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Court Rejects Yahaya Bello’s Plea For Transfer Of ₦80bn Fraud Case To Kogi

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The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has declined the request to transfer the ₦80.2bn fraud trial of ex-Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, from Abuja to Kogi State. In a judgment on Monday, the court directed that the request by Bello, for the transfer of the alleged money laundering case instituted against him, by the Economic...

22 DRC Soldiers Sentenced To Death For Fleeing Battlefield Against M23 Rebels

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A military court in DR Congo’s volatile east sentenced 22 soldiers to death on Monday for “fleeing the enemy” during fighting with M23 rebels, a lawyer told AFP. Sixteen soldiers were handed death sentences in one case in the North Kivu province, and six others in a separate case, just days after 25 soldiers received a similar judgement. The latest sentences...

CJN Set To Swear In 12 New Judges Of FCT High Court Wednesday [See Full List]

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, will on Wednesday, July 10, swear in the twelve newly appointed Judges of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory. A statement by the Director of Press and Information of the Supreme Court, Dr. Festus Akande, said the swearing-in ceremony would hold at the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court of...

Five Persons To Die By Hanging For Killing Fulani Herder In Osun

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Benue Security Council Issues Herdsmen 2 Weeks Ultimatum Over Attack

Five men standing trial for the abduction and murder of a Fulani herder, Ibrahim Adamu, who until his death was selling cows at Owode-Ede, Osun State, were on Tuesday sentenced to death by hanging by an Osun State High Court. After Adamu’s abduction, he was said to have been moved into a secluded place in his Toyota Corolla car. The victim...

Bring My Trial To Kogi, Yahaya Bello Tells Court

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The immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, who was absent for his scheduled arraignment and plea bargain, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, Thursday, wrote the court a letter that he would prefer to be tried in his state. Bello, in the letter he wrote through his team of lawyers led by Abdulwahab Mohammed, claimed that only the...

Immigration Officer Bags Seven Years Imprisonment Over Passport Fraud

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A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Apo has sentenced an Immigration officer, Quadri Adeyinka to seven years over passport fraud. Adeyinka was arraigned before Justice Jude Onwuegbuzie on four counts bordering on gratification, conferment of corrupt advantage, and cheating contrary to extant provisions of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000, and the Penal Code Act. Adeyinka specifically...

Naira Mutilation: Court Fixes New Date For Trial Of Cubana Chief Priest

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The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned till June 25 for further hearing in the case against celebrity bartender and businessman, Pascal Okechukwu popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest, for alleged abuse of the Naira. The court adjourned on Wednesday at the instance of the defendant who was absent but had written a letter seeking an adjournment of...

Sending Me To Prison Could Be ‘Breaking Point’ For My Supporters, Trump Warns

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Trump To Sit For Probation Interview On Monday

Donald Trump has warned that it could prove to be a “breaking point” for his supporters if he is sentenced to prison or house arrest following his historic criminal conviction. In an interview aired Sunday on Fox News, the former president and current Republican White House hopeful acknowledged the possibility that he could be handed jail time or a period...

Edo PDP Primaries: Court Dismisses Shuaibu’s Suit Against Ighodalo

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A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by the impeached deputy governor of Edo State, Phillip Shuaibu, seeking the nullification of the February 22 governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Asue Ighodalo won the party’s primary. In a judgment delivered yesterday, Justice James Omotosho held that Shuaibu lacked the locus standi to have challenged...

Benue Prohibits Public Events Beyond 10pm

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Alia Urges Support Of Benue People For His Administration

It’s now an offence for families who lost their loved ones to organise wakes beyond 10 pm in Benue State. The state has also prohibited farming on empty unfenced plots of land in front of any premises, on the street, or by the roadside within urban areas; farming on undeveloped areas of government offices or quarters or reserved areas as...

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Senator Kalu Is The Most Reliable Businessman I Ever Met — Apostle Alozie

Senator Kalu Is The Most Reliable Businessman I Ever Met —...

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An Abia based Cleric, Apostle Chuks Alozie, has announced Forbes rated international businessman and astute politician, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu as the most reliable...

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