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Falana asks Seiyefa to release Dasuki, Zakzaky, says Daura was power drunk

Falana asks Seiyefa to release Dasuki, Zakzaky, says Daura was power drunk

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has asked Mathew Seiyefa, acting director-general of the Department of State Service (DSS), to release Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and Jones Abiri, a journalist based in Yenagoa, state. In a letter to Seiyefa, the lawyer asked the

Breaking: ECOWAS Court orders immediate release of Dasuki, grants N15million damages

The Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS) Court has ordered immediate release of former National Security Adviser, Colonel Muhammadu Sambo Dasuki from detention where he has been kept without trial since December 2015. The regional court held that the detention of Dasuki violated both national and international laws on the right of persons and

Judge orders release of Dasuki’s Military Aide, warns EFCC, Army against Impunity

An Abuja High Court, sitting in Jabi has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the Nigerian Army (NA), to release Colonel Nicholas Ashinze who was Military Assistant to former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. Colonel Ashinze who is still a serving officer was detained before resuming his new posting as Defence Attaché

Court refuses to stop Dasuki’s trial, orders continuation

A Federal high court in Abuja, has struck out the application of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), to stop his trial. Justice Husseini Baba ruled on Monday that contrary to Dasuki’s allegation, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ‎was not in contempt of its order granting him (Dasuki) bail on December 18, 2015.

Dasuki: Court to rule on disobedience of bail order Feb 8

An Abuja High Court has fixed Monday February 8, 2016 to rule on whether to discharge former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki from the criminal charges brought against him by the Federal Government. Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf fixed the adjourned date after counsel to Dasuki, Mr. Joseph Daudu, SAN and counsel to Federal Government,

Dasuki’s trial stalled again

The trial of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki was again stalled in the case of alleged money laundering of about N19 billion. The adjournment on Friday followed an application filed by the former National Security Adviser, asking for a stay of proceedings pending his release from the custody of the Department of State Service

Judges forces FG to produce Dasuki in Court

Justice Husseini Baba Ahmed of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) high court Thursday compelled the federal government to produce the embattled former National Security Adviser (NSA) Colonel Sambo Dasuki in court to answer criminal charges brought against him. The judge who took a swipe at the federal government for failing to bring Dasuki to court

Court grants Dasuki, five others bail over N9.6billion fraud

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday granted the embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki ( rtd.) bail. Others granted bail include former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, ex-Minister of Finance, Bashir Yuguda, a former Director of Finance in the Office of the NSA, Mr. Shuaibu Salisu and two others on

Dasuki Arm Deal Saga: An indictment to Senate

The on-going investigation into the arms deal in the Office of the National Security Adviser has called to question whether the Senate is effective in the performance of its oversight functions,  Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said. The Senate President said a proper Senate oversight function would have revealed and prevent all the

Arms Deal: I got only two SUVs, not $300,000 from NSA, Buhari admits

President Muhammadu Buhari has denied reports making the rounds he received $300,000.00 and up to five armoured SUVs from the Office of the National Security Adviser in the aftermath of the attack on his convoy in Kaduna last year. In a statement by his special adviser media and publicity, Femi Adesina on Tuesday, Buhari said

N13.5bn Arms Saga: Court to rule on Dasuki’s bail application Dec 18

Ruling on the bail application in a case involving Former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) and four others have being booked for Friday. This was announced by the presiding Judge, Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama Abuja. Dasuki alongside Shuaibu Salisu, a former Director of Finance and

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