Why  Customs boss Hameed Ali, SGF Babachir must honour senate invitation—APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend said that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir David Lawal and the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service Col. Hameed Ali (rtd.) must honour the invitation extended to them by the National Assembly. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mallam More...

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By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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41 Banned Items: Buhari’s ministers, others plotting Emefiele’s sack

  Strong indications emerged at the weekend that some ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet are plotting the sack of Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, over his refusal More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Alleged Fraud: How Saraki, aides, ex-bank MD diverted N19billion from Paris Club refund—EFCC

It is a mudslinging campaign–Saraki There were indications at the weekend that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has indicted Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, some of his aides and More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Memo: El-Rufai breaks silence, says he owes nobody apology

Almost ten days after his memo which was supposed to be confidential to president Muhammadu Buhari on the assessment of his administration went viral, Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has broken his silence More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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As Naira appreciates, Bureau de Change operators lose N130 million in one week – Official

The Naira recorded an appreciation of 12.36 per cent at the parallel market in the last one week, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports. While the Naira appreciated, the leader of bureau de change operators in More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Certificate Scandal: Dino Melaye actually finished in ABU—Schoolmate

A schoolmate of Senator Dino Melaye at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Abdussobur Salaam, has dismissed the claim that Melaye did not graduate. Abdussorbur however described the travails of the senator as retribution More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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NCAA fines airline N9.5m for violating Nigerian airspace

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has imposed a fine of N9.5 million on a non-schedule airline for operating in the country without flight clearance. NCAA spokesman, Sam Adurogboye, said in a statement More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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A’ Ibom Senatorial Seat: Why Saraki must inaugurate Bassey Etim now —Group

Says refusal to swear in Bassey Etim 30 days after court order is a mockery of democracy, rule of law A pressure group—Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District Elders Forum (ANESEDEF)— on Sunday wrote an More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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2016 Budget: SERAP gives Buhari 14 days ultimatum to act on anti-graft agencies report on budget padding allegation

Alerts of plans to steal N40bn from 2017 N’Assembly budget Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given President Muhammadu Buhari a 14-day ultimatum to direct anti-corruption agencies More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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CCT: FG plans to further amend assets declaration charge against Saraki

Indications emerge at the weekend that the Federal Government (FG) might soon amend the charge of false asset declaration preferred against the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki. If the plan is indeed More...