• Why court adjourned forgery trial of Saraki and Ekweremadu

    Why court adjourned forgery trial of Saraki and Ekweremadu

    A Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi has adjourned the alleged forgery trial of the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu; and others till September 28.

    The judge, Justice Halilu Yusuf, adjourned the matter because of the court’s annual vacation, which began on Monday.

    The others defendants were the immediate past Clerk of the National Assembly, Salisu Maikasuwa, and his deputy, Benedict Efeturi.

    Sariki and others were arraigned by the Federal Government on a two-count […]

  • President Buhari’s certificate suit adjourned indefinitely

    President Buhari’s certificate suit adjourned indefinitely

    Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, indefinitely adjourned a suit challenging the academic credentials of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    Justice Adeniyi in his ruling said that the case was being adjourned indefinitely, following a notice of appeal filed by President Buhari.

    Recall that President Buhari had Wednesday, appealed against a previous ruling of the court dismissing his preliminary objection to the suit filed by Nnamdi Nwokocha-Ahaaiwe, an Abuja-based lawyer.

    Nwokocha-Ahaaiwe had in his suit argued that President Buhari was […]

  • Saraki’s case indefinitely adjourned by Tribunal over CCT trial

    Saraki’s case indefinitely adjourned by Tribunal over CCT trial

    According to reports reaching ADELOVE, the trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki which was expected to hold today at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, will no longer hold as the tribunal has adjourned the matter till a yet-to-be disclosed date.

    Disclosing this on Wednesday, the spokesman of the tribunal, Ibrahim Alhassan said the shift to an undisclosed date was at the instance of the prosecution.

    Alhassan added that due to the absence of some key prosecution witnesses involved in the […]

  • Court adjourns case as Lamido’s Son falls sick in court during trial

    Court adjourns case as Lamido’s Son falls sick in court during trial

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 presented to Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja, more documents to back up its claim on how the former Jigawa governor, Sule Lamido and his cohorts defrauded the State.

    Lamido is being prosecuted alongside his two sons: Aminu and Mustapha and two others on a 27-count charge bordering on abuse of office and money laundering.

    A prosecution witness, Micheal Wetkas, an operative of the […]