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The Court of Appeal where the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will be delivered later today.

Former bank chief claims forfeited N9.08 billion ‘Diezani loot’

A former bank director, Dauda Lawal, has asked the Court of Appeal in Lagos to order the Federal Government to return to him the N9.08 billion he forfeited to it on February 16, 2017.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

EFCC re-arraigns former FCT minister, two others for ‘N650 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday re-arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, before the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly laundering the sum of N650m.
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.

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Unilorin wins third JAMB tertiary institutions football competition

The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.

Senator Ken Nnamani urges alumni associations to support their alma maters

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities.
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British premier to seek extension after MPs back Brexit delay

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