Court clears FG of disobedience on Dasuki

[caption id="attachment_9737" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sambo Dasuki[/caption] A High Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday cleared the Federal Government and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of disobedience of any court order in the ongoing trial of ex-National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki. The court held that it was wrong for Dasuki to accuse the federal government and the EFCC of violating the order granting him bail when there was evidence that he was only arrested after he had been released from prison for fulfilling his bail conditions. Justice Husseini Baba Yusuf gave the ruling on Dasuki’s application in which he had sought among others, an order restraining the EFCC from proceeding with his prosecution and an order quashing the charge against him....

Witness tells court -Metuh gave me $2m cash

The Money Laundering Trial against PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh began yesterday Monday, 25th Jan. at the Federal High Court, Abuja with the prosecution calling 2 of its witnesses. The First witness, Nneka Ararume who is an employee of ARM (Asset Resource Management) admitted collecting the sum of $2 million cash from the PDP spokesman on December 2, 2014 from his house at prince and Princess Estate, Abuja with an instruction to invest the said amount in the name of his company –Destra Investments Limited. Nneka who was put in charge of managing Olisa Metuh’s investment company-Destra Investments said after collecting the money, she converted it into cash with the assistance of two bureau de change operators. In the evidence led by lead prosecution lawyer, Sylvanus Tahir, the witness Nneka Ararume said: “Metuh gave me the sum of $2m in $100 bills. It was taken to bureau de change operators who would then transfer...

We Won’t Provide Sureties For Metuh –Jalo PDP Leader

TVC NEWS : The national PDP Leader has said that it will not provide sureties for its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Oliseh Metuh. The party said Chief Oliseh Metu should look for those who would stand as sureties for him since he was being prosecuted for offences that has nothing to do with it the party.   The PDP national leader, Alhaji Abdullahi Jalo, has said, it would be wrong for anyone to be expecting the party to provide sureties for Metuh when the party did not benefit from the money he allegedly collected from the former National Security Adviser, Lt Col. Sabo Dasuki (retd.). Though Metuh said he actually collected the money, he said it was for a job he did for former President Goodluck Jonathan, facing charges for allegedly collecting N400m from Dasuki, an offence the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission described as money laundering. He is also being prosecuted by the...

Court Orders FG to produce Dasuki in court on Feb 16

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday 20, 2016 ordered the Federal Government to present the immediate past National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki (retd), in court on February 16. Justice Adeniyi Ademola made the injunction with respect to the four count charges of money laundering and illegal possession of firearms levelled against Dasuki by the Federal Government. The Judge said the charges are not related to the other two sets of charges bordering on alleged diversion of arms funds. It would be re-called that Dasuki was re-arrested this month by the Department of State Service shortly after he was released from Kuje Prison after fulfilling the conditions of bails granted him in December 2015 by Justice Yusuf Baba of the Federal High Court in Abuja. Justice Ademola On Wednesday, made the order for the production of the accused person in court after both the prosecution and the defense‎ lawyers withdrew various interlocutory...