Tag Archives: Sambo Dasuki

Dasuki Floors FG at ECOWAS Court Over Arrest, Unlawful Detention

The former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Muhammed Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) has won the first leg of his court action challenging his alleged unlawful arrest and detention without trial since December last year by the federal government at the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) Court. Against the objection of government, the international court in Abuja on Monday ruled ...

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You Can’t Prosecute Me, Dasuki Tells Buhari

A new twist has been added to the Dasuki $2.1 billion dollar arms palaver, as the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has questioned the federal government’s rights to put him on trial on the alleged mismanagement of funds meant forpurchase of arms. He told an Abuja High Court Friday that government has no moral and legal rights now to ...

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Court Postpones Dasuki’s Trial Again

The trial of a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd), who is accused of money laundering, to the tune of N19 billion was postponed once again by an Abuja Federal High Court. The counsel to the Economic and Finacial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Rotimi Jacobs, told Justice Husseini Yusuf on Friday that an application had earlier been made by ...

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Worries Over Dasuki’s Absence As Court Orders FG To Produced Him

**Lawyer Urges FG to Respect Court’s Decision The Federal Government has been ordered to produce former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasiki (rdt) in court on February 16 to answer criminal charges filed against him. Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja who gave the order said that it is mandatory for a defendant in a ...

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Dasuki’s Release Dangerous, EFCC counsel says.

Former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has been granted bail by a FCT High Court despite theargument by counsel of EFCC that it was too risky togrant him and others bail. Dasuki is standing trial alongside Bashir Yuguda, former Minister of state for Finance and Shuaibu Salisu, former Director of Finance in the office of the NSA. Also named as defendants ...

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Dasuki, Yuguda, Bafarawa Arraigned on Fresh Corruption Charges As Ex-NSA Set To Expose More Beneficiaries

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned ex-National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki, former Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, ex-Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, his son, Sagir before an Abuja High Court. According to the EFCC, the accused are to stand trial over fresh charges of money laundering and criminal breach of trust. The charges ...

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Arms Deal: Sambo Dasuki, Others Arraigned in Court

The immediate past National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, and three other persons were on Monday docked by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. He was arraigned alongside  a former Director of Finance at the Office of National Security Adviser, Shuaibu Salisu; a former General Manager at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Aminu Babakusa; and a firm, Acacia Holdings. They ...

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Arms Deal: EFCC Puts ex-DSS Boss, Kayode Are Under House Arrest, Detains Dokpesi, Others

Information available to The Street Reporters indicates that shooting was heard Wednesday afternoon at the Lagos home of former Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lateef Kayode Are, who has been placed under house arrest. But it was not clear if the gunshots were in connection with the house arrest as at press time but sources around ...

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Sambo Dasuki: Uncertainty as AGF Refuses to Appear in Court

There is growing concerns over the health of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) following the refusal of the federal government to obey two court orders clearing him to travel for medical treatment abroad. More so, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, again refused to show up at a Federal High ...

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Why Your DSS, EFCC Harassments Can’t Change My Support for Dasuki – Bafarawa Tells Buhari

*As Group Kicks Against Buhari’s Order to Arrest Dasuki Former Sokoto State governor, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has stated President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government cannot frighten him with invasion of his Abuja residence, using the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), describing the development as ‘political intimidation and persecution’. Bafarawa, who escaped arrest on Thursday, spoke through his media ...

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I Didn’t Award Any $2Bn Arms Contract – Jonathan

Former Nigeri’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has denied awarding any  arms procurement contract in the range of $2 billion dollars while in office. Jonathan made this disclosure while reacting to the arms procurement scandal involving the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki at a forum in Washington DC. He said, “I did not award any $2 billion contract for procurement ...

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