Code of Conduct Tribunal discharges Saraki

Code of Conduct Tribunal discharges Saraki”

Saraki had been standing trial over false assets declaration, and last month filed a no case submission on the amended 18-count charge by the government.

According to Danladi, the defence was able to discredit all the evidence adduced by the prosecution during cross examination of witnesses.

"The judgement has also shown that his colleagues in the upper chamber of the National Assembly made the right choice by returning him unopposed as the Senate President".

But arguing the Federal Government's objection to the no-case submission on Thursday, the prosecuting counsel, Mr. Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), said there was a "serious prima facie case" against the Senate President.

Umar said that the witnesses brought by the prosecution were incoherent, and dismissed all charges against Saraki, including those of false asset declaration and unlawful operation of foreign accounts.

Describing Saraki's discharge at the tribunal as a "victory over tyranny", Fayose said back in 2016, he predicted that Saraki would be set free.

The panel maintained that all the evidence the Federal Government tendered against the defendant lacked probative value.

He had testified that details of the outcome of the investigation were based on information given to him by the "team"; a term which is regarded as invalid in law, as it has no constitutional or statutory backing. gathered that Fayose, who spoke through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, on Wednesday June 14, said the judgment was another lesson for the President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress Federal Government that criminal cases are not won on the pages of newspapers. "When we do, we will study it to know the next line of action to take", Akute told newsmen.

The Head of the Nigeria chapter of TI, Auwal Musa-Rafsanjani said that what transpired at the CCT was a clear indication that Nigeria's corrupt elite are united and will stop at nothing to circumvent the system. All charges against Saraki have been dismissed. "Nobody can charge me politically no matter how politically motivated he is against me, because I have nothing".

The governor made the call on Wednesday in Ilorin while addressing supporters of Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the President of the Senate, who came to the Government House on solidarity visit.

Like this



15 June 2017
MI health chief charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint water crisis probe
The head of the MI health department was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter , the highest-ranking member of Gov. Nick Lyon is accused of not alerting the public in the city of Flint about an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.

15 June 2017
Brazil's President Gets Legal Win In Battle Against Corruption Accusations
Brazil's top electoral court on Friday voted against a case that could have potentially stripped Temer of his presidency. Five of the seven judges on Brazil's Superior Electoral Tribunal, or TSE, have voted, with three voting to leave Mr.

15 June 2017
Sessions Recused from Russia Probe But Not From 'Defending My Honor'
Sessions denied meeting privately with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel in April previous year . 6 - Sen. Sessions declined repeatedly to discuss his talks with the president, saying they were private.

15 June 2017
International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) declared EPS
HighPoint Advisor Group LLC boosted its position in International Business Machines Corporation by 11.7% in the fourth quarter. The stock of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM ) shares with value of $99,674 were sold by KAVANAUGH JAMES J .

15 June 2017
Kate meets London Bridge attack victims and hospital staff
Kate met Nick Moberly, the hospital's Chief Executive and Medical Director Professor Julia Wendon. Last week, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles visited the Royal London Hospital.

15 June 2017
Investigators request Trump/Comey tapes - if they exist
The president also denied having asked for a pledge of loyalty, as Comey asserted during Thursday's much-anticipated testimony . In Thursday's testimony, Comey also confirmed that Trump had not been personally under federal investigation.

15 June 2017
Trump says is willing to testify under oath about Comey claims
The brief news conference, where each President took two questions from the press. " I didn't say that ", Trump said. When asked by a reporter if Trump asked Comey to drop the investigation into Flynn, he said: " I didn't say that ".

15 June 2017
Blues romp to opening Origin win
And it was the first time NSW had won a series opener since 2014 - the a year ago the Blues won the Origin trophy. Nationwide, viewership spiked at 4.423 million viewers, compared to a peak of 4.046 million on Wednesday night.

15 June 2017
Teenager Ostapenko shocks Wozniacki to reach last four
Among the four men's semifinalists at the French Open , Gustavo Kuerten picks Rafael Nadal to win a record 10th title in Paris . The second set was a completely different story as Ostapenko struck powerful forehand winners to dominate her Danish opponent.

15 June 2017
Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up
Earlier this year, Trump announced plans to spend $1 trillion to pay for projects to fix aging bridges, roads and waterways. He spoke about backing large transformative projects but did not give specifics.