• Witnesses in EFCC’s case against ex-Governor Daniel refuse to attend court session

    Witnesses in EFCC’s case against ex-Governor Daniel refuse to attend court session

    Hearing in the trial of a former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday suffered a set back as the prosecution again failed to present witnesses.

    The EFCC Counsel, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), explained that the witnesses could not appear in court because they said they needed the approval of the State Government.

    Jacobs said the situation was a clear departure from the initial agreement with the witnesses and the others who had […]

  • Witnesses in murder case against female lawyer demand N.5m transport money

    Witnesses in murder case against female lawyer demand N.5m transport money

    Two prosecution witnesses in a case of murder against a female lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, have demanded N500,000 as transport cost to attend the court session

    Oyediran, a staff of the Directorate of Public Prosecution in the Oyo State of Ministry of Justice, allegedly murdered her husband, Lowo, by stabbing him with a knife on February 2 at Akobo area of Ibadan.

    The private prosecutor, Sanya Akinyele, informed an Oyo State High Court in Ibadan at Wednesday’s hearing that the case could not […]

  • N3.97b fraud: FG to call more witnesses against Badeh

    N3.97b fraud: FG to call more witnesses against Badeh

    After calling six prosecution witnesses, the Federal Government, yesterday, told a Federal High Court that it has four additional witnesses to prove the allegation of money laundering brought against the former Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh and Iyalikam Nigeria Limited.

    Badeh and his company, Iyalikam Nigeria Limited are standing trial on a10-count charge for allegedly abusing his office, by using the dollar equivalent of N3.97 billion removed from the accounts of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) […]

  • Forgery: Presidency denies collating witnesses against Saraki and Ekweremadu

    Forgery: Presidency denies collating witnesses against Saraki and Ekweremadu

    The Presidency on Friday (yesterday) clarified that its officials were not being listed as witnesses to deliberately testify against the senate presiding officers and the two top National Assembly management officials in the ongoing trial in the case of forgery of the Senate Standing Rules 2011.

    The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters, (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, who made the clarification at press conference in Abuja, said top Presidency officials, including himself, were invited by the police […]