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CRIME

Reasons why court ordered EFCC to return Saraki's houses.(Opinion).

If you would recall, the Economic Financial Crime Commission in December got a court ruling to temporarily seize the former Senate president's houses located at plot NO 10 and 11 Abdulkadir Road GRA, Ilorin, Kwara state. Those were the properties seized from the former senator by the anti-graft agency. It was alleged that he bought those properties from the illegal proceed he made as governor of Kwara state from 2003 to 2011. Reason why the court ruled otherwise Apparently, it was the same judge who gave the

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Reasons why court ordered EFCC to return Saraki's houses.(Opinion).

POLITICS

Top News In Nigeria This Afternoon, Thursday 25 June, 2020

APC dissolves NWC, Appoints Yobe Governor as Caretaker Committee Chairman The All Progressives Congress (APC), has appointed the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, as Chairman Caretaker, Extraordinary Convention Committee of the party, as this followed the dissolution of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), of the National Executive Committee (NEC). NEC’s decision followed the recommendation of President Muhammadu Buhari. Also read: FG recovers N250m diverted from NDDC A Federal High Court

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Top News In Nigeria This Afternoon, Thursday 25 June, 2020

POLITICS

Adeosun,Saraki and Dogara reportedly involved in 10billion naira scandal

The Minister of Finance,Kemi Adeosun ,The former Senate president,Bukola Saraki and the leader of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara have been involved in a money laundering scandal. The Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun illegally approved the removal of 10bn naira. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission insisted on Thursday that two Ilorin houses belonging to a former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, must be forfeited to the Federal Government because they were built with funds allegedly s

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Adeosun,Saraki and Dogara reportedly involved in 10billion naira scandal

CRIME

Alleged N4.9bn Laundering: EFCC charges Fani-Kayode, Others to court.

The Economic and financial crime commission has charged the former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, including former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, and two others to court on the issue that borders on fraud and money laundering. The hearing began on Tuesday the 25th day of February 2020 at the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, with the cross-examination of the third prosecution witness, Mr Shehu Shuaibu, a witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In continuation of this

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Alleged N4.9bn Laundering: EFCC charges Fani-Kayode, Others to court.

POLITICS

Bukola Saraki Rejoices Over Court Judgment With EFCC And Ibrahim Magu Sends Message To Nigerians

A previous Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has recouped two houses in Ilorin which were appropriated by the government after a court suppressed its request which briefly relinquished the properties to the administration. The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos decided that the houses ought to be discharged to Saraki, The Nation announced. A previous Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has recouped two houses which were briefly seized by the FG. Justice Rilwan Aikawa who conveyed the judgment expressed that Economic

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Bukola Saraki Rejoices Over Court Judgment With EFCC And Ibrahim Magu Sends Message To Nigerians

POLITICS

Latest Breaking News In Nigeria This Afternoon, Today Being Thursday 25th of June 2020

In accordance with the reports gathered this afternoon, Here are some of the breaking news we have in the country this afternoon. Please share with others. 1. Court orders forfeiture of N250m diverted from NDDC. The Federal High Court in Lagos, has ordered that a sum of N250m, allegedly diverted from the Niger Delta Development Commission should be forfeited to the Federal Government. The court, in a ruling on Wednesday by Justice Rilwan Aikawa, made the interim forfeiture order. The order followed an ex pa

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Latest Breaking News In Nigeria This Afternoon, Today Being Thursday 25th of June 2020

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Court Clears Usoro Of Alleged N1.4bn Fraud, Abduljabar Remanded In Prison Custody

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court in Lagos, on Friday, discharged and acquitted a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro (SAN), of the N1.4billion money laundering alleged preferred against him by the Economicand Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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Today's Headlines: Court Clears Usoro Of Alleged N1.4bn Fraud, Abduljabar Remanded In Prison Custody

POLITICS

Judge Absent Amid Coronavirus Fears As Fani-Kayode, Usman Trial Over N4.6bn Fraud Stalls

The money laundering trial involving a former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman and Femi Fani-Kayode, was stalled at the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday due to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice Rilwan Aikawa. Although counsel was informed that the absence of the judge had nothing to do with the COVID-19, a new date for continuation of the trial will be communicated to parties. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, charged Usman alongside Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviatio

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Judge Absent Amid Coronavirus Fears As Fani-Kayode, Usman Trial Over N4.6bn Fraud Stalls

AGRICULTURE

Breaking News in Nigeria this Afternoon, Friday 17th July 2020

1. Alleged N1.4bn fraud: Appeal court strikes out four charges against Governor Emmanuel, Paul Usoro and others. The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos, on Friday struck out four of the 10 count charges filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President, Paul Usoro, (SAN) and two others over alleged N1.4 billion fraud. Others mentioned in the charged include Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Finance, Nsikan Nkan;

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Breaking News in Nigeria this Afternoon, Friday 17th July 2020

POLITICS

Victory At Last For Bukola Saraki As Court Orders EFCC To Return Houses Seized From Him

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered that the houses seized from the former Governor of Kwara state and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) should be returned back to him. In a judgement by Justice Rilwan Aikawa yesterday released the houses back to Saraki after months of withholding the property by the EFCC.  The Economic Financial and Crime Commission had in December,2019 secured a court order for the interim forfeiture of the houses which are

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Victory At Last For Bukola Saraki As Court Orders EFCC To Return Houses Seized From Him

CRIME

EFCC Drags illegal Indian Oil Dealer To Court

The EFCC in Lagos on Tuesday, arrest one Rahul Pathania, an Indian national, before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court in Lagos State. Rahul Pathania was prosecute on a three count charge in an illegal dealing in petroleum. The defendant, Mr Rahul Pathania was Apprehend alongside with the vessel by the marine Navy and subsequently handed over to the EFCC for prosecution in Lagos State. That you, M.V.Bount vassal and Rahul Pathania, on the 31st of January this year, within the jurisdiction of t

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EFCC Drags illegal Indian Oil Dealer To Court

CRIME

Court strikes out alleged money laundering case against Belgore

The Apex court allowed the appeal against the ruling of Justice Rilwan Aikawa of Federal High Court, Lagos delivered in November 2018. According to report, Justice Aikawa had dismissed a ‘no case submission’ application made by Belgore and his co-defendant, a former Minister of Planning, Professor Abubakar Sulaiman, in the N450m Money Laundering Charge made against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). However, In dismissing the application, the lower court had held that after a c

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Court strikes out alleged money laundering case against Belgore

POLITICS

Bukola Saraki: Court Dismisses EFCC's Move Seeking Final Forfeiture Of His Property

There have been a move by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking the forfeiture of Dr Bukola Saraki's two houses in Ilorin, Kwara State, but a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has dismissed the move. Recall that Bukola Saraki is a former Senate President and also an ex-governor of Kwara State from 2003 to 2011. Justice Rilwan Aikawa held that the contention of the EFCC that the two houses belonging to Bukola Saraki was acquired with illegal funds were base on suspicion. The evidences

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Bukola Saraki: Court Dismisses EFCC's Move Seeking Final Forfeiture Of His Property

CRIME

Check Out The Recent Photos Of James Brown That Got The Internet Talking

James brown became popular following his arrest on the 26th of August, when 57 suspected homosexuals were arrested by the police including James brown. James brown went viral because of his wrong English when he was asked if he was guilty of the charge(homosexuality) he replied;They didn't caught me, Did the caught me? I wasn't caught". Homosexuality charges we're filed against the effeminate dancer(that is a dancer having behavior and mannerisms considered unmasculine or typical of woman or girl;feminine) James

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Check Out The Recent Photos Of James Brown That Got The Internet Talking

CRIME

15 oil thieves jailed one year each to forfiet vessels to FG

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has sentenced 15 oil thieves to one year imprisonment and convicted two vessels. Justice Rilwan Aikawa found them guilty on all three counts, which will take effect from the day of their arrest. Furthermore, Justice Aikawa ordered the forfeiture of the vessels to the Federal Government and imposed a fine of Six Hundred Thousand Naira on each convict aboard MT Zeebrugge and the sum of Nine Hundred Thousand Naira on each convict aboard MV Ekpere Amaka. Theconvicts are:

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15 oil thieves jailed one year each to forfiet vessels to FG

CRIME

Lagos court convicts 15 persons for oil theft

A Federal High Court in Lagos today convicted 15 persons prosecuted by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for oil theft. Justice Rilwan Aikawa found them guilty and sentenced them to one year in prisonment on each count of the three counts leveled against them. Justice Aikawa ordered the forfeiture of the vessels which they used for their operation to the Federal Government and imposed a fine of N600,000 on each convict aboard MT Zeebrugge and the sum of N900,000 on each convict aboard MV Ekpere Amaka

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Lagos court convicts 15 persons for oil theft

OTHERS

Alleged N1.4bn Fraud: Court Adjourns NBA President, Paul Usoro’s Trial To Mar 23

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has adjourned until March 23, 2020 further hearing in the alleged N1.4bn fraud trial involving the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro, SAN. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC first arraigned Usoro before Justice Muslim Hassan of the same court on December 18, 2018. He was later re-arraigned on March 1, 2019 before Justice Aikawa on a 10-count charge. One of the counts reads: "That you, Paul Usoro, SAN

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Alleged N1.4bn Fraud: Court Adjourns NBA President, Paul Usoro’s Trial To Mar 23

CRIME

Alleged N450m Fraud: Court Adjourns Belgore, Sulaiman’s Trial Till April 23

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has adjourned until April 23, 2020 for further hearing in the alleged N450m fraud charge involving Mohammed Dele Belgore, SAN, and a former Minister for National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman. The defendants are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for a five-count charge of conspiracy and possession of proceeds of crime to the tune of N450m. At the last adjourned sitting on March 11, 2020, the Judg

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Alleged N450m Fraud: Court Adjourns Belgore, Sulaiman’s Trial Till April 23

CRIME

Remember James Brown? Here's what happened to his homosexual court case with 49 others.

Do you remember James Brown? He went viral in a video back in 2019. In a video which made many people to refer to him as the " I didn't do it", " did you caught me doing it". I was caught in a position which made security agents to allegedly accuse him of homosexuality. In that video, he was seen defending himself claiming he was innocent in a rather funny manner. His case and that of 49 others has been in court since 2019, for homosexuality. Note that, in Nigeria homosexuality is considered a crime and considered

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Remember James Brown? Here's what happened to his homosexual court case with 49 others.

CRIME

Just in: 15 oil thieves jailed one year each, to forfeit vessels to FG

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has sentenced 15 oil thieves to one year imprisonment and convicted two vessels. Justice Rilwan Aikawa found them guilty on all three counts, which will take effect from the day of their arrest. Furthermore, Justice Aikawa ordered the forfeiture of the vessels to the Federal Government and imposed a fine of Six Hundred Thousand Naira on each convict aboard MT Zeebrugge and the sum of Nine Hundred Thousand Naira on each convict aboard MV Ekpere Amaka. The convicts are

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Just in: 15 oil thieves jailed one year each, to forfeit vessels to FG