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20 Bags 2 Years Jail Term For Dealing In Petrol

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced 20 convicts to a term of two years imprisonment for dealing and storage of petroleum products. The convicts were Capt. Daniel Lebile, Ala Ibanibo, Wole Ajayi, Adesunloye Fani-Kayode, Michael Mgbanwa, Segun Ekundemi, Johnson Mashebinu, Ndidi Benjamin, Bright Nwaezuoke, Blessing Omoviye, and Kayode

Saraki’s Trial: Counsel Asks CCT Chairman To Disqualify Himself

Hearing in the case of alleged false declaration of assets brought against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has been adjourned till Thursday. The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar will rule on an application filed by Dr Saraki’s counsel that the chairman should disqualify himself from the

Court Dismissed Tarfa’s Application To Quash Charges

Justice Aishat Opesanwo on Tuesday dismissed the preliminary objections filed by Mr Rickey Tarfa (SAN), to the two-count charge of obstruction of justice and attempting to pervert the course of justice by bribing a judge. The court, which resolved all the issues raised by the Senior Advocate against him, held that

Court Reject Kanu’s Application For Stay Of Proceedings

A Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital has refused application for stay of proceedings filed by the self-styled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Mr Kanu had asked the court to stay proceedings pending the determination of his appeal before the appellate court. The trial judge, Justice James

  N29bn Fraud: Court Adjourns Nyako’s Trial to May 6

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, April 22, 2016 presented its fifth witness in the ongoing trial of a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, his son, Senator Abdul-Aziz Nyako, Abubakar Aliyu and Zulkifikk Abba. Nyako and the others are standing trial before Justice E. Chukwu of

Man Remanded In Kirikiri Over Alleged Defilement

Essien Happiness, a 31-year-old man, alleged to have raped his eight-year-old step daughter was on Thursday remanded in prison custody by an Ikeja Chief Magistrates' Court. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, remanded the accused in Kirikiri Prison, and adjourned the case till May 25 for Directorate of Public Prosecution’s legal

Anti-Corruption Group Wants EFCC’s NASS Liaison Sanctioned

  By Babatope Adagba The Civil Societies Network Against Corruption (CISNAC) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to apply appropriate sanction against Suleiman Bakari, its National Assembly Liaison Officer, over his purported investiture of Senator Ike Ekeremadu, the Deputy Senate President, as ‘Anti-Corruption Ambassador’. Olarenwaju Suraju, Executive Chairman of CISNAC)

Saraki Seeks CCT Chairman To Step Down From His Trial

Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has asked the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Mr Danladi Umar, to disqualify himself from the case. Senator Saraki is accusing Mr Umar of bias, insisting that he could not get justice under his chairmanship. In a motion he filed against Mr Umar, Saraki

Metuh’s Trial: Witness Insists Party Raised Funds Spent

A defence witness in the trial of the spokesman for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh, says former President Goodluck Jonathan made funds available to the accused for campaign purposes. The witness, Mr Ikechukwu Abonyi, in his testimony insisted that the party’s campaign committee raised the funds given to

Man, 65, Docked Over Alleged N19m Fraud

One Nicholas Kolawole, a 65-year-old man, who allegedly obtained vehicles worth N19 million from one Isiaka Abiodun under false pretences, was on Tuesday docked at an Apapa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Kolawole, a resident of Olodi Apapa area of Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of stealing and obtaining under