Tag: Mike Ozekhome

Mike Ozekhome joins Nnamdi Kanu’s legal team

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has boosted his defence team as he employed the service of Mike Ozekhome, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN). This was observed as the lawyer arrived at the federal high court, Abuja, in the company of Ifeanyi Ejiofor,[Read More…]

Plan to carve a faction out of the NBA will not work Says Mike Ozekhome

Mike Ozekhome, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says the plan to carve a faction out of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) will not work. Following the controversy that trailed the withdrawal of invitation to Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, as a speaker at an NBA conference, some aggrieved lawyers indicated[Read More…]

Mike Ozekhome wants legal experts to interrogate Supreme Court judgement declaring Uzodinma winner

Mike Ozekhome, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says there is a need to interrogate the supreme court judgement declaring Hope Uzodinma winner of the 2019 Imo governorship election.  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Emeka Ihedioha winner of the election but Uzodinma, who came fourth, challenged the[Read More…]

Just In: Court orders Mohammed Adoke, Former Justice Minister remanded for 14 days

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in Maitama, Abuja has granted the request by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to remand former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mohamed Adoke for 14 days pending investigation. Justice Othman Musa, who is the[Read More…]

Buhari’s Minister Owns $43m EFCC Found In Lagos – Mike Ozekhome Says

Constitutional lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, says the millions of Dollars, Pounds and Naira, found in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, among other discoveries were meant to divert attention from the hunger, squalor, fear, disease, non-performance and cluelessness of APC government, adding a “serving Minister” owns the money. He added that[Read More…]

Lagos Lawyer, Mike Ozekhome Tells Court To Un-freeze His Account

  Lagos lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, has asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to vacate an interim order freezing his account. NewsWireNGR recalls that Justice Abdulazeez Anka, had on February 7 ordered a temporary forfeiture of N75million found in Ozekhome’s Guarantee Trust Bank account alleged to be proceeds of corruption[Read More…]

Finally, AIT Chair, Raymond Dokpesi Leaves Detention? After Spending Three Days In Kuje Prison

A businessman and founder of Daar Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, finally left detention on Wednesday after spending three days in Kuje prison in Abuja, where a Federal High Court in Abuja remanded him pending when he would meet the N400m bail conditions ?granted him with respect to N2.1bn fraud[Read More…]

Fresh Investigations Against Raymond Dokpesi, Over N8.7bn Received From Jonathan’s Govt

The Federal Government told an Abuja Federal High Court on Thursday that media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, former Chairman of Daar Communications, owner of African Independent Television received over N8.7 billion from the federal government on 27, January 2012 for the broadcast right of Nigeria hosting of the under-17. Rotimi[Read More…]

Daar Communications Did Not Execute Any Contract With The NSA’s Office Says Dokpesi Lawyer

Mike Ozekhome, attorney to embattled Raymond Dokpesi, has said he was not aware his client received money from Sambo Dasuki. The EFCC grilled Dopkesi Tuesday for  allegedly receiving N2.1 billion from the Dasuki’s office with no apparent reason for the payment. Ozekhome also said reports that  Dokpesi was  not arrested[Read More…]

Mike Ozekhome: Falana Crying More Than The Bereaved Over Saraki’s CCT Trial

Constitutional Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) has described the views of Chief Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN) and Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on the Supreme Court’s grant of stay of proceedings in the case against Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, as an incredible “perverse interpretation” of the law in[Read More…]