Supreme Court upholds ex-Taraba governor, Jolly Nyame's 12 yr jail term
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.
Governor Ishaku supports hate speech bill
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state has expressed concern over unethical activities of some social media users which he believes is a threat to the nation's democracy.