Tag archive for ‘Al-Mustapha’
By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

2019 Presidency: Al Mustapha joins race as presidential posters hit streets

Major Hamza Al Mustapha, the former Chief Security Officer to late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha has reportedly declared his interest to run for the office of the president in 2019. He came public with his ambition More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Kudirat’s Murder: Why S’Court can’t hear Lagos appeal challenging Al-Mustapha’s acquittal

Indications emerged on Monday that six months after Lagos State Government has entered an appeal to set aside the judgment of the Court of Appeal which acquitted Maj. Hamza al-Mustapha (retd.)and Lateef Shofolahan More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, June 19th, 2017

How Abacha actually died in 1998 – Al-Mustapha

Fresh facts have emerged on how former Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha mysteriously died in office in 1998. Major Hamza Al Mustapha who was the former Chief Security Officer, CSO, to the late Head of State, Gen More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Kudirat Abiola’s Murder: Lagos State plans to arraign Al-Mustapha afresh

May implement Supreme Court’s verdict on ‘Rev King’ Emeka Ezeugo Although the 1999 Constitution forbids authorities from exposing its citizen to double jeopardy, Lagos State on Wednesday disclosed that More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Kudirat’s Murder: S’Court okays Lagos request to pursue appeal against Al-Mustapha’s acquittal

The Supreme Court on Thursday gave Lagos State the go-ahead to appeal against acquittal of Hamza Al-Mustapha for the murder of Kudirat Abiola. The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, on July 12, 2013 acquitted Mr. More...