The jailing of Farouk Lawan
The jailing for graft of Farouk Lawan, former member of the House of Representatives is at one level his personal tragedy. But, at another level, the tragedy of Nigeria – its leadership, its elite, its political institutions and more.
Farouk Lawan jailed 19yrs for $500,000 bribe
Justice Angela Otaluka of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting at Apo, Abuja, has sentenced former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, to 19-year imprisonment for receiving...
Former House of Reps member Lawan gets 7 years imprisonment over $3m bribe
A federal capital territory (FCT) high court sitting in Apo, Abuja, has sentenced Farouk Lawan, former chairman of the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy, to seven years imprisonment over the $3 million bribery charges preferred against him by the Nigerian government. Lawan was the chairman of the committee probing the multi-billion naira…
Appeal Court dismisses Lawan’s ‘no-case submission’ in $3m bribery trial
The Court of Appeal, Abuja, has dismissed the appeal filed by former member of the House of Representatives from Kano State, Farouk Lawan. Lawan, in the suit, seeks to terminate the $3 million bribery charges brought against him by the Federal Government.
Again, Farouk Lawan fails to open defence in alleged $620,000 subsidy bribery case
The trial of former member, House of Representatives, Farouk Lawan, has again been adjourned and for the third time consecutively as his defence team failed...
Court grants ex-lawmaker's application for transfer of alleged bribery case
Justice Yusuf Halilu of the FCT High Court, Jabi on Tuesday granted the application of Farouk Lawan seeking transfer of his case from Justice Angela Otaluka of FCT Lugbe High Court.
Alleged $.500m bribe: Absence of prosecution stalls Lawan’s arraignment
The absence of the prosecution team on Tuesday stalled the arraignment of former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, before Justice Yusuf Halilu of the FCT High Court, Jabi.