Alleged forgery: Court to rule on arrest warrant against Innoson boss, others July 3

The Federal Government yesterday asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to issue warrant of arrest against the Chairman of Innoson Group of Companies, Mr Innocent Chukwu and three others over their refusal to come to court and take their plea in a criminal charge filed against them. Others facing warrant of arrest are,  Charles Chukwu, Maximian Chukwura, Mitsui OSK Line ‘C’ and Anajekwu Sunny. It would be recalled that the Office of the AGF, had sometimes in 2015, filed a criminal charge of forgery before the court, against…

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N6.9bn fraud: Zenith Bank manager narrates how he received N1.2bn for Fayose

A manager with the Akure, Ondo State branch of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Sunday Alade, today, narrated before a Federal High Court, Lagos, how the sum of N1.2 billion was allegedly moved to his branch in 2014. Alade, who was the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) 11th witness in the trial of the former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Peter Ayo Fayose, gave the vivid account of how the money was moved into his bank while being led-in-evidence by Mr. Rotimi Jacobs (SAN). Fayose alongside his company, spotless Limited, are…

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NDLEA arraigs man over alleged importation of 12.9 kg of Heroin

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), today, arraigned a man who claimed to be jobless, Abdulmutiu Adeleke Adewale, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged importation of 12.9 kilograms of Heroin. Adewale, a resident of 42, Havillah Estate, Matogun, Oke-Aro, Ogun State, was arraigned before Justice Saliu Saidu led-court on a three count-charge of conspiracy and unlawful dealing in the said drug by the NDLEA. The defendant was alleged to have conspired with one Jamiu, to import 12.9 kilograms of Heroin, into the country sometimes in the month…

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Ooni of Ife to attend African Tourism Diaspora Conference at Akwaaba in Lagos

The Ooni of Ife, His Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ojaja II has confirmed his  attendance of the African Tourism Diaspora Conference as the Special Guest of Honour to be held at the 15th Akwaaba African Travel Market, September 22nd to 24th, 2019 in Lagos. The Oba will be addressing not just the Yoruba nation at the event which takes place September 23rd, but the global African diaspora on bringing African Cultures together to grow its people. The Ooni in his remark while receiving the Akwaaba team who came…

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NCPC working towards moving pilgrimage from Govt. enterprise to private – Rev. Uja

 … Gives thanks to God for successful 2018 pilgrimage exercise The Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) has said that the Commission is working towards moving pilgrimage from government enterprise to a private enterprise and as such urged Christians to take ownership of pilgrimage and sponsor its activities. This  wass disclosed by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Rev. Tor Uja  on Sunday 14th April, during  a thanksgiving service at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of David Parish, Central Business District Abuja for a successful 2018 pilgrimage exercise. Speaking…

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Court to hear motion for arrest of oil marketer, Chima Anyaso over N2.06bn fraud

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday, adjourned for hearing of a motion on notice for the arrest of an Independent Oil Marketer, Chima Anyaso, over his failure to answer charges of forgery and fraud of N2.066, 400 billion. The Attorney-General of the Federal (AGF) had filed the application following persistent failure of the Oil Marketer to appear in court. AGF had sometimes last year filed a three-count charge against the oil Marketer and his company, Ceecon Energy Oil and Gas Limited, of alleged forgery and N2. 066, 400 billion…

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