Appeal Court Nullifies Olisa Metuh's Conviction
An Appeal Court in Abuja has nullified the seven-year sentence handed down to Olisa Metuh, former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party.
In its ruling on Wednesday, the court held that Justice Okon Abang,of the Federal High Court in Abuja, exhibited bias in the case of the former PDP spokesman.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arraigned Metuh on seven counts of money laundering for allegedly receiving N400 million from the office of the national security adviser.
It is instructive to note that on February 25, 2020, the trial court pronounced him guilty on all counts of money laundering and sentenced him to seven years in prison.
Edo Election: Appeal Court President Set Up Tribunal Panel
Barely two days after the completion of the Edo gubernatorial election, the president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has now constituted the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal to handle petitions arising from the Sept. 19 election in Edo State.The tribunal’s secretary, Sunday Martins, Esq., disclosed this in a statement on Monday, in Abuja.According to Martins, the tribunal has been mandated to hear and determine petitions that may arise...
Deregistration Of 22 Political Parties; Court Reverses INEC Decision; INEC Sets To Appeal The Case
A Court of Appeal in Abuja has reversed deregistration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The parties are Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD), Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP), All Blending Party (ABP), All Grand Alliance Party (AGAP), Alliance of Social Democrats (ASD), Change Advocacy Party (CAP), Democratic People’s Congress (DPC), Green Party of Nigeria (GPN), Masses Movement of Nigeria (MMN) and Mega Party o...
UAE conviction: US sanctions 6 Nigerians for sponsoring Boko Haram
According to the BBC, Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes is likely to sign a new five-year contract with the club until 2027.In January 2020, the Portugal international moved to Old Trafford from Sporting Lisbon.Fernandes has since developed into a crucial player for United, but his current contract runs out in June 2025.The 27-year-old playmaker has 49 goals in 117 appearances for the Red Devils in all competitions, but his form has slipped this season.Fe...
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