Graft Fight: Buhari has done well – Obasanjo

Former President  Olusegun Obasanjo has described as impressive the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in office within the past two years. According to him, there was need to encourage Buhari to do more for the Nigerian people. He said this on Thursday when he appeared on CNN’s global affairs interview programme hosted by Chief International More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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SERAP writes Saraki to confirm if a senator earns N3bn yearly

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project  (SERAP), has requested the Senate President, Dr Bukola Sakari to confirm to Nigerians if a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Charly Boy blasts FG over invasion of Kanu’s hometown by Nigerian soldiers

Ace musician, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has condemned the deployment of soldiers to the hometown of controversial separatist leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Charly Boy, leader of the ‘OurMumuDonDo’ More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Dino Melaye begins fresh legal move to frustrate his recall

Lawmaker representing Kogi West at the upper chamber of National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, on Wednesday approached the Court of Appeal with a request to invalidate the judgment of an Abuja Division of the More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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FG orders probe of ex-heads of JAMB, NIMASA

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the probe of past heads of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), and the Nigerian Maritime Administration More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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2019: Politicians mounting pressure on Buhari to re-contest are selfish —Sheu Sani

Says they are doing so because they see him as their mill and mill Says it should be Buhari’s personal decision A popular lawmaker in the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani (Kaduna Central) has described More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Biafra Zionist Federation gives FG 48-hour ultimatum to withdraw the military from South-East

The Biafra Zionists Federation, (BZF) on Tuesday gave a 48-hour ultimatum to the Federal Government to issue an order directing the military high command to discontinue its operation Python Dance II by withdrawing More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Gov Ikpeazu imposes curfew on Aba after soldiers, IPOB clash

Two feared dead, others injured in Rivers in another fracas NUJ secretariat, journalists attacked, army apologises Kanu’s lawyer claims IPOB leader under house arrest, military says it’s not after him Ohanaeze, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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There is no rift between ex-President Jonathan and Gov Dickson—Makarfi

The Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Tuesday dismissed as fallacious and mischievous reports of a brewing political crisis in its More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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FG foils senior civil servants strike

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, may have successfully foiled the planned strike by the Association of Senior Servants of Nigeria. This I because the association has agreed with the minister More...