• EFCC to arraign Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and Godwin Obla (SAN) today

    EFCC to arraign Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and Godwin Obla (SAN) today

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, today before the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, , arraign a Federal High Court Judge, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and Godwin Obla (SAN), on a 30-count charge.

    In the 30-count charge, presided over by Justice Hakeem Oshodi, with number LD/367/C/16, Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia is listed as first defendant while  Obla is named as second defendant.

    The charge borders on issuance of false statement, offering of gratification and perversion of course of justice.

    The commission has listed six banks […]

  • EFCC to arraign FUNAAB Pro-Chancellor, others on Friday

    EFCC to arraign FUNAAB Pro-Chancellor, others on Friday

    According to reports, the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) will on Friday arraign Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, the Pro Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Prof Olusola Oyewole (Vice Chancellor), and the Bursar, Mr. Moses Olusola Ilesanmi with regard to an alleged case of abuse of office and misappropriation of funds.

    There had been a petition written against ‎the Pro-Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, the management and some members of the Governing Council to which they have […]

  • Police arraign man for detaining girl for sexual purpose

    Police arraign man for detaining girl for sexual purpose

    According to reports, the police on Friday arraigned a middle-aged man, Dominic Abutu, in a Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrates’ Court in Abuja for unlawfully detaining a 20-year-old girl for sexual purpose.

    Abutu of Karimo, Abuja, was arraigned on two charges of unlawful detention and rape, which he pleaded not guilty.

    The Prosecutor, John Simon, said the matter was reported by Jennifer Buba at the Wuse Police Station on Oct. 20.

    Simon said the complainant received a call from her niece stating that […]

  • EFCC fixes date to arraign Fani-Kayode

    EFCC fixes date to arraign Fani-Kayode

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is to arraign a former Minister of Aviation and spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council for the 2015 election, Femi Fani-Kayode, on new charges of fraud on November 10.

    The spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday.

    Uwujaren said that the commission had already served the former minister with court processes.

    He did not give further details.

    Fani-Kayode was re-arrested by EFCC operatives while emerging from […]

  • Lagos government to arraign kidnappers of Iba monarch on Monday

    Lagos government to arraign kidnappers of Iba monarch on Monday

    According to reports, the Lagos State Government on Sunday said it would arraign the key suspects arrested for the kidnap of the traditional ruler of Iba Town, Oba Goriola Oseni before a Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Monday, Oct. 24.

    Mr Adeniji Kazeem, the State’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, said in a statement that the four suspects — Duba Furejo, Ododomo Isaiah, Reuben Anthony and Yerin Fresh would be arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo.

    They are to be charged with […]

  • N450m campaign fund: EFCC plans to arraign Chime, Umahi

    N450m campaign fund: EFCC plans to arraign Chime, Umahi

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said in Enugu yesterday that it may prosecute former governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime and Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi over the N450 million campaign fund allegedly disbursed through them by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before the 2015 general elections.

    Chime had earlier told the EFCC that he only provided custody to the campaign funds which was later disbursed by those concerned with campaigns in the state.

    The anti-graft […]

  • Police arraign father of 4 for raping minor

    Police arraign father of 4 for raping minor

    The police in Lagos has arraigned a father of four, Leonard Ekeh before a Lagos State Chief Magistrate Court, sitting at Bode Thomas area of the state, for allegedly raping an eight year-old minor.

    Ekeh, a native of Umuorishe-Umuohagu in Ngor Okpala local government area, Imo State, was docked before the court on two counts charge of unlawful sexual intercourse and indecent treatment of the minor.

    The 48 years old defendant was said to have committed the dastardly act on September 21, […]

  • Corruption: DSS to arraign accused Judges next week

    Corruption: DSS to arraign accused Judges next week

    It was gathered that the Department of State Services, DSS, will next week arraign seven judges it arrested across the country last weekend.

    DSS, it was gathered, will soon conclude investigations into the allegations against the suspects, even as the agency is also waiting for the National Judicial Council to take actions against them.

    A source said, “The ongoing investigation is not supposed to go beyond this week. We have written to the NJC about what has happened and we expect the […]

  • Police arraign ex-Enugu commissioner over false allegation

    Police arraign ex-Enugu commissioner over false allegation

    Police in Enugu have arraigned former Enugu State Commissioner for Works, Transport and Special Duties, Engineer Luke Mammel at an Enugu Magistrate Court for giving false information to the law enforcement agents.

    The ex-commissioner, now Director of Works at Institute of Management and Technology, IMT, Enugu is standing trial on one count charge, in charge No. CME/483C/2016 between Commissioner of Police Vs Engr. Luke Mmamel.

    The charge read: “That you Engr. Luke Mmamel ,‘M,’ on the 22nd day of June, 2015, at […]

  • Police arraign man over alleged N500,000 fraud

    Police arraign man over alleged N500,000 fraud

    It was gathered that the police in Ota, Ogun on Friday arraigned a man, who allegedly defrauded a woman of N500,000 in the guise of helping her to solve spiritual problems.

    Forty-five-year-old John Ifedole, who lives at 18, Adeyemi St., Osi, Ota, appeared before Senior Magistrate S.O. Banwo on a two-count charge of obtaining money under false pretences.

    He, however, pleaded not guilty.

    The prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, submitted that the accused defrauded Mrs Mojisola Olagunju from January, 2015 to February, 2016 at […]

  • Police arraign herdsman arrested with arms in Enugu

    Police arraign herdsman arrested with arms in Enugu

    According to reports, the Enugu State Police Command has arraigned a herdsman, one Ibrahim Adamu, who was caught with arms and ammunition.

    The herdsman was arraigned before an Enugu East magistrate court.

    Adamu was arrested with an AK47 rifle and 24 rounds of live ammunition at Affa, a community in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu, on August 29.

    Police spokesman, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, who disclosed the development in a statement, said the herdsman was charged with illegal possession of arms, an offence […]