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I don’t collect bribe from contractors – Ex-Air force Chief says


A former Managing Director of the Aeronautical Engineering and Technical Services Ltd (AETSL), retired Air Vice-Marshall (AVM) Tony Omenyi, has told a Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, that monies paid into his account by a contractor were refunds and not bribe. Omenyi is standing trial for allegedly receiving over N136 million kick-back from Syrius Technologies and Sky Experts Ltd., engaged ...

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AMCON loses bid to take over Federal Secretariat land and property


The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, (AMCON) has lost its bid to take over the land and property known as the Federal Secretariat Complex, in Ikoyi Lagos. Justice Ibrahim Buba in a judgment delivered at the Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos on Wednesday reiterated that the Federal Government of Nigeria and it’s agencies are bound to recognize an arbitral ...

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Court orders final forfeiture of property belonging to NIMASA ex-chief


A Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered final forfeiture of N11.040 million and some property belonging to former Guard Commanders of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Captains Olotu Olumuyiwa Morakinyo and Ebony Emmanuel Aneke, to the Federal Government. Also affected is a company, Lakewood Garden Ventures Limited. The trial judge, Justice Sule Hassan, gave the order of ...

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EFCC recovers 12 landed properties, $115 million and N2.4billion from Amosu


A prosecution witness, Tosin Owobo, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday told Justice M.B. Idris of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos that N2.4 billion, $115 million, 12 properties and bullet-proof cars were recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adeola Amosu (rtd.). Mr Amosu is standing trial alongside two serving ...

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Evans files N1bn suit against police over sealed property


Alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, on Tuesday filed a fresh suit at a Federal High Court in Lagos, seeking N1 billion damages against the police over alleged unlawful sealing of his property in Lagos. The suit, filed by his lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, has as the Inspector General of Police, Nigeria Police, Intelligence Response Team, (IRT), ACP Abba Kyari ...

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David Mark cries out to EFCC on 748m house: “You are chasing shadows P5”

Senator David Mark

A former Senate President, Senator David Mark, yesterday said the accusations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) or any other government that he purchased his N748 million Apo Residential House illegally were  spurious, contrived and baseless. He said the EFCC or any other agency were chasing shadows in probing how he bought his house. He insisted that he ...

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High Court Orders Lagos Director To Forfeit N28.5M, Properties To FG

Lagos Director

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered temporary forfeiture of N28, 500, 000 and several houses allegedly belonging to a Director of Accounts under the Lagos State Ministry of Public Works Corporation, Anifowoshe Alade to the Federal Government. The order was sequel to an ex-parte application filed before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...

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Court orders temporary forfeiture of ‘Diezani’s $4.760m property’

$4.760m property

THE Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the temporary forfeiture of two penthouses valued at $4.760 million, which allegedly belong to former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The properties are: Penthouse 21, Building 5, Block C, 11th floor (Bella Vista Estate) Banana Island, Ikoyi, and Penthouse 22, Block B (Admiralty Estate) also in Ikoyi, Lagos. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ...

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AMCON, Sterling Bank fingered in illegal land sale

illegal land sale

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and Sterling Bank have been accused of the illegal sale of portions of Victory Park Estate belonging to an indigenous real estate development company, Grant Properties Limited (GPL). The portion of land allegedly sold by the Bank was 10 hectares, which was valued at N5b billion at the time of the sale from ...

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Court affirms interim forfeiture of a property belonging to Peter Nwaoboshi

Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

“Justice Abdulazeez Anka of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos yesterday affirmed the interim forfeiture of a property belonging to representative of Delta North in the Senate, Peter Nwaoboshi.”- The Guardian Justice Anka had, on April 24, 2017, granted an interim forfeiture of the said property, a 12-floor high rise building to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Counsel ...

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