Thursday , August 5 2021

Judiciary

Auditor General blames staff for salary delay

Abuja -Alhaji Ahmed Ododo, the Kogi Auditor General for Local Governments, on Monday, blamed staff for the delay in payment of salaries. A statement issued by Ododo made available in Abuja said that questionable activities of certain members of staff led to the delay. He stated that the refusal of …

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Court sacks Gov. Ikpeazu of Abia

Abuja –  The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia to vacate his office immediately. The Judge, Justice Okon Abang, gave the order when he delivered a judgment in a case instituted by Samson Ogah of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday in Abuja. Ogah had …

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EFCC arraigns Ekpemupolo in absentia, others over N47 billion fraud

Lagos –  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday arraigned in absentia, a former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo (alias Tompolo) before a Federal High Court, Lagos. He was arraigned alongside six brothers of a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick …

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Court reserves judgement in trial of Ex-NIMASA boss

LAGOS – A Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday reserved its judgment in the trial of Raymond Omatseye , a former Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Omatseye is facing trial over alleged bid rigging and N1.5bn contract scam filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes …

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