Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Monday fixed December 2 for judgement on the freezing of Governor Ayo Fayose’s Zenith Bank accounts by the EFCC.
Taiwo’s order followed the adoption of written addresses and other evidences by parties involved in the suit.
Fayose’s two bank accounts domiciled with Zenith Bank Plc, Ado-Ekiti were on June 20 frozen by the EFCC.
Fayose, through his lawyer, Mr. Mike Ozekhome, approached the court for an order ordering EFCC, the first […]
It was gathered that rhe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that it foiled a fresh attempt by Patience Jonathan to withdraw $5m from her frozen account during the week.
EFCC source said the commission was informed by Skye Bank that Patience had placed a standing order for $5m to be withdrawn from the account but it was stopped.
The detective added, “We received an alert from Skye Bank during the week that Patience attempted to withdraw $5m from her […]
Some persons, believed to be smugglers, and officials of the Nigeria Customs Service at the Seme Border Command on Thursday clashed at the Badagry Roundabout over the alleged seizure of bags of rice and frozen poultry products.
A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria gathered that trouble started when NCS officers at a checkpoint In the Mowo area of Badagry seized bags of rice from an alleged smuggler at 3am.
An eyewitness who identified himself as Emeka Ejiofor, told NAN that […]
The Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Zenith Bank plc to “show cause why an order ex parte to unfreeze the governor’s accounts should not be granted.”
According to Lere Olayinka, Spokesman of Ayodele Fayose, Governor of Ekiti state, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), counsel to Fayose, had filed an ex parte order, deposed to last week by Bimpe Olatemiju, seeking a mandatory order de-freezing the account belonging and operated by the Governor pending the […]
Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party ‘s (PDP) Governor’s Forum and Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has urged President Mohammadu Buhari to call the anti graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to order and immediately intervene to rescue the country from what he described as the current gross abuse of the constitution.
Reacting to the freezing of the Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose’s account by the EFCC, the Governor, in a statement made available to newsmen […]
The Headquarters Compliance Team, Ogun Axis, of the Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted a truck loaded with 1,533 cartons of smuggled generators popularly known as “I better pass my neighbour .’’
The Team Leader, Assistant Comptroller Shittu Almaruf, made the disclosure in a statement yesterday in Lagos. He said that the seizures were made on May 19, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
“Similarly, the team in another operation intercepted a bus along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway, laden with 542 cartons of foreign frozen poultry […]