• No more dismissal of corruption cases without trial – CJN

    No more dismissal of corruption cases without trial – CJN

     

    President Muhammadu Buhari, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, and other stakeholders, on Monday jointly spoke against corruption and identified the roles of the judiciary and other institutions in the fight against the scourge in the country.

    Against this background, the CJN said the judiciary would no longer dismiss cases of corruption against high-profile persons without trial.

    The CJN said the judiciary had put a stop to giving verdicts that exonerated high-profile citizens accused of corruption without undergoing trial.

    Justice Mohammed […]

  • EFCC wants me to refund N840m without trial – Fani-Kayode

    EFCC wants me to refund N840m without trial – Fani-Kayode

    Former Aviation Min­ister, Chief Femi Fani-Kay­ode, has asked the Federal High Court, Lagos, to ad­mit him to bail 24 hours after he was arraigned on a 17-count charged by the Economic and Finan­cial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    He also alleged that he is being pressured by EFCC to refund N84o million without trial.

    In the motion for bail filed on his behalf by his counsel, Mr. Ahmed Raji (SAN), Fani-Kayode told the court that he would be ready and willing to provide a […]