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Outstanding images from Olisa Metuh’s trial

After a trial that lasted four years, a federal high court in Abuja sentenced Olisa Metuh, former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to seven years in prison on Tuesday. Okon Abang, the judge who handed down the sentence, convicted Metuh on the seven counts that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed against him […]

Olisa Metuh: God did not answer my prayer — Judge

Okon Abang, the judge who presided over the case of Olisa Metuh, says he was humiliated to the extent that he prayed that the case should be taken away from him but God did not answer the prayer. Abang said this shortly before he sentenced the former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party to seven years […]

Money laundering: “I’ll appeal this bad judgement against my client” — Metuh’s lawyer

Abel Ozioko, counsel to Olisa Metuh, says he is ready to appeal the judgment of the federal high court in Abuja which sentenced his client to seven years in prison. Okon Abang, the trial judge, had convicted Metuh, a former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on seven counts of money laundering. On counts […]

Olisa Metuh dashes to toilet after conviction for money laundering

Okon Abang, judge of a federal high court in Abuja, on Tuesday, granted permission to Olisa Metuh, former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to use the toilet, minutes after he was convicted of money laundering. The judge had just pronounced Metuh guilty on one count out of the seven counts of money laundering […]

[OPINION] OLISA METUH: Facts as they are

Politician Olisa Metuh will on Tuesday know his fate in the anti-graft EFCC’s multi-million naira corruption case against him. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arrested Mr Metuh, a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on January 5, 2016, accusing him of receiving N400 million from the Office of the National Security Adviser. […]

N400m fraud allegation: Olisa Metuh insists on invitation of ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan to give evidence

The former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, on Tuesday, September 24th insisted that the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice O.E. Abang should invite former President Goodluck Jonathan to give evidence in his ongoing trial.   Metuh is facing prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC […]