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June 15, 2018 4:48 PM Cristiano Ronaldo ‘accepts prison sentence’ for tax evasion

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has reportedly accepted a suspended prison sentence, to settle his tax fraud case. Ronaldo was accused by Spanish prosecutors in June last year, of defrauding tax authorities of €14.8m (£12.9m). He denied the charges when he appeared in court last summer, but the case has still not been settled. El Mundo reports 23

June 15, 2018 4:40 PM Evans’ lawyer withdraws from billionaire kidnapper’s criminal cases

Olukoya Ogungbeje, the lawyer representing Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans) has withdrawn his representation of the suspect. Ogungbeje said his decision to withdraw as counsel to Evans were “for personal reasons.” “For the avoidance of doubt, we wish to state categorically that we have fought a good fight this far despite repeated 21

June 13, 2018 12:26 AM N1.26bn fraud: Ex-Plateau gov, Dariye, bags 14 years jail term

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting at Gudu, convicted and sentenced former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, to has 14 years imprisonment, for diverting public funds to the tune of N1.126billion. Dariye was found guilty and convicted on 15, out of the 23-count charge bothering on criminal breach of trust and criminal 22

June 9, 2018 6:28 PM Ask Abacha, Yar’adua about Obasanjo – Fani-Kayode tells Buhari

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani Kayode has reacted to allegation by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration was plotting his arrest on false charges. Obasanjo had alleged in a statement on Friday that he is being targeted for prosecution. Reacting, Fani Kayode on his Twitter page, advised Buhari not to touch 39

June 8, 2018 10:36 AM Supreme Court Orders GTB To Pay Innoson N14bn Judgement Debt

The Supreme Court yesterday, admitted that Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) should pay about N14bn illegal charges allegedly deducted from the account of Innoson Nigeria Limited, to a trustee account, pending the determination of the substantive matter. The apex court struck out a motion for stay of execution filled by the bank, thereby favouring the December 33

June 7, 2018 10:44 AM Dino Melaye: Court allows Senator to travel to US, gives reasons

A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Wuse, Abuja has granted Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye leave to travel to the United States, US, for medical treatment. The embattled lawmaker was arraigned before the court on May 2 on charges bordering on his alleged escape from a police vehicle in Abuja on April 24, 2018. But at the resumed hearing yesterday 19

June 1, 2018 5:16 PM N2.6bn fraud: Appeal Court discharges, acquits ex-NIMASA DG, Akpobolokemi

The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal, Friday, discharged and acquitted a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, who was charged with an alleged fraud of N2.6 billion. A three-member panel of judges led by Yargatta Nimpar, said they unanimously upheld the no-case submission filed by Mr Akpolokemi 23

May 30, 2018 1:28 PM Court finds ex-Taraba governor, Nyame guilty of fraudulent approval of N250m

A former Governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame, has been found guilty by Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Gudu, Abuja, of one of the 41 counts preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The former governor, who was charged with 41 counts of misappropriating the sum of N1.64bn in 2007, was found 20

May 25, 2018 2:14 PM Police Arraign Man For Stealing Tecno Phone

A 35-year-old man, Aremu Isiaka has been arraigned before an Osogbo magistrate court in Osun State for allegedly stealing phone at a wedding reception. Isiaka was docked on Monday over two counts charges bothering on conspiracy, stealing of phone . The prosecutor inspector Fagboyinbo Abiodun told the court that the defendant committed the offence 25

May 22, 2018 11:37 AM Police declare bankers wanted for fraudulently stealing millions [PHOTOS]

The Divisional Police Office, Lion Building, Campell Street at the Lagos Island has declared eight persons, who were of the banking profession, wanted over charges bordering on fraudulent theft of millions of Naira from a new generation bank. After securing an arrest warrant from a Magistrate Court in Lagos, the police division stated that the suspects 24