Alleged N29bn Fraud: Court rules in favour of EFCC, admits bank documents on ex-Gov. Nyako
27 February 2018 | 1:30 pm
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja as admitted as evidence documents tendered by the EFCC’s counsel Rotimi Jacobs in the trial of a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako.
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