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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Court approves seizure of Senator Saraki’s Ilorin houses

Justice Rilwan Aikawa has ordered the temporary forfeiture of Saraki’s two properties designated as Plots No. 10 and No. 11 Abdulkadir Road, GRA, Ilorin, Kwara State.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

$11 million cyber fraud: Court forfeits Invictus Obi’s N280 million

A Federal High Court in Lagos has permanently forfeited to the Federal Government the N280,555,010.65 found in bank accounts belonging to two companies owned by ‘Forbes entrepreneur’ Obinwanne Okeke also known as Invictus Obi.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

Court bars 22 banks from honouring National ID smart cards produced by MasterCard

A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted an interim order restraining 22 banks from honouring any MasterCard transaction bearing the logo of the National Identity Card Management Commission (NIMC).

Police to arraign 46 ‘homosexuals’ in Lagos on November 22

The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed November 22, 2019 for the arraignment of 46 persons charged with homosexuality by the police.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Court orders Nigerian army to suspend nationwide military exercise

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered the suspension of the military exercise tagged Operation Positive Identification which the Nigerian Army said it would begin this month across the country.
The Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Buratai has flagged off Exercise (Ex) A KPATUMA II (Ex Cat Race) in Benue to curb the rising cases of kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, armed banditry and communal clashes in the state.

Nigerian Army begins Operation Positive Identification

There are strong indications that the Nigerian Army will not suspend Operation Positive Identification which began nationwide on Friday despite criticisms from the National Assembly and social-political groups including Afenifere and Pan Niger Delta Forum.=

Court further adjourns ‘N1.4 billion fraud’ trial of NBA President

A Federal High Court Lagos on Thursday further adjourned hearing in the alleged N1.4 billion fraud case filed against the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro.

Consumption tax: Lagos government tells hotels, restaurants to respect court judgment

The Lagos State Government has urged all hotels, restaurants, and events centres operators in the state to respect the decision of the court on the Lagos State Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant (Fiscalisation) Regulations 2017.
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.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

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.

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UNICEF to improve literacy level of Nigerian children through advocacy

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday said it would help improve literacy level among Nigerian children in rural areas through sensitisation and advocacy.
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NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

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