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Abuja court adjourns Melaye’s case indefinitely on health grounds

Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday adjourned indefinitely the trial of Senator Dino Melaye, being tried for allegedly giving false information. Melaye, representing Kogi West, was dragged to court on two counts bordering on giving false information, offences he denied committing. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the judge, on Wednesday, […]
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