Former Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako, rtd, and his son, Senator Abdulaziz were on Monday re-arraigned before an Abuja Federal High Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged N40bn fraud.
The former governor and his son were docked on a 37 count charge bordering on money laundering alongside two others, Zulkifik Abba and Abubakar Aliyu.
All accused persons were initially arraigned before the late Justice Evoh Chukwu of the same court on August 7, 2015, but […]
The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, has re-assigned the trial of a former Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, and son, Abdul-Aziz, on charges of money laundering to another judge of the Abuja Division of the court, Justice Okon Abang.
This development followed the death of the former trial judge, Justice Evoh Chukwu, early last month.
Lawyers, who are involved in the case, confirmed the re-assignment of the case to Justice Abang in separate interviews on Thursday.
It was learnt that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday questioned a former governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako (retd.), for over six hours in Abuja.
Nyako, who returned to the country from his sojourn overseas on Saturday, was said to have reported at the headquarters of the EFCC as early as 10 am on Monday.
An EFCC official who spoke to our newsmen on the condition of anonymity said that operatives of the commission commenced interrogation of the […]
On Saturday evening,The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the son of the deposed Adamawa State Governor, Abdulaziz Nyako over the looting of the state’s funds.
He was last week declared wanted by the EFCC along with his fleeing father, was picked up by operatives of the commission in Gombe State and was brought to Abuja Saturday evening.
Abdulaziz is being quizzed in connection with the sum of N15 billion and other sundry sums being traced to five of his companies.