Your daily list of law headlines:
Sahara Reporters: According to SR, Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have discovered more damning evidence that Rickey Tarfa SAN, currently undergoing trial for alleged bribery to a judge, transferred huge sums of money to several other judges, including a female member of the Court of Appeal, Justice Uwani Abba-Aji, who reportedly received N8 million from Mr. Tarfa. Justice Abba-Aji played a key role in election petition cases in the hotly contested states of Delta and Akwa Ibom after the 2015 general elections.
BBC: Police in Australia have charged a 16-year-old with preparing an act of terrorism, saying they believe he was plotting to target Anzac Day services, he was denied bail and is due to appear in a children’s court today. If convicted he faces life in prison.
Sahara Reporters: Baker Hughes Group has approached a Federal High Court in Lagos with a petition seeking an order to wind up Belbop Nigeria Limited, an oil company said to be owned by Nigerian businessman, Mike Adenuga. Baker Hughes Group claims that Belbop is indebted to it to the tune of $12, 092,531.66 which is the payment due to it for the services it rendered to Belbop for the development and operation of an oil block.
Vanguard: Jose Mourinho has signed a contract with Manchester United to become their next manager with an announcement expected before the end of the season. Continue reading “Legal Headline News 25/04/2015”