Malabu Oil Deal: Abacha family is the force pushing EFCC to scandalise me over nothing—Adoke

Says Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan endorsed Malabu Oil agreement Writes AGF Malami, asks him to speak up The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister for Justice, Mr Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), has fingered the Abacha family as the sole force pushing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to scandalise and More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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A’Ibom Senatorial Seat: Why judiciary authorities must stop Justice Nnamdi Dimgba now—Stakeholders

On February 27, this year, a Federal high court sitting in Uyo sacked Mr Bassey Albert Akpan from the National Assembly. Until then, Mr Akpan was the senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Sex Scandal: Apostle Suleiman gives Keyamo 7 days ultimatum to retract defamatory allegations against him or…

Demands N1bn damages from him for defaming him General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has written Lagos lawyer, Mr Festus Keyamo requesting him to retract all defamatory allegations More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Court stops Aregbesola from increasing filing fees in Osun courts

A Federal high court sitting in Osogbo on Wednesday restrained Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola from implementing the new regime of fees for filling documents in the courts in the state pending determination More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Restore confidence in judiciary, Osinbajo tells CJN Onnoghen

Acting President Oluyemi Osinbajo on Tuesday charged the newly appointed Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen to use his tenure to stabilise and restore confidence in the judiciary. Osinbajo spoke More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Walter Onnoghen sworn in as Chief Justice of Nigeria

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen is now a Grand Commander of Order of the Niger (GCON) and was decorated during his swearing-in as 20th Chief Justices of Nigeria (CJN). He was given the award, Nigeria’s second highest, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Why the budgetary allocation to the judiciary must be increased now—Reps

The House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary on Monday said the time is ripe for the allocations to the judiciary to be radically reviewed upward. Chairman of the Committee, Hon Aminu Sheu Shagari made the More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Senatorial Seat: How my opponent held secret meeting with a judge, plotted to stop my swearing-in—Bassey Etim

  Writes Federal High Court Chief Judge, NJC over the secret meeting, wants him stopped from sitting on the case A former member of House of Representatives and Senator-elect for Akwa Ibom North East in More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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N10m Bribery: CCT chair, Yakubu, in trouble as court admits statement implicating him in bribery allegation

Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr Danladi Yakubu Umar is in trouble. This is because an Abuja high court has admitted in evidence a statement earlier disowned by an aide to the CCT’s boss, Mr More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, March 4th, 2017
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Sack: My purported removal by NBA NEC as Unity Bar chair, a joke—Anuminu

Says he remains Unity Bar chairman The last is yet to be heard on the purported sack, last Thursday, of the factional chairmen of the Abuja and Ikeja chapters of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) as the factional More...