Chairman of PDP Governors Forum, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, disclosed this on Wednesday night while briefing newsmen after the forum’s meeting held in Abuja.
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At the resumed trial, the Prosecuting Counsel, Oluwaleke Atolagbe, said that he got a hearing notice for the matter in respect to the directive from the chief judge transferring the matter back Abuja.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court, Abuja, granted the permission following an application filed by defendant’s counsel, Olusegun Jolawo, asking for the release of Turaki’s travel documents.
Justice Yusuf Halilu adjourned the case following an application by his counsel, Rilwan Idris, that the EFCC served the plaintiff a counter affidavit late on Wednesday, challenging the suit.
The judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, ordered Turaki to produce two sureties in the sum of N250 million each.
The application was filed before Justice Yusuf Halilu, who is the vacation Judge.
The EFCC in the motion filed through its counsel, Mohammed Abubakar, claimed the bail condition given to the former governor by Justice Yusuf Halilu was too liberal
The EFCC arrested Turaki on July 4 at a public function in Abuja, based on a bench warrant issued against him by a Federal High Court, sitting in Dutse, Jigawa State in 2014.
A source in the commission had earlier told NAN that the former governor was arrested by EFCC operatives in Abuja on Tuesday afternoon
The Managing Director of the Bank of Agriculture, Prof. Danbala Danju, said this on Sunday while signing a Memorandum of Understanding for Public Private Partnership with Trans-Sahara Consortium, Nigeria
The Co-Chairman of the group – Concerned Peoples Democratic Party Stakeholders – Senator Ibrahim Mantu, stated this in Abuja on Saturday while reacting to the developments from the National Convention of the party held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State
The court has therefore directed the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Sbubakar, his officers and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to arrest Turaki whenever he is sighted and bring him before the court
Bwari is to appear before Justice Yahuza on May 16, 2013 “to show cause why the recognizance entered into by him to produce the accused should not be forfeited