A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has adjourned till June 2, 2016 (tomorrow) the hearing of an appeal by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, challenging the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to try him on charges, which include false and anticipatory asset declaration.
The appellate court sitting presided over by Justice Moore Adumien yesterday said the adjournment was because the panel could not form a quorum for the hearing of the appeal.
The five-man panel had only three […]
Lionel Messi is expected to appear in court on June 2, to prove his innocence against tax fraud charges.
The Barcelona forward and his father, Jorge, have been charged with three counts of tax fraud up to €4.1million.
Spanish agency, EFE, has now confirmed that Messi will testify next week.
The player was set to avoid a trial, on the grounds that his father handled his tax payments. But a state attorney decided to overrule the advice of prosecutors and ordered both of […]