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Links Abba Kyari’s : Lawyer’s Petition Stalls Arraignment Of Billionaire, Mallinson, Drug Saga

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Links Abba Kyari’s : Lawyer’s Petition Stalls Arraignment Of Billionaire, Mallinson, Drug Saga

By Olorunfemi Adejuyigbe

 

Links Abba Kyari's : Lawyer’s Petition Stalls Arraignment Of Billionaire, Mallinson, Drug Saga

 

The scheduled arraignment of suspected billionaire drug baron, Chief Afam Mallinson Ukatu linked with the suspended DCP Abba Kyari, the N3 billion tramadol deal, suffered a setback today before a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Ukatu was to be arraigned alongside Pius Enidom, and Sunday Ifeanyi Ibekwute by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), before Justice Nicholas Oweibo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

They were to be arraigned on a five-count charge bordering on conspiracy and unlawful importation of narcotic drugs without lawful authority.

However, the defendants could not be arraigned following a petition written by Ukatu’s lead counsel, Mr. Victor Opara, (SAN) to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court requesting for transfer of the charge to another judge.

 

 

 

 

When the matter came up, the prosecutor, Mr. Jerry Aernan, informed the court that the defendants were not produce in court because of a petition written to the courtt’s Chief Judge for the transfer of the case.

He said: “Essentially this matter was adjourned till today for arraignment of the defendants today but they were not produce in court because I came across a petition written to the chief Judge for the transfer of this case.

 

 

 

 

“The Chief judge have acted on the petition and transfer this matter to Justice Peter Lifu.”

Also, addressing the court on the transfer of the charge, one of the defendants’ lawyers, Benson Ndakara, expressed surprise about the development.

 

 

 

 

 

Ndakara who disassociated himself from the petition, also told the Court that the Chief Judge has acted on the petition and transferred the matter to another judge, Justice Peter Lifu for prosecution.

Ndakara who said he was shocked by the petition added that there are two matters involving the defendants which are before the court namely, the Fundamental Rights Enforcement suit filed by the defendants and Criminal charge filed against the defendants by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

 

 

 

 

 

“I am very surprised that a senior lawyer like Victor Opara (SAN) can write a petition on a matter that he never featured in. I am not aware of such letter, therefore I have written a letter dated 8th of June distancing myself from this embarrassing action of the writer of that petition seeking the transfer of the case out of this court,” Ndakara stated.

Justice Oweibo in his reaction stated that he has received a letter from the Chief Judge transfering the suit to another court.

 

 

 

 

Justice Oweibo held; “The Chief Judge normally send such latter to us for our response which is not the case here but surprisingly I just saw letter of transfer of the case from my court.

“However I thank God that a file is going out from my busy docket.”

 

 

 

 

 

Ukatu, who is the Chairman of Mallinson Group of Companies was arrested after months of surveillance and evading arrest by anti-narcotic operatives on board a flight to Abuja at the MM2 terminal of the Lagos airport, Ikeja on Wednesday, April 13.

According to NDLEA, investigations revealed that the suspect has been a major importer of large consignments of different brands and high dosages of tramadol hydrochloride, ranging from 120mg, 200mg, 225mg and 250mg, all of which are illicit.

 

 

 

 

He was said to own pharmaceutical and plastic manufacturing companies, which he used as a cover to import illicit drugs into Nigeria as well as operating 103 bank accounts, most of which are used to launder money.

Ukatu came under watch last year after five cartons of tramadol 225mg were seized from his staff on May 4, 2021, when he sent them to sell to undercover police officers (unknown to Ukatu) from the then Kyari-led IRT of the Nigeria Police, Ikeja Lagos.

 

 

 

 

 

According to NDLEA, the price of a carton of tramadol was negotiated at N17 million each as against the then black market value that ranged between N18 million and N20 million a carton in Lagos.

NDLEA disclosed that after the arrest of Ukatu’s staff; Pius Enidom and Sunday Ibekwete, Kyari’s men were then led by the suspects to Mallinson’s warehouse at Ojota in Lagos, where 197 additional cartons of tramadol 225mg were seized by the IRT Team.

 

 

 

 

The monetary value of the 202 cartons of tramadol seized from Mallinson in one day was said to be over N3billion.

According to NDLEA, three weeks after the seizure, the Kyari’s IRT team transferred only 12 cartons of the tramadol with one truck and a suspect to the Lagos Command of the NDLEA, leaving 190 cartons unaccounted for.

 

 

 

 

After over eight months of following the lead, anti-narcotic officers of the agency eventually arrested Ukatu at the Lagos airport on April 13, 2022.

Kyari and four top members of his team are already facing trial for a different, but similar offence at a Federal High Court in Abuja.

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Court Issues Arrest Warrant Against Lagos Pastor Over Alleged Rape

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Court Issues Arrest Warrant Against Lagos Pastor Over Alleged Rape

Court Issues Arrest Warrant Against Lagos Pastor Over Alleged Rape

By Ifeoma Ikem

 

 

Court Issues Arrest Warrant Against Lagos Pastor Over Alleged Rape

 

An Ikeja Special Offences Court of Lagos against Pastor Chris McDouglas Omosokpea, the General Overseer of Peculiar Generation Assembly Church, Oshodi, who is facing a charge of rape before the court.

The Pastor was accused of having canal knowledge of a teenage member of his church for three years

 

 

 

The trial Justice Ramon Oshodi ordered the pastor’s arrest after he refuses to appear for more than eight times that the matter has been mentioned before his court

The General Overseer who was arrested in June 2020 by the operative of Makinde Police Division of the Nigeria Police, Lagos State command, after the parents of the victim reported the matter at the police formation.

 

 

 

 

 

Upon his arrest, he was admitted to bail on health grounds before the Samuel ilori Chief Magistrate Court, Ogba, Lagos State.

Saharaweekly reports that the suspect sexually abused the 14-year-old girl for four years before he was arrested and charged before the court for defilement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justice Oshodi refuses his lawyer pleads that he was not convinced with all his lies which he claimed that he was seriously ill but need some time to recover fully.

While the DPP also informed the judge that there was no medical report to support the counsel’s claims.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Further hearing of the matter has been fixed for July 13 2022

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BISHOP AMADI AND SON ADMIT KILLING WOMAN FOR RITUAL

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BISHOP AMADI AND SON ADMIT KILLING WOMAN FOR RITUAL

BISHOP AMADI AND SON ADMIT KILLING WOMAN FOR RITUAL

By Olorunfemi Adejuyigbe

 

POPULAR ABUJA PASTOR, CLERIC SON ADMIT KILLING WOMAN FOR RITUAL

 

The Nigeria Police Force in Abuja on Monday, 27 June, 2022 has confirmed the arrest of a Bishop amadi and his son, as they have been found to be responsible for the Kubwa P.W alleged ritual killing.

According to the police, both father and son have admitted complicity in the killing of the woman though each is pushing the actual act to the other.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A female mutilated corpse was dumped in Kubwa around P.W road by the side of the bridge in the early hours of Monday, 27 June, 2022 as passers-by noticed the mutilated parts and raised alarm.

A source disclosed that Bishop Amadi A. Amadi of Freedom Chapel International and his son, Pastor Kelechi Amadi, are allegedly connected to the killing.

They were both arrested after a Keke rider approached the police and told them that he conveyed the three sacks used in concealing the remains of the victim.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The source further disclosed that the son, Kelechi Amadi, told the Keke rider that the sacks were containing scraps and was asked to dispose of them at the P.W Bridge dumping site in Kubwa after he charged him N1,000 for his service.
The following morning scavengers known as Baban Bola broke the bags in search of scraped items, as they tore the sack just so they discovered the contents and alerted people.

The Keke rider in the morning while using the same route saw people gathered at the spot where he disposed of the sacks, he then stopped to see what was happening and realized it was the sacks he earlier disposed of that contained the mutilated body.
The Keke Rider voluntarily led the police to the church, where the Pastor and his Father, Bishop Amadi A. Amadi, were both arrested and handcuffed as they were led out of the church building by the Police around 3 pm on Monday, 27 June, 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The police returned on Tuesday afternoon, 28 June, 2022 to seal the church after making further searches of the building in Kubwa.

The Kubwa alleged ritual killing has raised lots of eyebrows in the neighbor-hood of Abuja. After investigation, it was discovered that the Bishop and his son, Kelechi Amadi who is also a pastor admitted to the crime. Upon hearing the confirmation, the wife of the pastor Kelechi Amadi disassociated herself from her husband.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelechi Amadi is married to 29-year-old Mercy Amadi and they both have two kids. They have been married for almost four years now. After the Kubwa P.W ritual killing saga, the wife Mercy Amadi took to her social media and removed all the tags to her husband pastor Kelechi Amadi.

Her name on her Facebook page use to be Mercy Amadi but after the incident, she changed it to Mercy Onyinye Cyril.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

She also turned her marital status to single. Pastor Amadi who is a founder of a non-denominational prayer group known as the Company of Prophets, was arrested alongside his father for the Kubwa P.W ritual killing.

It was gathered that pastor Kelechi who is also called an apostle and a prophet was dismissed from the Nigerian Navy before he became a pastor. He has a couple of bad records from his past but it was said that God arrested him.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After he repented he was then ordained by his Bishop father, Amadi A. Amadi as a pastor. He then grew into an apostle and then prophet pastoring one of his father’s churches. He was the head pastor of Freedom Chapel in Bwari Abuja.

It was reported that it was he who confessed that it was his father who is responsible for the act even though the father says otherwise. His wife Mercy Amadi now Mercy Onyinye Cyril has now disassociated herself from both her husband Apostle Kelechi and her father-in-law Bishop Amadi A. Amadi.

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Brother of David Nwanmini, boy in Ekweremadu’s organ harvesting saga opens up on his real age

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Brother of David Nwanmini, boy in Ekweremadu’s organ harvesting saga opens up on his real age

Brother of David Nwanmini, boy in Ekweremadu’s organ harvesting saga opens up on his real age

By Olorunfemi Adejuyigbe

 

 

Brother of David Nwanmini, boy in Ekweremadu’s organ harvesting saga opens up on his real age

The younger brother of David Ukpo Nwanmini, an alleged victim of organ trafficking involving Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife in the United Kingdom, has opened up on his real age.

The younger brother whose name is Jonathan Ukpo Nwanmini, made it known that his elder brother who is the alleged victim, David,  is 25 years old, as opposed to the claims of him being 15 by the British Police.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But the brother, who claimed to be 22 years old, told Vanguard that the victim is his elder brother.

“David is my elder brother because we are both of the same father with different mothers and we hail from Ebonyi State. I will be 22 years old by next month and David is 25 years old,” he said.

 

 

 

 

 

“I am aware that he travelled because he told me. He did not disclose the country he was travelling to. He simply told me he was going to school abroad.

“After some months of not hearing from him, I got his number from his girlfriend and called him. I asked about his studies and work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘He said it was fine but that he was not working yet as he needed to go to school first before he could be given a working paper. I told him about our dad who was not feeling fine.

“This was the conversation we had this month since January when he travelled. He was staying with us here in Ikotun before he left. We both sell phone accessories. We spoke last week. We even spoke again this week.”

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