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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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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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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How Nigeria lost over N4trillion revenue to leakages in Custom—Senate

Probes leakages, vows to recover revenue The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff said it has begun the probe of  allegation of over N4trillion revenue leakage in the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) 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...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Senate crisis gets messier as Saraki, Ndume draw battle line  

■ ‘I’ll open can of worms’ threatens Ndume ■ Senate leadership keeps mum THE crisis currently rocking the Senate may be far from over, as the three key actors involved, namely, the Senate President, Bukola More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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EFCC Chair: Only Buhari can decide Magu’s fate — AGF

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), at the weekend said it would be premature to rule out the possibility of re-nominating Mr Ibrahim Magu as substantive chairman More...