• Prosecutor’s absence stalls Akpobolokemi’s N3.4bn fraud trial

    Prosecutor’s absence stalls Akpobolokemi’s N3.4bn fraud trial

    The trial of ex-Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, and nine others for alleged N3.4bn fraud has been further stalled.

    The accused were charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before Justice Saliu Saidu of a Federal High Court in Lagos.

    Though they were arraigned on December 3, last year, the court has yet to take the testimony of the first prosecution witness, nearly five months after.

    The case had initially been bogged down on February […]