Headline

FIDELITY BANK- Our Online Banking App Got You Covered

CD carpets govt over disobedience of court orders

By Samuel FasuaLeading rights group, Campaign for Democracy (CD) has expressed disappointment in Nigeria’s executive arm of government over the spate of disobedience to court orders.Speaking with newsmen in Akure, the Ondo state capital, CD Secretary-General, Pastor Ifeanyi Odili, particularly condemned a recent installation of a traditional ruler for Iree community purportedly on the orders of outgoing governor of Osun State, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, despite a court order stopping the process.An Osun High Court, sitting in Ikirun, recently restrained…

Read More

Billionaire drug baron, Ugochukwu Nsofor gets N100m bail

Ugochukwu Nsofor with two of his mansions at VGC, Lagos. By Advocatenewsng.com  A Lagos-based alleged billionaire drug baron, Kennedy Ugochukwu Nsofor, a.k.a Ugochukwu Nsofor Chukwukadibia arraigned before the court by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) over alleged possession and storage of 5,340 kilogrammes of Tramadol, a substance similar to Cocaine, Heroin and LSD was on Friday admitted to bail. The defendant  who is the Chairman of Autonation Motors Ltd was granted bail by the trial judge, Justice…

Read More

Court awards N200m damages against EFCC, AGF, five others over ‘fraudulent misrepresentation’ of facts

By Advocatenewsng.comA High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Abuja, presided over by Justice O. A. Adeniyi, on November 2, 2022, delivered a 94 page landmark judgment in favour of Benedict Peters, in the five-year old legal tussle between Benedict Peters and three companies on the one hand and the EFCC, the Attorney General of the Federation and 5 others, on the other hand. The court consequently awarded the sum of N200m damages jointly and severally against the…

Read More

Alleged organ harvesting: UK Court adjourns Ekweremadu’s trial to Jan 31

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. By Advocatenewsng.com THE Central Criminal Court in London, the United Kingdom, on Monday, adjourned the trial of Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, over alleged organ harvesting from May 2023 to January 31, 2023. The arguments will be heard on the 16th or 19th of December 2022 before the commencement of the trial in January. The lawmaker and his wife, Beatrice, were arrested on June 23, 2022, and charged with alleged conspiracy to traffic…

Read More

Court orders interim forfeiture of Ekweremadu’s 40 properties

Senator Ike Ekweremadu, former Deputy Senate President. By Advocatenewsng.com A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, ordered an interim forfeiture of 40 landed properties belonging to the embattled former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who is currently in custody in the United Kingdom. Justice Inyang Ekwo made the order following an ex-parte motion filed and moved by Ibrahim Buba on behalf of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. While granting the order, the Judge ordered the EFCC to…

Read More

Dana Air resumes regular flights Nov 9

By Advocanewsng.com NIGERIAN Carrier, Dana Air has announced that it will resume flight operations on the 9th of November after a successful conclusion of the audit organised by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) The airline in a statement said ” We are pleased to announce that we will resume flights operations on November 9th, having successfully concluding an audit organised by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) According to the Accountable Manager/ Chief Operating Officer of Dana Air, …

Read More

EFCC arrests Kogi Assembly candidate, fraud syndicates with N326m, $610,500 cash

Bags of naira and dollar cash recovered from the fraud syndicates. By Advocatenewsng.com. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested some members of an alleged cyber-fraud syndicate with N326 million and $610,500 cash. The commission said in a statement on Tuesday that the syndicate included the Kogi State House of Assembly candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Ismaila Atumeyi. Mr Atumeyi was arrested along with an alleged serial fraudster, Joshua Dominic, in a sting operation,…

Read More

How Zamfara governor allegedly used state’s funds to purchase multi-billion naira Abuja properties

Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State. By Advocatenewsng.com. Mr. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, the governor of Zamfara State has recently been in the news for the wrong reasons. The unsavoury reports ranged from his controversial proscription of political campaigns and unlawful banning of some media houses in the state to the current allegation of diverting billions of naira belonging to the state for the purchase of choice properties in Abuja Federal Capital City. The embattled governor has been under…

Read More

US court, Attorney exonerate Allen Onyema, Air Peace from alleged Letters of Credit fraud

CEO of Air Peace Limited, Mr. Allen Onyema. By Advocatenewsng.com. THE CEO of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, his company and one Ejiro Eghagha have been exonerated from any shady deal in the alleged fraudulent transaction of Letters of Credit raised for the purchase of some aircraft for Air Peace by a US District Court, Atlanta, Georgia and the Attorney of the Northern District of Georgia. This clarification came from the United States Attorney for Northern District of Georgia…

Read More

Sanwo-Olu presents N1.692t Lagos budget for 2023

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State. By Advocatenewng.co. Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has presented an estimated N1,692 trillion as budget estimates for the 2023 to the House of Assembly. Tagged ‘Budget of Continuity’, it comprises revenue of N1.342 billion and deficit financing of N350,000 billion. This further comprises total Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of N1.108 billion and federal transfers of N234 billion. The estimates also propose a recurrent expenditure of N759 billion and Capital expenditure of N670 billion. Recall…

Read More