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Abia: Court declares ex-Minister, Ogah, APC’s governorship candidate, sacks Emenike 

November 11, 2022 Newsdiaryonline Admin 0

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, declared former Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah, as the duly elected governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia.
Justice Binta Nyako, in a judgement, upheld the direct primary election that produced Ogah as APC’s candidate, having been monitored by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Alleged $1.3m fraud: Court orders businessman to appear for arraignment

November 10, 2022 Newsdiaryonline Admin 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Thursday ordered a business mogul, Abdulsalam Abdulkarim-Zaura, to appear before the court on Dec.5, for his arraignment over alleged 1.3 million dollars fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed a criminal conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of 1.3 million dollars against Abdulkarim-Zaura.

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Alleged N2.9bn fraud: Court to hear Okorocha’s preliminary objection Nov. 22

November 7, 2022 Newsdiaryonline Admin 0

A Federal High Court in Abuja is to ghear a preliminary objection filed by Sen. Rochas Okorocha, praying for an order quashing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s N2.9 billion charge against him on Nov. 22.
Justice Inyang Ekwo adjourned the matter to allow EFCC’s counsel, G.K. Latona, respond to the preliminary objection filed by Ola Olanipekun, SAN, on Okorochas’ behalf.
The judge, who said that the application would be taken in the next adjourned date, ordered all parties to file and serve necessary processes before the scheduled date.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Okorocha, in the application marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/28/22 dated and filed on Oct. 28 , had prayed for an order quashing the charge and/or all counts of the charge preferred against him as a result of the investigation by the EFCC into his activities while in office as governor of imo between 2011 and 2019.