Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos has withdrawn himself from further presiding over the alleged N 4. 9bn fraud charge pressed against a former Minister of Aviation , Femi Fani- Kayode , by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
In the judgment given by Justice Adedayo Oyebanji, the court awarded a cost of N2 million against NAFDAC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of the former Adamawa State Governor/Lawyer Barrister Bala James Ngilari on a 17-count charge bordering on awarding contract without following duo process.
Justice Binta Nyako dismissed the counts for lack of proof of evidence.
The charges dismissed include charges three, five, seven, nine and eleven.
A Boko Haram suspect who escaped from the custody of the State Security Service, SSS, has been rearrested.
A Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Jabi, Abuja, has ordered that Alhaja Moroophat Obanikoro, the wife of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, should forfeit her property pending the outcome of investigations into her husband and children. The court also rejected a prayer asking the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to pay her the sum of N200m for violating her fundamental human rights. Obanikoro’s wife has, however, headed for the Appeal Court to challenge the court judgment.
Ecobank Nigeria Limited has asked the Court of Appeal for extension of time to enable it seek leave to appeal the Federal High Court’s ruling in a winding-up petition against chairman of Honeywell Group, Oba Otudeko.
Reprieve came the way of Igbo-Efon community in the Lekki area of Lagos State, when the Lagos High Court declared it an autonomous community.
The EFCC on November 14, 2016 secured the conviction of Yagana Ibrahim Bukar A.K.A Aisha Shettima Noor before Honourable Justice Fatu Riman
The judgment, which has been kept under wrap by all the parties in the case since it was delivered on April 21 as the banks have continued to charge N50 on deposits into current accounts, was obtained by The Punch in Abuja on Tuesday.