Dino Melaye rushes to court, seeks order to stop recall process

Controversial Kogi State senator, Mr Dino Melaye, on Friday invoked the original jurisdiction of a Federal high court sitting in Abuja to halt and nullify an on-going exercise to recall him from the National Assembly. In an originating summons filed at the registry of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court by the Chambers of Chief Mike Ozekhome More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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2017 Budget: FG plans to drag N’Assembly to S’Court

To seek judicial interpretation on extent of parliament’s power to alter Appropriation Bill Strong indications emerged at the weekend that the Federal Government may invoke the original jurisdiction of More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Quit Notice: Arewa youths write Osinbajo, want him allow Biafra happen

A controversial group operating as the Coalition of Arewa Youth has written Acting President Oluyemi Osinbajo to allow the Igbos agitating for secession to “have their Biafra” for peace to reign in the country. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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How Abacha actually died in 1998 – Al-Mustapha

Fresh facts have emerged on how former Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha mysteriously died in office in 1998. Major Hamza Al Mustapha who was the former Chief Security Officer, CSO, to the late Head of State, Gen More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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El-Zakzaky: IMN attacks Lai Mohammed

The Islamic Movement In Nigeria, has dismissed Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, as a pathological liar over his recent claim that the Federal Government had actually complied fully with court order that its More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Why FG reneged on its promise to create three million jobs for Nigerians – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has disclosed that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has been unable to fulfil its promise of creating three million jobs for Nigerians owing More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Capital Market: Senate receives 3 bills from SEC

The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), on Thursday, presented three draft bills to the Senate, aimed at enhancing the operations of the capital market and reposition it as a dependable catalyst for economic More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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N/Assembly has powers to tamper with budget–Dogara

We won’t be rubber stamp to the Executive Refusal to implement budget impeachable offence Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday declared that the National Assembly has the More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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2019 Polls: INEC to partner with NASENI for solar-powered devices for conduct of election‎s

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is planning to partner with the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) for the provision of solar-powered devices for the conduct More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Assets Declaration Trial: I hold no grudge against anybody—Saraki

As tribunal acquits, discharges him By Toyin Akinfolajimi Senate President, Dr Olubukola Saraki on Wednesday said he would not habour any grudge against anybody over his two year trial for alleged non-declaration More...