Tribunal

No Chance for Saraki to Give Statement Before Trial – Witness

A prosecution witness on Thursday said the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, was never interrogated by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) before the commencement of his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Saraki is standing trial for alleged false and anticipatory declaration of assets. The prosecution witness, Micheal Wetkas, said the Senate President was not invited when a team ...

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Saraki: Your Trial Must Be Daily – CCT Insists

In a continuation of cross-examination of the prosecution witness at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in a case against the Senate President, Dr Bukola Abubakar Saraki, on alleged false asset declaration, the Chairman Code of Conduct Tribunal re-affirmed the Tribunal earlier decision for the matter to be held day-by-day. The re-affirmation came in Abuja, at the backdrop of a demand ...

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I WON KOGI GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION BY 204,877 VOTES – Idris Wada

Ex-Governor Idris Wada of Kogi on Wednesday told the State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja that he won the 2015 governorship election in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the former governor contested the election on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Wada spoke through one of his witnesses, Mr Joe Agada, the ...

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General Who Lost Barracks to Boko Haram Discharged, Acquitted

The trial by a military court martial of Brigadier General J. O. Akomolafe, who was the former Brigade Commander of HQ 21 Brigade, Bama in Borno State, has finally been concluded. The officer was arraigned before the military court sitting at the 9 Brigade Officer’s Mess, Ikeja Military Cantonment in Lagos State over the loss of Mohammed Kur Barracks, Bama ...

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Court Stops Senate From Probing Lamorde as Saraki’s Motion To stop Trial Struck Out

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has restrained the National Assembly from continuing the trial of a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, over an alleged diversion of N1 trillion. This came as the Code of Conduct Tribunal has ruled that it has jurisdiction to entertain charges of 13-counts of false asset ...

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Saraki’s Trail Resumes At Code of Conduct Tribunal, Adjourned

The case against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Abubakar Saraki resumed for hearing at the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday after the judgement of Supreme Court upholding the competence of the Code of Conduct Tribunal to entertain the matter. At the resumed session in Abuja, the prosecution counsel led by the Rotimi Jacob (SAN), addressed the Court that the matter was ...

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Anambra Central Re-run: Why I Won’t Let Obi Take Part – Umeh

The candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra Central senatorial re-run election, Chief Victor Umeh, has disclosed that he plans to use legal means to stop former Governor of the state, Peter Obi, from participating in the rerun. The rerun, which was earlier scheduled for March 5, 2016, was postponed indefinitely by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...

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Kogi Election Petitions Tribunal Relocates to Abuja

The election petitions Tribunal, set us to entertain complaints arising from the Kogi state governorship poll, has been relocated to Abuja for further sittings on the order of the President of Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkashua. Prior to its relocation, the tribunal made up of Justice Halima Mohammed (Chairperson), Justice Patricia Ajoku and Justice Ogbogo Ejembi, commenced sitting in ...

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Mark To Idoma Youths: I Won’t Disappoint You If…

Senator David Mark, who is seeking reelection into the Senate of the Federal Republic after his election was recently nullified, has told a coalition of young Idoma professionals across Nigeria that he will not disappoint them if given the mandate to return to the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Mark, who was responding to the group’s call on him ...

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Rivers Governorship: Appeal Court Sacks Wike

The Court of Appeal on Wednesday affirmed the judgment of the Rivers Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. The court declared that Nyesom Wike, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in this year’s governorship election in Rivers state, was not validly elected. The election tribunal, had in October, ruled that Wike was not duly elected as governor of the ...

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