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Court Adjourns Patience Jonathan’s $15.5m Case To April 3

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A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, yesterday adjourned till April 3, the trial of suspects in the $15.5m allegedly belonging to former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.

The defendants in the suit are Dr. Waripamo Emmanuel Dudafa, a former employee of Skye Bank Plc, Adedamola Bolodeoku and a lawyer, Amajuoyi Briggs.

The companies charged along with the defendants, had on November 13, 2016, pleaded guilty to conspiring to launder the said $15, 591, 700.

The firms are Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Limited, Trans Ocean Property and Investment Company Limited and Avalon Global Property Development Limited.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned the defendants on charges bordering on a 17-count of conspiracy, money laundering and fraud.

They were alleged to have conspired to retain over $15 million, which they reasonably ought to have known to be part of the proceeds of crime.

At the resumed trial, the prosecutor, Mr. Rotimi Oyedepo tendered some documents through a Deputy Manager in Skye Bank, Uche Obiakor, who had earlier given evidence on how the defendants opened accounts with the bank.

After listening to arguments from parties, the court adjourned the matter to April 3.

Source: Guardian

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Genevieve Nnaji Reacts To Arrest Of #EndSARS Protesters In Kano

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Genevieve Nnaji Reacts To Arrest Of #EndSARS Protesters In Kano

Actress, Genevieve Nnaji slammed Department of State Services (DSS) after reports emerged that they have arrested protesters in Kano.

Genevieve, who has been very supportive of the nationwide protest against police brutality and bad governance, saw the news on Twitter and reacted angrily to it.

In Nnaji’s words:

“Hope y’all have a big enough cell because we are all leaders. Unlike you who was appointed to serve us. At what point did you go from ‘what you will do for the people’ during your campaign, to what you will do to us now?? Anyway, Sha #ENDBADGOVERNANCE #EndSARS”

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Thugs set prisoners free after hijacking #EndSARS protest in Edo (videos)

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Thugs set prisoners free after hijacking #EndSARS protest in Edo (videos)

There has been a jailbreak at the Oko Prison in Benin City, Edo state on Monday morning, October 19.

According to reports, suspected thugs hijacked the peaceful end SARS protest, stormed the prison facility, and overpowered the prison officials before setting the prisoners free.

One of the prisoners who escaped said he has been awaiting trial for two years.

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Flood allegedly hijacks the new mansion of Delta State Deputy Speaker Hon Osanebi Ossai

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Deputy speaker of Delta state House of Assembly, Ossai Osanebi is currently trending online after reports of Flood allegedly hijacking his new mansion in Delta State.

A Facebook user by name Oge Okonkwo-Osinkor reported the incident with the caption

“Hon Osanebi Ossai Friday mansion taken over by flood. Bad one”

On your first visit to his office, friendly aides direct you to an upper room reception where you fill a visitors form, indicating your purpose of visit.

After assurances that “Honourable would soon attend to all of you”, the aides usher you into the elaborate office of Rt. Hon. Friday Osanebi, the member representing Ndokwa East Constituency at the Delta State House of Assembly.

Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi, at first meeting is a positive, calm, well-defined gentleman, and detribalized personality.

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