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FG sued over Ruga settlement policy

Jude Johnson The Federal Government has been sued over the introduction of Ruga Settlements Schemes in the 36 states of the country for the exclusive benefit of the Fulani ethnic group. In the suit with number FHC/ABJ/CS/761/2019 instituted by the board of the Incorporated Trustees of Malcolm Omirhobo Foundation, the Federal

$2.1bn Malabu scam: EFCC working with Interpol to arrest Adoke, Etete, four others

•Court approves arrest order Jude Johnson The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had said it is working with the International Police Organisation (INTERPOL) to apprehend the immediate-past Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dan Etete, and four others who were involved in

Judge Orders Dasuki’s Trial in Absentia

Justice Ahmed Rahmat Mohammed has ordered the former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki be prosecuted in absentia by the Federal Government following his resolve not to appear in court for further proceedings. The judge invoked section 352 (4)  of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) to issue the order

Dasuki vows to boycott trial over FG’s disobedience to court order

The former National Security Adviser Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has berated the Federal Government over his continued detention and disobedience to various court orders that admitted him on bails.   Dasuki in a strongly worded letter he personally signed and addressed to the Registrar of the Federal High Court Abuja vowed to

Rights Violation: Court orders Buratai to pay N11m damages 

•Army Chief indicted for illegal detention Jude Johnson   The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen.l Tukur Buratai, to pay N11million as damages for the breach of fundamental rights of eleven Gombe State indigenes that were illegally detained by officers of the Nigerian Army. The court,