Posted on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 06:32 PM

Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital High Court, has sentenced former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, to 14 years in prison for criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of funds.

Dariye was charged for allegedly diverting N1.1bn while in office between 1999 and 2007.

 Justice Banjoko, in  a six-and-a-half-hour judgment convicted the ex-governor  on 15 out the 23 count charge of criminal breach of trust against punishable under  the Penal Code 

Eight of the twenty three charges were thrown out for lack of sufficient evidence.

Posted on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 03:28 PM

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Gudu, has found the former governor of Plateau state, Joshua Dariye, guilty of misappropriating N1.16 billion Ecological Fund meant for the state.

Sentencing is underway

He is the second former governor to be jailed in one month for corruption.  The first was the ex-governor of Taraba state, Jolly Nyame. 

Details shortly

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