Emefiele packs out of CBN governor’s quarters

March 3, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Embattled former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele is moving out of the apex bank Governors’ quarters in Lagos. Blueprint report that Emefiele was accompanied to the quarters by a team led by the CBN Special Investigator, Jim Obazee. The former CBN’s helsman is moving his personal effects from the building located on Glover Road, Ikoyi. Read More

Alleged defamation: Emefiele move to slam N25bn lawsuit on Akpabio

February 21, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The immediate-past Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has vowed to sue the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, for alleged defamation. The Senate president had at Senator Barinada Mpigi’s thanksgiving service in Koroma, Tai Local Government Area, Rivers State on February 18, stated that President Bola Tinubu’s administration did not know the crime to charge Emefiele with. He added that Read More

Breaking: Emefiele returns to court, pleads not guilty to FG’s fresh charges

January 19, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned the immediate past Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Godwin Emefiele, before Justice Hamza Muazu of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), sitting at Maitama, Abuja. The anti-graft agency, on behalf of the Federal Government, re-arraigned the embattled Emefiele on a 20-count charge bordering on conferring corrupt advantage, Read More

Breaking: Court grants Emefiele permission to travel out

January 18, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Federal Capital Territory High Court has granted the request of a former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, to travel out of Abuja. The court, however, said Emefiele must remain in the country. In his bail terms, he was restricted to the FCT. Emefiele, through his lawyer, Mathew Bukka, had requested for a variation of the terms. Read More

Ohanaeze youth urge Tinubu to release Emefiele, seek diligent prosecution

December 5, 2023 Paul Okah 0

An Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Youth Movement, has urged President Bola Tinubu to release former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, from detention and obey the subsisting court order on his release. The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja last Tuesday commenced the trial of Emefiele, with three witnesses exonerating him of wrongdoings in Read More

Emefiele’s case adjourned till 2024

November 28, 2023 Admin III 0

The Federal Capital Territory High Court has adjourned the alleged procurement fraud suit against former Central Bank of Nigeria’s Governor, Godwin Emefiele till January 18, 2024. Emefiele is being arraigned for using his position to award a contract for the procurement of 43 vehicles worth N1.2 billion between 2018 and 2020 to Sa’adatu Yaro, a staff member of the CBN. Read More

Breaking: Another Court grants Emefiele bail

November 22, 2023 Admin III 0

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama has granted bail to former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. He was granted bail in the sum of N300 million. In a ruling on Wednesday, Justice Hamza Muazu held that Emefiele should produce two sureties, who must have landed property in the Maitama District Read More

Breaking: Court sends Emefiele to Kuje prison

November 17, 2023 Admin III 0

Justice Hamza Muazu of the High Court of the Abuja Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has ordered that the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, be remanded in Kuje prison pending the determination of his request for bail. Emefiele will remain in prison until November 22, 2023 when the court will deliver a ruling on his Read More

Citizens Watch ‘uncovers’ plots to re-arrest Emefiele

November 10, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

A group, Nigeria Citizens Watch for Good Governance, has expressed concerns over alleged plots to re-arrest the former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, calling on the judiciary to enforce compliance with its orders. The group, in a statement signed by its chairman, Malam Ahmed Yahuza Tanimu, said the ex-CBN governor “just like every other citizen has Read More

Breaking: Court grants Emefiele bail

November 8, 2023 Admin III 0

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama has granted bail to the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. Justice Olukayode Adeniyi admitted Emefiele to bail in a ruling delivered a moment ago on Wednesday November 8, 2023, and handed him to his lawyers, who shall produce him in court on November Read More

Breaking: At last, EFCC produces Emefiele in Court

November 8, 2023 Admin III 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has produced the detained Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele before an Abuja High Court sitting at Maitama. Justice Olukayode Adeniyi had in a ruling on November 2, 2023 ordered the anti-graft agency to either release the erstwhile boss of the apex bank who has been in detention Read More

Again, EFCC fails to produce Emefiele in court

November 6, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

Justice Olukayode Adegbola Adeniyi of the FCT High Court has reaffirmed his earlier order that former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele be either released on bail or be produced in Court. The court has therefore ordered that the embattled ex-CBN helmsman be produced in court on Wednesday November 8 for the purpose of admitting him to bail. Read More

Breaking: Court orders Emefiele’s release from EFCC custody

November 2, 2023 Admin III 0

The Federal Capital Territory High Court has ordered the unconditional and immediate release of the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele. Justice O.A. Adeniyi made the order following an ex-parte motion filed by Emefiele. In the motion, the ex-CBN governor was seeking his release from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) pending Read More

Emefiele freed from DSS, now in EFCC net

October 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, regained his freedom Thursday night and was immediately picked up by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), according to multiple sources. Emefiele is being interrogated and there are indications that fresh charges will be filed against him. Emefiele had been in the custody of the Department Read More

Emefiele’s siblings withdraw case against DSS, AGF

August 23, 2023 Admin III 0

George and Okanta, who are the siblings of the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele, have withdrawn their case against the Department of State Service (DSS). They notified the presiding judge, Justice E Okpe, of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, of discountenance of the case on Wednesday. The judge in turn struck out Read More

VIDEO: Emefiele weeps in court

August 17, 2023 Admin III 0

The suspended governor Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, on Thursday, wept. He wept while he was in Court after the High court of the Federal Capital Territory adjourned his arraignment to August 23, 2023. The case stalled due to the absence of another defendant, Sa’adatu Yaro, in a corruption and conspiracy case brought against them by the Federal government.  Read More

Breaking: Court strikes out firearm charge against Emefiele

August 17, 2023 Admin III 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has struck out the firearm charges against the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The presiding judge, Justice Nicholas Oweibo, on Thursday struck out the charge for want of diligent prosecution. This come after the withdrawal application made by the Director of Public Prosecution of the Ministry of Read More

Breaking: FG slams fresh charges on Emefiele

August 15, 2023 Admin III 0

The Federal Government has filed 20 charges against the suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) at the Federal Ministry of Justice Mohammed Bakodo Abubakar made this known while speaking with journalists in Abuja. One of the counts accuses Emefiele of “conferring unlawful advantages”. The Read More

Emefiele and his mob sympathisers

August 7, 2023 Chibuike Ohaegbulam 0

Once upon a time, there was a man called Godwin Emefiele who lived and worked in a country known as Nigeria. Emefiele was a banker and rose to be the Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank. In 2014, Emefiele was appointed the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). He became very powerful. Very influential that he discarded his old Read More

Arewa, Ohanaeze Youths urge DSS to obey court order, release Emefiele

August 4, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

…Felicitate suspended CBN gov on 62nd birthday anniversary Civil Society Central Coordinating Council (CSCCC), and socio-cultural groups, namely Arewa Consultative Youth Movement and Ohanaeze Youth Movement, have urged President Bola Ahmed Bola to direct the Department of State Services (DSS) to obey the subsisting Court Order on the release of the suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, Read More

CSO kicks against re-arrest of Emefiele

July 26, 2023 Lekan Olaseinde 0

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), African Centre for Justice and Human Rights (ACJHR), has described the rearrest of suspended CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele by the Department of State Services (DSS) on grounds of terrorism as “void and laughable”. The CSO wondered why the suspended CBN boss was re-arrested “after a court judgement has voided the terrorism allegations, barring them from Read More

Breaking: Prison officials withdraw, as DSS re-arrests Emefiele

July 25, 2023 Admin III 0

The officials of Nigerian Correctional Service withdrew as the operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) re-arrested the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. He was re-arrested shortly after being granted bail at the Federal High Court premises in Lagos. Recall that the DSS operatives and officials of the Nigeria Correctional Service had engaged Read More

DSS, prison officials ‘fight’ over Emefiele after bail

July 25, 2023 Admin III 0

There was pandemonium at the premises of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, following an attempt by the Departmenr of State Security Service to rearrest former governor of Central Bank Godwin Emefiele. Emefiele was charged by the office of the Attorney General of the Federation office under the Ministry of Justice. He is standing trial before Justice Nicholas Read More