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Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office. 7

EFCC accuses former Governor Fayose of threatening witness in ‘N2.2 billion fraud’ trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accused Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, of “threatening and compromising” one of the witnesses in the ongoing N2.2bn fraud case against him.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

EFCC begins witnesses recall in ex-Govenror Fayose’s N2.2 billion fraud case

The trial of former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, for an alleged N2.2bn fraud started afresh on Monday, with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission recalling its first witness.
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Official: Why Justice Tsoho’s inauguration as FHC’s Acting CJ is being delayed

The inauguration of an Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court has not taken place because it has not been cleared by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Supreme Court’s information department told The PUNCH on Friday.

Court orders final forfeiture of $8.4 million, N7.4 billion linked to Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the final forfeiture of the 8.4 million dollars and N7.4 billion found in accounts linked to a former first lady, Patience Jonathan.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office. 3

Ayo Fayose’s trial: EFCC has lost confidence in Justice Olatoregun – CJ

The Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, (FHCN) , Justice Adamu Abdul-Kafarati, has declared that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC,) has lost confidence in Justice Mojisola Olatoregun in the ongoing trial of the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

CJ transfers Ayo Fayose’s N6.9 billion fraud case to new judge

The Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court has transferred the trial of the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, charged with alleged N6.9 billion fraud, to a new judge.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Federal government $406.7 million debt recovery suit against Shell adjourned

A Federal High Court Lagos on Thursday, adjourned until June 19, hearing in a debt recovery suit filed by the Federal Government, against Shell Western Supply & Trading Ltd, over alleged 406.7 million dollars shortfall in Crude Oil shipment.
Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission’s claims that the group chief executive officer of Oando Plc, Wale Tinubu, his deputy Omamofe Boyo and the oil firm were involved in dubious activities cannot be substantiated

Oando: Court restrains SEC from removing Wale Tinubu, Omamofe Boyo

The Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has restrained the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from removing Wale Tinibu and Omamofe Boyo as Oando Plc’s Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) and Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (DGCEO), respectively.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Ex-NIMASA chief bags 42-year jail term over N236 million fraud

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, sentenced Calistus Obi, a former acting Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA to 42 years imprisonment.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Ex-NIMASA chief jailed seven years for fraud

A Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a former Acting Director-General of NIMASA, Calistus Obi, to seven years imprisonment for N136 million fraud.

N136 million fraud: Court to sentence ex-NIMASA chief Calistus Obi on June 3

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has fixed June 3, 2019 to give sentence, following the conviction of a former acting Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Calistus Obi.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved an application seeking the final forfeiture of the sums of $8,435,788.84 and N9.2 billiion linked to Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. .

Patience Jonathan: Return my seized $5.7 million because nobody complained I stole money

Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Friday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the release of the $5.7m and N2.4bn seized from her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Court convicts ex-NIMASA chief Calistus Obi, defers sentence

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos, Thursday, convicted Calistus Obi, a former acting Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) charged with N136 million fraud.
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 lawyer’s absence stall former Governor Fayose’s trial

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday adjourned the case instituted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, and his company, Spotless Ltd.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Federal government drags Agip, Brasoil to Appeal Court over undeclared crude oil shipments

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday, appealed the judgment of a Federal High Court in Lagos which dismissed a 55 million dollars debt recovery suit it filed against Agip Oil Company and Brasoil, over undeclared oil revenue.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court adjourns 24 forfeiture suit against Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court Lagos, Wednesday, adjourned until May 24, a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), seeking final forfeiture of about 8.4 million dollars, and N7.4billion found in accounts linked to a former first Lady, Patience Jonathan.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court dismisses $55 million debt recovery suit against Agip Oil

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday dismissed a 55 million dollars debt recovery suit by the Federal Government against Agip Oil company over undeclared crude oil shipment.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

N304 million fraud: Trial of ex-NIMASA chief reaches critical stage

The trial of Haruna Babajauro, former Acting Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), over alleged N304 million fraud has reached a critical state as Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday fixed June 20 for the adoption of final addresses.

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