Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal court judgement sentencing his client to 7 years imprisonment

Counsel to Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abel Ozoko, has vowed to appeal the judgement of a Federal High Court in Abuja which sentenced his client to seven years in prison on Tuesday over charges bordering on money laundering.   Justice Okon Abang convicted Metuh on seven counts of money laundering and criminal diversion of funds to the tune of N400 million.   Briefing journalists after the judgement, Metuh’s lawyer said that the judgement was a bad one and that the judge was only carrying…

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FFK drags Kayode Ogundamisi for mocking him after court convicted and sentenced Olisa Metuh

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has slammed journalist, Kayode Ogundamisi, who took to his twitter handle to taunt him shortly after Justice Okon Abang sentenced former PDP National spokesperson, Olisa Metuh to 7 years imprisonment for money laundering and other financial crimes.   Mr Fani-Kayode, who was the Director of Publicity of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s presidential campaign organisation for the 2015 election, is currently standing trial for allegedly conspiring with some persons to directly and indirectly, retain the campaign funds which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission claim they ought to…

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Court Sentences Olisa Metuh To 7years In Prison After 4 Years Trial

  Olisa Metu was the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The embattled politician has been under trial for money laundering and criminal diversion of funds to the tune of N400 million. Justice Okon Abang handed down the sentence in his judgement on seven counts brought against Metuh and his company, Destra investment, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).   The judgment came after the counrt found Metuh, guilty of some of the charges leveled against him. Justice Okon Abang found Metuh guilty of…

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Update: Court remands teenager who set 24-year-old girlfriend ablaze in Lagos for allegedly cheating on him

The 18-year-old suspected internet fraudster, Victor Oji, who set his girlfriend Tolani Mariam, 24, ablaze in Iba Town in Ojo Lagos, was remanded on Tuesday by an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court.   The Magistrate, Mrs A. Kusanu, did not take the teenager’s plea, but ordered that he should be kept at the Ikoyi Custodial Centre, Lagos, pending advice from the state director of public prosecutions. Kusanu adjourned the case until Feb. 19.   Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Jimah Iseghede, told the court that the defendant committed the crime on Dec.…

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NIGERIAN BILLIONAIRE SINGER DAVIDO DRAGGED TO COURT OVER N4, 000,000 (Four Million Naira) FRAUD

Osun State born Nigerian billionaire hip pop singer David Adedeji Adeleke aka DAVIDO has been dragged before Igbosere Magistrate Court 2 Lagos State over an alleged fraud of N4, 000,000.00 (Four Million Naira). The matter which came up for mentioning today 23rd May, 2019 as No 16 on the case list at Magistrate Court 2 Igbosere. Listed as Defendants in the suit marked MCL/702/19 are: David Adedeji Adeleke (Davido) – his Personal Assistant: Busari Idris Temitiope (Alias Aloma) and; Davido Music Worldwide Limited music label. When the matter was called,…

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Breaking news: Court Orders Heritage Bank To Seize Hip TV CEO, Ayo Animashaun’s Collateral Property to Reclaim Over N180million Debt

The Federal High Court, Ikoyi Division, last week, issued an order to Heritage Bank to seize the property of Smooth Promotions Limited, Owners of HIP TV, following their failure to pay back a loan sum of over 180 Million Naira. The property which is situated at No. 4 Ogundana Street, Off Allen Avenue, Ikeja was reportedly provided as collateral by Ayo Animashaun, and has been taken possession of by the bank. Going by the court injunction published on Thisday Newspapers, Heritage Bank is expected to take over all properties provided…

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Court orders arrest of Monalisa Chinda again

A Lagos high court, sitting at Igbosere has once again ordered the arrest of Monalisa Chinda over tax evasion. The presiding judge, Adedayo Akintoye, renewed the order for her arrest following her failure to appear in court for trial, since 2017. She adjourned further proceedings till June 5. When the case was mentioned, neither Coker nor her lawyer was present in court. The prosecuting counsel Babatunde Sumonu reminded the court that the bench warrant issued for her arrest is yet to be executed. Consequently Justice Akintoye ordered that “the bench…

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