However, after he was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment over the alleged fraud, the eminent businessman and Chief Whip of the Senate approached the Supreme Court arguing that Justice Idris lacks jurisdiction over the matter since he has been promoted to the Court of Appeal
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in 2015 charged former Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda; Dasuki; a former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa; his son, Sagir; and his company, Dalhatu Investment Limited, with 25 counts bordering on criminal breach of trust, misappropriation of public fund to the tune N19.4 billion
The record of the court shows that the Motion was dated November 30, 2019, but filed on December 2, 2019, while the reply of the EFCC was dated December 23 and filed same day
EFCC Counsel, Rotimi Jacobs, SAN, made the statement at the resumed trial of Fayose facing charges bordering on N6.9billion fraud in a Federal High Court in Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti, facing N6.9 billion fraud before the court, was being investigated for other matters.
Former Plateau governor, Jonah Jang on Thursday, objected attempts by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission’ to tender the statements of his two personal bank accounts in court, as evidences against him.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday abruptly stopped evidence by its 13th witness in the fraud trial of former Governor, Ayo Fayose, saying that it appeared the witness was trying to be hostile.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed February 7 for continuation of trial of the immediate past Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, over alleged N6.9 billion fraud.
Solicitors for both parties agreed on the date on Thursday at the Federal High Court, Abuja, following the failure of the defence team to enter a no case submission as was agreed on October 23 when the matter came up.
Fayose was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on October 22 alongside his company — Spotless Investment Ltd on 11 counts.
Fayose was on October 22 arraigned on 11-count charge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, alongside his company, Spotless Investment Ltd.
When the matter was called, the lead prosecuting counsel, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), told the court that the matter was for continuation of trial, but that although the witness was in court, he had malaria.
A former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, has reacted to the rejection of an application made by the…
Call it the serendipity of stumbling across a goldmine and you will not be far from the truth. Nyame was in fact, never in the purview of the EFCC, and no one at any time wrote a petition against him
The EFCC Prosecutor, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), announced closure of the prosecution’s case at the Federal High Court, Lagos.
Omokore is an ally of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke.
The witness, Robinson Imafidon, the Head of Regulatory Liaison, in a first generation bank, narrated how series of monetary transactions were carried out on the account of the Abia State Government House during the tenure of Kalu.
The apex court put off the two appeals sine die to enable Saraki and government file and exchange process relating to the legal tussle within the time allowed by the law
It will be recalled that attempts by the prosecutor, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), on Jan. 31 to enter into evidence, the statement alleging that the witness was pressured into changing his statement were resisted by Suswam’s counsel, Joseph Daudu (SAN).
The Counsel in a trinity application before the Apex Court challenging the ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal and the Court of Appeal, failed to file appropriate exhibits of the two lower courts along with other processes he filed in the court