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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Offa robbery: Witness absence stalls continued hearing of suspects trial

Hearing in the trial of April 5th, 2018 Offa, Kwara state robbery suspects could not continue yesterday due to the absence of a leading prosecution witness.

Offa robbery: ‘Wounds on suspects’ legs not caused by gunshots’

Medical doctor in charge of medical welfare of inmates, Kwara state prisons command, Olaleye Paul Olasunkanmi, on Monday told an Ilorin High Court trying the Offa robbery suspects that the report of the medical examination on the suspects did not show the wounds on their legs were as a result of gunshots.

Offa robbery: Court refuses post-mortem examination of dead suspect

Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital Monday refused the exhumation of the corpse of the death principal suspect, Michael Adikwu in the April 5th, 2018 bloody Offa robbery incident, for post-mortem examination to determine the cause of his death.

Offa robbery: Police want me to implicate Senator Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5th, 2018 bloody bank robbery in Offa, Offa local government area of Kwara state, Ayoade Akinnibosun, on Monday revealed that the police asked him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Offa robbery: I was tortured to implicate Bukola Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5, 2018 bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, Ayoade Akinnibosun, yesterday told a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin how the police coerced him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Offa robbery: Court adjourns abruptly

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday adjourned abruptly the resumed trial of accused persons in the Offa robbery incident.

Offa robbery: Absence of defence counsel stalls continuation of trial

Justice Halima Saleeman, the presiding judge of the Ilorin High Court in the trial of five accused persons in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery case, has adjourned the hearing on the matter till March 14 and 15, 2019.

Offa robbery: 21 AK 47 rifles stolen from armoury – witness

One of the prosecution witnesses in the ongoing Offa robbery case, Hitila Hassan, said on Friday that no fewer than 21 AK 47 rifles were stolen from the armoury of a police station in the community.

Offa robbery: Kwara government hands case over to private prosecutor

The Kwara state Government has handed the prosecution of Offa robbery case to a private law firm, Wahab Egbewole and Co.
Kamaldeen Ajibade

Offa robbery: Principal suspect Michael Adikwu is dead – Kwara attorney-general

Kwara State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Kamaldeen Ajibade, SAN, disclosed this at a Kwara State High Court on Wednesday, when five of the six principal suspects were brought to court.

Offa bank robbery: Kwara not involved in suspects’ arraignment

Kwara state government has said that it was not involved in arraignment of five of the suspected Offa bank armed bandits in Ilorin last week Tuesday.

Abuja court bars police from quizzing Senator Saraki over Offa bank robbery

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has restrained the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Inspector-General of Police from interrogating, harassing, inviting, arresting and detaining the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, pending the hearing of the substantive suit.

Police: Two more Senator Saraki thugs arrested

The Nigeria Police Force said today Senate President Bukola Saraki is still under investigation, as it also announced the arrest of two out of the three suspects mentioned by one of the gang leaders of the Offa bank robbery.

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