JUST IN: Court Rejects Kanu’s Fresh Request For Bail, Transfer From DSS Custody

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, dismissed a fresh application the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, filed to be released on bail, pending the determination of the treasonable felony charge the Federal Government preferred against him. The court, in the ruling that was delivered by trial Justice Binta Nyako, said it was not minded to exercise its discretion in favour of the defendant, whom it said jumped the bail it earlier granted him.

Court Rejects Binance Executive’s Bail Plea

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, refused to grant bail to a top official of Binance Holdings Limited, Tigran Gambaryan, who is currently in prison custody. The court, in the ruling that was delivered by Justice Emeka Nwite, said it was not convinced that the defendant, who is facing a five-count money laundering and terrorism financing charge alongside the company, would be available to face his trial once he is released on bail.

Court Convicts Surgeon over Botched Surgery Leading to Patient's Death

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State on Friday has convicted and sentenced a medical doctor and founder of MedContour Services, Anuoluwapo Adepoju, who was standing trial for conducting a failed plastic surgery that resulted in the death of one Nneka Onwuzuligbo in 2020. Justice Mohammed Liman found her guilty and sentenced her to a one-year jail term. The doctor’s conviction was announced by Babatunde Irukera, the former head of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), who instituted the case against Ms Adepoju to bring justice for the deceased and her family.

NAFDAC Busts Fake Cosmetic Dealers In Abuja, Arrests 5

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Wednesday in Abuja arrested five persons for selling counterfeit cosmetics during an enforcement to curb substandard goods at the Garki and Wuse axis. Speaking with newsmen after the enforcement, Mr Embugushiki-Musa Godiya, NAFDAC Head of Investigation and Enforcement, Federal Taskforce, said that the arrested persons would be investigated.

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