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EFCC INVESTIGATES JOSEPH ...
EFCC INVESTIGATES JOSEPH DAUDU OVER HALLIBURTON SCANDAL
February 16, 2016 0
has opened investigation into the alleged involvement of a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association
, JOSEPH DAUDU
in the 182 million dollar Halliburton scandal.
Earlier, the defence team, led by ...
Earlier, the defence team, led by Mr Joseph Daudu (SAN), a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), had insisted that Saraki should not be docked by the Tribunal until all his motions challenging the jurisdiction of the Tribunal were disposed of.
argument on the fact that until the issue of jurisdiction was determined, an accusd person's plea could not be taken.
Dasuki, through his team of ...
Dasuki, through his team of lawyers led by a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Joseph Daudu, SAN, urged the court to not only discharge him, but to also prohibit the EFCC from further prosecuting him over the instant case or any other charge, or even approaching any court in the country to seek any relief against him.
prayed the high court to stay further proceeding on the matter pending his
release from detention, contending that the action of the federal government against him was in contempt of a subsisting court order.
argued that the continued incarceration of his
client has greatly affected his
chance to prepare a formidable defence against all the criminal charges pending against him before different courts.
told the court the erstwhile NSA was on December 29, re-arrested by security operatives, immediately he
was released by prison authorities having fulfilled all the bail conditions.
The lead counsel to Saraki and ...
The lead counsel to Saraki and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Joseph Daudu (SAN), had on Friday given an undertaking to produce the Senate president in court on Monday.
However at the resumed trial on Monday, Daudu
informed the CCT that the accused had filed an appeal before the appellate court to challenge the tribunal's earlier ruling.
prayed the tribunal to stay proceedings, pending the determination the appeal.
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Kogi: AGF wrong to dictate to INEC
Mr Joseph Daudu, SAN, is a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA.
is noted for his
no-nonsense issues and speaks his
mind on issues not minding whose ox is gored.
In this interview, he
posits that those castigating the Supreme Court over Senator Bukola Saraki's asset declaration matter were trying to intimidate the apex court, a development he
noted should not be encouraged for the better functioning of the society.
He also faulted the haste with which the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, gave directive to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the inconclusive Kogi poll, according to him, compromising the independence of the electoral body.
also spoke on other issues.
By Innocent Anaba
WHAT is your assessment of the performance of the election tribunals so far?
NBA President Joseph Daudu
Mr. Joseph Daudu, SAN
By and large, the primary tribunals' i. e those ones that have adjudicated over disputes at Governorship and Legislative Houses level should by now have concluded their assignments arising from the April general elections.