Court fixes date to rule on Olisa Metuh’s alleged N400m fraud
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday fixed February 25, 2020, to deliver judgement in the N400 million fraud charge against a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh. Justice Okon Abang on Tuesday fixed the date for judgement after taking arguments from lawyers in the matter which lasted for about…
Five high profile persons who have appeared in court on wheelchairs
Here's a thread of events you’ve probably seen before: a high profile government official gets charged to court for a case of money laundering, fraud or any other crime, they fall ill, get admitted to a hospital, and then show up in court in a wheelchair.
Court to hear Metuh’s application against EFCC spokesman October 7
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed October 7 for the hearing on the application filed by the former National Publicity Secretary, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh against the spokesperson, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwujaren. Metuh, through his counsel, Mr Abel Ozioko, filed the application following alleged misrepresentation of the…
Metuh: Court to hear application of alleged misrepresentation by EFCC
The Federal High Court Abuja has fixed Oct. 7 to hear an application by former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh alleging misrepresentation of facts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC).
Judge accuses counsel of frustrating Metuh’s trial
Justice Okon Abang of Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, yesterday expressed displeasure over tactics of defence counsel of former National...
Why I tampered with my defence team, by Metuh
Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has offered an insight into what prompted the sudden change of the lawyers defending him in the fraud charge brought against him by the Federal Government. In a statement yesterday, Metuh claimed that his counsel had been under “immense intimidation and harassment…
Metuh’s lawyers apply to withdraw from case over alleged threat to life
Counsel representing former National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, yesterday urged a Federal High Court, Abuja, to allow him withdraw from the case over alleged threat to life.
Metuh’s alleged N400 million fraud trial continues today
The trial of former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission