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  • We’ll Furnish EFCC, ICPC With Evidence Of Fraud Against UNICAL Bursar – CESJET

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    The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has said it would provide the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC)  with documented evidence of alleged frauds committed by ex-bursar of the University of Calabar,  Peter Agi. Addressing a press conference in Abuja, CESJET Executive…

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  • Again, Judgement In Apo 6 Killings Case Adjourned

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    A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has adjourned judgement in the trial of six Police officers accused of killing six Abuja motor spare parts dealers in 2005 to March 9, 2017. The Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, had earlier fixed yesterday, February 13, for judgement in the…

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  • Justice Ngwuta’s Case Suffers Set-back, Adjourned To March 16

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    About 24-hours after ‎the office of the attorney-general gave clarification on why it sacked International Criminal Court (ICC) lawyer, Charles Adeogun-Philips it engaged to prosecute Justice Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta, over fraud allegations charges, the federal high court yesterday adjourned trial to March 16 and 17, 2017. The court gave the new date after an application…

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  • FG Sacks Justice Ngwuta’s Lead Prosecutor For Unprofessional Conduct

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    Contrary to media reports that  Charles Adeogun-Philips, the lead prosecutor in the suit against Supreme Court judge, Justice Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta, that he withdrew from the case on his own volition, the National Prosecution Coordination Committee (NPCC) that engaged his services actually withdrew the fiat issued to him to prosecute the case over non disclosure…

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  • FG’s Lawyer Withdraws From Supreme Court Justice Trial

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    The trial of a Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Ngwuta over allegation of corruption suffered a setback yesterday, as a counsel, Mr. Charles Adeogun-Philips engaged from International Criminal Court (ICC), by the Federal Government to conduct the prosecution opted out. Adeogun-Philips  announced his  withdrawal from the matter without given any reason at the federal high court…

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  • Magu’s Confirmation And Matters Arising

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    KUNLE OLASANMI, in this report looks at the controversy surrounding the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).   The confirmation of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and. Financial Commission, EFCC, has generated a lot of controversy in the last few months. At the…

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  • US-based Human Rights Lawyer Sues FG Over Chibok Girls

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    A United States based Human Rights Activist and lawyer, Mr. Emmanuel Ogebe, has dragged the federal government to court over 10 Chibok girls schooling in the US. Mr. Ogebe, through his lawyer, Barrister David Ogebe, is asking for $5m for defamation. In the suit, the plaintiff accused defendants in the suit are the attorney-general of…

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