EFCC arraigns Kano Governorship candidate, 1 other for alleged $1.3m fraud

The Eonomic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on November 19, 2018 arraigned Abdulsalam Saleh Abdulkareem, a governorship candidate of the Green Party of Nigeria, GPN, and Ebere Nzekwe, before Justice Lewis Allagoa of the Federal High Court, Kano on a nine-count charge of criminal conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of $1,320,000 (One Million, Three Hundred and Twenty Thousand Dollars) only. The petitioner alleged that sometimes in 2014, the defendants connived to fraudulently obtained  the said sum from  him in the belief that it would be…

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Fayose granted bail, may be re-arrested

There are indications that the Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, who was granted bail by a judge of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court, may be re-arrested for another money laundering allegations. Fayose was granted bail by the judge in the sum of ₦50 million with two sureties who must issue a ₦50 million bond in a reputable bank as well as possess three years tax clearance. The former governor was ordered to deposit his international passport with the court. Kanu Agabi, a counsel to Fayose…

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EFCC parades Fayose in court

At last the the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has brought before the court, the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday before a Federal High Court, Lagos, and was charged alongside with his company — Spotless Investment Ltd on an 11-count charge of N30.8 billion fraud. Fayose is being prosecuted pleaded innocence of the offences. After the arraignment of the accused, the defence counsel, Mr Kanu Agabi (SAN), who is a former Attorney General of the Federation, informed the court of a motion on notice…

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BREAKING News: FG charges Ekweremadu, Akpan over non- declaring assets

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu’s attempt to be Vice President to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the run-up to 2019 presidential election under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, may have hit the Ogbunike cave in Ogidi, Anambra State, following fresh charges brought against him by the Federal Government. the Deputy Senate President and Senator Bassey Akpan, who represents Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District in Akwa Ibom State, have been charged with offences bordering on their alleged refusal and negligence to declare their assets to the Special Presidential Investigation…

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Man arraigns for defrauding Army General N180m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on October 8, 2018 arraigned one Mohammed Sanni Zubair, before Justice Ijeoma L. Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on a 4-count charge of fraud. Zubair, a suspected serial fraudster, was alleged to be a member of a syndicate, who specialized in defrauding people. The long arm of the law caught Zubair when the children of one Major General Geoffrey Ejiga (retd) petitioned the EFCC alleging that a syndicate of fraudsters took advantage of their father’s old age to…

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Dino Melaye’s absence in court angers judge

Dino Melaye: Kogi police commissioner removed over suspects escape

Dino Melaye’s absence in court angers judge By Newsdesk The Federal High Court, Abuja, has threatened to strike out a suit filed by Sen. Dino Melaye, if the senator or his counsel fails to appear in court on the next adjourned date. Melaye filed a suit before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba seeking an interpretation of the court’s judgment of Sept. 11, 2017. The court in that judgment held that INEC acted within its constitutional rights in commencing the process for Melaye’s recall. When the matter was called on Wednesday, Counsel to…

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