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Court frees Jonathan’s cousin of $40m fraud charges

An Abuja federal high court has discharged and acquitted Robert Azibaola, a cousin of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, of the $40 million laundering charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Azibaola was charged alongside Stella, his wife, and their company, One Plus Holdings Nigeria Limited for the

Court convicts ex-NIMASA Director General

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Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos, Thursday, convicted Calistus Obi, a former acting Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) charged with N136 million fraud. Mr Obi was charged with N136 million fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The court has, however,

Why a businessman sued CJN Muhammad

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Tochi Michael, a 46-year-old businessman, has sued Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), over alleged age falsification. In a suit filed at a federal capital territory (FCT) high court in Abuja in April, Michael alleged that the acting CJN intentionally doctored his date of birth from December 31,

Atiku sues presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie as she fails to apologise

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is set to sue an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social media, Lauretta Onochie, for over N2bn as she has failed to apologise and pay him the sum of N500m after allegedly defaming his character. Atiku’s lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), revealed this to our correspondent