• I Received N313m From Justice Ngwuta – Witness

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    One of the witnesses in the trial of Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court  over corruption and money laundering charges has revealed how he was paid the sum of N313m in cash to carry out housing projects for the judge in various parts of Abakaliki in Ebonyi State. The witness,  Linus Chukwuebuka, told the…

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  • Foreign Account Linked To Saraki Belongs To AESL – Witness

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    A witness in the ongoing trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on alleged false assets declaration,  Mr. Amazu Nwachukwu, has insisted  that the foreign bank account being linked to Saraki actually belonged to the American Express Services Ltd and not Saraki. The witness maintained that the disputed foreign account belonged to the operators…

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  • Saraki Not Operating Foreign Account – Witness

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    The second prosecution witness in the on-going trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki over alleged asset declaration falsification continued yesterday with the revelation that AMEX Ltd, Operators of Saraki’s Foreign Card was not a bank. The witness, Amazu Nwanchukwu, also rubbished attempts by the prosecutor to link Saraki with series of foreign transfers as…

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    Supreme Court Reopens Murder Case Against Al-Mustapha

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    The Lagos State government yesterday got the nod of the Supreme Court to re-open the murder case of the late Alhaja Kudirat Abiola against Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (retd). Major Al-Mustapha was the chief security officer (CSO) of the late military head of state, General Sani Abacha while Kudirat Abiola was the wife of the late…

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    Biafra: Kanu, Others Ask Court To Set Aside Charges

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    The secret trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and his co-defendants began yesterday with the accused persons challenging the competency of the 11-count charge slammed against them by the federal government. The federal government is prosecuting Kanu, alongside three other pro-Biafra agitators, Mr Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and…

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    Judiciary Redeploys Justices Abang, Liman, 9 Others

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    The management of the Federal High Court led by the chief judge, Justice Ibrahim Auta, has redeployed 11 judges, including Justice Mohammed Liman of the Port Harcourt division of the court and his counterpart in the Abuja division, Justice Okon Abang. A circular addressed to all judges of the court announced that Justice Liman had…

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  • Eight Govs Wives Shortlisted For MVGW Award

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    The wife of Anambra State Governor, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano, her Niger State counterpart, Dr. Amina Bello and six others have been short-listed for the Most Valuable Governor’s Wife Awards, 2017. According to the organisers of the award, Mr. Tom Obulu and Dr. Bilikisu Magoro, the award is designed to lead a new phenomenon in the…

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  • Malabu Oil Deal: I Acted Within The Law – Adoke

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    Former attorney-geneeral of the Federation andd minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, yesterday, said he accted within the law in the $1.1billion Malabu oil deal. The Economic andd Financial Crimes Commission has filed charges against Adoke and others, accusing them of fraud in the Malabu deal. In his reacctiion to the 9-count charge yesterday, Addoke,…

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