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    Ozekhome: A lawless government hides under national security to promote dubious agenda

Ozekhome: A lawless government hides under national security to promote dubious agenda

Mike Ozekhome, human rights lawyer, says  “national security or national interest is a veritable smokescreen under which a tyrannical and lawless government hides to promote its dubious agenda against the hapless masses".He said this while expressing dissatisfaction with the position of President Muhammadu Buhari that national interest should be elevated above the rule of law.Buhari said this in his opening remarks [...]

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    Court lifts restriction on Ozekhome’s account

Court lifts restriction on Ozekhome’s account

 Abdulaziz Anka, a judge of the federal high court sitting in Lagos, has lifted the temporary forfeiture order on the account of Mike Ozekhome, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN).The account, which had N75 million, was frozen in February following an application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The EFCC had claimed that the said money was a proceed [...]

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    Ozekhome: Magu is a man of integrity though he seized my N75m

Ozekhome: Magu is a man of integrity though he seized my N75m

Mike Ozekhome, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has described Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as a man of integrity.Ozekhome said this at the national anti-corruption summit in Abuja on Monday.He said Magu showed a large heart by inviting him to the summit despite seizing his money.In February, the EFCC got an order of [...]

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    Ozekhome asks court to lift restriction on his account

Ozekhome asks court to lift restriction on his account

Mike Ozekhome, a Lagos-based lawyer, has asked a federal high court in Lagos to vacate an interim order freezing his account.On February 7, Abdulazeez Anka, a judge, gave a temporary forfeiture of N75 million found in Ozekhome’s Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) account.The order followed an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which prayed the court to freeze [...]

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    Ozekhome: EFCC’s allegation is from the pit of hell… I’ve defeated them 5 times

Ozekhome: EFCC’s allegation is from the pit of hell… I’ve defeated them 5 times

Mike Ozekhome, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says the allegation of money laundering levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is “insidious, odious and invidious and from the pit of hell”.According to Daily Trust, the lawyer said this on Thursday while addressing reporters in Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti state.Earlier in the week, a federal high court [...]

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    In landmark case, court orders Mike Ozekhome to forfeit ‘unexplained’ N75m in his account

In landmark case, court orders Mike Ozekhome to forfeit ‘unexplained’ N75m in his account

Invoking a virtually unknown provision in the law, that may affect millions of bank account owners, a federal high court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of N75 million in the account of Mike Ozekhome, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN).The money is lodged in an account domiciled with Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB).Abdulaziz Anka, a justice, gave the [...]

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    Dokpesi to spend weekend in detention

Dokpesi to spend weekend in detention

A federal high court in Abuja has again ordered that Raymond Dokpesi be detained in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), pending ruling in his bail application on December 14.The former chairman of DAAR Investment and Holdings Ltd., is standing trial on a six-count-charge bordering on money laundering and contract fraud to the tune of N2.1billion.Gabriel [...]

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    Court orders Dokpesi’s detention

Court orders Dokpesi’s detention

A federal high court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered the remand of Raymond Dokpesi, former Chairman of DAAR Communications, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Gabriel Kolawole, the presiding judge, gave the order at the maiden trial of Dokpesi on charges of N2.1 billion contract fraud and money laundering preferred against him by the EFCC.He had [...]

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    Fuel subsidy debate heats up national confab

Fuel subsidy debate heats up national confab

Plenary resumed at the ongoing National Conference on Monday, with delegates engaging in heated deliberations over the recommendation of the committee on public finance and revenue generation that fuel subsidy should be totally removed.Chairman of the committee, Sen. Adamu Aliero, presented the report, saying subsidy on petroleum products was a major financial burden on the nation.He said the removal of [...]

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