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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.

Southwest PDP slams EFCC over ceaseless harassment on Ayodele Fayose, others

The South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has counselled the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to desist from its continuous witch-hunt of prominent leaders of the party in the zone, especially the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose.
Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Olajumoke Akinjide

EFCC rejects transfer of ex-minister Jumoke Akinjide’s case to new judge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has rejected the transfer of a money laundering case against former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Mrs Jumoke Akinjide 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

Judge declines to hands-off trial of ex-FCT minister, others

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday declined to recused himself from the ongoing trial of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others, who were accused of allegedly laundering N650 million.
Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Olajumoke Akinjide

Judge refuses to step down in trial of Jumoke Akinjide, Oyo PDP chieftains

Justice Muslim Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos State, on Wednesday, refused to step down in an ongoing trial involving two chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, over N650 million fraud.
Paul Usoro

NBA president to be re-arraigned over alleged N1.4 billion fraud

The trial of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro, over N1.4 billion fraud could not proceed on Tuesday before Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court Lagos, following the transfer of the case to a new judge, Prof. Chuka Obiozor.
Paul Usoro

New judge takes over NBA president’s alleged N1.4 billion fraud case

The trial of president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro, over N1.4 billion fraud, could not proceed on Tuesday before Justice Muslim Hassan of Federal High Court Lagos, following the transfer of the case to a new judge, Prof. Chuka Obiozor.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Ikoyigate: Ex-NIA chief Ayo Oke, wife for arraignment on Friday

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Friday arraign a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ayodele Oke and his wife, Mrs. Folasade Oke, before the Federal High Court in Lagos in connection with $43,449,947,000 intercepted in an Ikoyi flat.
Paul Usoro

Chief judge re-assigns NBA president’s money laundering case

The trial of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro, on charges of allegedly laundering N1.4 billion has been re-assigned to Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court Lagos.
Paul Usoro

NBA chief Paul Usoro arraigned over alleged N1.4 billion fraud, gets N250 million bail

Paul Usoro (SAN), the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has been arraigned before the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, over N1.4 billion fraud charge.
Paul Usoro

N1.4 billion fraud: Court orders personal service of criminal charge on NBA’s Paul Usoro

Proposed arraignment of the Nigerian Bar Association President, Paul Usoro, over alleged N1.4 billion fraud, was today, stalled due to non-service of the criminal charge on the accused
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

N1.4 billion fraud: Court fixes date for NBA chief Paul Usoro’s arraignment

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos fixes December 18 for the arraignment of the embattled President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Paul Usoro (SAN), over an alleged N1.4 billion fraud
Paul Usoro

N1.4 billion fraud: I’m ready for arraignment – Paul Usoro

NBA President Paul Usoro expresses readiness to appear for his arraignment before Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged money laundering charges leveled against him by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

N1.4 billion fraud: NBA president for arraignment December 10

President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Paul Usoro (SAN), will, on Monday, December 10, be arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N1.4 billion .

NAICOM cancels controversial insurance industry recapitalisation

The controversial recapitalisation exercise in insurance industry, tagged Tier Based Solvency Capital increase, initiated by the insurance industry regulator, the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), has been cancelled. The commission officially announced the cancellation at the weekend through a circular dated Novermber 23, 2018 circulated to all insurance companies.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court issues bench warrant against railway chief

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr. Fidet Okhiria, for the alleged disobedience of court order.

NAICOM insists on October deadline for insurance recapitalisation despite court order

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) yesterday said there was no going back on its October 1, 2018 deadline for operators in the insurance industry to shore up their capital base.

Police arrest Evans’ lawyer in court

Some police operatives on Wednesday morning arrested a lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, at the Federal High Court in Lagos.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Money laundering: PDP chieftain, INEC officials get bail

The Federal High Court in Lagos has released on bail a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Yemi Akinwonmi, who was arraigned alongside two officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission for alleged money laundering.

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The Senator representing Niger south Senatorial District of Niger State, Senator Muhammed Bima Enagi, has promised to embark on programmes that will reduce unemployment and poverty among youths and women in the state.

Senator Enagi: Reducing unemployment is my priority

The Senator representing Niger south Senatorial District of Niger State, Senator Muhammed Bima Enagi, has promised to embark on programmes that will reduce unemployment and poverty among youths and women in the state.

President Buhari renames Abuja national stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National Stadium after the late self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR).

APC governors to work with NASS leadership to deepen democracy

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the auspices of the Progressive Governors Forum has promised to work in synergy with the leadership of the National Assembly to deepen democracy and provide democratic dividends to Nigerians.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi congratulates Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila, others

The Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, over their emergence as the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively, during Tuesday’s inauguration of the ninth Assembly.

Abuja national stadium renamed MKO Abiola Stadium

The Federal Government on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National stadium to MKO Abiola Stadium.