Tag: Bail

Just In: Court grants bail to six Abuja #EndSARS protesters – here are the conditions

A magistrate’s court in Wuse, Abuja, on Wednesday, granted bail to six #EndSARS protesters who were arrested in front of the National Assembly complex, Abuja. Thousands of Nigerians marched in Lagos and other cities across the country to demand an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS, a police[Read More…]

Breaking: Cross River Journalist, Agba Jalingo granted bail

The detained Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, has been granted bail according to our correspondent in court in Calabar . Mr Jalingo had filed a fresh application for bail at the Federal High Court, Calabar. His case was transferred to a new judge, Sule Shuaibu. Mr Shuaibu is the administrative judge of[Read More…]

Court Affirms Sambo Dasuki’s Bail in Arm Deal Trial

… Adjourns Trial to February 24, 2016 An Abuja High Court has again reaffirmed the bail granted former National Security Adviseer, Colonel Sambi Dasuki and five others in the arm deal trial involving $2.1bn. Justice Baba Yusuf reaffirmed the bail on Dasuki on the ground that he was entitled to[Read More…]

Breaking: Court Grants Olisah Metuh N400m bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, bail in the sum of N400 million, with two sureties in the sum of N200 million each. According to the trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, in his ruling on Metuh’s[Read More…]

EFCC Releases Jide Omokore, Diezani’s Business Associate On Administrative Bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Jide Omokore on bail after questioning him over alleged corrupt practices in the nation’s oil sector. Omokore owner of Atlantic Energy, who is said to be a business associate of former Nigeria’s petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke, was on Monday held at[Read More…]

After Spending Five Days In Prison, Court Grants Lamido, Sons Bail On Self Recognizance

After spending five days in prison custody, the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, today, granted the former ?governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido? bail on self recognizance. Justice Gabriel Kolawole ordered Lamido to surrender all his travelling documents to the Deputy Chief Registrar of the court. Similarly, the court,[Read More…]

Federal High Court Abuja Revokes Bail Granted To Oil Bunkers

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday, revoked the bail earlier granted to one Ibrahim Saidu, standing trial alongside one Joseph Amaechi and twelve others in a case of conspiracy and illegal oil bunkering brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The other accused[Read More…]