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How my father was killed by police sergeant – Son tells court

A prosecution witness, Afeez Bello, on Monday narrated how his father was killed by stray bullet, allegedly fired by a policeman, Emmanuel Uyanweke,
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos court hears how three truck conductors ‘beat man to death’

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos, on Monday heard how three truck conductors tied up one Nse-Obong Idodo with a rope and beat him to death for allegedly stealing a phone.

N2 billion fraud: Senator Jang objects to submission of classified documents in court

Former Plateau Governor Jonah Jang on Friday objected to an attempt by a witness, Jonah Kabong, a Civil servant, to tender two classified documents in Court on behalf of the EFCC.
Tuoyo Omatsuli

N3.6 billion fraud: NDDC recovered N100 billion from IOC – witness

A prosecution witness, Mr Ibinabo Micheal-West, on Monday, told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) recovered over N100 billion from International Oil companies (IOC).
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Police: How we confirmed pastor sexually assaulted underaged girls

A prosecution witness, Joseph Onoja, on Thursday told an FCT High Court that he invited Mary Paul, the mother of the two girls who accused a pastor, Mathew Emmanuel, of raping them after he reported that he was being accused of the offence.
The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.

Witness: I begged Senator Melaye not to commit suicide

A Prosecution witness on Tuesday told an FCT High Court that he pleaded with Sen. Dino Melaye not to drink the substance he had in his hand when he threatened to commit suicide on April 24, 2018.
Justice Fatun Riman of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Friday, May 10 2019, convicted and sentenced Daniel Iluobe, Ifeanyi Chukwudi Paul and Godwin Joseph Ovboke to two years imprisonment each, for internet fraud.

Fake ‘lovers’ jailed for internet fraud

Justice Fatun Riman of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Friday, May 10 2019, convicted and sentenced Daniel Iluobe, Ifeanyi Chukwudi Paul and Godwin Joseph Ovboke to two years imprisonment each, for internet fraud.

DSO: Minister approved N2.5 billion for Pinnacle – witness

The trial of the Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo, and three others has commenced before a Federal High Court in Abuja where a prosecution witness, Mrs Alheri Saidu, told the court how the Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, gave approval for payment of N2.5billion to Pinnacle Communications Ltd.

N115 million fraud: Court fixes date to rule in ex-SEC chief’s no-case-submission

An FCT High Court on Friday is to deliver ruling on Tuesday in the no- case- submission filed by the suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr Mounir Gwarzo, on alleged of N115 fraud.
Dino Melaye

Witness: Dino Melaye damaged two police vehicles while attempting to escape

A prosecution witness on Friday, told an FCT High Court in Apo, Abuja that Sen. Dino Melaye, damaged two police vehicles in an attempt to escape from custody.

N18 billion fraud: I was given N25 million to give ex-NSITF chief – witness

A prosecution witness, Alhaji Aliyu Zubairu, told an FCT High Court that he was given N25 million to give to the former Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Umar Abubakar.

CCT trial: Justice Onnoghen to make no-case submission as federal government closes case

The trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, appears to be reaching an anti-climax with key prosecution witnesses’ testimony contradicting claims that the embattled number one judicial officer might have corruptly amassed wealth way out of his income.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

Ex-Governor Fayose’s trial: I prepared Deeds of Assignment for properties in VI – lawyer

A Seventh Prosecution Witness, Mr. Kennedy Osunwa, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he was engaged to prepare a Deed of Assignment with respect to a property lying at 100, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Code of Conduct tribunal admits Justice Onnoghen’s bank documents, rejects objection

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has admitted as exhibits the bank account documents of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as his trial on charges of false and non-declaration of assets opened on Monday.

Offa robbery: I was tortured to implicate Bukola Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5, 2018 bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, Ayoade Akinnibosun, yesterday told a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin how the police coerced him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Absence of prosecution witness stalls trial of ex-Governor Alao-Akala, others

The absence of the prosecution witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, stalled the continuation of trial of former Oyo State Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, over alleged N11.5 billion fraud.
Doyin Okupe

Witness: How Doyin Okupe received N702 million from ex-NSA Dasuki ‘for doing nothing’

A prosecution witness on Wednesday told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that Doyin Okupe, Senior Special Assistant on Media to former President Goodluck Jonathan collected N702 million from government’s treasury “for doing nothing”.

N687.2 million fraud: Patrick Akpobolokemi inflated NIMASA budget to embezzle funds – witness

A prosecution witness, Ekene Nwakuche, while testifying before an Ikeja High Court said that Patrick Akpobolokemi, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency inflated the agency’s budget to embezzle funds.

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Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

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