The trial of former Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme, has suffered a setback after she allegedly slumped at home today. TheFact Nigeria recalls that Olejeme, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a nine count charge bordering on...
Wife of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari, Ramatu Kyari slumped at the Federal High Court in Abuja. She is said to have fainted soon after her husband, alongside six other persons facing drug trafficking charges, were denied bail by Justice Emeka Nwite. TheFact Nigeria recalls that the Nigeria...
At least 20 lawyers have indicated interest to defend the suspended DCP Abba Kyari in a suit filed by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. Musa Shafiu, a legal practitioner, speaking on behalf of other lawyers, disclosed this to newsmen Wednesday, 9 March, 2022. TheFact Nigeria reports that the NDLEA,...
A former Local Government Area (LGA) chairman in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, has been sentenced to one year imprisonment for making false claims to an investigator. Alhassan Yahaya Bagudu, who was the former chairman of Kaiama Local Government Area in Kwara State, was sentenced by Justice M. AbdulGarfa of...
The Stakeholders' Crisis at the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has taken a new twist as the a Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja on Friday, asked parties involved to stay action pending a hearing slated for December 20, 2021. Recall, the Crisis became visible Monday, when the DisCo's union...
A Federal high court in Abuja has sentenced the former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina to 61 years imprisonment for money laundering and racketeering. Justice Okon Abang while delivering judgement on Monday said Maina would spend only eight years in prison and the jail term is...
The trial of Fred Ajudua for allegedly obtaining money to the tune of $8.4m, suffered another setback, as his lawyer, Olalekan Ojo, SAN, sought an adjournment before Justice Josephine Oyefeso of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ajah, Lagos. Ajudua allegedly swindled a former Chief of Army Staff, Ishaya...
A Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday, granted  bail to former Osun State Chairman of the Action Alliance party, Mr. Adekunle Rufai Omoaje to the tune of five million Naira. The Court directed that the Defendant (Adekunle Rufai Omoaje) be remanded in prison if he does not fulfill the...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has presented two more witnesses in the ongoing trial involving erstwhile governor of Niger State, Muazu Babangida Aliyu, and two others: Tanko Beji and Umar Nasko, over alleged diversion of N2bn Ecological Fund. At the continuation of the hearing on Wednesday, 13 October,...
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has been fined the sum of N200,000 for failing to appear in court to take his plea in an alleged N4.6 billion fraud. Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, awarded the fine to...