MONUMENTAL FRAUD: COURT FREEZES LAGOS ASSEMBLY SPEAKER’S BANK ACCOUNTS

  Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the temporary freezing of three accounts belonging to the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa. The order was pursuant to a motion ex parte filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission which is investigating the Speaker for alleged fraud. According to the court papers obtained by Sahara Reporters marked FHC/L/CS/1069/2020, Obasa’s three accounts with Standard Chartered Bank are under restriction pending the conclusion of the substantive probe. They include: a United States Dollar account…

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HOW LAGOS ASSEMBLY MEMBERS’ WIVES BLEW 100MIL ON TRIP TO DUBAI, SPEAKER OBASA EXPLAINS

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, on Saturday appeared before the House panel of enquiry on the corruption allegations levelled against him by an online medium. Obasa told the panel that the allegations were untrue and that they were the handiwork of his enemies. The Speaker appeared before the nine-man fact-finding panel of the House headed by Mr Victor Akande (Ojo Constituency I) at the House chamber. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that an online medium had reported on May 23 that at least 64…

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