gtag('config', 'G-4J8L8BEK7P');
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?



The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, ordered the National Identity Management Commission and others to release the certified true copy of David Ukpo’s biodata to former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice.

Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the ruling following an originating summon marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/984/2022, moved by Ekweremadu’s counsel, Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN.

It would be recalled that Ekweremadu and his wife had, in the application dated and filed on June 27 by Awomolo, sued NIMC and four others.

Others mentioned in the suit are the Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service; Stanbic-IBTC Bank; United Bank of Africa and Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc as 2nd to 5th respondents respectively.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

It was gathered that the couple were, on June 23, remanded in the UK police custody, after they were arraigned before the Uxbridge Magistrate Court for alleged conspiracy to facilitate the travel of David Ukpo, suspected to be minor, for organ harvesting.

They, however, denied the allegations and the court adjourned till July 7 for a hearing.

Ekweremadu also appeared before the Uxbridge Magistrate Court on Thursday where he was denied bail.


Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

In other news


The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the suspended Accountant General of the Federation, Idris Ahmed and his co-defendant bail upon terms and...


The Federal High Court Sitting in Awka, Anambra State on Friday awarded N100 million as compensation against the police, the Department of State Services...


The money laundering trial of ex-Governor Ayo Fayose at the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has been stalled. The trial, fixed for...


The Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday, further adjourned until July 4, the continuation of the trial of a former Governor,...


Governor Godwin Emefiele of the Central Bank of Nigeria has filed a lawsuit seeking clarification as to whether or not he could remain in...


The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has dragged the Federal Government to the Court of Appeal to challenge the amended...