The trial of John Yakubu Yusufu, a former Director of Police Pension Office who is being prosecuted before Justice Adamu Bello of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, could not go on today, March 4, 2013 following severe discomfort by the accused person that raised fears of ill-health. Consequently, the matter was adjourned to April 22, 2013.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, March 4, 2013 arraigned a former Kogi Central Senatorial candidate, Alhaji Abdulazeez Bello Azeez, before Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, on a two count charge bordering on conspiracy to obtain money by false pretence and forgery, contrary to section 363 of the Criminal Laws No 34 Vol. 44 Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.
He pleaded not guilty to the charges.
An Ogun State High Court sitting in Abeokuta on Friday, March 1, 2013 adjourned proceedings in a case involving a former governor of the State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel till April 22, 2013. The adjournment followed an application by Taiwo Osipitan, SAN, counsel to Daniel asking the court to stay proceedings pending the determination of an appeal filed at the Court of Appeal against Justice Olanrewaju Mabekoje's refusal to quash counts 1-13 of the charges preferred against Daniel relating to fraudulent conversion of the state's land for his personal use.