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The Magistrate, Mr Dehinde Dipeolu, sentenced Abdullahi after he pleaded guilty of the charge of stealing, and begged the court to have mercy on him, saying he would not steal again.
The former SGF is answering to a 10-count charge the EFCC entered against him and however pleaded not guilty. The Prosecution alleged that the charge is bordering on diversion of funds, criminal conspiracy and official corruption before Justice Charles Agbaza, on November 30, 2020, following the demise of Justice Jude Okeke, the previous trial judge.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has opened its case against Babachir Lawal, a former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), accused of N544 million fraud.
A 45-year-old trader, Obiemeke Felix, who allegedly stole a cell phone worth N240,000 belonging to his colleague, on Thursday appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court .
The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today January 11, 2021, secured the conviction and sentencing of one Mala Mallam Yawudi to three and a half years in prison.
A 27-year-old mechanic, Friday Ogbu, who allegedly drove recklessly, causing the death of a four-year-old girl, on Thursday appeared in Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT.
A 22-year-old mechanic, Damilola Popoola, on Wednesday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ court in Yaba, Lagos for allegedly belonging to an unlawful society.
A 21-year-old laundryman, Andrew Dominic, on Wednesday appeared in a Grade I Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja, for allegedly stealing his employer’s generator set.
A 20-year-old man, Adeya Sesan, on Tuesday, appeared in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun for allegedly ordering beverage and beer worth N109,950 and refusing to pay.
Shuaibu Shehu, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the second prosecution witness at the ongoing trial of Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, a lawyer to a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has narrated how the defendant had received an instruction from Atiku to give the sum of $2m to one of his security guards.
A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State on Wednesday admitted a leader of #EndSARS movement in the state, Emmanuel Adebisi, arrested by the Directorate of State Service, bail.
A 45-year-old self-acclaimed pastor, Mayowa Abolaji, who allegedly defrauded a woman of N10 million, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
The ongoing trial of Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, a lawyer to a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, continued on Monday, December 21, 2020, with the second prosecution witness, Shuaibu Shehu, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) telling Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, how the defendant received instruction from the former Vice President to give the sum of $2m to one of his (Atiku) security guards.
A federal court has foreclosed the right of Abdulrasheed Maina, the former Chairman of the Defunct Pension Reform Task Team, to present a no-case submission.
Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard will join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season after the clubs agreed to terms this evening.
Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
The Police in Benue on Sunday said a robbery suspect was set ablaze by an angry mob while attempting to steal a motorcycle in Makurdi.
Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
The coming second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly storming of the Capitol has aggravated a rift among his fellow Republicans that was on full display on Sunday.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered service of a N250 million damages suit against Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe.
One of the leaders of Fulani settlers in Oyo State, Saliu Abdulkadiri, has reportedly come under attack from an irate mob, following the expiration of a seven-day ultimatum for immediate evacuation of Nigerians of Fulani origin from the state.
Disturbed by the frequent trans-border banditry and other criminal activities, communities along Nigeria-Cameroon border have set up patrol teams to checkmate criminality in the area.
Information commissioner Babakura Abba-Jato said the traditional ruler, who was in his mid-70s, passed away in the early hours of Saturday in Abuja of undisclosed ailments
Analysts said Mr Trump’s deep pockets would be more than sufficient to float a new political party. It, however, remains uncertain if the ‘Patriot Party’ would be able to garner a massive chunk of public goodwill to rival the two major contemporary political parties in the United States.