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Joshua Dariye

8 Sep
The Police on Wednesday said they have arrested eight suspects over the kidnap and murder of 93-year-old Mr Defwan Dariye, father of former Governor of Plateau, Mr Joshua Dariye.
16 Jul
Operatives of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) have arrested no fewer than eight persons in connection with the kidnap of former Governor Joshua Dariye’s father.
14 Jul
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja has fixed Sept. 28 to hear a suit filed by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against former Plateau Governor, Joshua Dariye.
24 Mar
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has ruled out impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari by the National Assembly over insecurity in the country, saying such action would not solve the problem.
12 Mar
The Supreme Court has upheld the 10-year imprisonment of former Plateau Governor Joshua Dariye upon his conviction for criminal breach of trust. A five-man panel of the court, led by Justice Mary Odili, in a unanimous judgment on Friday, upheld Dariye’s appeal in part, by quashing the one-year sentence imposed on him by the Court…
20 Dec 2019
The recent convictions at law of former governors Joshua Dariye, Jolly Nyame and Orji Uzor Kalu for various offences relating to the reprehensible mismanagement of public funds
4 Jul 2019
Why do state governors take active interest in the running of state legislatures, especially in the selection of Speakers? This is the question that agitates the minds of Nigerians following the confusion in some states’ Houses of Assembly. In Edo State, history seems to have repeated itself because just as in 2014, when the then…
27 Dec 2018
Nigeria's anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday said it had convicted no fewer than 312 corrupt Nigerians in 2018. The numbers of persons convicted were arrested and tried for various acts of corruption between January and December, 2018. “The record of convictions cuts across the various offices of the EFCC with…
13 Dec 2018
It is an uncommon case that negates the Kafkaesque leitmotif that the law is beholden to the privileged, especially in a third world country like Nigeria – a former state governor, Joshua Dariye, was jailed for corruption.
17 Nov 2018
The Court of Appeal, Abuja, yesterday reviewed the prison terms handed over to former governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame and his Plateau counterpart, Joshua Dariye.
19 Sep 2018
Former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who is currently serving a 14-year jail term over financial misdeeds during his time as governor...
10 Sep 2018
Nigerian senator jailed for fraud and money laundering has reportedly purchased the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) nomination and expression of interest form to seek re-election. Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau State, is currently serving 14 years jail term at Kuje prisons, Abuja after found guilty of money laundering, breach of trust and…


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