Tag Archives: CCT

CCT Discharges Saraki, Dismisses All 18- Count Assets Falsification Charges

The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Wednesday struck out the 18-count charge of false assets declaration filed against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The Senate President had on May 4 told the tribunal that he would file a no-case submission, which implies that he is not opening a defence but asking the tribunal to…

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Supreme Court Judge Arraigned Over False Assets Declaration, Granted Bail

The Federal Government on Thursday arraigned a Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, on mostly charges of false asset declaration before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the amended eight counts preferred against him by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation. Shortly after the…

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Saraki’s CCT Tribunal Resumes! Witness Claims the Senate President Lied About Funds Used to Buy Property

The resumed hearing of the 16 counts case against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, including false and anticipatory asset declaration, which he allegedly made as governor of Kwara State between 2003 and 2011 resumed on Monday with a detective of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr.…

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Drama As CCT Adjourns Saraki’s Trial Till June 1 For Cross Examination

  The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Wednesday adjourned the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki, till June 1, to enable defence continue cross examination of the first prosecution witness. Saraki is standing trial at the CCT on a 16-count charge of allegations bordering on false asset declaration and money laundry prepared against him…

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CCT: Saraki Claims Asset Form Was Tampered With, Witness Alleges He Had 16 Cars Worth N263.4m Before Becoming Governor

  Senate President Bukola Saraki, yesterday during his trial alleged that his assets’ declaration form submitted in 2003 when he first became Governor of Kwara State had been tampered with. Saraki’s council, Mr. Paul Erokoro (SAN) alleged that the refusal of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives and the Code of Conduct Bureau…

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Tribunal To Rule On Disqualification Of CCT Chairman From Sarki’s Trial Today

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) will today, deliver its ruling on an application filed by Senate President Bukola Saraki, seeking disqualification of CCT chairman from presiding over his trial. The tribunal fixed the ruling for today, after listening to the submissions of counsel. Saraki had accused the chairman of the tribunal Justice Umar Danladi,…

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The Senate, CCT And The Politics Of Saraki’s Trial, Reuben Abati Writes

The present Senate serving the Nigerian people runs the risk of being remembered as the worst since 1999. Public Relations Consultants and media officials of this particular Senate have done their part flooding both the print and the online media with details of how productive the Bukola Saraki-led Senate has been, and they have been…

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Saraki’s Trial Takes A Dramatic Turn As His Lawyer Refuses To Be Intimidated By CCT Chairman

  We knew Senate President Bukola Saraki’s trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal(CCT) was going to be an interesting one, we just didn’t envisage so much drama. Multiple sources have it that there was a bit of a ruckus at the CCT earlier today when the CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar, ordered men from the…

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