• Saraki, Ekweremadu’s trial was a witch-hunt, says Waku

    Saraki, Ekweremadu’s trial was a witch-hunt, says Waku

    Senator Joseph Kennedy Waku has stated that the suit against Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu was a witch-hunt planned to tarnish their image.

    Speaking with journalists on his 70th birthday in Makurdi, the Benue State capital yesterday, Waku described the withdrawal of the lawsuit against the two lawmakers by the Federal Government as an appropriate decision.

    According to him: “There is no justification whatsoever for dragging the Senate president and his deputy to court for criminal case, as […]

  • Forgery: Court shifts Saraki and Ekweremadu’s trial to June 27

    Forgery: Court shifts Saraki and Ekweremadu’s trial to June 27

    Justice Yusuf Halilu of an Abuja High Court sitting in Jabi, on Tuesday, deferred the arraignment of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and forgery, till June 27.

    The court also ordered substituted service of the charge on the defendants by pasting it at the notice board of the National Assembly.

    The order followed an oral application by the prosecuting counsel, Mr. David Kaswe, who told the court that effecting […]