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‘Grass-cutting’ scandal: Court fixes October 16 for ruling on admissibility of documents

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Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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An FCT High Court Maitama on Tuesday fixed Octber 16 for ruling on the admissibility of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission documents in the trial of Babachair Lawal, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

Justice Jude Okeke, fixed the date after all counsels in the matter argued for and against the admissibility of EFCC’s documents.

He also fixed October 17 for the continuation of the prosecution‘s case.

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The former SGF and his brother, Hamidu David Lawal, a director of Rholavision Engineering Limited; an employee of the company, Sulaiman Abubakar and the Managing Director of Josmon Technologies Limited, Apeh John Monday were charged by EFCC.

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They are charged with 10 counts of conspiracy and fraud brought before the court by the anti-corruption commission.

They and two companies, Rholavision Engineering Limited and Josmon Technologies Limited are being prosecuted by the EFCC.


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