Federal Republic of Nigeria v. Doctor Peter Kolawole Ojedele and Ali Ahmadu.


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 CASE DETAILS 

Offence :

1 Charge of 9 Counts involving N231,007,101.76

Detained Location :

Akure,Ondo State

Case Number :

FHC/AK/25C/2018

More Information :

The (2) two defendants were senior public officers to wit: Director General and Bursar respectively at the National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), they were arrested and charged upon a petitioned by one of the staff at agency. The (9) nine counts for which they are standing trials are as follows: (2) two counts of obtaining the sum of 208,007,101.76 Two Hundred and Eight Million, Seven Thousand and One Hundred and one Hundred Naira and seventy Six Kobo from the federal government under false pretense that the money was for emolument for the year 2011 and 2012 respectively. (2) two counts of misappropriation wit ;buying a Prado Jeep worth 14,000,000,000 Fourteen Million Naira which was not budgeted for and also paying the sum of 9,000,000,000 Nine Million Naira to Midlands Insurance Broker for staff life Insurance policy which was not budgeted for. (5) five counts of forgery of documents being 2011 Staff Nominal Roll, 2012 Staff Nominal Roll, 2013 Staff Nominal Roll, 2014 Staff Nominal Roll and 2015 Staff Nominal Roll which were included in the budget proposal of NIEPA of each respective year. Seven (7) witnesses from prosecution team.

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  • Case ID: 155775099212

    13-05-2019 01:41 pm

    5th February 2019 All parties were in court except the PW1 who was to conclude his Examination and cross-examination. The prosecution informed the court that PW1 called and told him he was down with malaria while he was on transit to court. The counsel to the 1st defendant expressed his displeasure to court as regards the attitude of the prosecution from the beginning of the case. They have 7 witnesses and none of them have been examined. He further urged the court to allow other witnesses to give their evidence because there is no provision of law that mandates a witness to conclude before another witness can be examined. He also told the court that his Client is under suspension without pay. Counsel to the 2nd defendant reiterates the fact that all adjournments was at the instance of the prosecution. He expressed the negative impact of the trial on his Client even though he is being paid while on suspension. He urged the court to close the case if the prosecution comes to court with another frivolous excuse on the next date of adjournment. The prosecution pleaded again and told the court that the issues of suspension without being paid mention by the 1st defendant’s Counsel is not the business of a criminal court.

  • Case ID: 155775099212

    13-05-2019 01:43 pm

    12th April 2019 PW1 was in court and was cross-examined by 1st


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