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Court shifts ruling on Olisa Metuh’s case to July 11

A high court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) yesterday shifted its ruling on the no-case submission filed by former publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, over alleged destruction of evidence, to July 11.

No-case submission: Ruling on Olisa Metuh’s case adjourned to July 11

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday fixed July 11 for ruling on the no-case submission filed by Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, accused of destruction of evidence.

Senior lawyer Joseph Daudu urges federal government respect tenets of democracy, rule of law

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Joseph Daudu, has urged the All Progressives Congress, APC, led Federal Government to respect the tenets of democracy, observe rule of law and respect the sanctity of the country’s constitution to ensure that democracy thrives.

Olisa Metuh defends lawyer’s absence in court

The embattled former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, has described as worrisome the submissions of a Federal High Court judge, Okon Abang, regarding his (Metuh’s) health and the ‘disappearance’ of the defendant’s lawyer, Emeka Etiaba.

Court closes ‎Olisa Metuh’s defence, his company to open its case

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday closed the defence of a former National Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, “for want of diligent prosecution.”

Olisa Metuh’s trial continues in his absence

The trial of the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, for alleged N400 million fraud continued on Friday with the defendant still absent in court.

Absence of defence counsel stalls Olisa Metuh’s trial in absentia

The absence of Olisa Metuh’s counsel, Mr Emeka Etiaba, (SAN) on Thursday stalled the hearing in the ongoing trial of the former PDP Spokesman in a Federal High Court Abuja.

CACOL: Corrupt elite delaying wheel of justice

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has lamented that the corrupt elite have been dragging the wheel of justice to a halt through cleverly thoughtout schemes and tricks in a bid to buy time in their cases.

Court orders Olisa Metuh’s trial in absentia

The federal high court, Abuja, has ordered that the ongoing trial of former national publicity secretary of PDP, Olisa Metuh, will be conducted in his absence.

Court summons Channels TV’ manager, presenter over alleged prejudicial statement on Olisa Metuh’s trial

Justice Okon Abang of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court on Wednesday, summoned the General Manager of Channels Television, Abuja and one of the presenters of Sunrise Daily, Maupe Oguns Yusuf, over the broadcast of alleged prejudicial material on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

N400 million fraud: EFCC wants Olisa Metuh tried in absentia

The EFCC on Tuesday asked the Federal High Court Abuja to proceed with the ongoing trial of a former PDP Spokesman, Olisa Metuh, in his absence.

Justice Abang: Olisa Metuh fell down on his own

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday said that former National Publicity Secretary to the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, deliberately fell down as the court’s proceedings were about to start on Monday.

Olisa Metuh’s lawyer returns to court 24 hours after withdrawal from case

Barely 24 hours after he announced his withdrawal as a defence lawyer to a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, Mr. Emeka Etiaba (SAN), has re-appeared in the case Tuesday morning.

Justice Abang threatens to strike out Olisa Metuh’s case

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja threatened on Monday to strike out the criminal charge filed against Chief Olisa Metuh, former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Justice Okon Abang rejects defence lawyer’s request to withdraw after Olisa Metuh’s fall

Mr. Emeka Etiaba (SAN), a defence lawyer to a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, announced his withdrawal from the case during the Monday’s proceedings of Metuh’s trial before the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Olisa Metuh collapses in court

A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, collapsed Monday morning as he was making his way to the dock for his resumed trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

N400m fraud: Olisa Metuh files appeal over denial of medical treatment abroad

Embattled former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, has gone before the Court of Appeal in Abuja to challenge refusal of trial Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja to allow him to travel abroad for medical treatment.

2019 and the politics of campaign finance

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.

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