Ikoyi N13bn Cash:  Amaechi gives Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s aide 7-day ultimatum to tender apology or face legal action

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has given former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and a media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Lere Olayinka a seven day ultimatum to withdraw their allegation which linked him to the seized Ikoyi N13 billion or face legal action. He said he would only drop the legal option if they More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Controversy over tenure of office of CCB board members thickens

As workers petition Presidency, EFCC over tenure of chairman, board Fresh crisis is rocking the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over the alleged reluctance by its Chairman, Sam Saba and nine Board members  to vacate More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Suspension: Court rejects two lawmakers’ move to join Jibrin’s N1bn lawsuit against House of Reps

Says the court does not need them to decide the case Fixes April 28 for definite hearing of Jibrin’s suspension suit A Federal high court sitting in Abuja on Thursday threw out a consolidated application by More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Why Patience Jonathan can’t withdraw from her $5.8m account — Skye Bank

The management of Skye Bank on Wednesday said that former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan would not be allowed to have access to a dime in her deep account containing $5.8million until the lawsuit seeking its More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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N387b Bad Debts: AMCOM seeks court’s nod to liquidate Arik

Presents airline’s liabilities to court Indications emerged Wednesday that Arik Air might be sold or liquidated by the Federal Government. This is because the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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CAC Crisis: 17 years after, court quashes forgery charge against church pastors

A Federal high court sitting in Ibadan on Tuesday dismissed a 17-year old forgery suit against some pastors of the Christ Apostolic Church. That was after the trial judge, Justice Ayo Emmanuel upheld the application More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Malabu Oil moves to halt FG from signing $13.5b project

Global Witness flays Shell’s role in alleged $1. 1b bribe Malabu Oil and Gas Limited on Tuesday requested a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to stop the Federal Government and six others from signing the More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Alleged N23bn Bribe: INEC staff pleads guilty, two others to face trial

A staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Christian Nwosu, on Wednesday pleaded guilty before a Federal high court Lagos over allegation of receiving N30 million as bribe from the N23billion More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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I can’t order AGF to investigate past and present EFCC chairmen—Court

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Jabi, has thrown out a request George Uboh Whistleblower Network to compel the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) to investigate former Chairmen of the Economic More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Court voids amended NBA constitution

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has stopped the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and its officers from conducting the affairs of the association on the basis of the constitution amended and adopted at the association’s More...