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Senator Okon: National Assembly should stop water bill to avert catastrophe

Elder statesman and former member of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Anietie Okon, has warned that Nigeria will be doomed if the National Assembly passes the Water Resources Bill into law.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday condoled with the former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, over the death of his mother, Alhaja Wosilat Obanikoro.

Court restrains police, others from Senator Obanikoro’s land

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has restrained the Nigeria Police from taking over a property in Jahi District, Abuja, belonging to Bhodes Integrated Limited.
Africa’s richest businessman, Aliko Dangote, has donated a mobile testing centre with the capacity to test 400 people for COVID-19 daily, to the Kano State Government.

CACOVID to distribute 70,000 loaves of bread to Lagos residents

The Private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has commenced the distribution of 5000 loaves of bread per day for the next 14 days to individuals and families in different locations in Lagos State.

NBA advises lawyers to count cost before going out

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu Branch, Lagos, has advised lawyers to count the cost before hitting the streets, as the Federal Government gets set to ease lockdown.
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

N2.2 billion fraud trial: How we moved N200 million cash from Ayodele Fayose’s residence...

The N2.2bn fraud trial of former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, resumed on Thursday with a banker, Johnson Abidakun, narrating to the court how Fayose in April 2016 invited his bank to move N200m cash from his residence for lodgment in an account in the bank.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court, Ikoyi, Lagos.

N200 million moved from Ayodele Fayose’s residence during electioneering – witness

The fraud trial of former Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti resumed on Thursday before a Federal High Court Lagos, with a prosecution witness, Mr Johnson Abidakun, testifying that about N200 million was conveyed from Fayose’s premises.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday condoled with the former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, over the death of his mother, Alhaja Wosilat Obanikoro.

Senator Obanikoro commends Prince Ogungbe over link bridge project

Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has commended Prince Yommy Ogungbe, Chairman PRINOCC Group of Companies, for constructing a link bridge to ease the suffering of residents in Oke-Ogbere community of Ejigbo LCDA, Lagos State.
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

Ex-Governor Fayose’s ‘N6.9 billion fraud’ trial stalled

The trial of the alleged N6.9 billion fraud against former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose at the Federal High Court, Lagos, was on Thursday stalled, following absence of the trial judge, Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke.

Restructuring: Minister fears ‘Brexit experience’ for Nigeria

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has expressed fears that Nigeria may experience the Brexit experience, unless youths in the country are given political education to make them understand the issue of restructuring.
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.

EFCC: Former Governor Fayose still being investigated for ‘N6.9 billion fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that former Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti, facing N6.9 billion fraud before the court, was being investigated for other matters.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday condoled with the former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, over the death of his mother, Alhaja Wosilat Obanikoro.

Witness tell court how Senator Obanikoro received N1.2 billion for former Governor Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, presented a fresh witness who told Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court Abuja, how the former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, was handed over the sum of NI.2 billion cash.
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.

Jim Agbaje tells Bode George to shut up, leave PDP

The Lagos State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Jimi Agbaje, has described insinuations that he has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the concoctions of a sick mind.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Hard times confront us

The new Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to move the state forward despite hard times confronting residents.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Judge’s absence stalls fraud trial of ex-Governor Fayose

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, further adjourned until June 10, the trial of embattled former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, facing N6.9 billion fraud charges.
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. 2

Witness: Ex-NSA Dasuki authorised N2.2 billion payment from ONSA’s CBN account to ex-Governor Fayose

The Federal High Court in Lagos Friday heard that a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd), authorised the transfer of N2.2billion from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro.

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