Monday, June 21, 2021

Crime & Court

Supreme Court affirms INEC’s power to deregister political parties

The NUP had filed its case to challenge the earlier July 29, 2020 verdict of the Court of Appeal upholding its deregistration by the electoral body.

EFCC loses as court acquits Nwaoboshi from N322m money laundering

The prosecution said he reasonably ought to have known that N322million out of the purchase sum formed part of proceeds of an unlawful act.

Ex-bankers bag 10 years imprisonment for stealing N26 billion

The judge held that the EFCC proved beyond reasonable doubt that the convicts committed fraud.

N25billion Fraud: Rude, confrontational jailed ex-bankers beg court for leniency

The judge described the convicts as being rude while being cross-examined in the decade-long trial.

Court denies Abdulrasheed Maina another bail, gives reason

Debunking the argument that he had jumped bail, Mr. Maina said he only travelled to the Republic of Niger to have a knee surgery done.
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