The trial of a former Governor of the state, Aliyu Akwe Doma, and a former Secretary to the state government, Timothy Anthony Anjide, before Justice Agatha A. Okeke of the Federal High Court, Lafia, Nasarawa, took a different dimension on Monday, April 20, 2015 as the defence counsel, Charles Edonsanwan, SAN, requested to subpoena the incumbent Secretary to the State Government.
A former Chief of Army Staff, General Ishaya Bamaiyi, has told a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, that Fred Ajudua, who is standing trial for duping the former Army boss of the sum of $8.4Million ( Eight Million, Four Hundred Thousand United States Dollars), actually used a Lagos court registrar, Ms. Rosulu Idowu Oluronke, to obtain the sum of $330,000 from him.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, April 20, 2015 arraigned one Stephen Omaidu before Justice M. A Nasir of Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja on a two count charge bordering on theft to the tune of N68, 028, 000, 000.00 (sixty eight billion and twenty eight million naira).
Justice Ebenezer Aladetoyinbo of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja has convicted and sentenced one Dogo Williams to five years imprisonment on a six count charge of obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N2,030,000 (Two Million and Thirty Thousand Naira) brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, arraigned Augustine Anidiobi Chibuike before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Lagos on one count charge bordering on money Laundering.
Justice J. Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo state, has again moved judgment in the N25 billion fraud trial of Micheal Igbinedion and Charles Eboigbodin to Monday April 20, 2015, due to the extended Easter break of judges. The new date was communicated to parties concerned as the court failed to sit on Friday, April 17, 2015.
The trial of Imaobong Akon Esu-Nte, an accountant with the Nigeria Prisons Service and two others: Olukolade Olabamiji, a businessman and Mohammed Abdulkadir, a banker commenced on Thursday, March 16, 2015 with the first prosecution witness, Sini Omar telling the court how the Prison Accountant conspired with the other accused persons to launder funds from the Nigeria Prisons Service into the accounts of companies where she has interests.
Even without ruling on an oral motion for bail, Justice E. S Chukwu of the Federal High Court, Maitama Abuja today released the trio of Imaobong Akon Esu-Nte ,an accountant with the Nigeria Prisons Service; Olukolade Olabamiji, a businessman and Mohammed Abdulkadir to their counsel, Titus Olasupo Ashaolu, SAN despite protest from the prosecution counsel, Aso Larry Peters.
The trial of one Hon. Imeh Albert Akpan, Director, Commodore Aviation Services on a 2-count charge of criminal breach of trust and obtaining by false pretence, commenced on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 before Justice D. K Senchi of the FCT High Court, Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Michael Akpan before Justice Kudirat Jose of a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on one -count charge bordering on stealing, contrary to section 185 (1) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2011.