Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tag "Rasheed Ladoja"

    EFCC closes N4.7bn fraud case against Ladoja

EFCC closes N4.7bn fraud case against Ladoja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday closed its case against Rasheed Ladoja, a former governor of Oyo state.Ladoja had been charged with N4.7billion fraud before a federal high court in Lagos. He was charged alongside Waheed Akanbi, a former commissioner for finance in the state.The accused were brought before justice Mohammed Idris on December 14, 2016, for [...]

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    ‘N4.7bn fraud’: Ladoja bought cars from proceeds of Oyo shares’ sale, says EFCC

‘N4.7bn fraud’: Ladoja bought cars from proceeds of Oyo shares’ sale, says EFCC

Abubakar Madaki, a prosecution witness, on Thursday told a federal high court in Lagos that Rasheed Ladoja, former governor of Oyo, admitted taking part of proceeds of the sale of the state's shares.Madaki, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operative, gave evidence in the trial of Ladoja and Waheed Akanbi, a former finance commissioner in the state, for N4.7 [...]

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    ‘We can’t do without south-west’ — PDP begs aggrieved chairmanship aspirants

‘We can’t do without south-west’ — PDP begs aggrieved chairmanship aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it needs the full support of its members in the south-west to effectively execute its plan to regain political power in 2019.Seriake Dickson, chairman of the party's national reconciliation committee (NRC) and governor of Bayelsa state, said this when he led members of his committee to the region on Thursday.The committee visited the south-west [...]

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    Ladoja, former Oyo governor, returns to PDP

Ladoja, former Oyo governor, returns to PDP

Rasheed Ladoja, former Oyo governor, who defected to the Accord Party to contest the state’s governorship seat in the 2015 general elections, has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Ladoja, along with Seyi Makinde, a chieftain of the Social Democratic Party(SDP) in the state, moved to the PDP on Thursday in Ibadan, when Ahmed Makarfi, chairman of the PDP national [...]

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    Ladoja ‘bought 22 cars’ for lawmakers to evade impeachment

Ladoja ‘bought 22 cars’ for lawmakers to evade impeachment

Adewale Atanda, a prosecution witness, on Thursday told a federal high court in Lagos that Rashidi Ladoja (pictured left), former governor of Oyo state, purchased 22 cars for lawmakers in 2005.The witness, who served Ladoja as senior special executive assistant, gave the evidence at the resumed trial of the ex governor and his aide, Waheed Akanbi, charged with N4.7 billion [...]

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    Court strikes out Ladoja’s appeal against Ajimobi

Court strikes out Ladoja’s appeal against Ajimobi

The five-man panel of the court of appeal sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday unanimously struck out the petition filed by Rashidi Ladoja, the Oyo state governorship candidate of the Accord Party.Ladoja had approached the court to challenge the ruling of the governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Ibadan.The tribunal had on August 18 struck out an application filed by Ladoja [...]

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