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A Wuse II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted civil activist and coordinator of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, to bail in the sum of N500,000 .
Supporters of former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday besieged Wuse II Annex of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja, in solidarity of the former governor.
The looming crisis of confidence in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the mode of primary election to adopt for the 2019 elections has taken a new dimension as some aggrieved state chairmen at the weekend ignored threat of sanction by the party to meet on the way forward.
A Benue State High Court sitting in Makurdi has directed the state governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, to serve the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the writ of summons in a N10 billion defamation he filed against Oshiomhole and his party.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate for the July 14 poll, Kolapo Olusola, on Wednesday, got approval from the election Tribunal sitting in Ado-Ekiti, state capital, to serve notice of Petition, and other accompanying processes it filed to challenge the declaration of All Progressives Congress (APC)’s John Kayode Fayemi as winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), by conspicuous pasting and courier services.
The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekeweremadu, is currently at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) where he is undergoing interrogation over allegations of fraud and money laundering.
The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has secured a Federal High Court Abuja Division to take over Sigma Apartments owned by Sigma Engineering & Construction Limited over N1 billion debt.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has hailed the order of a Federal High Court in Lagos for the temporary forfeiture of the sum of N2.3 billion recovered from Adesola Amosu, a former Chief of Air Staff.
A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has granted a temporary forfeiture of ₦2.2 billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice-Marshal Adesola Amosu.
The Nigeria Police Force said it arrested four suspects for criminal conspiracy, forgery, stealing and unlawful possession of electoral materials meant for the aborted APC ward congress in Imo.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned Aliyu Usman, an associate of the embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, before Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, on a four–count amended charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N600 million.
Mr Tony Okeke, a graduate of Mechanical Engineering Technology, said he sponsored his education through phone repair.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on January 24, 2018, asked Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, to order the interim forfeiture of properties purchased by Drexel Tech Nig. Ltd with proceeds of the recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that the sum of N27bn, which formed part of the proceeds of the sale of Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, was shared among top government functionaries in 2014.
The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, has ordered that 86 luxury vehicles, together with four houses and a quarry plant in Abuja, belonging to a civil servant, Mr. Ibrahim Tumsah, be temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government.
The absence of Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Tuesday forced the adjournment until Dec. 5, 6 and 7 the trial of a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall Adesola Amosu, and 10 others charged with N22.8 billion fraud.
An investigating officer with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Tosin Owobo, on Tuesday told a federal high court in Lagos how N21 billion belonging to the Nigerian air force was moved into some private companies’ accounts.
The Director-General of National Action for the Control of AIDS, Dr Sani Aliyu, says the world is about 10 to 15 years close to attaining treatment or total cure of HIV.
A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Gudu, Abuja, on Thursday remanded a debarred lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, who runs a popular Facebook page, “Due Process Advocate”, in prison following his arraignment by the police.
Outsourced staff of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Thursday protested against 30-month salaries arrears the federal government is owing some workers of the organisation.
Mr Omoyele Sowore, Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has protested against his non-inclusion in the planned Presidential Debate being organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG).
A founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has tacitly endorsed the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, ahead of 2091 presidential election.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) said on Tuesday that U.S. crude inventories dropped by 10.2 million barrels last week, more than analysts had forecast. Official inventory figures are due later on Wednesday.
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
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) advises Nigerians to shun night travels especially during the yuletide, warning that night journey could put travelers in more danger
APC national leader Bola Tinubu congratulates former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, for winning the Global Lifetime Award for Anti-corruption
Two persons were reportedly killed, while others sustained various degrees of injuries in a violent clash between two rival cult groups in a supremacy battle at Baiyeku, Ikorodu area of Lagos State.