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I didn’t receive petition on money laundering against ex-Speaker Ikuforiji – EFCC witness

Mr Adebayo Adeniyi, an EFCC investigator, testified as the first prosecution witness at the resumed trial of Ikuforiji before a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Ibrahim Magu ordered my detention for demanding my legal fees – EFCC prosecutor

A former prosecutor with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Godwin Obla (SAN), has alleged that the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, ordered his detention for demanding for his legal fees.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Rivers election was in line with Electoral Act – ex-envoy

Desmond Akawor, former Nigerian ambassador to South Korea and Director General of Rivers State PDP Campaign Council, on Thursday, told the Rivers State governorship election tribunal that the March 9, 2019 governorship poll in the state was conducted peacefully and in compliance with the Electoral Act and INEC’s guidelines.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Court dimisses application by Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia seeking to stop trial

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of a Federal High Court Lagos, Friday, dismissed a preliminary objection by embattled Judge of the court, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, facing Money Laundering charge.

Court refuses to stop FIRS, EFCC from arresting senior lawyer = for ‘tax evasion’

The Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to restrain the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from arresting a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Godwin Obla over alleged failure to pay tax.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Money laundering: Court to rule on objection to Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia’s trial June 28

A Federal High Court Lagos on Monday, fixed June 28, to deliver ruling on a preliminary objection challenging the trial of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia facing Money Laundering charges.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Money laundering: Justice Ajumogobia hospitalised – counsel

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday heard that one of its judges facing money laundering charges before the court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, is on admission at a Lagos hospital and could not stand trial.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia challenges criminal trial

A Federal High Court in Lagos, Thursday,, fixed May 31, for hearing in a motion filed by embattled Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, challenging her trial in the court.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

EFCC re-arraigns Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia, Godwin Obla for alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday re-arraigned a Judge of the Federal High Court, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Godwin Obla, over alleged money laundering charges.
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Governor Wike drops murder charges against Rivers APC chairman

As major step in fulfilling the promise made by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to work with the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, to ensure peace in the state, the Rivers State Government has dropped murder charges against the Rivers State chairman of Amaechi’s faction of All Progressives Congress, Hon Ojukaye Flag Amachree.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Court seizes Justice Ajumogobia’s passport, admits her to N10 million bail

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday admitted former Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia to N10m bail.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

EFCC to re-arraign Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia on 18 count-charge Thursday

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Thursday arraign Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia on 18 charges at the Federal High Court in Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

EFCC: Why we re-arrested Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, re-arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia to enable it to prefer a fresh criminal charge against her.

Court strikes out corruption suit against Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia, Godwin Obla

An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday struck out the corruption suit the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed against Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, and Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

EFCC arrests Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia as judge strikes out corruption charges against her

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out.

EFCC wants case against Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia struck out

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday urged a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja to strike out the bribery charge against a former judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia.

EFCC wants suit against Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia struck out for lack of jurisdiction

Four months after it concluded its case against Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday asked an Ikeja High Court to strike out the case for lack of jurisdiction.

Court fixes date for hearing of Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia’s no-case submission

An Ikeja High Court has fixed December 14 to hear the no-case submissions in the ongoing corruption trial of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a Federal High Court, Lagos judge and Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

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NDLEA intercepts 21.9kg of cocaine at Abuja airport

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