Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Court halts EFCC bid, grants bail to Dasuki co-accused

24 November 2016, 18:00

Abuja - The Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected efforts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to deny bail to alleged accomplices of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki.

The main defendants are Colonel Nicholas Ashinze, a former Aide in the Office of National Security Adviser, an Austrian and Security Consultant, Wolfgang Reinl, a retired military intelligent officer Sagir Mohammed and a legal practitioner, Edidiong Idiong.

They are in court on a 13-count charge of corruption and money laundering to the tune of N1,5 billion.

The EFCC lawyer, Ofem Uket, had appealed to Justice Gabriel Kolawole against admitting the defendants on bails arguing they would escape.

However, Kolawole said the claim was speculative and lacked evidence.

Also read: EFCC arraigns Dasuki’s aide, Ashinze, others for N36.8bn fraud

Kolawole adopted administrative bail and admitted all the defendants bail with the conditions.

The judge added the case would be granted accelerated hearing and urged the prosecution to pick five days in the new year for trial.

The case was adjourned to be heard between January and March.

– CAJ News

For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.

- CAJ News


87-year-old to start life afresh

24 February 2017, 16:36

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Separating kitchen politics from ...

Like everyone else, I believe that the most popular definition of democracy is “government of the people, by the people and for the people”. Read more...

Submitted by
Bethel Tanifo
Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, ...

Like NDDC Unlike MONDA. This notion is an intuition that does not portend political participation, affiliation, intrusion or aggression but a submission with the intention of completion of the previous administration's noble vision. Read more...

Submitted by
Bethel Tanifo
Nigerian Constitution versus Corr...

The problems of Nigeria is not in its conventional composition, formation, functionality, constitution or treaty, while the solutions are not disintegrations as promulgated by some faiths fanatics and bigotries.  Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Much Ado about Trump’s Presidency

It was unbelievable when the social and mainstream media all over the world began airing the breaking news of Donald Trump’s victory in the most contentious US Presidential elections in recent years. Read more...

Submitted by
Mike Daemon
Nigerian author highlights gay ch...

A new novel by a prolific young Nigerian author features gay characters, which could help increase the visibility of the gay community and possibly lead to greater understanding of LGBT Nigerians. Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Your Excellency, I will call you ...

Your Excellency, Governor Adams Oshiomhole, as a leader that pays attention to details, I understand that the odd title of this piece would definitely arouse your curiosity.  Read more...