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Money laundering: Court gives EFCC nod to arraign ex-AGF, Otunla, others Jan 27

By Ikechukwu NnochiriABUJA – The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the leave to arraign former Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Jonah Otunla on a five-count money laundering charge. Jonah Otunla Trial Justice Nnamdi Dimgba fixed January 22, 2018, for Otunla …

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Court Grants Bail To Suspected Military Pension Thieves

File photo The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Jabi has granted bail to the two military officers accused of complicity in stealing monies meant for payment of death benefits of deceased officers. Justice D. Z. Senchi granted Ishaka Yakubu and Akinbamidele Odunsi bail on Wednesday following their …

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Court Dismisses Dokpesi’s Suit Against APDA Leadership

An Abuja High Court has dismissed a suit filed by Mr Raymond Dokpesi, seeking to remove the national leaders of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA). Mr Dokpesi had on August 17, 2017, approached the court with claims that he founded the party and appointed its national chairman, Mr Shitu Mohammed, …

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Nasarawa PDP Crisis: Court Vacates Order For Closure Of Secretariat

A High Court sitting in Lafia has vacated an interim order for the closure of the secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa state. The vacation order was to pave way for proper hearing of the matter before the court after Mr Muhammad Tanko asked the court to …

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Court Remands Four In Prison For Murder Attempt

File Photo An Ile-Ife Magistrate Court has remanded four persons in prison custody over alleged theft and attempted murder. The accused persons are Timothy Ojekunle, 30; Waheed Lattef, 22; Adeyemi Aniya, 31 and Mayowa Sangoniyi, 20. The prosecutor and a police sergeant, Mr Segun Okeniyi, told the court that the …

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Court Dismisses Application Of Companies Linked To Patience Jonathan

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on Thursday threw out the application brought by a former special adviser to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo Owei-Dudafa and four companies challenging the ruling of a Federal High Court which convicted the companies. The companies are Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited, Seagate …

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