Fraud: Court Dismisses Mompha’s No-Case Application, Asks Him To Open Defence

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has dismissed the no-case application filed by Nigerian big boy, Ismail Mustapha popularly known as Mompha, ordering him to  him to open his defense immediately.
Recall that the social media sensation and businessman and his firm, Ismalob Global Investment Ltd, were on March 4, 2020 re-arraigned before Liman on 22 counts of alleged money laundering and cyber fraud.
Justice Mohammed Liman who presided the case held that the evidence and testimonies provided by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witnesses established a prima facie case against him.
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This, according to Liman, requires him to explain himself. The judge then directed that Mompha and his co- defendant to open their defence on March 10.Mompha
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