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Alleged $2m fraud: Court discharges Atiku’s lawyer

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has dismissed a $2million money laundering charge against Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, a lawyer to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.

EFCC tells court how Atiku channeled $2m campaign funds through his “mai guard”

The ongoing trial of Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, a lawyer to a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, continued on Monday, December 21, with the second prosecution...

Atiku’s son-in-law gave Obasanjo $140,000 before 2019 elections ― Witness

A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Bashir Mohammed has told the Federal High Court in Lagos that Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, allegedly gave former President Olusegun Obasanjo the naira equivalent of $140,000 in a build-up to the last general election.

$8.1bn repatriation: settlement still in progress in MTN vs CBN’s case – Counsel

A Federal High Court Lagos, on Wednesday, further adjourned until January 22, 2019 for report of settlement in a suit between MTN Nigeria Communications Ltd, and the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, over repatriation of 8.1 billion dollars.

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