There are indications that the Federal Government has converted the 1.1bn mansion seized from the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd) to office. The property, which is located on Plot 6 Ogun River Crescent, Maitama, a sophisticated area in Abuja, is currently being used by the Presidential Committee on […]
Justice Ademola Adeniyi of the Federal High court sitting in Abuja has adjourn the matter of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki to September 13,14 and 15 on ruling of Masked witnesses testifying in court. Dasuki is standing trial on alleged misappropriation of funds and unlawful possession of fire arms. The prosecuting counsel, Oladipo […]
The trial of former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Olisa Metuh, for allegations of corruption and money laundering was on Tuesday stalled at a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja due to the inability of Metuh to appear in court and face the charges.
The Court of Appeal has reserved ruling on the appeal filed by Chief Olisah Metuh, the National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party against the continuation of his trial by the Federal High Court, Abuja. In the appeal, Metuh is asking the Court of Appeal to set aside the ruling of Justice Okon Abang of […]
The Court of Appeal Abuja, today made it clear to People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh that it would issue any motion to stop the proceedings pending its hearing at the Federal High court. ‘It is not the practise of the court of appeal to stop proceedings of a lower court while its hearing is […]
For the third time, former National Security Adviser (NSA), Mohammed Sambo Dasuki lost Tuesday in a bid to stop his trial. Dasuki is involved in three different charges before three courts. He is charged with some others in alleged money laundering charges before Justices Hussein Baba Yusuf and Peter Affen of the High Court of […]
A former Director of Finance and Account of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore Aliyu Yishau (rtd), told a Federal High Court yesterday in Abuja that he personally handed dollars equivalent of N558.2million monthly to the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh. When asked yesterday whether he knew if […]
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered Olisa Metuh to open his defence and call his witness, if he has any in the corruption case filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. This was after the Judge dismissed three applications filed by lawyers to Metuh to […]
An Abuja High Court has ordered the Federal Government to allow former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), access to his lawyer during working hours to enable him defend himself in the charges brought against him by the government. Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf gave the order following the application by Dasuki’s lead counsel, Joesph Daudu […]
National Publicity Secretary of the people’s Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh filed a two motion application dated 22 March 2016 at his trial at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. In the first motion, he prayed that the Presiding Judge, Justice Abang, recuse himself from presiding on his matter. The second motion prayed the court […]
The former Director of Finance and Accounts at the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Air Commodore Salisu Abdullahi Yushau, retd, on Thursday, revealed before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, that all past Air Chief Marshals, monthly diverted N558.2million from funds meant for the payment of salaries of Nigerian Air Force officials. Yushau made […]
The prosecutor’s first witness was brought today at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on the trial of former Chief of Defense staff, Alex Badeh. Counsel to the defendant, Samuel Zibiri told the court he had earlier applied to challenge the jurisdiction of the court in entertaining the charges filed against the first defendant. […]
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday rejected a case of fundamental rights filed by the National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Olisa Metuh, over his alleged diversion of arms funds. Delivering ruling on Mr. Metuh’s application, Justice Abang dismissed the application on the ground […]
A Federal High Court in Abuja today had ordered former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh to be remanded in Kuje prison pending on his bail application on Thursday. Alex Badeh was arraigned on a 10-count charge bordering on money laundering, criminal breach of trust and corruption. His bail application was struck out by Justice […]
Justice Peter Affen of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, on Friday said the continued detention of the ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, was in order. The judge while ruling on the application filed by Dasuki, said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) did not violate any subsisting court […]
Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Mohamed Dasuki on Friday opened up before an Abuja High Court alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari was behind his unlawful arrest and detention without trial since December 29, 2015.
Dasuki, who spoke through his counsel, Mr. Joseph Daudu (SAN), claimed that Buhari unjustly instigated his arrest and detention by the Department of the State Security (DSS) against the bail granted him by three different courts in various criminal charges brought against him by the Federal Government.
He claimed that the president through his (Buhari) comment on Presidential Media Chat in December 2015 confirmed that he was behind his ordeal.
In a further and better affidavit filed in support of his application Dasuki claimed that the president betrayed his emotion during the Presidential Media Chat when he openly told Nigerians that he (Dasuki) and Nnamdi Kanu would not be allowed on bail because they would jump bail.
The trial of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, and his four accomplices could not hold today at the Federal Capital Territory high court, Abuja. This was due to the inability of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to produce the defendants in court. The Prosecuting Counsel, Rotimi Jacobs had produced several witnesses but without the accused appearing in […]
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has admitted into evidence, fresh documents revealing how N400 million was electronically transferred to the Spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, from the Office of the National Security Adviser. According to the witness, Metuh’s firm was included in the list of 78 companies […]
A Federal High Court in Abuja has postponed the ongoing trial of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. According to the Rotimi Jacobs, the counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the application for stay of proceedings had been put forward by Mr. Dasuki through his counsel. (9020)
The Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama has adjourned the trial of the embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) following the absence of his defence lawyers, Mr. Joseph Daudu (SAN) and Mr. Ahmed Raji (SAN), who had written to the court that they would be in Kogi State for an […]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission brought fresh two-count charge on the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh. He was accused of destroying a confessional statement he made during his cross examination while at the Commission. Mr. Metuh pleaded not guilty to the fresh charges while the counsel to the EFCC, Sylvanus Tahir, […]