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Court remands Mompha over alleged N33bn money laundering charges

Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered that a socialite, Ismaila Mustapha (a.k.a. Mompha), should be remanded over...

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.

EFCC re-arraigns ex-INEC boss Maurice Iwu over N1.2 bn fraud allegation

A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu on Thursday, re-appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos, in answer to a N1.2 billion fraud allegations.

Trial of former minister of FCT, others to resume October 11

A Federal High Court in Lagos, Monday, further adjourned until Oct. 11, the trial of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and others, facing money laundering charges in the sum of N650 million.

Alleged forgery: Obasanjo’s in-law has case to answer – Court

Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, on Tuesday, told John Abebe, brother to late former First Lady, Stella Obasanjo, that he had a case to answer over an alleged forgery of some portions of an oil contract document.

Court demands oral evidence in final forfeiture suit against Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court Lagos, Thursday, called for oral evidences in a suit by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, seeking final forfeiture of about 8.4 million dollars, and N7.4 billion found in some accounts linked to former first Lady, Patience Jonathan.

Court issues warrant of arrest against ex NIA D-G, wife

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday issued a bench warrant for the arrest and production in court of a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke, and his wife, Folashade, charged with 205 million dollars concealment.

Court fixes February 11 for final forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $8.4m

A Federal High Court in Lagos will on Feb. 11 deliver judgment in an application seeking final forfeiture of 4.8 million dollars and N7.4 billion allegedly linked to the immediate past First Lady, Patience Jonathan.

EFCC arraigns NBA president, Usoro, over alleged N1.4bn fraud

Mr Usoro pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Fayose pleads not guilty, remanded in EFCC custody

After being in custody for five days, the immediate-past Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday appeared before a Federal High Court, Lagos, charged...

Ex-FCT minister remanded in EFCC custody

Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Thursday remanded a former minister of the FCT, Olajumoke Akinjide, and Olanrewaju Otiti, in...

Suspended NIA boss’ wife bought Ikoyi flat with $1.6m cash – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday said a woman named Folashade Oke is the owner of Flat 7B, No. 13, Osborne...

How I paid N12m into company account owned by Justice Ajumogobia – Witness

By Sulaiman Shuaib The trial of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and a senior lawyer, Godwin Obla, continued on Friday before Justice O.H. Oshodi of Lagos State...

EFCC withdraws motion on Patience Jonathan’s account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday withdrew a motion before a Federal High Court Lagos for stay of execution of a...

Court unfreezes Ozekhome’s account

A federal high court in Lagos on Monday lifted restrictions on Guaranty Trust Bank account of a senior lawyer, Mike Ozekhome. On February 7, the...

How SAN offered judicial worker $2,500 gratification – Witness

A prosecution witness, Daniel Danladi, an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has testified how a senior advocate of Nigeria, Joseph...

Diezani’s N34billion forfeited to Nigeria

A Federal High Court Lagos on Thursday ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N34 billion (153 million dollars) linked to a former...

EFCC docks Kwara PDP governorship candidate over N470m fraud

Muhammed Belgore (SAN), the PDP  candidate in the 2015 governorship election in Kwara state, was charged today with five counts of alleged money laundering...

Multi-billion naira heist uncovered as court freezes Patience Jonathan’s multiple accounts

A Federal High Court in Lagos has frozen multiple accounts allegedly linked to a former first lady, Patience Jonathan, in five Nigerian banks. The Economic...

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