Police charges lawyer, 2 others with alleged N120m fraud

A lawyer, Mr. Idowu Adebayo Michael and two other persons were on Wednesday charged before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on a six count-charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining the sum of N120 million under false pretence, false presentation and forgery.    Two other persons charged alongside the lawyer are: Mukaila Fakos and Engineer Rasaq Sefiu Adesina. The the three defendants were charged before the court presided over by Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, by the men of Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of Nigeria Police Force, Ikoyi-Lagos. This police in the charge marked…

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Fraud: EFCC arraigns 3 for alleged conversion of N96.7m

Three persons, Kasumu Shakiru Ademola, Salau Omoniyi Mukaila and Ganiu Oluyede Ishola were on Monday arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for alleged fraudulently conversion of the total sum of N96, 739, 666.86 million. The three defendants were arraigned on eight counts charge bordering on conspiracy, unlawful conversion and fraud alongside a stock broking firm, CSL Stockbrokers. EFCC in a charge marked FHC/L/397c/18, alleged that the three defendants and the stockbroking firm had on or about June 25, 2015, conspired among…

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N322m Fraud: Nwoboshi urges Court to stop Bank’s official from testifying against him

The trial of the embattled Senator Peter Nwoboshi, senator representing Delta North Senatorial district, was stalled today, as his lawyers urged the court to stop an official of Zenith Bank Plc, from testifying in the trial. Nwoboshi alongside his two companies; Golden Touch Construction Projects Limited and Suiming Electricals are being tried before a Federal High Court, Lagos, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). They were accuses of laundering the sum of N322 million. They were re-arraigned before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke on October 5, following the elevation of…

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Judge withdraws from Ogun PDP crisis’ suit

Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday October 15, withdrew from further hearing of suit involving two factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The suit marked FHC/L/CS/1581/2018, filed by Chief Ajibola Oluyed has Prince Segun Seriki, Chief Mrs Tuke Omotara, Hon. Nosiru Isiaka Giwa, Chief Remix Bakare, Apostle Abiodun Sanyaolu, Chief Kola Soriola and Chief Oyede Elijah, as plaintiffs. While the defendants are: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, the PDP national chairman, Senator Ibrahim Tsauri, National Secretary of…

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EFCC rearraigns Delta North Senator, Nwaoboshi over N332m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday, rearraigned Senator representing Delta North Senatorial district, Mr. Peter Nwaoboshi, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged N332 million fraud. He was rearraigned alongside his companies, Golden Touch Construction Project Limited and Suiming Electricals Limited, before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, on the said allegations. The defendants rearrangement before the new judge was sequel to the elevation of the former judge, Justice Mohammed Idris, who has been elevated to the Court of Appeal. They were formerly arraigned before Justice Idris on April…

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