A principal prosecution witness recalled by a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, in the on-going trial of former managing director of Bank PHB, Francis Atuche, on Monday, March 4, 2013, disowned a resolution of Future View Securities Limited's board purportedly presented as evidence of a request for a loan from the defunct Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank). The witness, Mrs. Elizabeth Ebi, explained to the court that her company, Future View Securities Limited never pass a resolution requesting a loan from the defunct bank.
The trial of John Yakubu Yusufu, a former Director of Police Pension Office who is being prosecuted before Justice Adamu Bello of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, could not go on today, March 4, 2013 following severe discomfort by the accused person that raised fears of ill-health. Consequently, the matter was adjourned to April 22, 2013.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, March 4, 2013 arraigned a former Kogi Central Senatorial candidate, Alhaji Abdulazeez Bello Azeez, before Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, on a two count charge bordering on conspiracy to obtain money by false pretence and forgery, contrary to section 363 of the Criminal Laws No 34 Vol. 44 Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.
He pleaded not guilty to the charges.