Nigeria not a mistake—Dogara

Says advocates of Nigeria’s break-up not aware of God’s purpose Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that those calling for dismemberment of Nigeria are unaware of God’s plan for the country. Speaking during a thanksgiving service on Sunday, at His Elect Christian Assembly Church, Nyanya, Abuja, Dogara More...

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By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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Why Fayose must be chased out of Ekiti Govt House in 2018—Ojudu

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu is pushing to unseat the incumbent governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose ahead of 2018 gubernatorial election in the state. Ojudu More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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Corruption: Fayose threatens to sue Osinbajo over delay in release of panel report on suspended SGF, NIA DG

Writes Osinbajo, demands for immediate release of reports Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has threatened to sue the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, if he failed to release forthwith the report More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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There won’t be peace in Niger Delta until… — Clark

Foremost Ijaw leader and erstwhile Federal Information Commissioner, Chief Edwin Clark, has, warned that Niger Delta would not experience peace until Nigeria is restructured. Clark who explained that restructuring More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Obasanjo advocates new system for election of president

*Drops Matthew from name Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advocated the election of Vice President that would take over from incumbent President, rather than conducting presidential election. Speaking at More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Suspension: NHIS boss, Prof Yusuf, kicks, says minister has no power to suspend him

As minister says Prof Yusuf is bound by public service regulation The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof Usman Yusuf, has kicked against his suspension by the Minister for More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Nigeria’s unity negotiable—Pro Soyinka

Opposes break-up, gives support for restructuring As Gov Dickson queues behind Soyinka Erudite scholar and Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, on Friday dismissed as arrant nonsense the claims by some political More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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2019 Presidential Poll: We are now ready to push out Buhari out of Aso Villa—PDP lawmakers

Enamoured by Wednesday’s judgment of the Supreme Court which recognised Ahmed Makarfi as the substantive Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Breaking: INEC bows to court order, halts Dino Melaye’s recall process

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday halted the process of recalling senator Dino Melaye from the National Assembly. Melaye is representing Kogi West District in the red chamber. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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PDP Leadership Crisis: No victor, no vanquished in S’Court judgment— PDP Senators

The senate caucus of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday applauded the Supreme Court judgment which declared the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Markafi as the substantive More...