Court okays EFCC’s prayer for testimony against Nyako by video
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has granted the request by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for its witness in the Diaspora to testify through video link in the ongoing trial of former Adamawa State governor, Murtala Nyako, and seven others.
Bindow seeks forgiveness from Adamawa people
Preparatory to the hand-over ceremony on May 29, outgoing governor of Adamawa State, Mohammed Bindow, yesterday in Yola delivered his farewell speech in which he apologised to former Governor Murtala Nyako and the people of the state for misrule. The governor, during the launch of Adamawa State Insurance Scheme, expressed regret over his inability to…
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Court orders EFCC to deposit N12.5m fine over Nyako’s detention
The fine was part of the judgment delivered by the court on June 22, 2016 in favour of Nyako, who is a serving senator and son of former Adamawa governor, retired Rear Admiral Murtala Nyako.
Alleged N40 bn fraud: Court adjourns Nyako’s trial
While leading the witness in evidence, the prosecuting counsel, Mr Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), sought to tender the vouchers as exhibits, but the defence team objected on the grounds that they needed time to study the documents.
James Ngilari: Justice so swift, curious
The speed at which the corruption trial was prosecuted and trial concluded is not only commendable, but also historical; being the first such conviction in a high profile prosecution of a former state chief executive.
Anxiety in Yola as residents await Supreme Court judgement on Nyako’s tenure
There is growing anxiety in Yola, the Adamawa State Capital as residents awaits Friday’s Supreme Court judgement on the case filed by former governor ...