BREAKING: Again, EFCC Loses as Appeal Court Sets Ex-NIMASA Boss Free

Must Read

COVID-19: Buhari Sends Solidarity Message To UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his message of solidarity to UK's prime minister, Boris Johnson who was rushed into...

Covid-19: Ekiti Begins Distribution Of Palliatives (Photos)

Following the lockdown imposed on the nation as a result of the novel coronavirus, Ekiti state government has begun...

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia Expecting Up To 200,000 Cases Within Weeks – Minister

Saudi Arabia is expecting up to 200,000 coronavirus cases within weeks, the country's health minister, Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said today,...

COVID-19: Umahi Orders Production Of 200,000 Face Masks

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi has ordered the production of 200,000 face masks to combat the Coronavirus...

Covid-19: Fayose Canvasses Stomach Infrastructure To Save Lives

The immediate past governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has canvassed for stomach infrastructure at all levels as a...
A former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Raymond Omatseye who was sentenced to five years imprisonment has been set free.
A Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos state has overturned the judgment of the Federal High Court in Lagos which convicted a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Raymond Omatseye, and sentenced him to five years imprisonment.
Omatseye was on on June 6, 2016, convicted by Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of 24 out of the 27 counts pressed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
She sentenced him to five years imprisonment without an option of a fine. Angered by the ruling, Omatseye, proceeded on appeal, with his lawyer, Mr. Olusina Sofola (SAN), describing Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia’s judgment as unreasonable and urged the appellate court to overturn it.
In a judgment on Thursday, the Court of Appeal agreed with Sofola and overturned Omatseye’s conviction.
More details later…

Source: Tori

- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -