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Court adjourns Jonah Jang’s N6.3 billion fraud trial to December 4

The Plateau state High Court sitting in Jos has adjourned the corruption case involving a former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah Jang, who was accused of misappropriating state fund amounting to N6.3billion to December, 4th, 2018 for the definite hearing.

How Jonah Jang ‘diverted’ N2 billion MSMEs fund – witnesses

“On 20th March, 2015 our bank credited the N2 billion to PLASMEDA account; we were also given instructions by the accountant general to transfer the money back to Plateau state Project Account,” he said.

Court fixes date for Senator Jang’s arraignment

A Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos on Monday has fixed May 16, for the arraignment of Senator David Jang who is being detained by the EFCC for misappropriation of funds.

Conduct tribunal adjourns Senator Saraki’s trial indefinitely

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has adjourned, indefinitely, the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Federal govt, Senator Saraki return to conduct tribunal February 6

Strong indication has emerged that the Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki will be back at the Code of Conduct Tribunal for his trial in the False Asset Declaration charges brought against him by the Federal Government.

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