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Senator Dino Melaye Gets Bail On Health Grounds

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Embattled Senator Dino Melaye has been granted bail on health grounds.

A High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja granted the senator bail.

Delivering judgment in his bail application filed by his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), Justice Yusuf Halilu, said the bail was granted in view of Melaye’s failing health and that Melaye would have to be healthy to face trial.

Further, the judgment stated that: “since the Senator cannot be arraigned on the stretcher or ‎on his hospital bed, he should be allowed on bail to attend to his health. As part of the bail conditions, Melaye is to produce three sureties, one of who must be the Clerk of the National Assembly, who must undertake to produce him when he is to be arraigned in respect of a charge already filed against him.”

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The other two sureties must be owners of properties within the Abuja metropolis. Senator Melaye has been in detention in the State Security Service (SSS) medical center since he was moved from the police medical facility he was receiving treatment after he collapsed.

Recall Senator Melaye surrendered himself to the police after a six days siege. He collapsed at the police station in Abuja and has been receiving treatment since January 4th.

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A statement from the police is quoted saying that Senator Melaye has questions to answer regarding a gun attack on a policeman carried out by himself and his thugs in July 2018.

 

 

 

 

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Another Priest Escape Death In Enugu State

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A Catholic Priest identified as Fr. Chimezie Ani escaped death in Enugu State after he was attacked by gunmen.

 Fr. Ani was attacked by gunmen at Ugwuomu Emene, a suburb of Enugu metropolis, late in the evening on Thursday.
Confirming the attack, Fr. Benjamin Achi,  spokesman of the Enugu Diocese of Catholic Church said the priest escaped his assilants without any injury.
Achi said the gunmen were firing at an SUV jeep when the priest ran into them in his car
According to him, a haul of bullets hit the car of the priest but he escaped unhurt.
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Police Arrest Killers Of Fr. Offu

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The suspected killers of Enugu Catholic Priest, Fr. Paul Offu have been arrested by the police.
They were paraded at the Enugu State Police Headquarters on Friday.
According to the police, the suspects were identified as Ibrahim Adamu (25 yrs) from Taraba State and Idris Tobe (25 yrs).
Three other suspects, Garba Basulugu, Mohammed Lagu and Mojunpan Duna, were said  to be at large.
Fr. Offu was killed in Agbudu, Awgu LGA, Enugu State on August 1.
Briefing journalists at the Police Headquarters in Enugu on Friday, Sulaiman Balarabe, the Commissioner of Police, said two of the suspected killers of Fr. Offu were arrested in different locations at Abia and Benue State.
Balarabe said the police were trailing the remaining three suspects at large.
He said the suspects were also behind the kidnap of a traditional ruler, Igwe Sunday of Agbogugu town and his wife on August 4.
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Seized Properties: Former Governor Yari Drags EFCC To Court

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A former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has dragged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to court.

Yari prayed the Federal High Court Abuja, to direct the EFCC to unseal his property located at Maitama, Abuja.

In an exparte motion brought by his Counsel, Mahmud Magaji, (SAN), he said the EFCC sealed the property contrary to the provision of the law. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the the Federal High Court Abuja had, earlier in the day, granted the ICPC leave to freeze some funds in Yari’s Zenith and Polaris Bank. Magaji, who said that the application was to ensure each government agencies operates within the confines of the law, urged the judge to invoke his power to direct the EFCC to remove the red inscription pasted on the house.”

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The former Zamfara governor said the EFCC has no right to seize his property without a court order.

He said the application was supported by 11-paragraph affidavit and also supported by a written address dated Aug. 16. ”We adopt same in urging your Lordship to grant our application as prayed,” he said.

The counsel argued that in as much as the applicant did not intend to prevent any government agency from performing its function, due process of the law must be followed in carrying out such duty. ”We urge your Lordship to direct parties to maintain status quo pending the determination of the suit,” Magaji said.

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Justice Taiwo Taiwo, who ordered that the case be heard during the vacation period, however adjourned the matter till August 19 for ruling.

Yari is being accused of allege corruption in his capacity as governor of Zamfara state.

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