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    A Federal High Court in Lagos has discharged and acquitted  Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi (Delta North) of N322 million money laundering charge. A Federal High Court in Lagos has discharged and acquitted  Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi (Delta North) of N322 million money laundering charge. He had pleaded not guilty to the charges and was granted bail. However, ...
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    The Founder of Daar Communications PLC, Raymond Dokpesi, on Wednesday said he was invited by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on issues related to his International Passport. Dokpesi speaking with newsmen at the gate of the Immigration Head office in Abuja, shortly after an interrogation that lasted for about two hours, said that the Service ...
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      Sen. Magnus Abe, Rivers South East District, said he will approach the Supreme Court for a final resolution of the party’s legal problems in presenting governorship and  state Assembly candidates for the elections. Abe spoke while reacting to the striking out of his application by the Appeal court in Port Harcourt. He said that ...
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    The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Monday adjourned the trial of Justice Walter Onnoghen, suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria(CJN) indefinitely, pending the determination of an interlocutory appeal against the decision of the tribunal. The tribunal had on Jan.14 ruled that it had original jurisdiction to try the defendant. Mr Danladi Umar, Chairman of the ...
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    A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday adjourned until Oct. 26 the trial of Clement Faboyede and Modupe Adetokunbo, chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), charged with money laundering. Faboyede, the Ondo State Chairman of PDP, and Adetokunbo, the Director-General of the party’s 2015 campaign organisation in the state, are being prosecuted by ...
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    Chris Giwa, factional President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has faulted a statement credited to a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Festus Keyamo, on the leadership crisis rocking the country’s football. Mr Habilla Ardzard, Giwa’s lawyer in a statement issued on Tuesday, said that Keyamo misinformed Nigerians on the NFF leadership tussle. The News Agency of ...
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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned three Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials in Ogun before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged laundering of N179.8 million. The EFCC arraigned Yemi Akinwonmi, Dickson Atiba and Ogunmodede Oladayo before Justice Sule Hassan on eight counts bordering on conspiracy, benefiting from crime proceeds, ...
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    June 22, 2018 A physically challenged lawyer, Mr Daniel Onwe, on Friday in Lagos appealed the judgment of a Federal High Court which struck out a suit challenging the non-enactment of a disability law in Nigeria. Onwe had commenced the suit against the National Assembly in 2014 over alleged failure to enact a law protecting ...
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    An anti-corruption crusader, Bishop Osadolor Ochei, has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja for an order of mandamus compelling the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to commence criminal proceedings against former Edo State governor and currently National Chairmanship aspirant of the APC, Comrade Adams Aliu Oshiomhole on alleged corruption. An ex-parte motion marked ...
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    June 12, 2018 Ms Emem Kongkor, a prosecution witness in the trial of Nanle Dariye, on Tuesday, told Federal High Court, Abuja, that Dariye operated his hotel in violation of the Money Laundering (prohibition) Act, 2011. Nanle, the son of former Plateau Governor, Sen. Joshua Dariye, is accused by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), ...