Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Politics

Court Orders Arrest Of COAS Faruk Yahaya & Maj Gen Olabanji for Alleged Contempt of Court

Amy chief yahaya_

The High Court in Minna, Niger State, has issued a warrant of arrest for the Chief of Army Staff, General Faruk Yahaya for alleged contempt of court on the orders of Justice Halima Abdulmalik

Also affected was Commandant Training and Doctrine Command Minna, Major General Stevenson Olugbenga Olabanji.

Abdulmalik, the state’s chief judge, stated that the order followed the hearing of a case brought before the court, pursuant to Order 42, Rule 10 of the Niger State High Court Civil Procedure 2018.

Justice Abdulmalik declared: “The order is commuting the Chief of Army Staff, General Faruk Yahaya and the Commandant Training and Doctrine Command Minna, Major General Stevenson Olugbenga Olabanji, to be kept in Minna Correctional Custody for contentions of the order of this court on 12 October 2022.

She directed that the two suspects should be remanded in custody until they purge themselves of the court contempt.

The Presiding judge adjourned the case to 8 December 2022 for continuation.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

ad

You May Also Like

Business

QNET, a global lifestyle and wellness-focused direct-selling company is excited to announce the upcoming launch of V-Africa 2024, an event designed to bring together...

News

House of Representatives has resolved to probe the alleged unremitted N1.8 trillion and $342 million tax revenue owed to the federation by Multichoice Group....

News

Last year was the safest ever for commercial air travel, despite a massive rebound in passenger flights, an airline industry group said Wednesday. The...

Tech

National Communication Commission (NCC) has directed telecom operators in Nigeria to disconnect telephone subscribers who have not linked their National Identification Numbers (NIN) by...