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CCT chairman dismisses Saraki’s application

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Dan Ladi Umar, has dismissed in its entirety the application of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, seeking his disqualification from further trial of the case. Saraki, on Wednesday filed an application to disqualify Umar, from continuing to preside over his trial. Ajibola Oluyede, a counsel to Saraki, who is being ...

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20 political parties in Nigeria back Bukola Saraki’s trial

The Labour Party and 19 other registered opposition political parties have urged the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to avail himself of the opportunities offered in our laws to clear his name. Members of the opposition parties made their position known at a press briefing in Abuja, on Wednesday. The National Chairman of the LP, Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, who addressed the ...

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20 political parties want Saraki to face trial

No fewer than 20 registered opposition political parties in the country have called on the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to come clean on the issue currently hanging around his neck. Members of the opposition parties made their position known at a joint press briefing in Abuja. The National Chairman of the LP, Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, who addressed newsmen on behalf ...

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False Assets Declaration: Tribunal rejects Saraki’s appeal for trial judge to disqualify himself

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, on Thursday, threw out the application by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, where he sought for the self disqualification of the Chairman of the tribunal, Danladi Umar. Saraki through one of his counsels, Oluyele Rapheal informed the tribunal of a pending application for the tribunal Chairman , Danladi Umar to disqualify himself. Rapheal in ...

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CCT: Witness claims evidence against Saraki destroyed in fire incident

The prosecution witness and an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Michael Wetkas, in the ongoing trial of the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, stunned everyone at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) yesterday when he said part of the evidence against the Senate President had been destroyed in a fire incident. The witness also ...

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Saraki’s Trial:Disqualify yourself – Saraki’s Lawyer tells CCT chairman

  ‎Stormy session expected today as the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, convenes to commence trial of the Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki. As the court convenes Ajibola Oluyede counsel representing the Senate President,  brought a motion asking tribunal chairman to disqualify himself from trial on account of his investigation by EFCC. Meanwhile tribunal is yet to commence sitting. Tribunal ...

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Saraki’s trial: Tribunal Judge summoned by Senate

Senators may have set the stage for a major confrontation between them and the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over Senate President Bukola Saraki’s trial for alleged falsification of assets.   The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions yesterday summoned CCT Chairman Justice Danladi Umar over allegations of corruption against him.   The invitation, coming on a day ...

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