Court orders ‘trial-within-trial’ in EFCC vs Jang case
A high Court in Jos, Plateau State, yesterday ordered a trial-within-trial to ascertain whether the statement which the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission ....
EFCC presents more witnesses against Jonah Jang in alleged N6.3b fraud case
The trial of former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, yesterday continued with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) presenting more witnesses...
Court adjourns Jang’s N6.3bn fraud case
The State High Court in Jos, on Thursday adjourned to April 9, hearing in ex-Gov. Jonah Jang’s alleged N6.3 billion fraud case to enable prosecuting counsel conclude submissions. Jang and Yusuf Pam, a former cashier in the Plateau Government House, were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over fraud alleged committed between…
How N2b was withdrawn from Plateau account, by witness
A prosecution witness in the trial of former Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang, has given details of how about N2 billion was withdrawn at various times from the government’s account.
Judge overrules Jang’s counsel on acceptability of documents tendered
Trial judge of the Plateau State High Court, Mr. Justice Daniel Longji, yesterday overruled the objection raised by Senator Jonah Jang’s counsel, Mike Ozekhome on admissibility of documents tendered. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s witness, Kpaja Emmanuel, had tendered the documents on Tuesday, despite not being a signatory to the papers. The case…
Disputed N2b MSME fund not paid to Jang’s account, says EFCC witness
A Jos High Court was yesterday told that N2 billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME), was not paid into the personal account of former Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang.
David Mark, Jonah Jang join presidential race
Former Senate President David Mark yesterday declared his intention to contest the presidential election in 2019 under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he picked his nomination form at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja.
Weekly political notes
Ex-Delta Governor, Uduaghan Joins APC, Gives Reasons The immediate past governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, has formally defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Uduaghan confirmed his defection at a meeting of the APC national caucus held at the Presidential Villa Abuja on Tuesday. Speaking on reasons…
Sen Jang declares interest in presidential race
Sen. Jonah Jang, former Plateau governor, on Tuesday in Jos joined the race for the PDP presidential ticket ahead of the 2019 general elections.
EFCC fails to present witnesses in Sen Jang’s case
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday failed to bring witnesses to testify in the case of alleged misappropriation of state funds involving former Plateau Governor Jonah Jang.
Senate okays state police agitations, Reps to probe tanker explosions
The Senate yesterday approved suggestions and agitations for the creation of state police as a way of strengthening security across the country.Adopting a motion sponsored by former Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang on Plateau killings, the Senate also directed its Committee on Judiciary....