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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Court dimisses application by Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia seeking to stop trial

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of a Federal High Court Lagos, Friday, dismissed a preliminary objection by embattled Judge of the court, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, facing Money Laundering charge.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Money laundering: Court to rule on objection to Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia’s trial June 28

A Federal High Court Lagos on Monday, fixed June 28, to deliver ruling on a preliminary objection challenging the trial of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia facing Money Laundering charges.

2015 election: Dele Belgore tells court how N450 million was shared

Mr Dele Belgore (SAN), who is being prosecuted for allegedly laundering N450m in the build-up to the 2015 General Election, has told the Federal High Court in Lagos how he distributed part of the money to the police, army, Department of State Services and others.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Ex-minister’s missed flight stalls Dele Belgore’s money laundering trial

A missed flight by former National Planning Minister Prof Abubakar Suleiman on Monday stalled his trial and that of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mr Dele Belgore (SAN) at the Federal High Court in Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Money laundering: Justice Ajumogobia hospitalised – counsel

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday heard that one of its judges facing money laundering charges before the court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, is on admission at a Lagos hospital and could not stand trial.
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N1.4 billion fraud: Governor Emmanuel loses bid to quash charge against NBA chief Paul...

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, has dismissed an application filed by Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, seeking to quash the entire charge preferred against Paul Usoro, SAN, President, Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court remands man over alleged N492.5 million fraud

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered the remand in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s custody of a man accused of a N492.5 million fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia challenges criminal trial

A Federal High Court in Lagos, Thursday,, fixed May 31, for hearing in a motion filed by embattled Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, challenging her trial in the court.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

EFCC re-arraigns Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia, Godwin Obla for alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday re-arraigned a Judge of the Federal High Court, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Godwin Obla, over alleged money laundering charges.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Court seizes Justice Ajumogobia’s passport, admits her to N10 million bail

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday admitted former Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia to N10m bail.

Justice Ajumogobia arraigned over alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday re-arraigned a former judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, over allegation of money laundering.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

EFCC to re-arraign Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia on 18 count-charge Thursday

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Thursday arraign Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia on 18 charges at the Federal High Court in Lagos.

N450 million fraud: Dele Belgore denies complicity

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore, standing trial before a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged N450 million fraud on Friday denied complicity in the crime.

Money laundering: Absence of counsel stalls trial of lawyer Dele Belgore

Absence of Mr Ebun Shofunde, SAN, defence counsel to Mr Dele Belgore, SAN, has stalled his trial in the N450 million money laundering charge filed in a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Dele Belgore: I had no dealings with Diezani Alison-Madueke

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Dele Belgore, on Tuesday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that he never met or dealt with former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court remands 19 men over vandalism, illegal dealing on diesel

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday remanded 19 suspected oil pipeline vandals for allegedly dealing in petroleum products without lawful authority.

NBA chief Paul Usoro re-arraigned, as court issues arrest warrant for four others

President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro, on Friday, appeared before Justice Rilwan Aikawa, of the Federal High Court Lagos, to answer to 10 counts preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Dele Belgore: How N450 million was shared in Kwara

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Dele Belgore, Thursday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that he did not personally share the N450 million he signed for in 2015.

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