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Absence of Police witness stalls Evans’ trial

The absence of a police witness on Friday stalled the trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court.
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President Buhari orders DHQ to probe killing of policemen by soldiers

The Security Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a committee to investigate what it described as “unfortunate killing” of three police intelligence officers in Ibi, Jalingo, Taraba State.

Police arrest kidnap kingpin Evans’ arms dealer

Two years after a manhunt was launched, operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team have arrested a 46-year-old arms dealer, Godwin Chinyere.

Appeal Court dismisses three appeals filed by Evans

Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has dismissed three separate appeals filed by Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, challenging the jurisdiction of the lower court trying him on charges bordering on kidnapping.
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Counsel to Evan’s co-accused tells court client’s surgery failed

Counsel to Linus Opara, the third defendant in the trial of a suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, wants the medical director of Kirikiri Maximum Security Prisons to issue a medical report on Opara’s health.

Evans’ co-defendant undergoes failed surgery in prison custody

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos yesterday heard that Linus Okpara, one of the men on trial alongside suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, had allegedly undergone a failed surgery.

Kidnap kingpin Evans engages new lawyer

Suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, on trial for several cases of kidnapping, on Friday complied with the order of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos asking him to get a new counsel.

Judge: Evans was not forced to make confessional statements

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Friday held that alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, and Victor Aduba, a dismissed soldier, made voluntary statements to the police regarding their alleged involvement in kidnappings.
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Court orders Evans to get legal representative by May 17

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered the suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans to engage a counsel by May 17.

Court orders alleged kidnap kingpin Evans to defend himself, as lawyers desert him

The ongoing trial of an alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, on Friday suffered another setback following the continued absence of his lawyers.

Lawyer’s absence stalls Evans’ trial

For the second time in 30 days, the trial of suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, failed to go on at a Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Friday, following the absence of a defence counsel.

Driver docked for allegedly stealing exhibits recovered from “Evans”

A 27-year-old commercial driver, Mashudu Rabiu, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing three articulated vehicle carcases recovered from notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans.

Court strikes out Evans’ N1 billion suit against police, others

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday struck out a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwamadike (a.k.a Evans), against the police over seizure of his property.

Court admits Evans confessional statement, dismiss torture claim

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja yesterday dismissed the claims of Kidnap Kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, that he was tortured by the men of the Police Inspector General’s Intelligence Response Team and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) after his arrest.

There’s no proof you were tortured – Judge tells Evans

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday told alleged kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans that there was no proof that he was tortured by the police.

Absence of witness stalls alleged kidnap kingpin Evans’ trial

The absence of Insp. Idowu Haruna, a witness for the prosecution, stalled the trial of an alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, on Thursday.

Absence of counsel stalls kidnap kingpin Evans’ trial

Absence of defence counsel on Wednesday stalled further hearing in the trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (a.k.a Evans).

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