mild drama ensued during the proceedings on Monday at an Ikeja High Court as three men arraigned alongside Patrick Akpobolokemi, the former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), made a “turnaround” to become witnesses for the prosecution.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday filed fresh charges against Patrick Akpobolokemi, former Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency and six others before an Ikeja High Court, Lagos.
The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has discharged and acquitted a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, who was charged with an alleged fraud of N2.6bn.
The ongoing trial of a former Director-General of NIMASA, Patrick Akpobolokemi, charged with N3.4 billion fraud was on Monday in Lagos adjourned until March 27 following an argument over admissibility of a document.
AN investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Chukwuma Orji, on Tuesday told an Ikeja High Court how some items listed to cost N1. 450m was changed to N39. 4m by some officials of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA).
A former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, on Thursday denied looting N2.6bn from the agency while he was the helmsman.
Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, on Monday morning, told embattled former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, and others, that they had a case to answer on alleged involvement in N2.6 billion fraud.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed October 16, 2017, to rule on whether or not to discharge a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, who was charged with N2.6bn fraud.
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Cecilia Nku scored her first goal for Ferencvaros in their 6-0 victory over Szent Mihaly in Friday's Hungarian top-flight game.
Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey is "desperate" to learn about Adolf Hitler and World War Two after being accused of making a Nazi salute, says Eagles manager Roy Hodgson.
Joshua was scheduled to defend his WBA, IBF and WBO titles against the American at Madison Square Garden on June 1.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is still in charge of nuclear negotiations between the US and North Korea a day after Pyongyang said it wanted Pompeo to be disengaged from the stalled negotiations.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has stated that the Rohr-led team will not underrate their Group opponents going into the AFCON competition in Egypt.
Dr. Chukwuweta Onuorah, a Consultant physician in charge of Anambra State Neuro Psychiatrist Hospital, Nawfia, has said that early report and diagnosis of mental ailments will help to check the phenomenon in the country.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has fired back at the ruling All Progressives Congress led government, saying it is the nationality of those who made Nigeria extreme poverty capital that is in doubt, not his.
Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said that lack of trust among Nigerians was the main reason for the closure of the nation’s borders during elections.