COURT REVOKES FORMER BANK MD’S BAIL, SENDS HIM TO PRISON

An Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos has revoked and remanded a former Managing Director of MainStreet Bank Registrar Limited, Chester Onyeamachi Ukandu who was earlier granted bail on an offence of forgery. Ukandu was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on March 19, 2018, on a three-count charge bordering on forgery and impersonation. Ukandu, who was docked alongside one Mr Achi George, was alleged by the EFCC to have forged documents purportedly emanating from the Corporate Affairs Commission (C.A.C.) Justice Olusola Williams, however, revoked Ukandu’s bail following…

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COURT SACKS APC LAWMAKER FOR AGE FALSIFICATION, DIRECTS ANOTHER PARTYMAN TO PICK TICKET

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has nullified the election of a member-elect representing Yola South/Yola North/Girei Federal constituency of Adamawa state, Abdulrauf Modibbo for age falsification. Justice Inyang Ekwo held on Friday that Modibbo, who was declared the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries, held on October 7, 2018, in Yola, and eventually represented the APC in the 2019 general elections, which he won, was not qualified to contest both elections. Modibbo’s closest rival Mustapha Usman had challenged the victory in a suit, where he alleged…

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84.6MIL FRAUD: ENUGU WONDER BANK, KSLEY OWNER ARRESTED

N84.6m Fraud: EFCC Arrests Fugitive Owner of Enugu Wonder Bank, KSLEY Mega Vision The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu zonal office has arrested Kingsley Amechi Ubenyi, the operator of a defunct Enugu-based Wonder Bank, KSLEY Mega Vision who is standing trial on alleged illegal operation of a financial institution and obtaining the sum N84,600,000 (Eighty Four Million, Six Hundred Thousand Naira) from hundreds of his victims. Ubenyi’s arrest on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, followed a bench warrant issued by Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court, Enugu…

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WAEC CERTIFICATE FORGERY: KWARA PDP DENIES BEING BEHIND GOVERNOR-ELECT’S ORDEAL

Tunde Oyekola, Ilorin The Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said It had no hand in a case filed against the state governor-elect, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazak, accusing him of allegedly forging his West African Examinations Council’s certificate. The party made its position known in a statement in Ilorin by its state ublicity Secretary, Tunde Ashaolu. It said instead of accusing the PDP of being behind the suit, the All Progressives Congress should advise the governor-elect to defend himself in court. The statement read in part, “Our…

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