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Appeal Court Discharges and Acquits Dokpesi on Corruption Charges_Ada Nkong

The appeal court in Abuja has discharged and acquitted the former chairman of Daar Communications PLC, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi of corruption allegations . Newsannexonline recalls that Dokpesi, his company, DAAR Investment and Holdings Ltd, were arraigned on a seven-count charge bordering on alleged procurement fraud and breach of public trust. He allegedly received N2.1… Continue reading Appeal Court Discharges and Acquits Dokpesi on Corruption Charges_Ada Nkong

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Federal High Court Adjourns Re-arraignment of Orji Uzo Kalu _Ada Nkong

The Federal high court in Abuja has adjourned the re-arraignment of Orji Uzo Kalu, former governor of Abia state to June 7. Justice Inyang gave the ruling after rejecting the application of the prosecution counsel, Chile Okoroma to adjourn the matter indefinitely. Newsannex recalls that the former governor is charged with money laundering to the… Continue reading Federal High Court Adjourns Re-arraignment of Orji Uzo Kalu _Ada Nkong

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Court Dismisses Certificate Forgery Case Against Obaseki_Ada Nkong

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the alleged certificate forgery suit filed against the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki. Justice Ahmed Mohammed dismissed the suit filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain of the party, Williams Edobor, against the governor, in a judgement delivered on Saturday in the… Continue reading Court Dismisses Certificate Forgery Case Against Obaseki_Ada Nkong

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Obaseki Certificate Case: APC Objects to Original Copy of Certificate

Godwin Obaseki's First witness Charity Aguobawekhina in the hearing of the certificate forgery suit against him Tuesday attested to the originality of Obaseki' certificate issued him by University of Ibadan.Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the federal high court admitted the documents as exhibits after the witness testimony The documents admitted are his first school leaving certificate… Continue reading Obaseki Certificate Case: APC Objects to Original Copy of Certificate

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Maina Follows Trend, Slumps in Court_Ada Nkong

In what is becoming a trend, the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, Abulrasheed Maina, currently facing money laundering charges, Thursday, collapsed before trial Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in AbujaMaina slumped shortly after the court resumed proceedings in the 12-count charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,… Continue reading Maina Follows Trend, Slumps in Court_Ada Nkong

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Senator Ndume to be remanded in prison over failure to produce Maina in court_Femi Ehiabhi

A Federal High Court has ordered Senator Ali Ndume to be remanded at Kuje Correctional Centre for failing to produce the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, BBC Pigin reports Ndume who is representing Borno South, stood as surety for Maina who is standing trial on alleged money laundering charges. However,… Continue reading Senator Ndume to be remanded in prison over failure to produce Maina in court_Femi Ehiabhi