Tag Archives: Trial

Court Orders Diezani To Return For Alleged Money Laundering Trial

An ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke has been summoned by a Federal High Court in Abuja for an arraignment on money laundering charges filed against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu made the order in a ruling on an ex parte application shortly after it was moved by the…

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Trial Of Late Pilot, Tolulope Arotile’s Case To Be Handled By The Police

The trial of classmates of celebrated late, Tolulope Arotile who reportedly knocked her down with a vehicle that eventually led her death has been handed over to the Police, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) affirms. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, announced the development while briefing the public on the…

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Update: Hushpuppi Set To Face Trial In California Over Alleged Fraud

Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Abbas Igbalode, popularly known as Hushpuppi has been transferred to California over his cybercrime allegations, weeks after hiring top Chicago lawyer, Gal Pissetzky as his attorney. Recall that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) accused Hushpuppi of funding his extravagant lifestyle from “hundreds of millions of dollars” from business email compromise frauds and other scams. Hushpuppi…

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Controversial Plastic Surgeon, Dr Anu Arrested & Charged To Court Over Alleged Failed Surgery

Nigerian cosmetic surgeon Dr Anuolauwapo Adepoju of MedContour Services Ltd. has been reportedly arrested and charged to court over an alleged failed surgery and failing to cooperate with investigation –Consumer Protection Agency. According to popular journalist, Fisayo Soyombo who shared her court’s documents on Twitter, Dr Anu was arraigned by the Federal High Court in Ikoyi for…

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Ex-Abia State Governor Orji Kalu To Face Immediate Retrial, EFCC Reveals

Orji Kalu, former Abia state governor, will face immediate retrial for money laundering., according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Recall that the Kalu made headlines earlier today after the supreme court voided his conviction on Friday. He had been sentenced to 12 years in jail by a federal high court before the apex court nullified…

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COVID-19: Funke Akindele Bello Speaks For The First Time Since Arrest | Watch

Funke Akindele Bello has broken her silence for the first time since her arrest and trial for disobeying the COVID-19 lockdown order issued by the Federal Government. Recall that the Nollywood actress and her husband, JJC Skillz where both trialed and fined for hosting a house party despite the state’s lockdown directives. In an almost…

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Court Bars Press, Her Parents As Ese Oruru Gives Testimony On Abduction, Sexual Exploitation On Camera

  A Federal High Court in Yenagoa on Wednesday barred journalists and parents of Ese Oruru from witnessing her testimony in court. Ese Oruru, 14, was allegedly abducted by Yunusa Dahiru (aka Yellow), who is facing a five-count charge of criminal abduction, illicit sex, sexual exploitation and unlawful carnal knowledge of a minor. Read here…

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Drama As CCT Adjourns Saraki’s Trial Till June 1 For Cross Examination

  The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Wednesday adjourned the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki, till June 1, to enable defence continue cross examination of the first prosecution witness. Saraki is standing trial at the CCT on a 16-count charge of allegations bordering on false asset declaration and money laundry prepared against him…

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Saraki Appears In CCT, Trial Adjourned Till March 18

 Saraki in the company of senators  Senate President, Bukola Saraki today appeared before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for his ongoing trial over alleged false declaration of assets. He was accompanied by a number of senators including Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, Ben Murray-Bruce, Dino Melaye, Stella Oduah and many others. The prosecution and the defence…

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