According to reports, the EFCC on Tuesday closed its case against former Taraba governor Rev. Jolly Nyame, who is standing trial before an FCT High Court on charges of N1.6bn fraud.
The EFCC’s counsel, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), told the court that the prosecution had decided this morning to close the case against the former governor.
In response, the lead defence counsel, Mr. Omosanya Popoola, said that he would file a “No case submission.”
“In view of the closure of the prosecution case, we […]
According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday charged former Gov. Orji Uzor Kalu of Abia with money laundering before a Federal High Court in Lagos.
Kalu is charged alongside his company, Slok Nigeria Ltd., and his former Commissioner for Finance, Jones Ude, on 34 counts bordering on money laundering.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges.
After the plea, counsel to the accused, Mr Mike Ozekhome (SAN), urged the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Idris, to allow the […]
An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded, at the Kirikiri Prisons, Apapa, one Idris Abu, who confessed to sexually abusing his two-year-old daughter.
The Magistrate, Mr T. A. Elias remanded Abu, 43, after he pleaded guilty.
Elias adjourned the case till Oct. 19 for presentation of the facts of the case and sentencing.
Abu, a resident of Agege, Lagos, was arraigned over indecent treatment of a child.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Rachael Donny, had told the court that the accused inserted his finger […]
South African Hip Hop act, Kiernan Jarry d Forbes, who is popularly known as AKA has come out to plead to buy back his Versace jewelry which he threw to a large crowd while performing on stage.
The ‘Levels’ rapper who headlined the Spring Fiesta 2016, which took place on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Wild Waters Complex, Ekurhuleni, in South Africa got so excited during his performance and gifted his R40, 000 (N900K) Versace jewelry by tossing it […]
Argentina football legend Maradona pleads with Lionel Messi not to retire from international football
Argentina’s greatest footballer of all time Diego Maradona has pleaded with country man and current Argentina captain Lionel Messi not to retire from International football following Argentina’s Copa America Centenario final loss to Chile.
After losing his fourth final for his country – after the World Cup two years ago and the Copa America in 2007 and 2015 – an emotional Messi said: ‘That’s it. It’s over for me with the national team. But Maradona has urged the Barcelona man to […]
Woman charged to court for killing her husband in Ibadan, arraigned today, pleads not guilty … more Photos
Yewande Oyediran, the woman accused of stabbing her husband, 38 year old Oyediran Ajanaku to death at their Akobo estate home in Ibadan, Oyo state on February 2nd after a domestic dispute, appeared in court today May 24th.
The defendant’s preliminary objection, asking the court to strike out the case against her, was dismissed in a ruling today and thereafter she pleaded not guilty to the murder charge. The case was adjourned and it is reported that judgment […]