Monday, June 21, 2021

Crime & Court

Man rapes teenager hawking snacks in Osun, absconds

The force operatives are said to have gone to the scene of the act fourfold but the rapist has not been seen since he fled.

Maina: Court releases detained Senator Ndume on bail

Mr. Ndume (APC-Borno South) was remanded in prison custody after Maina was said to have jumped bail.

SERAP sues FG over move to borrow ₦895bn from Nigerians’ dormant accounts

The suit followed recent move by the Federal Government to take over and borrow unclaimed dividends and dormant account balances owned by Nigerians in any bank in the country.

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.

#EndSARS: Court stops trial of Davido, Adeyanju, Yesufu, 47 others

The lawsuit, which had sparked public outrage, was widely perceived as an ill-fated scheme to silence the plurality of Nigerians.

Police arraign man for ‘unlawful possession’ of 3 phones

The police say the phones were suspected to have been stolen.

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.

Maina’s whereabout unknown, Surety tells court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is prosecuting Maina on 12 counts of money laundering involving about N2bn.

Appeal Court dismisses certificate forgery suit against Obaseki

Dismissing the appeal as unmeritorious, the three man panel ruled that the findings of the lower court, which said the governor did not forget his certificate,  cannot be faulted.
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