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    Court grants Maina’s son N60m bail

Court grants Maina’s son N60m bail

A federal high court in Abuja has granted Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), a N60 million bail.Okon Abang, the presiding judge, ruled that the defendant should produce a surety who must be a member of the house of representatives in like sum.He said the surety must possess a landed property anywhere [...]

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    Court orders Sowore’s release

Court orders Sowore’s release

A federal high court in Abuja has ordered the release of Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow Movement.Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and Sowore's counsel, earlier said the bail conditions set by the court have been met.The release order dated November 6 and signed by Ijeoma Ojukwu, the judge, was directed to the Department of State Services (DSS) where [...]

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    Nnamdi Kanu: I’m ready to face trial in Nigeria if my safety is guaranteed

Nnamdi Kanu: I’m ready to face trial in Nigeria if my safety is guaranteed

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says he is ready to face trial in Nigeria if his safety is guaranteed by the court.Kanu spoke through Ifeanyi Ejiofor, his counsel, on Thursday, at the federal high court in Abuja.Ejiofor told the court that they had filed an application to restore the IPOB leader’s bail so he could continue [...]

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    Sweden declines Trump’s request to free ASAP Rocky

Sweden declines Trump’s request to free ASAP Rocky

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    R. Kelly denied bail in sex crime trial

R. Kelly denied bail in sex crime trial

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    Appeal court orders FG to release Dasuki, reviews his bail conditions

Appeal court orders FG to release Dasuki, reviews his bail conditions

The court of appeal sitting in Abuja has granted Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), a N100 million bail.In a certified true copy (CTC) of a judgement dated July 10 and seen  by TheCable, the appellate court asked the retired colonel to provide sureties in like sum.The suit marked CA/A/806/2018 has the director-general of Department of State Services [...]

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    Senator Abbo granted bail after spending night in custody

Senator Abbo granted bail after spending night in custody

The federal capital territory police command has granted bail to Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north.According to Premium Times, Bala Ciroma, the state police commissioner, said Abbo was allowed to go home around noon on Friday after meeting "a set of administrative conditions for his bail."The senator had honoured police invitation over the assault of a nursing mother at a [...]

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    Court grants Naira Marley N2m bail

Court grants Naira Marley N2m bail

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    Melaye regains freedom after fresh arraignment

Melaye regains freedom after fresh arraignment

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has regained his freedom after spending about two weeks in detention.The senator has been in custody since January 4. He surrendered to the police after a special team laid siege to his residence in Abuja for eight days.The police accused the senator of culpable homicide.It was alleged that some supporters of the lawmaker [...]

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    Deji Adeyanju sent back to prison over fresh allegations

Deji Adeyanju sent back to prison over fresh allegations

Deji Adeyanju, a political activist and convener of Concerned Nigerians, has again been remanded in prison over allegations of incitement.He was arraigned before a magistrate court in Abuja on Tuesday, a day after he was released from prison.He was arraigned on fresh charges bothering on inciting public disturbance, criminal defamation and cyberstalking.The arraignment followed a petition written against him by [...]

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    Over 100 Shi’ites arraigned, granted bail

Over 100 Shi’ites arraigned, granted bail

The police have arraigned over 100 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) before an Abuja magistrate court for alleged disturbance of public peace.Among the IMN members - better known as Shiites - arraigned before the court on Thursday were more than 10 women.They were arrested on Tuesday following a violent protest in Wuse part of Abuja. They had [...]

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    Fayose regains freedom — after 13 days in EFCC custody

Fayose regains freedom — after 13 days in EFCC custody

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has regained freedom after 13 days in custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Fayose, who is facing trial for alleged money laundering and abuse of office, walked into the commission's head office in Abuja on October 16.He was subsequently flown to Lagos and arraigned at a federal high court in Ikoyi. [...]

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    Nnamdi Kanu: Why I skipped bail

Nnamdi Kanu: Why I skipped bail

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), says he was granted conditional bail to be "caged" along with the secessionist group.Kanu, who is facing trial for alleged treason, was granted bail in April 2017 by a federal high court sitting in Abuja.He, however, skipped bail after flouting all the conditions given to him by the court, including [...]

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    Court to rule on Zakzaky’s bail application in October

Court to rule on Zakzaky’s bail application in October

A Kaduna state high court has fixed October 4 for ruling on the bail application for Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), and his wife, Zeenat.Zakzaky has been in detention since December 2015 when members of IMN also known as Shi’ites, clashed with soldiers in Zaria, Kaduna state.Over 300 people were said to have been killed [...]

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    DSS ‘bows to pressure’, arraigns journalist detained since 2016

DSS ‘bows to pressure’, arraigns journalist detained since 2016

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday arraigned Jones Abiri, a journalist who has been in its custody since 2016, at a magistrate court in Abuja.Abiri, publisher of the Weekly Source, a newspaper based in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, was picked up by agents of the DSS on the allegation that he is the leader of joint revolutionary council of the Joint [...]

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    Court rejects Nyame’s bail application

Court rejects Nyame’s bail application

A federal high court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the bail application filed on behalf of Jolly Nyame, ex-governor of Taraba state. Nyame is currently  in Kuje prison, Abuja, after a judge handed him a 14-year jail sentence on May 30.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had accused Nyame of criminally misappropriating the funds while he served as governor between 1999 and [...]

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