Court Dismisses Mompha’s No-Case Application, Tells Him To Open His Defense





A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, has dismissed a ‘no case submission’ filed by internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, aka Mompha, saying he has a case to answer.



Mompha was arraigned alongside a company called Ismalob Global Investment Ltd  by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on 22 -count charge bordering on fraud, money laundering, running a foreign exchange business without the authorisation of the Central Bank of Nigeria and declaration of false audit report



In his ruling on ‘no case submission filed by his lawyer, the presiding Judge, Mohammed Liman while dismissing the application declared that from the evidence aduce  before the court  by the prosecution witnesses on various counts of the charge, a prima facie  case has been established by the prosecution against the defendants. Therefore, the defendant has explanations to make on issues of retention of funds in Islamob account, money laundering, dealing in foreign exchange without authorization from the Central Bank of Nigeria and declaration of false audit report.





Consequently, “the no case submission’ is overruled” and the defendant is hereby called upon to enter defense” the judge ordered.



Thereafter,Justice Liman adjourned till March 10,,2021 for the defendant to open his defense.”




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