N3.2bn fraud: Court dismisses Kalu, others’ no-case-submissions

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, dismissed a No-Case-Submissions, filed by a former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, to an alleged N3.2 billion criminal charge filed against him. Similarly, the court presided over by Justice Mohammed Idris, also dismissed such applications filed by Kalu’s co-accused, Udeogu Udeh Jones, and Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited. Consequently, Justice Idris has adjourned till September 10, for the defendants to open their defence. Ruling on the No-Case-Submissions, Justice Idris said the defendants have some explanations to make in the light of…

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Ex-Abia State Gov. Kalu, others oppose EFCC’s amended charge

The former Abia State governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, today, urged a Federal High Court, Lagos, to discountenance the second amended charge filed against him  by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), over alleged N3.2 billion fraud. Also urging the court to dismiss the said second amended charge are Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited and his former Commissioner for Finance, Udeh Jones Udeogu. Kalu and other defendants are standing trial before Justice Mohammed Idris, who as being elevated to Court of Appeal, on charges bordering on alleged fraud of N3.2…

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