• $2.1bn arms deal: FG to use Obanikoro as prosecution witness against Fayose, Omisore

    $2.1bn arms deal: FG to use Obanikoro as prosecution witness against Fayose, Omisore

    According to reports, the Federal Government may have concluded plans to make use of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, as prosecution witness against the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, and a former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, in the ongoing probe of $2.1billion arms deal involving a former National Security Adviser (NSA) to former President Goodluck Jonathan.

    Fayose, had earlier been indicted by a military panel, which alleged that Fayose was among those […]

  • $2.1bn arms deal: FG finally agrees to consolidate charges against Dasuki, others

    $2.1bn arms deal: FG finally agrees to consolidate charges against Dasuki, others

    According to reports, the Federal Government has finally agreed to consolidate the criminal charges filed against a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and others before two different High Courts of the Federal Capital Territory judiciary.

    This followed a complaint by the former NSA that putting him on trial in two different courts on the same issues would be prejudice and cause double jeopardy.

    Recall that ECOWAS Court yesterday ordered the immediate release of Dasuki from detention.

    At the resumption of […]

  • Arms deal: Court asked to sack CBN boss Emefiele

    Arms deal: Court asked to sack CBN boss Emefiele

    According to reports, the Federal High Court, Abuja will on May 3, 2016 begin hearing in a suit filed by 10 plaintiffs against the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele.

    The suit was filed on behalf of Achilike Anderson and nine others by their counsel, Ezenwa Ibegbunam.

    In the suit Number FHC/ABJ/CS/218/16, the plaintiffs are seeking 10 reliefs, including an order directing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to arrest and prosecute the CBN governor for “offences of […]