According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has filed 30 charges against a Federal High Court judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia; and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Obla.
The EFCC said about $793,800 passed through the judge’s domiciliary accounts between 2012 and 2015. The judge allegedly used the money to buy a house in London.
The two accounts, Access Bank (0002649223) and Diamond Bank (0032091183) have since been frozen by the EFCC.
The commission is expected to arraign the two […]
According to reports, the Federal Government has filed a charge against Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court.
He has been accused of receiving gratification and an abuse of office.
In the charge filed before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja yesterday, Justice Ademola was accused of acting with his wife, Mrs. Olabowale Toluwatope Ademola, who is the Head of Service of Lagos State.
Mrs. Ademola, in the charge marked: CR/21/16, filed by the office of the Attorney […]
It was gathered that the Federal Government has filled a 9-count charge of money laundering and corruption against Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court.
It would be recalled that the Department of State Services (DSS) had raided the homes of the judges between October 7 and October 8 while Ngwuta and six other justices were later suspended.
The charge, filed in Federal High Court, Abuja, alleged that Ngwuta illegally retained in his possession N35,358, 000.00 contrary to the money laundering (prohibition) […]
The FBI has unexpectedly released documents concerning ex-president Bill Clinton’s pardon of the husband of a wealthy Democratic donor, in a surprise move just days before the election in which his wife is seeking to become America’s first female president.
The release of the heavily redacted 129-page report over the pardon of trader Marc Rich — an investigation that closed in 2005 without charges — triggered questions from Democrats already angered by the FBI’s probe into hundreds of thousands of newly […]
There is an unfolding drama at the Federal High Court in Lagos, following the hearing of a case bothering on fundamental human rights filed by Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan against the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
Although the former first lady is not physically in court, her supporters are said to have taken over the court premises, protesting EFCC’s allegation against her.
Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan had filed a 200 million Naira fundamental rights enforcement suit […]
Embattled Abdulmumin Jibrin, a former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, has filed a fresh suit against the leadership of the House.
Jibrin filed the suit at the Federal High Abuja on Friday shortly after he withdrew the one of Aug. 9 challenging plans to stop his suspension,
The former chairman of appropriation committee is seeking one billion naira as damages for his suspension.
He had made damning allegations against the Speaker, Rep. Yakubu Dogara, his Deputy, Yussuf Lasun; Chief Whip, Ado […]
It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has filed fresh money laundering charges against a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode.
The fresh charges were filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja.
Fani-Kayode, Director of Media and Publicity in the campaign organisation of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, is already standing trial before the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court.
He is facing 17 counts of money laundering before the Lagos Division of the court, along with a former […]
Robert Offer, the attorney to American Star actress, Angelina Jolie, said she has filed for dissolution of her two year-old marriage from her husband, Brad Pitt.
This was contained in a statement released by Offer on Tuesday in Los Angeles.
The statement said: “This decision was made for the health of the family, she will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time.”
The Los Angeles born actress had been married to actor Jonny Lee Miller, […]
Former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Ibifaka Jonathan, yesterday instituted a $200 million suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at a Federal High Court in Lagos.
This followed an admission of money laundering by four firms, which she claims the anti-graft agency had used to inconvenience and embarrass her.
Mentioned as defendants in the action are Skye Bank, Waripama-Owei Emmanuel Dudafa, former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to her husband and erstwhile President Goodluck Jonathan, Pluto Property and Investment Company […]
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has approached the Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri to dismiss the originating summons earlier filed by Sir Friday Nwosu for incompetence which also ousted the court’s jurisdiction to entertain the action.
Nwosu, who contested the December 8, 2014 PDP primary, had filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Owerri, where he accused the governor of forging his tax documents and submitting false information to his party and INEC.
Delivering judgment on the matter, Justice […]
The former basketball player, 36, ‘filed his response to her divorce petition,’ listing December 13, 2013 as the date of separation, according to TMZ Sports.
Khloe, 32, also listed the same separation date when she filed for divorce for the second time in May, citing irreconcilable differences.
While TMZ reports that both stars have agreed to pay for their own attorneys, according to E! News, Lamar has requested that Khloe pay for his attorney fees.The ex-couple have a prenuptial