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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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

Evans: Police hid me in toilet when Femi Falana came

Suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, told a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, on Friday, that the Police hid him in a toilet when rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), came looking for him.

Kidnap kingpin Evans prayed for God’s forgiveness – Police tell court

A Lagos High Court at Igbosere yesterday heard that suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, prayed for God’s forgiveness after his arrest last year in his Magodo, Lagos mansion.

Abduction victim narrates encounter with Evans

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos heard on Friday that kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, known popularly as Evans, was the driver of the vehicle used by the suspected to abduct one James Uduji.

Trial of kidnap suspect Evans stalled

Absence of a prosecution witness on Thursday stalled continuation of trial in the case of suspected ‘billionaire’ kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, before an Igbosere High Court in Lagos.

Lagos court re-arraigns Evans, refuses to quash charges against him

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos again discharged the application seeking to quash the charges preferred against the suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, by the Lagos State Government.

Suspected kidnap kingpin Evans weeps in court, alleges maltreatment

Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (a.k.a Evans), on Monday broke down in tears at an Igbosere High Court in Lagos, claiming maltreatment at the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, Apapa, Lagos.

Kidnap kingpin Evans faces two fresh charges May 7

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Thursday adjourned till May 7, the arraignment of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, on two fresh charges.

Court dismisses Evans’ application to quash charges

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Thursday dismissed the application by the suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, seeking to quash charges slammed on him, saying they are not defective and not an abuse of court processes.

Suspected kidnap kingpin Evans asks court to quash charges against him

Suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, on Wednesday asked a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere to quash the two separate charges filed against him by the Lagos State Government.

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