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N6.3 billion fraud: Court reserves ruling on admissibility of evidence by EFCC on Jonah...

Plateau State High Court, Jos, yesterday reserved ruling on the admissibility or otherwise of a Zenith Bank statement in court in the ongoing trial of former Governor of Plateau State and Senator Representing Plateau North, Jonah David Jang, by by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

EFCC arraigns two oil marketers, companies over alleged $8.4 million theft

The EFCC, accused the defendants of fraudulently converting the AGO at the office of Trafigura Beheer BV located at 20A Sinaro Daranijo Street, off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

N29 billion fraud trial: How Muritala Nyako, son Abdul-Aziz laundered N1.8 billion – Witness

A detective with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Adekunle Odofin, on November 29, 2018, told a Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, how a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, allegedly laundered over N1.8billion belonging to the state, using a company co-owned with his son, Abdul-Aziz Nyako, a Senator.

N3.97 billion fraud: Alex Badeh to open defence Jan. 16

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, will on Jan. 16, 2019 open his defence in the alleged N3.97 billion fraud charge preferred against him by the Federal Government.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

EFCC opens trial of Ayodele Fayose over alleged N6.9 billion fraud

The prosecution on Monday opened its case before a Federal High Court Lagos in the criminal trial of immediate past Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, charged with N6.9 billion fraud.

Court revokes Orji Kalu’s bail

Court has revoked the bail granted ex-Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, for failure to appear, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. Orji Kalu, has regained consciousness after undergoing a major surgery in Germany.

N7.65 billion fraud: Orji Kalu absent in court again

Orji Uzor Kalu’s lawyer, Prof. Awa Kalu (SAN), told Justice Mohammed Idris at the Federal High Court in Lagos that his client was away in Germany for surgery.
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. 1

Ayodele Fayose gets bail, pledges not to obstruct trial

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, granted Ayodele Fayose, former Ekiti State governor, bail in the sum of N50 million on Wednesday.

N29bn fraud: Court grants Murtala Nyako’s request to travel for medicals, adjourns to October...

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama Abuja, on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 granted an application by a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, seeking the release of his travelling documents to enable him travel to Germany for medical check-up.

EFCC closes case in N3.9 billion fraud charge against Alex Badeh

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 closed its case in N3.9billion money laundering case involving a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd).

Orji Kalu’s N7.6 billion fraud trial adjourned indefinitely

Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, September 27 adjourned sine die the trial of a former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, over his alleged involvement in a N7.6 billion fraud.

Court refuses to stay hearing in Orji Kalu’s alleged N7.6 billion fraud trial

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday dismissed two applications seeking to stall further hearing in the on going trial of former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, who is being tried for N7.6 billion fraud 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

N3.2 billion fraud: Court rejects further delay of Orji Kalu’s trial

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday said it would on Friday hear the defence of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, in the case of N3. 2 billion fraud preferred against him.

Ex-Governor Orji Kalu’s alleged N3.2 billion fraud trial stalled again

The trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Uzo Kalu, over an alleged N3.2 billion fraud was stalled again at a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday, due to Kalu’s absence in court because of medical tourism.

Electoral offences: Lawyer seeks investigative powers for INEC

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Rotimi Jacobs, on Tuesday said there was the need to grant the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) the power to investigate electoral offences, to address the problem effectively.

Ex-Governor Orji Kalu loses bid to stop N3.2 billion corruption trial

Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, dismissed a no-case submission filed by a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, in his bid to stop his trial over an alleged N3.2 billion fraud.

N7.6 billion fraud: Court grants ex-Governor Kalu’s request to go for surgery

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday rejected ex-Governor Orji Uzor Kalu’s request to have his case adjourned so as to enable him to go for a surgical procedure.

Ex-Governor Kalu, others to know fate on alleged N3.2 billion fraud July 31

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed July 31 for ruling on ‘No-Case-Submission filed by the former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, and two others, over an alleged N3.2 billion fraud slammed on them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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