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N1.4 billion fraud: Court orders personal service of criminal charge on NBA’s Paul Usoro

Proposed arraignment of the Nigerian Bar Association President, Paul Usoro, over alleged N1.4 billion fraud, was today, stalled due to non-service of the criminal charge on the accused
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

N1.4 billion fraud: Court fixes date for NBA chief Paul Usoro’s arraignment

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos fixes December 18 for the arraignment of the embattled President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Paul Usoro (SAN), over an alleged N1.4 billion fraud

N1.4 billion fraud: NBA president for arraignment December 10

President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Paul Usoro (SAN), will, on Monday, December 10, be arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N1.4 billion .

Suit seeking forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s billions adjourned till January

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court will on January 15, 2019, continue the hearing of a suit seeking final forfeiture of about $8.4 million and N7.4 billion found in bank accounts linked to a former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.
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Court throws out contempt application against Lai Mohammed

Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.

Court orders EFCC to re-arraign Goodluck Jonathan’s ex-aide for alleged N1.6 billion fraud

A Federal High Court In Lagos, on Friday, ordered the re-arraignment of a former presidential aide, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), over N1.6 billion fraud.

Lawyers ask judge to hands off corruption case involving Jonathan’s ex-aide

The defence counsel has asked the judge to recuse himself from the corruption trial of Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, a former domestic aide of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Court to hear amended charge against Goodluck Jonathan’s ex-aide

A Federal High Court In Lagos, on Monday, fixed Nov. 15, to take arguments on an amended charge filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against a former aide to President Goodluck Jonathan,

Court to determine final forfeiture of N2.2 billion linked to ex-NAF chief Adesola Amosu

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday reserved ruling until December 3, on a motion seeking final forfeiture to the federal government of the sum of N2.2 billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu.

Court fixes November 12 for application seeking forfeiture of Adesola Amosu’s N2.2 billion

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, fixed November 12 to hear a motion seeking final forfeiture of N2.2 billion linked to a former Chief of Air Staff (COAS), Air Marshal Adesola Amosu.

Drama as three co-accused become EFCC witnesses against ex-NIMASA chief Patrick Akpobolokemi

A mild drama ensued during the proceedings on Monday at an Ikeja High Court as three men arraigned alongside Patrick Akpobolokemi, the former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), made a “turnaround” to become witnesses for the prosecution.

EFCC files fresh charges against Patrick Akpobolokemi and six others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday filed fresh charges against Patrick Akpobolokemi, former Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency and six others before an Ikeja High Court, Lagos.

Court fixes date for hearing of Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia’s no-case submission

An Ikeja High Court has fixed December 14 to hear the no-case submissions in the ongoing corruption trial of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a Federal High Court, Lagos judge and Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
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EFCC to arraign 4 police officers for allegedly stealing N1.3 billion

Four police officers and two firms are billed to be arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja for allegedly diverting N1,301,334,108 from the coffers of the Nigeria Police Force.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved an application seeking the final forfeiture of the sums of $8,435,788.84 and N9.2 billiion linked to Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. .

EFCC seeks final forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $8.4 million, N9.2 billion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved an application seeking the final forfeiture of the sums of $8,435,788.84 and N9.2 billiion linked to Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Patience Jonathan, others beg court to lift embargo on accounts

The former first lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, Tuesday, begged a Lagos Federal High Court to unfreeze her accounts to the tune $8.4m and N7.4 billion in the nation’s commercial banks.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court fixes date to take video evidence in Patience Jonathan’s $8.4 million suit

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday, fixed November 13, to take video evidence in a suit seeking final forfeiture of about 8.4 million dollars, and N7.4 billion found in bank accounts linked to a former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.
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. 7

Ayodele Fayose gets N50 million bail in alleged N6.9 billion fraud case

Ex-Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has been granted bail with the sum of N50m bond and surety to present three years tax clearance.

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