N6.9bn fraud: EFCC declares its witness ‘hostile’ in Fayose’s trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, declared its witness in the ongoing trial of the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, as an ‘Hostile witness’. The EFCC declared its witness, Mr. Adewale Aladegbola, ‘hostile’ when he contradicted his extrajudicial statement to the EFCC. The witness had told the court that nothing happened on the June 16, 2014 and that the two vehicles he used to drive were grounded that day. The witness, Aladegbola, a former driver to Zenith…

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Court remands 3 Nigerians, 2 Ghanaians for alleged oil theft

Three Nigerians and two Ghana citizens, were Thursday, June 14, ordered to be remanded in prison custody, by a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged theft of 250 metric tonnes of petroleum products.  The five suspected oil thieves, who are three Nigerians, Shadrack Eneogwu, Ojo Olagoke Christopher, Atolagbe Hakeem, Daniel Noan Oluwatobi, and two Ghanaians: John Kwane Amissah and Jonathan Kumah  Tetteh. They were charged before Justice Hadisa Rabiu-Shagari led-court alongside a vessel, MT Queen of Peace, and two firms, namely: Macchalis International Limited, Ayoknok  Ventures Limited, by the Economic and Financial Crimes…

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