Justice James Omotosho, who gave the warning, said if Keyamo was not ready to diligently prosecute the case, the suit would be struck out in the next adjourned date.
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Bello was arraigned alongside Abba Adauda, Yakubu Siyaka Adabenege, Iyada Sadat, and Rashida Bello (at large) on 18 count charge bordering on criminal misappropriation and money laundering to the tune of N3,081,804,654.00.
While dismissing his application, a five-member panel said his conduct was a slap on democracy and rule of law.
He said this in a statement he issued in Lokoja, denying any involvement of government or officials in the act.
Acting through its Lawyer, Kalu Kalu Agu, it filed the suit dated December 2, 2022 at the Federal High Court, Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court adjourned the case until Dec. 16 for trial, following the absence of the defence counsel, Gboyega Oyewole (SAN).
Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), gave the advice while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria.
Shasore was arraigned on a fresh charge before Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court, Abuja.
Shasore served as the Attorney-General of Lagos State and the Commissioner for Justice during the tenure of Babatunde Fashola as the governor.
Also the Commissioner for Justice during his tenure, the former AG, however, pleaded not guilty to all counts.
Abubakar’s counsel, Wole Olanipekun, SAN, made this known to Justice Inyang Ekwo during the adoption of the final written addresses of parties in the trial-within-trial after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission closed its case.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Justice Mojisola Dada adjourned the case on Wednesday until November 16
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had applied to the court that the N7.1 billion money laundering charge against Kalu and two others be transferred to the Lagos division of the court in line with an earlier ruling of the Court of Appeal that Lagos was the proper jurisdiction for the trial of the case.
The development followed the failure of Mompha to appear in court on Wednesday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on June 10 accused him of traveling to Dubai with a new international passport.
The suspension letter marked HMFBNP/AGF/SUSPENSION/5/2022 and dated 18th May, 2022 revealed that the suspension became necessary “to allow for proper and unhindered investigation into the serious allegations in line with Public Service Rules 030406”.
Those familiar with the development said Idris was intercepted in Kano by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
Daniel-Nwobia who was convicted on April 7 was given the sentence over her role in the botched March 15, 2014, Nigeria Immigration Service recruitment tragedy where about 15 job seekers died in a stampede.
The Bank in a statement posited that the allegations were being peddled by an aggrieved third party, Timi Popoola
The bills were accompanied with a letter read at the start of plenary on Thursday by the Senate President, Ahamad Lawan.