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Kaduna curfew causes setback on Maryam Sanda’s murder trial

The case of Maryam Sanda standing trial before an FCT High Court for allegedly killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, on Wednesday suffered another setback due to the curfew imposed on some parts of Kaduna state.

NJC recommends dismissal of James Agbadu-Fishim, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to dismiss two judges accused of corruption by the anti-graft agency, EFCC.
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Alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda names new baby after father

Few months ago, her daughter, Maryam Sanda, the alleged killer of her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, on Wednesday in Abuja named her new born baby according to Islamic rite.

Court orders AMAC, FCDA to rebuild 720 demolished shops, stores at Karmo market

An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Friday ordered the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) to rebuild the 720 shops and stores demolished at the Karmo market, a suburb of the FCT.

Court sentences man to two years in prison for forging ICAN certificate

An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Friday sentenced Lebi-Ayodele James, a staff of the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation to two years in prison for forging the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria certificate.

Trial of alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda stalled

The trial of Maryam Sanda, alleged to have killed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, was on Thursday stalled due to the ill-health of the prosecution counsel, James Idachaba.

Counsel’s ill-health stalls trial of alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda

Hearing in the trial of Maryam Sanda, accused of killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, was on Tuesday stalled due to the absence of her counsel, Mr Joseph Daudu (SAN).

Court dismisses N10m breach of right suit against Police

An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Wednesday dismissed a suit seeking N10 million fine against the Police for alleged breach of fundamental human right of a businessman, Yakubu Salihu.

Witness: Maryam Sanda threatened to cut late husband’s penis

The first prosecution witness in the trial of Maryam Sanda over the alleged murder of her husband, Bilyamin Bello yesterday gave evidence in court.

Alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda demanded divorce before husband’s death – witness

An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Thursday heard that Maryam Sanda had asked for divorce before the death of her husband.

Absence of prosecution witness stalls trial of Maryam Sanda

The absence of prosecution witness on Monday stalled the continuation of trial in the alleged murder case filed against Maryam Sanda, and three others before Justice Yusuf Halilu of the FCT High Court, Jabi.

Maryam Sanda: Court defers ruling on objection to murder charges

The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja Command of the Police, on Monday asked the FCT High Court in Jabi to dismiss the objection filed by Maryam Sanda and her three co-defendants, challenging competence of the murder charges instituted against them in respect of the death of her husband, Bilyamin Bello.

Why court released alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda on bail

An Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi, on Wednesday, granted bail to Maryam Sanda who was remanded in prison custody for allegedly stabbing her husband, Bilyamin Bello, son of former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to death.

Alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda granted bail

An FCT High Court has granted bail to Maryam Sanda, who allegedly killed her husband, Bilyamin Bello.

Murder: I am 3 months pregnant – Maryam Sanda tells court

Maryam Sanda, who was remanded in prison custody for allegedly killing her husband who is the son of former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bilyamin Bello, on Monday, told the trial court that she is three months pregnant.

FCT Chief Judge accused of illegally transferring ex-Rep Farouk Lawan’s bribery case

The Federal Government has told the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal that the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, acted illegally by transferring a part-heard bribery trial of a former member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Farouk Lawan, from one judge to another in March 2017.

Court denies bail to Maryam Sanda accused of killing husband

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has refused an application for bail sort by Maryam Sanda, daughter-in-law of former Peoples Democratic Party chairman.

Federal govt arraigns ex-ICPC board nominee December 14 over alleged N57m fraud

Justice M. A. Nasir of an Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi, on Tuesday, fixed December 14 for the Federal Government to arraign a dropped member of the Independent Corrupt and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, governing board, Mrs. Maimuna Aliyu.

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