A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday granted bail to a detained journalist, Agba Jalingo to the tune of N500,000, with one surety in like sum. The presiding judge, Zainab Abubakar stated that the surety must own a landed property within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the title deed of the said property must be submitted to the Deputy Registrar in charge of litigations. The case was adjourned till May 31 for trial and Jalingo is expected to remain in prison custody, pending the perfection of his bail conditions which was filed by his team of lawyers, led by Femi Falana (SAN).
Ekweremadu, Wife Found Guilty Of Organ Harvesting In UK
Nigerian Senator Ike Ekweremadu, his wife Beatrice, and Doctor Obinna Obeta have been found guilty and convicted of organ trafficking in the United Kingdom. The trio was found culpable of violating the Modern Slavery Act by facilitating the travel of a young man to Britain with the aim of exploitation after a six-week trial at the Old Bailey. As reported, the accused were said to have criminally conspired to bring the 21 years old Lagos base to London just to exploit his kidney as stated by the jury. The judge, Justice Jeremy Johnson, will pass a sentence at a later date, The Guardian UK reports.
IPOB, ISWAP, Boko Haram, Ranked Most Deadliest Terror Group
The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP), The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Boko Haram have been ranked among the top ten (10) deadliest terror groups in the world according to the latest Global Terrorism Index (GTI). The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) in this year's GTI report, stated that the IPOB, ISWAP and Boko Haram were responsible for nearly 500 deaths in the year 2022.
Alleged Cocaine Deal: Court Rejects Abba Kyari, Other's Plea To Dismiss Charge Against Them
A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the application filed by the suspended DCP Abba kyari and three other co-defendants asking to void the charge against them.
Police Arrest Fake Soldier, Recover Guns In Delta
Delta State police command revealed that it arrested members of a syndicate who disguised in military uniforms to perpetrate crime in Asaba, the state capital. According to the police the fake soldiers were planning to cause mayhem in the state when they were arrested. It was gathered that the state commissioner of police, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, on receiving the information deployed a combined team from the department of operations “COBRA 11” comprising operatives from Response Squad, Raiders Squad and Operations Department to embark on an intelligence raid on their hideout on Sunday.