Tag: trial

Court Disqualifies Lawyer as Defence Witness

Henry Solomon- February 25, 2021

The trial-within-trial of a suspected serial fraudster, Scales Ishola Olatunji was cut short on Thursday, February 25, 2021 following a ruling by Justice Agatha Okeke ... Read More

NJC Abstains from Considering Allegations Against Onnoghen, Muhammad

Henry Solomon- April 3, 2019

The National Judicial Council on Wednesday abstained from considering allegations relating to assets declaration that were levelled against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria. Justice ... Read More

Alleged 16.4m Fraud: Absence of Prosecution witness Stalls Ehindero’s trial

Henry Solomon- March 11, 2019

The  absence of prosecution’s witness on Monday stalled the trial of  former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Sunday Ehindero and former Commissioner of Police, John Obaniyi,  in an  ... Read More

Federal Government Applies to Try Dasuki in Absentia

Henry Solomon- November 13, 2018

The Federal Government on Tuesday applied to the Federal High Court in Abuja to continue the trial of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki ... Read More

Medical Marijuana Trial Indicates Positive Signs Against Epilepsy

Henry Solomon- August 13, 2018

An Australian trial which used a marijuana extract to treat 40 children with severe epilepsy found the drug has a manageable side effect profile, but ... Read More

EFCC Recorded Over 647 Convictions From 2015 to Date

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday disclosed that it had recorded over 647 financial crimes convictions from November 2015 till date. Mr ... Read More

Filling Station Attendants Charge to Court for N139, 000 Worth of Petrol Theft

Henry Solomon- May 9, 2018

Two filling station attendants, Ariyo Obafemi and Lekan Bolarinwa, who allegedly stole their employer’s 96 litres of petrol valued at N139,000, were on Wednesday brought ... Read More

Bill Cosby to be Placed Under House Arrest

Henry Solomon- April 28, 2018

Famous US Comedian Bill Cosby is to be placed under house arrest following his conviction on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, a judge ruled. ... Read More

CCT Okays Trial of Serving Commissioner in Bauchi State

Henry Solomon- April 19, 2018

Mr. Danladi Umar, Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has approved April 24 and April 27 for the arraignment of a serving Commissioner ... Read More

Court Acknowledges More Bank Documents in Evidence Against Former PDP National Chairman

Henry Solomon- April 11, 2018

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday admitted more bank documents in evidence tendered by the Federal Government in the ongoing trial of Bello Halilu, ... Read More

Court Adjourns Trial Of Embattled Chairman of Atlantic Energy Brass Development

Henry Solomon- July 11, 2017

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned trial of Jide Omokore, embattled chairman of Atlantic Energy Brass Development and Atlantic Energy ... Read More

Accusers Cry Foul As Cosby Plans Sex Assault Seminars

Henry Solomon- June 24, 2017

Bill Cosby plans to conduct a series of free public seminars about sexual assault this summer, his spokesman said days after a Pennsylvania judge declared ... Read More

Dasukigate: Witness Testifies How Ashinze, Others Received N5.6bn from NSA’s Office

inno.korie- March 8, 2017

In continuation of the Dasukigate trial, Hassan Seidu, a witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the ongoing trial of Nicholas Ashinze, ... Read More

EFCC Arraigns FUTA Vice Chancellor, Bursar For Fraud

Henry Solomon- February 14, 2017

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 arraigned the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, Professor ... Read More

Court Dismisses Former Taraba State Governor’s No-Case Submission

Henry Solomon- February 14, 2017

Jolly Nyame, a former governor of Taraba State, has been ordered by a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu, to begin his defence on ... Read More

Dasukigate: Court Rejects Almond Properties Ltd MD’s Request to Travel For Treatment Abroad

Henry Solomon- February 1, 2017

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 rejected an application by Olugbenga Obadina, Managing Director, Almond Properties Limited, ... Read More

How Dokpesi Got N2.1bn for Campaign – ONSA Director, Abdulmalik

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 13, 2016

Shuaibu Salisu Abdulmalik, a prosecution witness in the trial of Chief Raymond Dokpesi on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 told Justice John Tsoho of the Federal ... Read More

Witness: How Fayose’s Aide, Supervised The Disbursement of N4.7bn

Henry Solomon- October 27, 2016

The trial of Abiodun Agbele, aide and confidant of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, got underway Thursday in Abuja with the first prosecution witness. The ... Read More

SGF Ask Saraki, Ekweremadu To Leave NASS Out Of Their Trials

Henry Solomon- June 30, 2016

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, has advised Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, to ... Read More

Man Bags 7 Years For Impersonation

Henry Solomon- June 23, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on June 23, 2016 secured the conviction of Gabriel Charles in a case of impersonation and obtaining by ... Read More