While in office, little was actually known about Kyari in the public realm. Unfortunately too, his name actually symbolized an uncanny error of namesake. The Borno State-born lawyer and banker shared a name with somebody who once had a favourable public perception, until Satan smiled; and the _‘super cop’_ lost it!
Browsing: Abba Kyari
Kyari, who has been in detention since his arrest in 2022, was granted bail on Thursday
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Tuesday, gave reasons it resorted to the trial of the suspended DCP Abba Kyari and his co-defendants behind closed doors.
In a judgment Friday by a three-member panel of the appellate court held that the appeal by Ubua was without merit.
In a judgment Friday Justice Stephen Adah, who read the unanimous judgment of a three-member panel, held that Kyari’s appeal was without merit.
During the court’s proceedings, one of the principal suspects, Ayoade Akinninbosun told the court that a former Head of the Intelligence Response Team squad, Abba Kyari, offered him N10 million to implicate ex-Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, in the armed robbery case.
Chibunna, Patrick and Umeibe, Friday, said that a whistleblower from Brazil informed the police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) about their movement before they were arrested at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Ezenwanne made the disclosure during a cross examination by counsel for Kyari and two others, Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN, before Justice Emeka Nwite of a Federal High Court, Abuja.
This followed the allegation by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency that he has been linked with several properties.
Justice Emeka Nwite, in a ruling, held that Kyari had not given sufficient grounds for the application to be granted.
Recall that the Islamic State of West Africa Province claimed responsibility for the July 5, 2022 invasion of the prison facility.
It was gathered that Wadume, who had been in custody at Kuje prison since 2020, has not been found and was not among prisoners recaptured or those who voluntarily returned after the attack on the prison facility.
This followed a deadly attack on the Kuje Correctional Centre by gunmen on Tuesday night, PRNigeria reports.
An investigation carried out by PRNigeria shows that senior personnel in the Police are of the opinion that the NDLEA is trying to shield its personnel who were also allegedly involved in the drug scandal from arrest and prosecution.
Justice Inyang Ekwo announced the date Friday after lawyers to parties made their final submissions.
The Service Public Relations Officer, Francis Enobore, made the submission in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.
Justice Emeka Nwite, in a ruling, dismissed the objection raised by counsel for Kyari and other co-defendant officers that granting the request might jeopardise their case.
Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date after counsel for the AGF, Pius Akutah, applied for more time to enable parties respond to processes served on each other by Mahmud Magaji (SAN), lawyer to Kyari.
After months of surveillance and evading arrest, Ukatu who is Chairman of Mallinson Group of Companies was eventually nabbed onboard a flight to Abuja
The duo were charged with five others in relation to offences of unlawful drug dealings