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Court clears Jonathan to contest presidency

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa has ruled that former President Goodluck Jonathan is eligible to contest the 2023 presidential election. The presiding judge, Justice Isa Hamma Dashen gave the judgement on Friday. He also held that Jonathan’s right to vie for the office of president …

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Court strikes out case against five property company employees

Babatunde Titilola Published 27 May 2022 An Ebute Metta Magistrate’s Court has struck out a case of conspiracy, forgery, and stealing brought against five employees of UACN Property Development Company Plc. The five workers — Cyril Oaku, Ogundipe Victoria, Toyin Marcus, Adekoya Olushola, and Da-Silva Bankole – were arraigned before …

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Court convicts Lagos couple of $120m fraud, revokes bail

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Ikeja High Court, Lagos State, on Thursday convicted a man, Augustine Ezeama, and his wife, Juliet, of $120m fraud. PUNCH Metro had earlier reported that the couple were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on November 16, 2016, over the alleged fraud. According …

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Obaseki’s camp appeals as court nullifies delegates list

Friday Olokor and Adeyinka Adedipe Published 27 May 2022 A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission from recognising or accepting Adhoc delegates produced by Governor Godwin Obaseki’s led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State. But the faction said it had …

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Kaduna court orders fraudster to refund American’s N36.6m

A convicted Internet fraudster, Livinus Imoesi-Oshioke, who was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before Justice Mohammed Umar of the Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna State, has been sentenced to six months imprisonment. He was also ordered to refund the sum of N36.6m which he fraudulently acquired …

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JUST IN: Ex-gov Yari withdraws court cases against APC

A former Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, has ordered the immediate withdrawal of four cases filed against the leadership of the All Progressives Congress. The decision followed the reconciliation of the feuding camps in the Zamfara State chapter of the APC. The National Chairman of the APC, Abdullahi …

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