18.1 C
Abuja

Death of Kwara high court judge stalls Akogun brothers trial

Advertisement

Related

Advertisement
Advertisement

THE death of a Kwara State Senior High Court Judge, Justice Titilayo Daibu, has stalled the trial of Sobi FM’s Senior Editor, Dare Akogun and his brother, Abdulrasheed Akogun, publisher of Fresh Insight online TV.

At the resumed trial on Wednesday, November 23, the Akogun brothers were in court with their counsel but the clerk said the proceedings will not hold following the death of the judge.

The judge was buried on Tuesday, November 22, according to Islamic rites.

The brothers were charged to court by the police following a petition written by Mallam Rafiu Ajakaye, the Chief Press Secretary to the State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.

Ajakaye, in the statement, accused the brothers of defamation and inciting the public against the government.

The court has fixed December 7 for continuation of trial.

Support the ICIR

We invite you to support us to continue the work we do.

Your support will strengthen journalism in Nigeria and help sustain our democracy.

[molongui_author_box]

If you or someone you know has a lead, tip or personal experience about this report, our WhatsApp line is open and confidential for a conversation

Advertisement

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Support the ICIR

We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all times.

Advertisement

Recent

How flooding across Nigeria caused problems for Nasarawa rice farming communities

JAMES Onuh was still trying to figure out how to move some of his...

N-Power fraud: ICPC frees D’Banj on self-recognition after 72 hours in detention

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has freed Popular Musician...

2023: NBA calls for free, fair elections

THE Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has warned against malpractices in the forthcoming general elections. NBA...

Offa robbery: I was tortured by Abba Kyari to implicate Saraki – Witness

A witness, Shamsudeen Bada, has told a High Court in Kwara State how he...

Foreigners behind insurgency in the North – Shehu of Borno

SHEHU of Borno, Abubakar El-Kanemi, has described the insurgency in the country as the...
Advertisement

Most Read

Advertisement

Subscribe to our newsletter

Advertisement