Tag: Murtala Nyako

EXCLUSIVE: Justice Binta Murtala Nyako’s Historic Abuja Raid Verdict, What You Need to Know

Three days ago the Federal High Court, Abuja delivered a historic ruling in a case that effectively served as a proxy for a wider issue of the rights of sex workers in Nigeria and the activities of the Abuja Environmental Protection Board. In her ruling on the case between sixteen[Read More…]

Court Orders EFCC To Pay Nyako N12.5m Within 30 Days

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to deposit N12.5 million imposed on it for infringing on the fundamental human rights of Abdulaziz Nyako. Justice Gabriel Kolawale, who made the order on Tuesday in Abuja, said the fine should be deposited with the[Read More…]

EFCC Re-arraigns Nyako, Son, For Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday re-arraigned former governor of Adamawa, Murtala Nyako, and his son, before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja. The EFCC had on Aug. 7, 2015, arraigned Nyako, his son, Abdul-Aziz, and Zulkifikk Abba, Abubakar Aliyu as well as five[Read More…]

Just In: Appeal Court Nullifies Impeachment of Murtala Nyako, Declares His Removal “Unconstitutional”

The Yola Division of Federal Court of Appeal on Thursday declared the impeachment of former Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa as unconstitutional, null and void. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Adamawa House of Assembly had on July 16, 2014, impeached and removed Nyako for gross misconduct.[Read More…]

Remi Oyeyemi: Why President Buhari Is The Obstacle To War On Corruption

“…. whoever that is indicted of corruption between 1999 to the time of swearing-in, would be pardoned” – President Mohammadu Buhari on March 11, 2015 at a Campaign rally in Kaduna “The right thing to do is to probe at least the administrations from 1966 when this level of corruption[Read More…]

Witnesses In The N29bn Fraud Case Against Murtala Nyako & Son, Abdulaziz, Have Died Mysteriously

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that two of its crucial witnesses in the N29 billion fraud case against former Adamawa State governor, Murtala Nyako and his son, Abdulazis, have died mysteriously. EFCC disclosed this at a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, July 10,[Read More…]

EFCC Docks Ohakim, Nyako And Son, Senator Abdul-Aziz Nyako Over Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 arraigned two former state governors, Ikedi Ohakim of Imo State and Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State, before the Federal High Court, Abuja on charges bordering on corruption, abuse of office and money laundering. Nyako and his son, Abdul-Aziz,[Read More…]

Breaking: ex-Governors Ikedi Ohakim & Murtala Nyako To Be Arraigned By EFCC

by Musa Abdullahi The former governors of Imo and Adamawa States governors, Ikedi Ohakim and Murtala Nyako are likely to be arraigned today Wednesday 8/7/15 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before a Federal High Court in Abuja. In a statement issued by the Commission while ago, the[Read More…]

Court Says Murtala Nyako Can’t Stop EFCC From Arrest

An Abuja Federal High Court on Monday refused to grant an application filed by ex-Adamawa Governor, Murtala Nyako, seeking to restrain the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), from arresting him. Nyako had filed a motion ex-parte, seeking an interim injunction restraining the EFCC, Inspector-General of Police and the Department of State Security[Read More…]

Breaking: Former Governor Murtala Nyako Of Adamawa In EFCC Custody

Former Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state is under interrogation at the offices of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission currently being grilled for fraud related charges. According to Saharareporters, The former governor turned himself into the EFCC earlier today with the expectation that he will be released in time to[Read More…]