Te trial of the seven persons accused of complicity in the over N24billion scam in the police pension office continued on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 with the fourth prosecution witness, PW4, Mustapha Gadanya, giving more insight on how the accused persons used fictitious names to open different accounts used in siphoning police pension funds.
Many Nigerian may think that the menace, rascality and corruption in the judiciary started just yesterday. No it did not. It dates back to the 90s. Let me tell you how one Justice Ikpeme, a woman worked with the then President Babangida and Chief Arthur Nzeribe of the Association of Better Nigeria (ABN) to try to bungle the Presidential Election slated for Saturday June 12 1993 for a fee.
Ekiti-As reactions continue to trail the midnight and arrest of some ranking judges by the Department of State Service last weekend, the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose and a legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola(SAN), have described the action as an erosion of the independence of the judicial arm.
Nigerians who in the past questioned the conduct of many judges, but had no way of prompting investigations despite having evidence of wrongdoing, are inundating the State Security Service with petitions after last weekend’s arrest of seven judges, security sources said Wednesday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on October 31, re-arraign two citizens of the Republic of Benin, Gnanhoe Sourou Nazaire and Senou Modeste Finagnon, at the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere, for an alleged N630 million theft.
A former employee of BB Motel in Benin City, Edo State, Mrs. Uwa Ishiola has dragged the proprietor, Mr. Sunday Aguebor- being defendant before an Oredo Area customary court for denying paternity of their son.