Court orders public defender to takeover Evans' case
Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court, yesterday, ordered the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender (OPD) to take over the defence for alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike
You’ll have to defend yourself, furious judge warns alleged kidnap kingpin Evans
Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday told alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans that he will have to defend himself in his criminal trial if he comes to court without legal representation.
Policemen killed by soldiers ‘arrested Evans, rescued Buhari’s in-law’
An assistant superintendent of police, Vincent Maxwell, on Thursday said the officers killed by soldiers in Taraba State were among the best on the inspector-general of police’s intelligence response team (IRT).
Police arrest Evans arms supplier after two years manhunt
A 46-year-old notorious arms dealer, Godwin Chinyere, who was alleged to have sold most of the firearms, ammunition and rocket launchers used by billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Owuamadike, A.k.A Evans has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT). Evans who was arrested on June 2017 in his mansion at the…
Lagos government invites Falana to testify against Evans in kidnapping case
The Lagos State government yesterday filed an application seeking to add to the list of witnesses a human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) to testify in the trial of the suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans at an Igbosere High Court, Lagos. Prosecution counsel, Mr. Y.G. Oshoala, told Justice Adedayo Akintoye that…
Alleged billionaire kidnapper, Evans, engages new lawyer
Suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, on trial for several cases of kidnapping, on Friday complied with the order of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos asking him to get a new counsel.
Get counsel or I appoint legal aid for you, judge orders Evans
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Lagos Special Offences Court, Ikeja yesterday ordered the alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (alias Evans) to defend himself, get a counsel or she would appoint a legal aid for him. The trial judge’s order followed the absence of the defence counsel, Mr. Olanrewaju Ajanaku, who had on three consecutive occasions…
Court jails Evans’ gang members for 41 years
An Ikeja High Court sitting in Lagos State yesterday sentenced two former gang members of billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans to 41 years in prison. Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo sentenced the convicts, 32-year-old Kelvin Emenike Ukoh and Emeka Obasi, 33 over the abduction of one Ugoje Jude, a shipping agent, and his employee,…
Abduction victim narrates encounter with Evans
An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos heard on Friday that kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, known popularly as Evans, was the driver...
Again, Evans fails to stop trial in fifth arraignment
A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere yesterday dismissed another application by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, seeking to stop his fifth arraignment. Justice Adedayo Akintoye upheld the argument of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Titilayo Shitta-Bey, that a prima facie case has been established against the defendant. The judge held that…
Lagos court refuses to quash charges against Evans, rearraigned
Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos again discharged the application seeking to quash the charges preferred against the suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, by the Lagos State Government.