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CACOL commends ruling on forfeiture of N150 million plaza to federal government

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) on Monday commended the ruling of the Kwara State High court sitting in Ilorin, headed by Justice Sikiru Oyinloye that ordered the final forfeiture to the Federal Government of a plaza valued at about N150 million belonging to a civil servant in the state named Razaq Momonu.
The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had on Thursday secured the final forfeiture of “Asmau Plaza” which the anti-graft body linked to the civil servant and said was a proceed of crime.

Kwara government queries official after forfeiture of Asmau Plaza by EFCC

Kwara State Government on Friday queried the top civil servant linked to the N150m property forfeited to the Federal government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has docked a former member of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Muhammed Adebayo, on a six-count charge of land fraud.

Ex-Kwara assemblyman docked for land fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has docked a former member of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Muhammed Adebayo, on a six-count charge of land fraud.

EFCC secures final forfeiture of N150 million plaza in Ilorin

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the final forfeiture of “Asmau Plaza”, valued at about N150million, traced to Rasaq Momonu, Controller, Finance and Account, Kwara State Government House, which is believed to be proceeds of crime.
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Supreme Court affirms candidature of Kwara APC Reps member

The Supreme Court has affirmed the nomination of Mohamed Omar Bio as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the House of Representatives election in Baruten/Kaiama federal constituency of Kwara state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns lawyer over fraud

The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned a Legal Practitioner, Akeem Jimoh, before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on a one count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Governor Abdulrazaq: It’s time to build Kwara for all

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday said he is committed to build a state that works for everyone, irrespective of political differences.

Court jails ICPC commissioner-nominee, director for 24 years over N5 million kickback

A Kwara State High Court yesterday jailed a former commissioner-nominee of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Dr. Saad Alanamu, and a director of a private company, Salman Sulaiman, for 24 years.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Certificate falsification: Petitioner withdraws case against Governor-elect Abdulrazaq

A member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Adekunle Abraham, challenging the veracity of the secondary school certificate of Kwara state Governor-elect Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq has withdrawn from the case.

Two internet fraudsters jailed without option of fine

A Kwara State High Court in Ilorin on Tuesday sentenced two convicted Internet fraudsters, Mustapha Sulaiman and Paul Chimezie, to one-year imprisonment without an option of fine.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Offa robbery: Witness absence stalls continued hearing of suspects trial

Hearing in the trial of April 5th, 2018 Offa, Kwara state robbery suspects could not continue yesterday due to the absence of a leading prosecution witness.
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Senator Saraki’s APC loyalists lose at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has dismissed a motion brought by former executive committee members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State.

Offa robbery: Court refuses post-mortem examination of dead suspect

Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital Monday refused the exhumation of the corpse of the death principal suspect, Michael Adikwu in the April 5th, 2018 bloody Offa robbery incident, for post-mortem examination to determine the cause of his death.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC docks alleged vote buyer in Ilorin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 21, 2019 arraigned one Abdulkadir Abdulsalam before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, on a two-count charge bordering on bribery.

Offa robbery: Police want me to implicate Senator Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5th, 2018 bloody bank robbery in Offa, Offa local government area of Kwara state, Ayoade Akinnibosun, on Monday revealed that the police asked him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Offa robbery: I was tortured to implicate Bukola Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5, 2018 bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, Ayoade Akinnibosun, yesterday told a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin how the police coerced him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Offa robbery: Court adjourns abruptly

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday adjourned abruptly the resumed trial of accused persons in the Offa robbery incident.

Court strikes out Ishola Balogun-Fulani’s case against Kwara APC guber candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin on Friday struck out a suit instituted by the Ishola Balogun-Fulani faction of the APC in Kwara seeking to nullify the nomination of AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq as governorship candidate of the party.

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