Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has adjourned sine die the ongoing trial of a former governor of Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja.
Ladoja is facing trial alongside a former Commissioner for Finance in the state, Waheed Akanbi, for allegedly laundering a sum of N4.7bn from the coffers of Oyo State government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Gombe Zonal office today arraigned the duo of Senator Saidu Umar Kumo (Garkuwan Gombe) and Hon. Nuhu Poloma before Justice Nehizena Apolabi of the Federal High Court Gombe on five counts conspiracy and money laundering.
Justice P. I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City on Tuesday September 25, 2018 convicted and sentenced five persons to one year imprisonment each on a two count charge bordering on oil theft. The convicts are Ernest Seimodei, Fred Kemezide, Friday Ojugbeli, Lucky Okpowo and Samuel Chidi Akomas. The court also convicted their company, De-Ernesto oil and Gas Nigeria Limited.