Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Court"

    For the 5th time, FG fails to produce Dasuki in court

For the 5th time, FG fails to produce Dasuki in court

The trial of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), at an Abuja high court did not commence ‎on Thursday owing to the inability of the federal government to make him available.Dasuki is facing 22-count charges of money laundering and criminal breach of trust brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Over the course of his trial, [...]

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    Sex-starved wife seeks dissolution of 9-yr-old marriage

Sex-starved wife seeks dissolution of 9-yr-old marriage

Rofiat Hussein, a housewife, on Friday asked an Ojaoba Sharia court of arbitration in Ibadan to dissolve the 9-year-old union with Nurain, her husband, based on sexual starvation and neglect.Narrating her ordeal, Rofiat said her husband had neglected her in every area of marital life, including sex.“As soon as we wedded, Nurain directed me to become a full time housewife, [...]

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Man receives 6 strokes of cane for fondling lady’s buttocks

A Gudu upper area court, FCT, on Thursday sentenced a 26-year-old Wilfred Inacho to six strokes of the cane for fondling a lady’s buttocks.[...]

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    Court grants Agbele, Fayose’s associate, N500m bail

Court grants Agbele, Fayose’s associate, N500m bail

Nnamdi Dimgba of justice of the federal high court, Abuja, has granted Abiodun Agbele, an associate of Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, bail in the sum of N500m.Agbele allegedly laundered the sum of N1.2bn from the office of the national security adviser (ONSA) under Sambo Dasuki.On Wednesday, he was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside a former [...]

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    Agbele, Fayose’s associate, remanded in prison over arms fund

Agbele, Fayose’s associate, remanded in prison over arms fund

A federal high court in Abuja has remanded Abiodun Agbele, an associate of Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti state, in Kuje prison pending the determination of his application for bail.Nnamdi Dimgba, the judge, gave a ruling remanding Agbele in prison on Wednesday after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arraigned him on an 11-count charge of money [...]

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    I remain PDP chairman, Sheriff insists despite court order

I remain PDP chairman, Sheriff insists despite court order

Ali Modu Sheriff says he still the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) despite a court order removing him.He said this on Monday while reacting to the judgment of a federal high court in Port Harcourt, which endorsed the party’s May 21 national convention that removed him as chairman.He told journalists in Abuja that he had instructed his [...]

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    Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman to remain in prison till Monday

Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman to remain in prison till Monday

Femi Fani-Kayode and Nenadi Usman, two former ministers and directors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organisation in the 2015 general election, are to remain in prison till July 4 as a federal high court in Lagos on Monday reserved ruling on their bail applications.Fani-Kayode and Usman, alongside Danjuma Yusuf and Jointrust Dimensions Nigeria Limited, were arraigned on Tuesday by [...]

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    Court grants Fintiri, ex-Adamawa governor, N500m bail

Court grants Fintiri, ex-Adamawa governor, N500m bail

Ahmed Mohammed, justice of the federal high court, on Friday granted Umaru Fintiri, former Adamawa state governor, bail in the sum of N500m, and two sureties in like sum.According to the judge, the sureties must have property in Abuja, and Fintiri must submit his international passport to the registrar of the court.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arraigned [...]

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    Fintiri, ex-Adamawa governor, remanded in prison over ‘N2.9bn fraud’

Fintiri, ex-Adamawa governor, remanded in prison over ‘N2.9bn fraud’

Ahmed Mohammed, justice of the federal high court, Abuja, on Thursday remanded Umaru Fintiri, former Adamawa state governor, in prison pending the determination of his application for bail.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arraigned Fintiri and Mayim Construction and Properties Limited before the judge on a five-count charge of money laundering to the tune of N2.9bn.Fintiri, a former [...]

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    Court sacks Sheriff as PDP chairman

Court sacks Sheriff as PDP chairman

An Abuja high court has removed Ali Modu Sheriff as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Justice Valentine Ashi, the judge, on Tuesday, nullified the 2014 amended constitution of the PDP through which Sheriff was appointed chairman.He held that the process of amending some sections of the party's constitution ran contrary to the Electoral Act, declaring the positions [...]

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    EFCC was right to detain you, court tells Fani-Kayode

EFCC was right to detain you, court tells Fani-Kayode

An Abuja high court has dismissed a fundamental rights suit filed by Femi Fani-Kayode, challenging his prolonged detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Fani-Kayode, who was the spokesman of former President Goodluck Jonathan's campaign organisation,  was held in detention for at least 50 days before he was charged to court.On Tuesday, a federal high court in Lagos had [...]

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    Dasuki: God will judge those punishing me for old grievances

Dasuki: God will judge those punishing me for old grievances

Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), on Thursday, told a federal high court in Abuja that he was being punished by some persons in power for perceived grievances they have against him.Dasuki, who did not name any particular person, said that his prosecution was the fallout of a vendetta.Reacting to the government’s request for a secret trial, Dasuki who [...]

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    Ese Oruru’s parents barred from Yunusa’s trial

Ese Oruru’s parents barred from Yunusa’s trial

A federal high court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital, on Wednesday barred journalists and parents of Ese Oruru from witnessing her testimony in court.Ese Oruru, 14, was allegedly abducted by Yunusa Dahiru, who is facing a five -count charge of criminal abduction, illicit sex, sexual exploitation and unlawful carnal knowledge of a minor.James Amate, the prosecuting counsel, had told the [...]

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    Witness confirms receiving N650m to buy property for Badeh

Witness confirms receiving N650m to buy property for Badeh

A prosecution witness in the trial of Alex Badeh, former chief of defence staff, on Tuesday, told a federal high court in Abuja that he was given N650m to buy a piece of property for the accused.Mustapha Yerima, the witness, said Salisu Abdullahi Yushau, a retired air commodore, gave him the sum, which he paid this to the owner of the [...]

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    Again, FG seeks ‘masking’ of witnesses in Dasuki’s trial

Again, FG seeks ‘masking’ of witnesses in Dasuki’s trial

The government has again applied  for the protection of witnesses who will  testify against Sambo Dasuki,  former national security adviser, in his trial for alleged unlawful possession of firearm and money laundering.In a fresh motion on notice brought to the federal high court in Abuja court on Wednesday, the government prayed for an order to shield the identities of its witnesses.It [...]

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    Dasuki: I’m not scared of trial but the right thing must be done

Dasuki: I’m not scared of trial but the right thing must be done

Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), says he is not afraid to stand trial.Dasuki said this through his lawyer Joseph Daodu (SAN) in court on Monday.He asked an Abuja high court to consolidate the two criminal charges bordering on alleged corruption and breach of trust brought against him by the federal government.He told the court that he was not [...]

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