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    Why We Are Cracking Down On Judges – DSS

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    Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services, DSS yesterday explained why it embarked on nocturnal invasion of the homes of High court and Supreme Court judges and arresting them in the process in the past few days. The directorate, which described the crackdown as “sting operations involving some Judges of the Supreme, Appeal and…

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    Sale Of National Assets Is Unconstitutional, Falana Tells FG

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    Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has described the suggestion to the federal government to sell some national assets as a way of raising funds to tackle recession as unconstitutional. According to Falana, the suggestion is in total conflict with section 16 of the Constitution which has prohibited the concentration of  the nation’s wealth in the…

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    Court Jails Man 19 Years For Rape

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    Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye of the Lagos State Magistrate Court sitting in Tinubu yesterday convicted and sentenced a 26 year old artisan, Sheriff Oyewole to 19 year imprisonment for rape. The court sentenced the convict after founding him guilty of a 12- count charge of unlawful sexual intercourse, detain to have unlawful sex in a…

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    EFCC Recovers N4bn From Former Air Chief, Amosun

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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has retrieved a whopping N4billion in stolen wealth from the former chief of air staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, Lawyer to the former air chief, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), revealed yesterday at a Federal High Court in Lagos that the retired military officer had refunded N4 billion to…

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    Obstruction Of Justice: Dismiss Rickey Tarfa’s Application, EFCC Urges Court

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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday urged the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere to dismiss an application filed by a Lagos lawyer, Rickey Tarfa (SAN), challenging the jurisdiction of the court to try him over allegation of obstructing the course of justice. LEADERSHIP recalls that Tarfa was arraigned before Justice Aishat Opesanwo…

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    EFCC Arraigns Tarfa, Nwobiko Over Perversion Of Justice

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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned two Senior Advocates of Nigeria, Rickey Tafar and Dr Joseph Nwobike before the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere for allegedly offering gratification runing into millions of naira, to pervert justice. The two senior lawyers were docked before the court on two separate charges. While Tarfa…

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  • Drama In Court As 2 Lawyers Appear For FG In Criminal Case

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    A mild drama occurred yesterday before a Federal High Court in Lagos as two lawyers, one from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the other from the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) disagreed over who was empowered to prosecute some suspects in a multi-billion fraud at the Consolidated Discount House…

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