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Senate Forgery: Police Submit Fresh Report, Which Indicts Saraki, Ekweremadu

There are strong indications that the police have submitted to the National Prosecution Coordination Committee, another report on the investigations into the alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Orders, 2015. SUNDAY PUNCH gathered that in the fresh report, the police indicted the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and …

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Court Of Appeal Strikes Out Bukola Saraki’s Appeal

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, has again affirmed the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal to try the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, on charges on false assets declaration. Delivering judgement on Friday in the appeal filed by Saraki, the Justice Abdul Aboki-led panel of the Appeal Court, affirmed …

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Atiku, others hail FG over withdrawal of charges

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar,  and the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Timi Frank have commended the Federal Government for withdrawing the forgery charges against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. In separate statements issued in Abuja, on Friday, the two …

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Ekweremadu: ‘Victory For Democracy’ As FG Withdraws Forgery Charges

The Federal Government on Friday, withdrew the forgery charges against President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu before the FCT High Court in Abuja. The Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu described the development as a “Victory to Democracy” He stated this in a statement issued …

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Forgery Trial: Dr. Saraki, Ekweremadu and The Law

Okoi Obono Obla, Abuja: Special Adviser to the President on Prosecution wrote, It is laughable and ridiculous for the Senate to take the position that the intended arraignment of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Deputy Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, former Clerk of the National Assembly, Salisu Maikasuwa and Deputy Clerk …

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Nigerian Government withdraws forgery charges against Bukola Saraki, Ekweremadu

The Federal Government of Nigeria has filed a motion to withdraw the charge of criminal conspiracy against Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. An affidavit in support of the motion was filed before the High Court of Federal Capital Territory on Thursday by a litigation officer from …

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Bukola Saraki fails in yet another attempt to stall his CCT trial

Senate President Bukola Saraki has again failed to prevail on the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, to suspend further hearing on the charges against. Saraki who is facing a 16-count charge before the tribunal also failed to disqualify the Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar, from hearing the case. …

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Attorney General stalls Bukola Saraki’s forgery trial

The trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for alleged forgery was stalled on Wednesday, because the prosecution counsel, Aliyu Umar, said he had not prepared his response to a fresh motion by the defendants challenging the jurisdiction of the court. Mr. Umar is prosecuting the case on behalf of the …

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Ex-govs fraud cases: AGF lists Saraki, Akpabio, Daniel, Odili, Ladoja for fresh probe, trial

Senate President Bukola Saraki, factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff; and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, are among 31 former governors whose alleged corruption cases investigated by the anti-graft agencies are likely to be reopened soon. The PUNCH had exclusively reported on Tuesday that the Attorney …

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