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Supreme court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Sani Abacha family seeking access to the looted funds which they and the late Nigerian head of state stashed in foreign bank accounts. A five-man panel led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta dismissed the case for lacking in merit. In the lead judgment prepared by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, the Supreme court panel held that Mr Ali Abacha’s case was not different from that of his brother, Abba Mohammed Sani which was also dismissed by the apex court on February 7, 2020. Justice Ejembi Eko who read lead judgement prepared by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, said;. “It is pertinent to state at this juncture that a case with the same facts and issues... Full story

23 January