Again, Obasanjo hits N’Assembly, says Nigerian lawmakers are “unarmed robbers”

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday in Ibadan hit the National Assembly afresh over the huge salaries and allowances which lawmakers at both chambers draw on monthly basis, saying they are “bunch of unarmed robbers.” Thursday’s jab by Obasanjo at the legislative arm of government over the salary and allowances issues was not the first. Lawmakers, More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Obasanjo advises FG to honour its 2009 agreement with ASUU

Says agreement is agreement Says ASUU stampeded FG to enter into the 2009 agreement Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday advised the Federal Government to abide by the terms of agreement it signed with More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Buhari’s health has improved tremendously –Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s health has improved tremendously. The Speaker and the President of Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki visited the More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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We are ready to die if FG won’t release El-Zakzaky—Shi’ites

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in Northern states on Wednesday took to the street in Kaduna to protest against the continued detention of their leader,  Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, by the Federal Government More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Congestion of our prisons, courts worrying—Ajimobi

Seeks partnership with judiciary to decongest prisons, courts Oyo State Governor Governor, Abiola Ajimobi on Wednesday expressed worry over court and prison congestion in the state. Ajimobi who said he has been More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Why we reinstated Oye as APGA’s national chair—Appeal Court

By a unanimous verdict, a three member panel of the Enugu division of the Court of Appeal on Wednesday reinstated Victor Oye as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). It would be recalled More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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BREAKING: At last, Osinbajo assigns portfolios to new ministers, swears-in 15 perm secs

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday honoured his promise to assign portfolios to two new ministers who were sworn in three weeks ago. The affected new ministers who were assigned duties Wednesday are Stephen More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Presidency hits Jonathan, says no major capital project completed under him

In what appears a fight back, the Presidency on Monday gave a knock to former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, saying no major capital project was completed under the regime. Spokesman of President More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Edo lawmakers kick out speaker, deputy

Lingering leadership crisis in Edo State on Monday reached its crescendo as lawmakers in the state impeached the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Justice Okonoboh, alongside his deputy, Mrs. Elizabeth More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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New ministers ’ll get portfolios soon—Osinbajo

Acting President Oluyemi Osinbajo on Sunday replied both the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and members of House of Representatives who expressed concern over his failure to assign portfolios to the More...