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Court Unfreezes #EndSARS Campaigners’ Bank Accounts
Court Unfreezes #EndSARS Campaigners’ Ba...

Court Unfreezes #EndSARS Campaigners’ Bank Accounts

Following the freezing of the bank account of some promoters of the #EndSARS protesters, a Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria to unfreeze 20 bank accounts linked to protesters and promoters of #EndSARS with immediate effect. The order was given by Justice Ahmed... read more »

EFCC Re-arraigns Kalu on N70bn Fraud Charges
EFCC Re-arraigns Kalu on N70bn Fraud Cha...

EFCC Re-arraigns Kalu on N70bn Fraud Charges

A former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu on Tuesday asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to strike out a suit by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission seeking to prosecute him on the same offence of alleged laundering of N7.1 billion. Kalu who is the Senate Chief Whip argued that... read more »

Paternity Scandal: How I discovered Three Children With My Ex-Wife Aren’t Mine – Judge
Paternity Scandal: How I discovered Thre...

Paternity Scandal: How I discovered Three Children With My Ex-Wife Aren’t M...

Anthony Okorodas, a High Court Judge in Delta State has said DNA tests disclosed that three children he had with his first wife are not his. He said the discovery was made after he had sponsored the university education of two of them while the third one was already 17 years old. Okorodas said he... read more »

Trouble Brews for Mompha as Court Joins him in Fresh Charges Against Auto Dealer
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Trouble Brews for Mompha as Court Joins him in Fresh Charges Against Auto D...

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, included socialite Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, in an amended charge against an automobile dealer, Sarumi Babafemi, widely known as 606. The anti-graft agency arraigned Babafemi alongside his companies; 606 Autos Limited; 606 Music... read more »

Court Fixes February 19 For Judgment On Saraki's Ikoyi Houses
Court Fixes February 19 For Judgment On ...

Court Fixes February 19 For Judgment On Saraki’s Ikoyi Houses

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos presided by Justice Muhammed Liman has fixed February 19, 2021, for ruling in a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for the total and final forfeiture of two properties belonging to the former Senate President, Abubakar Bukola... read more »

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Buhari Criminalizes Nonuse of Face Masks Among Other Regulations

Buhari Criminalizes Non-use of Face Masks Among Other Regulations

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Coronavirus Disease Health Protection 2021 which made the use of face masks in public places compulsory among other measures to curb the... read more »

EFCC Recovered N75m From Ex-minister’s Wife, Says Operative

EFCC Recovered N75m From Ex-minister’s Wife, Says Operative

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, recovered N75m from Halima Turaki, wife of former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, an operative of the... read more »

Uganda: Court Orders Soldiers to Vacate Bobi Wine’s Home

Uganda: Court Orders Soldiers to Vacate Bobi Wine’s Home

A court in Uganda has order security operatives to vacate the home of opposition leader, Bobi Wine, whose house arrest since the recent presidential poll has drawn international pressure,... read more »

Akeredolu's Quit Notice to Fulani, Constitutional - Falana

Akeredolu’s Quit Notice to Fulani, Constitutional – Falana

Femi Falana, SAN, has said that the order given by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State asking herdsmen to vacate forest reserves in the state within seven days is legal. Falana in a... read more »

Supreme Court Rejects Request to Unfreeze Abacha’s Accounts in UK, others

Supreme Court Rejects Request to Unfreeze Abacha’s Accounts in UK...

The Supreme Court, on Friday, declined the request by a brother to the late Gen. Sani Abacha, Alhaji Ali Abacha, to unfreeze the accounts traced to him and relatives of the late Head of State in the... read more »