Again, FG stalls Saraki’s false asset declaration trial

The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki could not proceed today following a request by the prosecution for an adjournment. The lead counsel to the Federal Government, Mr Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) had sent words to court that he was indisposed. It would be recalled that the Code of Conduct Tribunal had on April 18 adjourned trial of Saraki till today. The More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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HURIWA wants S’Court to quickly resolve PDP’s crisis

A pressure group operating as Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has appealed the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onoghen to ensure that the subsisting intra-party leadership crisis More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Aso Rock recalls expelled Punch Reporter

There were indications on Monday that the PUNCH reporter, Olaleken Adetayo who was expelled from Aso Rock by the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bashir Abubakar, has been recalled to More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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The dangerous implications of Presidency’s insistence on Magu, by Uju Okeke

The EFCC is not one of the Federal Executive bodies specifically mentioned and created in Sections 153-169 (listed in third schedule) which appointment and removal is provided for in Section 171 of the Constitution. More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Seized N13bn Probe: Osinbajo panel summons NIA finance officials, demands crucial documents

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led committee probing suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ayo Oke, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has summoned More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Govs Ajimobi, Amosun, Akeredolu mourn Adeleke, say death shocking, disheartening

Governors Ibikunle Amosun (Osun), Abiola Ajimobi(Oyo),  and Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (Ondo) on Sunday separately expressed shock over the death of first civilian Osun State Governor and serving senator, Isiaka Adeleke, More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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 I didn’t lead FG’s team that brokered Malabu deal—Adoke

Former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke, on Sunday denied the claim that he led the team that brokered Malabu Oil deal. Adoke who spoke on the issue afresh was More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Sack: Why DSS stormed Pencom–Source

Detectives from the Department of State Security (DSS) have raided the office of the National Pension Commission (PenCom). Insider sources said the raid was likely targeted at the sacked Director -General, Mrs. More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Presidential Poll: Don’t rule Buhari out of 2019 race, say aides

Contrary to prevailing views about President Muhammadu Buhari’s health, checks have revealed that the President is making ‘steady and significant recovery’ to prepare him for the 2019 presidential race The More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Probe of SGF, NIA boss ‘ll be done closed door—Osinbajo

Vice President Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo-led ‎Presidential Committee saddled with the responsibility of probing the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), David Babachir Lawal and the Director More...