Judiciary

Army Captain, Wadume Charged With Terrorism_Ada Nkong

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has slammed 16 counts charges bordering on terrorism, murder, kidnapping and illegal arms running against the Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu known as Wadume, Captain Tijjani Balarabe who allegedly aided his escape and 18 others. Also on the list of defendants is Staff Sgt. David Isaiah; Sgt. Ibrahim Mohammed;… Continue reading Army Captain, Wadume Charged With Terrorism_Ada Nkong

Crime

Suswam in Trouble as EFCC Witness Sings_Ada Nkong

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s star witness, on Friday, alleged that Gabriel Suswam, former Governor of Benue State, transferred N3.1 billion  into his account. Mr Abubakar Umar,  an Abuja-based Bureau De Change (BDC) Operator, told Justice Okon Abang at the Federal High Court, Abuja, that the money was transferred through a company, Elixir Investment,… Continue reading Suswam in Trouble as EFCC Witness Sings_Ada Nkong

Crime

EFCC Releases Senator Shehu Sani_Ada Nkong

Reports reaching us say the EFCC has released Sen. Shehu Sani after he met his bail conditions. The former senator has been under EFCC custody for alleged name-dropping and extortion of $24,000. He spent four weeks in the EFCC custody before being released on Thursday.

Judiciary

Malabu Oil Scam: Court Orders Arrest of Dan Etete_Ada Nkong

An Abuja High Court has ordered the arrest of former Minister of Petroleum, Dan Etete, in connection with the Malabu Oil scam. The Prosecutor, Bala Sanga, in an exparte application told the court that the arrest of Mr Etete is key to unearthing the truth about the Malabu oil scam.Justice Idris Kutigi, who granted the… Continue reading Malabu Oil Scam: Court Orders Arrest of Dan Etete_Ada Nkong

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Court Varies Maina’s Bail Conditions_Ada Nkong

A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, varied the bail conditions of Abdulrasheed Maina, ex-chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT). Justice Okon Abang, who gave the ruling, admitted Maina to bail condition in the sum of N500 million with a surety in like sum who must be a serving senator. The judge… Continue reading Court Varies Maina’s Bail Conditions_Ada Nkong

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Immigration: Supreme Court by 5-4 Vote allows rule that could reshape law_Omokhodion Jeff

The Supreme Court Monday in a 5-4 vote cleared the way for the Trump administration to make it more difficult for immigrants who rely on public assistance to obtain legal status. The so-called public charge rule, unveiled in August, impacts people who receive most forms of Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers. It was immediately… Continue reading Immigration: Supreme Court by 5-4 Vote allows rule that could reshape law_Omokhodion Jeff

Judiciary

Sanders Sentenced to Death_Ada Nkong

FCT High Court on Monday sentenced Maryam Sanda, the woman who  stabbed her husband to death, Bilyaminu, son of a former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Haliru Bello, to death by hanging. Delivering judgment, Justice Yusuf Halilu, convicted her on circumstantial evidence. The killing was premeditated, the police said. The police accused… Continue reading Sanders Sentenced to Death_Ada Nkong

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BREAKING: Court finally grants Shehu Sani N10m bail_Ehiabhi Femi

Justice Inyang Ekwo granted Senator Sani bail on Monday in Abuja during his arraignment on two counts of bribery and advance fee fraud. The charges were preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Senator Sani, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges while his counsel, A. Ibrahim, asked the court to… Continue reading BREAKING: Court finally grants Shehu Sani N10m bail_Ehiabhi Femi

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SERAP To Court: Order Buhari, Osinbajo, 36 governors to publish their assets_Ehiabhi Femi

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to order President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, 36 state governors and their deputies to “make public details of their assets, specifically property and income, contained in their asset declaration forms submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB)… Continue reading SERAP To Court: Order Buhari, Osinbajo, 36 governors to publish their assets_Ehiabhi Femi