Judiciary

Court Orders 3 Banks To Freeze Suspected Fraudster’s Accounts

    A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the management of the three commercial banks, where a suspected fraudster, Ajineh Pius Erovwose, warehoused alleged proceed of fraud, pending conclusion of investigation and possible prosecution of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the suspect. The suspected fraudster’s accounts are said to be domiciled […]


Police Arraign Lawyer Over Alleged N12.5M Fraud

    A legal practitioners, Chief Chito Ezeani, was on Thursday, arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on alleged fraud of N12.530, 000 million. Ezeani was arraigned before Justice Muslim Hassan, by men of the Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Ikoyi, Lagos, alongside his company, Amazing Grace Properties and Agency, on a seven count-charge bordering […]


N5.2B Debt: Union Bank, Receiver Manager Takes Over Oil Firm’s Properties

  Landed properties belonging to A-Z Petroleum Products Limited, have been taking over by the Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, and Mr. Gbenga Akinde-Peters, a receiver/manager, appointed over the properties The takeover of the company’s landed property situated at Plot 3508 Cadastral Zone A06, Maitama District, Abuja, covered by a Certificate of Occupancy (CofO) dated […]


Counterfeit Cheques: Court Fixes Sept. 20 For Judgment

    A Federal High Court, yesterday fixed September 20, for judgment in a criminal suit against a businessman, Mr. Jones Patrick Biyere, who is charged before the court for allegedly forging foreign cheques. The court presided over by Justice Mohammed Idris, fixed the judgment today, after the prosecution and defence have adopted their written […]


N7.6B Fraud: Judge Says Ex-Abia Governor, Conducting Himself Irresponsibly

N7.6B Fraud: Judge Says Ex-Abia Governor, Conducting Himself Irresponsibly By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court Lagos, today, came hard on the former Abia State, Governor Orji Uzor Kalu, for absenting himself from Court for the continuation of his trial for alleged N7.65bn fraud. The judge in a ruling described […]


I am Being Prosecuted For Refusing To Implicate Ex-President’s Aide– Iwejuo

  By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A former Senior Special Assistant to Ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr Waripamo-Owei Dudafa Dudafa, currently facing prosecution alongside one Iwejuo Nna Joseph for alleged N1.6 billion, today told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that he only carried out Presidential directive, in the payment of N15 million to the GTBank account […]


Money Laundering: I Acted On Ex-President Jonathan’s Directives—- Dudafa

    A former Senior Special Assistance on Domestic Affairs to ex President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, yesterday told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that all the financial transactions which he is been prosecuted for were made as directed by his former boss and his wife, Dame Patience Jonathan. Dudafa alongside one Iwejuo Nna […]


N1.6B Fraud: Jonathan’s Aide, Dudafa, Denies Link With NSA, CBN

    Hearing in the trial of Senior Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, and one Iwejuo Nna Joseph, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, continued today, with the former aide denying having anything to do with the Office of National Security Adviser or Central Bank of Nigeria […]


N1.6B Link To Me, Donation For Church Building Project- Ex- Jonathan’s Aide

  Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Gooluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Dr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, today, told Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos that the N1.6 billion  traced to him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was proceeds of donations towards a church building project. Dudafa […]


N1.6B Fraud: Ex-Jonathan’s Aide, Dudafa, Other’s To Open Defence Sept. 3

    Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos today, fixed Monday, September 3, 2018 for the continuation of trial of Dr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, an aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan and one Iwejuo Joseph Nna, who are standing trial before the court on alleged N1.6 billion fraud. Justice Idris fixed the date, […]