Explosion rocks Port Harcourt Court after Rivers LG Bosses sacking judgement

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Federal High Court in the Rivers State capital, Port Harcourt has been rocked by an explosion which occurred outside its premises, RSN reports.


According to RSN, the blast occurred near the court after the judgement sacking all the 22 Local government chairmen Thursday morning.

Earlier on Thursay morning, Justice Evelyn Anyadike on Thursday has ordered former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, and his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, accused of fraud, remanded in prison custody in Kano till September 28.

The former governor was arraigned on Thursday alongside his children for receiving N1.35 billion graft from a government contractor.

The money was allegedly paid into accounts controlled by the governor and his sons.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is accusing the four suspects of money laundering, amongst other charges.

Delivering a ruling, Justice Evelyn Anyadike ordered that the four accused persons be remanded in a Kano Prison Custody because the EFCC said they lacked enough facilities to accommodate them.

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