Global Upfront Newspapers
Breaking News Cover News Politics

Abuja Court Grants Okorocha N500 Million Bail, May Attend APC Convention

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday granted bail at N500million to former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha.

Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a ruling rejected the objection of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to Okorocha’s bail application.

Justice Ekwo therefore ordered Okorocha to provide a surety, who will sign and of the same amount.

The judge also granted bail to Okorocha’s co-defendant, Anyim Nyerere Chinenye on the conditions attached to the administrative bail earlier granted him by the EFCC.

Trial is to commence on November 7.

If Okorocha meets the bail the bail conditions, he will attend the All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential primary election which was scheduled for June 6-8, 2022.

He was a Presidential aspirant under the party before his arrest by the anti-graft agency.

Details later

Advertize With Us

See Also

How to Live Longer: Five Habits That Slowly Reduces Your Lifespan

Global Upfront

Nnamdi Kanu Now To Answer 7 ‘Terrorism’ Charges As Court Strikes 8 Of 15 Cases

Global Upfront

NNPC raises petrol depot price to N151.56/litre, one day after FG increased electricity tariffs

Global Upfront

Arrested DCP Abba Kyari, 4 Other Police Offices, Now Under NDLEA Custody (Full Statement by Force Headquarters)

Global Upfront

CDS in Niger Delta, Governor Wike Decries Impact of Illegal Refineries on Health, National Economy

Global Upfront

ISWAP says Boko Haram leader, Shekau, “killed himself instantly by detonating an explosive”

Global Upfront

Ethiopia’s troubled history provides clues to why an all-out civil war is possible

Global Upfront

Tragedy in Lagos Church: Four worshippers electrocuted as electric cable falls during service

Global Upfront

Troops foil kidnap attempt of volunteer medical doctors, nurses, kill one IPOB/ESN kidnapper

Global Upfront

U.S. withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty presents Canada with a ‘serious’ challenge, says expert

Global Upfront

This website uses Cookies to improve User experience. We assume this is OK...If not, please opt-out! Accept Read More