DEAD NBA CHAIRMAN WAS MEMBER/OF OUR FRAUD GANG, SUSPECT REVEALS WHY THEY ASSASSINATED HIM

Thirty-nine-year-old Kenechukwu Eze, a native of Amoli Edem in the Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, on Wednesday, said his gang members killed one Emmanuel Agundu because he withheld the N18m they realised from Internet fraud. The money was reportedly paid into his Nigerian bank account. Agundu, who was the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Udenu branch, was shot on August 15, 2018, at Obollo-Afor in the Udenu Local Government Area of the state by unidentified gunmen around 7pm, but he survived the attack. However, on September 2,…

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20MIL FRAUD: HOW EX-NBA OFFICIALS DIVERTED ASSOCIATION’S MONEY

Alleged N20m Fraud: How Ex-NBA Chairmen Diverted Association’s Funds- Witness The ongoing trial of two former chairmen of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Ikeja Branch, Lagos, Adesina Ogunlana and Yinka Farounbi, for an alleged N20.1million fraud before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos continued on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, with a prosecution witness, Thelma Coco-Bassey, further revealing how the defendants diverted the Association’s funds. Both Ogunlana and Farounbi were arraigned alongside Kappo Aderinola, a former Treasurer of the NBA, Ikeja branch, on Wednesday, May…

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2 FORMER NBA CHAIRMEN CHARGED TO COURT FOR DEFRAUDING THE ASSOCIATION

Two former chairmen of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Adesina Ogunlana and Yinka Farounbi were on Wednesday arraigned for allegedly defrauding the association of N20 million. Also arraigned was a former treasurer of the branch, Aderinola Kappo Mr Farounbi served as NBA chairman between 2014 and 2016 with Kappo serving as treasurer during the period. Mr Ogunlana served as chairman from 2016 to 2018. The trio are jointly charged with conspiracy to steal. Mr Ogunlana is charged with 15-counts of stealing and one-count of money laundering,…

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EDO NBA BARS MEMBERS FROM REPRESENTING KIDNAPPERS, ARMED ROBBERS IN COURT

The Benin Branch of the Nigeria Bar Association(NBA) on Thursday forbade its members from handling cases of kidnapping. This development was announced on Thursday in a communique signed by Collins Ogiegbaen and Pius Oiwoh, the Chairman and Secretary of the association, in Benin The resolution of the association was necessiated by the incessant cases of kidnap and attempted kidnap of its members “The branch hereby orders the immediate withdrawal of services of all lawyers registered with it from defending persons charged with the grievous and felonious offences of kidnapping and…

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GUNMEN ABDUCT FORMER NBA CHAIRMAN

Gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday abducted the immediate past Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Jalingo branch, Mr Joel Ubandoma. Ubandoma was picked in his house in Mayo-Dassa area of Jalingo at about 1:00am on Wednesday, a family source told newsmen in Jalingo. Confirming the development, the Publicity Secretary of NBA in the branch, Mr Boniface Iorkumbur, said the association received the news of the abduction with shock and prayed for his quick release. “We woke up this morning with the devastating news of the abduction of…

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