N3.3bn Fraud: Fayose’s lawyer expresses displeasure over transfer of case to another Judge

One of the lawyers to Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, the former governor of Ekiti State, who is standing trial for alleged N3.3 billion, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, Mr. Olalekan Ojo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), today, said the Court’s Chief Judge, Justice Adamu Abdul-Kafarati, committed constitutional error for transferring the case to another judge for trial.  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had commenced the trial of Fayose and his company, Spotless Limited, on an 11 count charge of alleged N3.3 billion fraud before Justice Cecilia Mojisola…

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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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Ex-Abia State Gov. Kalu, others oppose EFCC’s amended charge

The former Abia State governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, today, urged a Federal High Court, Lagos, to discountenance the second amended charge filed against him  by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), over alleged N3.2 billion fraud. Also urging the court to dismiss the said second amended charge are Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited and his former Commissioner for Finance, Udeh Jones Udeogu. Kalu and other defendants are standing trial before Justice Mohammed Idris, who as being elevated to Court of Appeal, on charges bordering on alleged fraud of N3.2…

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