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Kogi guber: Court victory good for Nigerians, democracy – SDP candidate

Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in this Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti has described her recent victory against the electoral umpire as victory not for her alone but all Nigerians and the nation’s democracy.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Kogi guber: Court orders INEC to recognise SDP candidate

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, ordered the electoral umpire to reinstate the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate, Natasha Akpoti, for the election in Kogi State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders forfeiture of properties belonging to PEF chief, $899,600, N150m cash

Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo Giwa of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, October 31, 2019, granted three separate interim forfeiture applications by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, involving monies and properties.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar’s ally under EFCC probe over ‘N20 billion fraud’

A former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki (SAN), is under probe for alleged N20bn fraud, a court document filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the Federal High Court in Abuja has revealed.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Court orders permanent forfeiture of money ‘linked to Winifred Oyo-Ita’

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the permanent forfeiture of some money returned by a suspect linked to the suspended Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Court orders forfeiture of money ‘linked’ to suspended head of service

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the permanent forfeiture of some money returned by a suspect linked to the suspended Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita.

N2.5 billion DSO payment: Defendants kick against Lai Mohammed’s appearance in court

Defendants in the case of alleged misapplication of N2.5 billion Federal Government Digital Switch-Over (DSO) programme, have countered application by the prosecution to present former Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, as a witness in court.

Lai Mohammed to appear in court over alleged N2.5 billion misuse

Lai Mohammed, the former Minister of Information and Culture, is to appear before a Federal High Court Abuja to explain his role in the alleged misapplication of N2.5 billion Federal Government Digital Switch-Over (DSO) programme.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Former minister Lai Mohammed fails to appear in court over N2.5 billion DSO payment

Lai Mohammed, former minister of information, on Wednesday, failed to appear before Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo Giwa of the Federal High Court, Abuja, to explain his role in the approval of N2.5 billion to Pinnacle Communications Ltd, for the purpose of the Federal Government Digital Switch Over (DSO) project.

DSO project: Pinnacle facility is world best – ICPC witness

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has confirmed that the Digital Switch Over facility installed by Pinnacle Communications Ltd (PCL) is of world class standard.

DSO: Minister approved N2.5 billion for Pinnacle – witness

The trial of the Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo, and three others has commenced before a Federal High Court in Abuja where a prosecution witness, Mrs Alheri Saidu, told the court how the Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, gave approval for payment of N2.5billion to Pinnacle Communications Ltd.

Court orders counsel to produce NBC boss over alleged fraud

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered Mr. Abdullahi Mustapha (SAN), to produce the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission, Kawu Modibbo, in court on the next adjourned date of April 17 to take his plea.

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