Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag "Joseph Nwobike"

    EFCC: From 189 convictions in 2017, we improved to 312 in 2018

EFCC: From 189 convictions in 2017, we improved to 312 in 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it made a total of 312 convictions between January and December 24, 2018.Tony Orilade, spokesman of the EFCC, said the record of convictions is "undoubtedly a significant improvement from the 189 convictions recorded in 2017"."More significantly is that it includes the conviction of two Politically Exposed Persons, PEPs – Jolly Nyame, a [...]

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    Nwobike loses SAN rank — after jail sentence

Nwobike loses SAN rank — after jail sentence

The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC) has withdrawn the senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) title and all the privileges attached to it from Joseph Nwobike, a lawyer sentenced to 30 days' imprisonment for perverting justice.Hadizatu Mustapha, supreme court chief registrar and secretary of the committee, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.Mustapha explained that the committee temporarily revoked the title [...]

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    EFCC releases more evidence against SAN accused of bribing judges

EFCC releases more evidence against SAN accused of bribing judges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has given more incriminating evidence against Joseph Nwobike, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN).Nwobike is standing trial for an 11-count bordering on perverting the course of justice and offering of gratification to public officials.The EFCC alleged that Nwobike offered gratifications to some judges of the federal high court and the national industrial court [...]

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    EFCC to file fresh charges against Tarfa, Nwobike

EFCC to file fresh charges against Tarfa, Nwobike

Rickey Tarfa and Joseph Nwobike, both senior advocates of Nigeria, have been accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of bribing judges with millions of naira to influence court decisions. In a statement by Wilson Uwuajaren, the EFCC spokesperson, the anti-graft agency said Tarfa and Nwobike will be arraigned in a Lagos state high court. Tarfa will be tried for [...]

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