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Supreme Court upholds ex-Taraba governor, Jolly Nyame’s 12 yr jail term

By OakTV
10 Feb 2020   |   3:04 pm   |  
The Supreme Court, on Friday, upheld the conviction and 12-year prison sentence that was handed to the former governor of Taraba State, Reverend Jolly Nyame, for stealing public funds. In a unanimous decision, a five-man panel of Justices of the apex court led by Justice Mary Odili, said it found no reason to set-aside concurrent judgements of both the trial court and the Court of Appeal, which found Nyame guilty of embezzlement and money laundering.


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