Counsel absence stalls Epe chief trial over forgery

Further hearing in the trial of Chief Olajide Ikuforiji, the Balogun of Epeland, Lagos, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, was stalled today, due to the absence of prosecution and defence team. Chief Ikuforiji is being tried before Justice AbdulAzeez Anka by the men of Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Ikoyi, Lagos, on a two count-charge of forgery. He was first arraigned before the court on August 11, 2016, when he was alleged to have forged minutes of an emergency meeting of the Eko Epe Forum held on October 20,…

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Forgery: Court dismisses Balogun of Epe Kingdom, Ikuforiji’s ‘no-case-submission’

A Federal High Court, Lagos, Friday September 14, ordered Chief Olajide Ikuforuji, the Balogun of Epe Kingdom to prepare for his defence over alleged forgery case levelled against him by the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of Nigerian Police Force. The court presided over by Justice AbdulAziz Anka, made the order after dismissing Ikuforji’s no-case-submission filed before the court by his lawyer, Olajide Sanni. Ikuforij was first arraigned before the court on August 17, 2016, on charges bordering on a two count-charge of alleged forgery. He had pleaded not guilty to…

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