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Court overrules order for forfeiture of senator’s property


The Federal High Court on Monday set aside an interim order for the forfeiture of the properties of Peter Nwaoboshi to the Nigerian government. The judge, Taiwo Taiwo, in his ruling on Monday overruled the earlier order by the same court because “due process of law” had not been followed. The court had made an initial order for the confiscation of 14 ...

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Senator Melaye arraigned for damaging police property

Senator Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye was on Wednesday arraigned in an FCT High Court, Apo, on six counts bordering on attempted suicide, attempt to escape from custody and damage of police property. Melaye, who represents Kogi West senatorial zone, denied committing the offences, while Justice Silvanus Oriji granted him bail in the sum of N5m Oriji also ordered him to produce two ...

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Kaduna commences construction on land seized from Senator Hunkuyi


The Kaduna State Government has started the construction of a children’s park on plot of land 11B Sambo Road, Ungwan-Rimi, Kaduna, which was recently seized from Suleiman Hunkuyi, the senator representing Kaduna North. Reports show that the building on the plot was demolished by the Kaduna Geographical Information Service (KADGIS), in February, over alleged violation of the state’s land laws. ...

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El-Rufai can’t shut me down by demolishing my property – Senator

El-Rufai can’t shut me down by demolishing my property - Senator

A senator of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to the demolition of his property by the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, in the state, noting that he has no case against the governor and has ‘forgiven him’. Suleiman Hunkuyi said this while addressing journalists on Tuesday. He also explained that he still sees and takes Mr. El-Rufai, ...

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David Mark cries out to EFCC on 748m house: “You are chasing shadows P5”

Senator David Mark

A former Senate President, Senator David Mark, yesterday said the accusations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) or any other government that he purchased his N748 million Apo Residential House illegally were  spurious, contrived and baseless. He said the EFCC or any other agency were chasing shadows in probing how he bought his house. He insisted that he ...

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Court orders interim forfeiture of 14 houses owned by ex-minister

interim forfeiture of 14 houses

“Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of 14 houses in “choice areas” of Abuja. They are believed to be owned by former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Bala Mohammed and his son, Shamsuddeen.”- The Nation The judge gave the order yesterday while ruling on an ex-parte application brought by ...

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