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    A coalition of political groups in Oyo State has vowed to resist attempts by Gov. Seyi Makinde to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). This is contained in a communique issued after their joint stakeholders meeting and made available to newsmen on Monday in Ibadan. The communique was signed by Messrs Johnson Olooto, Shina Alubankudi, ...
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    The fraud trial of former Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti resumed on Thursday before a Federal High Court Lagos, with a prosecution witness, Mr Johnson Abidakun, testifying that about N200 million was conveyed from Fayose’s premises. Fayose is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged N6.9 billion fraud and money ...
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    Trial on the alleged N6.9 billion fraud against former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose at the Federal High Court, Lagos, was on Thursday stalled following absence of the trial judge, Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke. The judge is said to be away attending a conference. Fayose is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...
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    Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose   The trial of former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, will now resume on Oct. 21 before a Federal High Court in Lagos. Fayose is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over N6.9billion fraud and money laundering charges. He was first arraigned on ...
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    The Federal Capital Territory Police Command confirmed the detention of Senator Elisha Abbo on Thursday, for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in an adult toy shop in Abuja. Abbo, who went to the command in response to the police summons, was taken into custody as part of investigations into the incident. The FCT Police Commissioner, ...
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    Former gov. of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday re-arraigned embattled former Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose in a Federal High Court in Lagos over N6.9billion Money laundering and fraud. Fayose, however, pleaded not guilty before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of a Federal High Court in Lagos, who ...
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    A Seventh Prosecution Witness, Mr Kennedy Osunwa, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he was engaged to prepare a Deed of Assignment with respect to a property lying at 100, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, Lagos. The witness, who is a legal practitioner, gave the evidence at the resumed trial of immediate ...
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    EFCC and Fayose   A former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has told Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos how a former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, who is facing trial over an alleged N2.2 billion fraud charge, received the money. Fayose was arraigned along with ...
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    A former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, on Tuesday admitted before a Federal High Court in Lagos that he was investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for being privy to illicit transfer of funds. Obanikoro made the statement while giving evidence in the criminal trial of the immediate-past Governor ...
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      Ayodele Fayose A Lagos High Court has resumed hearing into the case of former Ekiti state Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose who is facing an alleged N7.2bn fraud charge preferred against him by the economic and financial crime commission (EFCC). The Former Governor is currently in the dock while Senator Musiliu Obanikoro who had earlier ...