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Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man, Usman Muhammed, to jail for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men.

Man lands in jail for posing as female

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man, Usman Muhammed, to jail for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men.
Kogi State Commissioner for Water Resources, Abdulmumuni Danga

Police drag Kogi commissioner to court for ‘rape, battery’

Senior Police sources at the Force Intelligence Bureau, Force headquarters, under which the Police Gender Unit operates, on Tuesday affirmed that the Nigerian Police Force has charged the Kogi State Commissioner for Water Resources, Abdulmumuni Danga, to court for allegedly raping and assaulting a lady, among other charges, over a Facebook post.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign Enugu monarch for perjury

The Enugu State Police Command on Monday arraigned the traditional ruler-elect of Ogugu community in the Awgu Local Government Area of the state, Emmanuel Ogbonna, before an Enugu South Magistrate Court for perjury.
Kolade Balogun, a convicted internet fraudster, is to control traffic for three months.

Man to control traffic for three months in Ilorin over internet fraud

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of a Kwara State High Court, sitting in Ilorin, convicted Balogun, following his arraignment by the Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Ex-Speaker Dogara dragged to court over defection, may lose seat

The United Global Resolve for Peace Organisation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has dragged the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, seeking that his seat be declared vacant, following his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court jails three oil thieves in Lagos

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State, has convicted and sentenced three men Edward Alade, Emmanuel Amqawei and Kennedy Segbenu to one year imprisonment each for illegally dealing in petroleum products.
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.

EFCC docks Benue deputy speaker, clerk for alleged N5 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Deputy Speaker of Benue State House of Assembly, Christopher Adaji, and the Clerk of the house, Torese Agena, before Justice S. O. Itodo, of the Benue State High Court, Makurdi, for their complicity in an alleged fraud totalling N5, 040,950 (Five Million, Forty Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Naira only).
Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike on Sunday monitored the demolition of two hotels for flouting the state’s lockdown order. 2

SERAP drags Governor Wike, Nigerian government to ECOWAS Court over ‘executive rascality’ in Rivers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has launched legal action against governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and the government of President Muhammadu Buhari at the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja over the “brutal crackdown, repression, and grave violations and abuses of the human rights of the people of Rivers State.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office has arraigned one Alhaji Modu Ali Kotoko on a two-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust, obtaining by false pretences and cheating.

Fake Atiku Abubakar’s aide docked for collecting N100 million from businessman

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office, has arraigned one Alhaji Modu Ali Kotoko on a two-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust, obtaining by false pretences and cheating.
The immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday, pleaded not guilty to 18-count charge of N3 billion graft.

N3 billion fraud: Winifred Oyo-Ita, eight others arraigned, plead not guilty

The immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday, pleaded not guilty to 18-count charge of N3 billion graft.
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.

EFCC arraigns man for $12,650 internet fraud

The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned one Mede Oghenerume (alias Benjamin David) before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Nigerian government writes SERAP, demands list of ex-governors, ministers collecting double pay, life pensions

The Federal Government has asked Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to “send the full list of former governors and ministers that have received and/or receiving double pay and life pensions in order to enhance and ensure compliance with the judgment of the court.”
ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to clear the air on allegations of corruption against Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, President of the Court of Appeal.

Nigeria urged to appoint more appeal court justices

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, yesterday, called for the immediate appointment of more Justices for the Court of Appeal, noting that some Divisions of the Court do not have the quorum of five Justices for the constitution of a full panel.

Zamfara election: Supreme Court adjourns review until March 17

The Supreme Court adjourned until March 17, hearing in an application by all candidates of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), seeking to review its judgment that sacked them in Zamfara in the 2019 general elections.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Friday, February 28, 2020 arraigned one Ngozi Philomena Okoye and her company, Menoil Oil and Gas Limited before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State on a two-count charge bordering on obtaining goods by false pretence and stealing to the tune of N349, 000, 000. 00 (Three Hundred and Forty Nine Million Naira) belonging to one Frank Karkitie, Director of Enegas Power Limited.

EFCC arraigns woman for N349 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Friday, February 28, 2020 arraigned one Ngozi Philomena Okoye and her company, Menoil Oil and Gas Limited before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State on a two-count charge bordering on obtaining goods by false pretence and stealing to the tune of N349, 000, 000. 00 (Three Hundred and Forty Nine Million Naira) belonging to one Frank Karkitie, Director of Enegas Power Limited.

Court orders Kwara contractor to be remanded in EFCC custody over ‘N31 million fraud’

Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of an Ilorin high court on Thursday ordered a sixty-six-year-old Contractor, Chief Joseph Oluwole Komolafe to be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office over allegation of N31M fraud.

SERAP wins first round in battle to get details of payment of jumbo pensions...

There is prospect Nigerians keen on knowing details of payment of life pensions to former governors across the 36 states in the country, and the names and number of ex-governors and other officials collecting pensions, may soon have some answers, as Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has won the latest round in the legal battle to compel 36 state governors to disclose these details.

Federal government files fresh charges against AGF Bello Adoke, Shell, others over Malabu oil...

The Federal Government has filed a fresh 42-count charge against former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke, and six others over alleged fraud in the $1.1 billion Malabu oil deal.

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Man in court for allegedly defrauding business partner of N10 million

A man, Hule Sunday, on Tuesday appeared in a Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding his business partner of N10 million.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Edo election tribunal opens secretariat to receive petitions

The Court of Appeal President, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has established a Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Secretariat in Edo State.
Mali’s military junta announced the leaders of a new transition government in the Sahel state on Monday, which will retain strong army links despite international pressure to appoint civilians after a coup.

Mali appoints ex-defence minister as transition leader

Mali’s military junta announced the leaders of a new transition government in the Sahel state on Monday, which will retain strong army links despite international pressure to appoint civilians after a coup.
Hon. Ikponmwosa Ray Odeh, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Obaseki, has commended the people of Edo State for their conflict-free conduct during the just concluded elections in the state and congratulated the governor for his massive victory.

Governor Obaseki will not betray the trust of Edo people – Ray Odeh

Hon. Ikponmwosa Ray Odeh, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Obaseki, has commended the people of Edo State for their conflict-free conduct during the just concluded elections in the state and congratulated the governor for his massive victory.
Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Hon. Osamudiamen Destiny Odeh, has extended felicitations to the governor for his triumph at the recently concluded gubernatorial polls in Edo State.

Destiny Odeh: Governor Obaseki’s victory a new beginning to a continued legacy of good...

Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Hon. Osamudiamen Destiny Odeh, has extended felicitations to the governor for his triumph at the recently concluded gubernatorial polls in Edo State.