Bayelsa: Court to Decide Alaibe, Diri’s Fate Today

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, Imo state will today deliver judgement on the suit brought before it by a former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Timi Alaibe challenging the conduct of the September 3, 2019 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Bayelsa state Governorship Primary. The suit initially filed at the…

Lyon Finally Surrenders After Supreme Court Refuses to Review Own Judgement

A former governor-elect of Bayelsa state, David Lyon has said he has accepted the judgement of the Supreme Court on the state’s gubernatorial election. In a statement on Thursday after the apex court struck out an application by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to review its judgement, Lyon while noting his dissatisfaction on the judgement…

Justice Okon Abang finds Olisa Metuh Guilty of laundering N400m

Justice Okon Abang has today found Olisa Metuh guilty of money laundering. He held that it was clear that he obtained money from the NSA’s office using his company Destra investment to provide security services and instead diverted the money to personal use, buying a property in Banana Island and diverting N50m to a joint…

Supreme Court Fixes Date For Bayelsa Governorship Judgment Review

The Supreme Court has fixed Wednesday, February 26 to hear an application filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) seeking a review of its February 13 judgement that sacked the Governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. The APC lead counsel, Wole Olanipekun (SAN) had, on February 20, filed an application before the…