EX-GOVERNOR’S AIDE CHARGED TO COURT OVER FACEBOOK POST DEFAMING SENATOR ABBO AS BISEXUAL, INFESTING A WOMAN WITH HIV AND A DRUNKARD

Nurudeen Kama, ex-aide of former governor of Adamawa State, Jibrilla Bindow, has appeared before the Magistrate Court 4 in Yola, Adamawa over a Facebook post which was considered defaming to Senator Elisha Abbo. Mr Kama was arraigned on Wednesday for using foul words against the lawmaker. Abbo appeared in a viral video early July assaulting a nursing mother who tried to defend an attendant, Bibra Warmate, at a intimacy gadget shop in Abuja. Kama wrote in a Facebook post: “Tafawa Balewa was not bisexual. Tafawa Balewa had no record of…

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SENATOR ABBO’S ABSENCE STALLS TRIAL AS WITNESSES SHOW UP IN COURT

The absence of  Senator, Elisha Abbo, who allegedly assaulted a nursing mother, was on Tuesday stalled in a Zuba Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Abuja. At the resumed hearing, the police prosecution counsel, Mr James Idachaba, told the court that the defendant was not in court. Idachaba told the court that he was ready to open his case against the defendant and all his witnesses were in court. However, Mr Adegbite Adeniyi, Counsel to Abbo told the court that his client was sick. ”My Lord my client is suffering from Acute…

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POLICE CONFIRM RELEASE OF SENATOR ABBO’S STEPMOTHER BY HER ABDUCTORS

  The Police in Adamawa has confirmed the release of Sen. Elisha Abbo’s stepmother, Madam Rifkatu Elisha. The Spokesman of the command, DSP Suleiman Yahaya, confirmed the release to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola on Wednesday. Yahaya said that the woman was abducted by unknown gunmen about two weeks ago at the family house of Abbo at Muchalla village in Mubi North Local Government Area of the state. “Our men from the Inspector General of Police team together with other special forces deployed for the operation in…

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AGAIN COURT ADJOURNS SEN. ABBO’S ASSAULT CASE

Senator Elisha Abbo in court A magistrate court sitting in Zuba, Abuja, has directed the Nigerian police to make available all the evidence to be used in the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo on 20 August 2019 for the commencement of the trial. The presiding magistrate, Abdullahi Ilellah, gave the order on Monday at the resumed hearing of the case. He said he would not entertain any application for adjournment, urging the prosecution to speed up the investigation and serve the defendant all necessary materials. The prosecution counsel, James Idachaba,…

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MORE TROUBLE FOR SENATOR ABBO AS NHRC INVESTIGATES HIM OVER WIFE ABDUCTION AND BATTERY

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) yesterday said it would investigate the alleged assault of Emily Eric, wife of the Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Elisha Abbo. The father of Emily Eric, Pastor Alfred Dari, had claimed that the senator allegedly abducted his daughter from home since January 2016 and has been assaulting her since then without paying her bride price. Eric, the acclaimed wife to Sen Abbo, became popular on social media since a video clip of her embattled husband who was sighted beating a woman in an…

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SENATOR ABBO AGAIN: FATHER IN-LAW SAYS HE ABDUCTED HER DAUGHTER SINCE 2016

By Tunde Oguntola The father of Emily Eric, the acclaimed wife of Sen Elisha Abbo, a senator caught on camera assaulting a woman in a intimacy gadget shop, Pastor Alfred Dari, has disclosed that the senator allegedly abducted his daughter from home since January 2016 and has not paid her dowry. Emily Eric, the acclaimed wife to Sen Abbo, became popular on social media since a video clip of her embattled husband who was beating a nursing mother in a sex toyshop in Abuja emerged online. Surprisingly, despite the strong…

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SENATE COMMITTEE INVESTIGATING SENATOR ABBO GRANTED 7 DAYS EXTENSION

The Nigerian Senate has given the panel investigating Senator Elisha Abbo for assaulting a woman in a sex toy shop extra seven days to conclude its investigation. The panel has also been asked to submit the conclusion of its investigation on or before the expiration of the seven days. The Senate had earlier set up a committee to probe the senator who was seen in a video assaulting a nursing mother. The committee was given two weeks to do its findings and submit its report. At the expiration of the…

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WHY SENATE HAS NO RIGHT TO QUESTION SENATOR ABBO OVER SEX TOY SHOP ASSAULT – FALANA

Screenshots taken from video of Senator Elisha Abbo at the Senate Panel set up to investigate his alleged assault. Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana has said that the Senate ad hoc committee was wrong to have questioned embattled lawmaker, Senator Elisha Abbo, on Tuesday. Falana told The PUNCH that although the Senate had a right to discipline its members, Abbo could not be questioned because the matter was already in court and questioning him now would amount to subjudice. He noted that Abbo had already been arraigned before…

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SENATOR ABBO IN FACE-OFF WITH REMI TINUBU AS HE FACES SENATE ADHOC COMMITTEE

FULL VIDEO : Sen. Abbo In Face-Off With Tinubu, Senate Adhoc Panel Over intimacy gadget Shop Assault Senator Abbo appeared before the committee that was set up by the Senate to investigate his alleged assault on a woman at a toy shop. The committe is chaired by Senator Sam Egwu (who is a former governor and former minister). However, a faceoff ensued when Senator Abbo told that committee to tell journalists to leave the room Here’s a transcript of what happened. Senator Sam Egwu: “We have finished listening to you…

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SENATE REJECTS SENATOR ABBO’S APOLOGY FOR BEATING UP NURSING MOTHER, SEE THEIR NEXT ACTION

The Senate on Monday said that despite the public apology tendered by Senator Elisha Abbo, it would proceed with the Senator’s probe, Igbere TV reports. Igbere TV reports that Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, had constituted a panel to investigate the assault, following a point of order raised by the Senator representing Kaduna Central, Uba Sani, on the issue. The Senate Leader, Abdullahi Yahaya; Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe; and Senator Opeyemi Bamidele supported Sani by condemning Abbo’s alleged action. Lawan said it would be unfair to both the lawmaker and the…

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