A Lagos State High court sitting in Tafawa Balewa on Monday ordered the remand of Chidinma Ojukwu and Adedapo Quadri, alleged killers of the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Michael Usifo Ataga.
The two defendants are facing an eight-count charge before bordering on conspiracy, murder, stabbing, forgery, making of bank statements and stealing preferred against them by the Lagos State Government.
The first defendant’s sister Chioma Egbuchu, is facing the ninth-count charge of stealing iPhone 7, belonging to late Ataga.
The Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution DPP, Mrs. Olayinka Adeyemi, told the count that the defendants conspired among themselves and allegedly murdered the deceased on June 15, 2021.
She said that the incident took place at 19, Adewale Oshin Street, in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
The DPP said that Ojukwu and the second defendant allegedly killed the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, by stabbing him severally with a knife on his neck and chest.
Adeyemi said that the duo also allegedly conspired to commit forgery, by procuring and making Access and UBA Bank account statements purported to have been made by the deceased.
The duo was also alleged to have forged First United Bank account statement of one Mary, from June 1, 2021.
The Prosecutor further accused Ojukwu and Quadri, of allegedly forging an international passport and a driver’s licence in Chidinma’s name.
In count eight, Chidinma was accused of stealing two iPhones, an iPhone 7 and an iPhone 11, one Apple MacBook Laptop and ATM cards of Access and GT Banks belonging to the late Usifo Ataga from which the sum of N380,000 was subsequently withdrawn.