Naira is Africa’s worst currency under Buhari’s govt, says Ekweremadu

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Monday, carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari-led government on its management of the nation’s economy, saying the country had suffered more crises than it did under previous governments. Ekweremadu made the observation at the Peoples Democratic Party’s national stakeholders’ meeting held More...

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By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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London police called to arrest The Guardian’s reporter over Buhari

Daughter, Saraki sighted at Abuja House Fayose flays APC leaders over president’s health Security staff at the Abuja House in London yesterday called in policemen to arrest a correspondent of The Guardian More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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Osinbajo rejects N7b-worth new VP residence

Says he does not need such luxury Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday rejected the controversial N7billion-worth new official residence being built for him. Osinbajo, in a statement, said he does not More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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Boko Haram would have taken over Aso Rock if PDP had remained in power  beyond 2015– Garba Shehu

The Presidency on Sunday said that the once dreaded terrorist group, Boko Haram, would have overrun the Aso Villa had the opposition Peoples Democratic party won the 2015 presidential polls. Media Aide to the President, More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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CJN: Senate to kick-start Onnoghen’s confirmation process Tuesday—Saraki

Barring any last minute change of plans, the upper chambers of the National Assembly is scheduled to kick-start the confirmation process of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Bar and Bench More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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Again, plot to abort Magu’s senate confirmation thickens

Forces against the Senate confirmation of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) appear to be unwilling to back down, The Nation can now reveal. They are More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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Why we upheld Ali-Modu Sheriff as PDP national chair—Appeal Court

By a split judgment of two to one, the Port-Harcourt division of the Court of Appeal  on Thursday pronounced former Governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the authentic National Chairman of the opposition More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Appeal Court verdict, not a barrier to PDP bouncing back– Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President,  Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has warned faithful members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to be bothered over the ruling of the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt, on the lingering party’s More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Appeal Court’s pronouncement of Ali Modu Sheriff as PDP chair is a rape of Nigeria’s democracy– Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has dismissed as unconscionable rape on democracy the Friday’s verdict of the Court of Appeal which pronounced Ali Modu Sheriff as the authentic Chairman of the Peoples Democratic More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Why FG temporarily seized fiscal support allocation to Ekiti–Adeosun

Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday said that the Federal Government seized the fiscal support allocations due to Ekitii State owing to the state’s refusal to confirm with regulations regarding disbursement More...