Tag: Mohammed Abacha

Olusegun Adeniyi: Abacha’s Loot & Mohammed’s Deal

Apparently taken aback by what it considered a crooked deal by the Federal Government, Transparency International (TI) has described the withdrawal of charges against Mr. Mohammed Abacha as an act of encouraging impunity. A statement by its Regional Director for sub-Saharan Africa, Chantal Uwimana, said: “Allowing the theft of public[Read More…]

Attorney-General Of The Federation Withdraws N100 Billion Charges Against Mohammed Abacha

A High Court, siting in Abuja, on Wednesday discharged the case against Mohammed Abacha, son of late former military Head of State, General Sani Abacha, for allegedly receiving N100.38 billion worth of stolen property following a request by government to discontinue the case. The Office of the Attorney-General of the[Read More…]

Corruption: Illness Stalls Mohammed Abacha’s Trial By Attorney-General

NAN The arraignment of Mohammed Abacha by the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation was stalled again on Tuesday, due to the suspect’s ill-health. Mohammed was to be arraigned before Justice Mamman Kolo of an FCT High Court on charges of receiving stolen property worth N100.38bn. The property was[Read More…]

Abacha’s Loot: Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Filed By Son Of Late Head Of State On Corruption Trial

The Supreme Court on Friday in Abuja dismissed an appeal filed by Mohammed Abacha, son of late former Head of State, General Sani Abacha, against his prosecution for corruption. The apex court in a unanimous judgment led by Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, therefore, ordered Abacha to return to an Abuja High[Read More…]