Why FG is probing NIA over Ikoyi $43 million— Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu on Friday disclosed that the on-going probe launched by President Muhammadu Buhari into the hidden cash discovered by EFFC in Ikoyi, Lagos, which the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA) has claimed it belonged to it was because the president was not properly put in More...

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By Bar and Bench On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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How ex-Gov Babangida Aliyu stole the recovered N6bn loot from Niger State treasury—Gov Bello

As EFCC proceeds against Aliyu with a 95-count charge Strong indications emerged on Friday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has proceeded against the detained former Niger State Governor, Babangida More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Buhari partial, SGF, NIA DG should have been arrested—PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi on Thursday expressed worry over a three-man investigative panel constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Secretary to the Government More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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SGF’s Suspension:  National Assembly hails Buhari

Lawmakers from both the upper and lower chambers of the National Assembly on Wednesday applauded the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir David Lawal by his principal, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Presidency may use whistle-blower policy to expose brains behind illegal weapons

The presidency on Wednesday said it was considering using the whistle-blowing policy to expose Nigerians in possession of illegal weapons in order to engender peace in the country Making this disclosure, Senior More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Why El-Rufai’s APC ‘ll lose 2019 guber polls– Senator Sani

Rights activist and politician, Senator Shehu Sani has fingered what he called the anti-people policy of Governor Nasir El-Rufai as the reason why the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would lose the state More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Buhari condoles with Farida Waziri over husband’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari  on Tuesday condoled with the family of the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Farida Waziri, and friends of the former Nigerian Ambassador to Turkey, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Seven arrested over alleged assassination attempt on Melaye

Kogi State Police Command said it has arrested seven persons in connection with the assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye in his country home, Aiyetoro-Gbede, in the state. The assassins had last Saturday More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Ikoyi N13bn Cash:  Amaechi gives Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s aide 7-day ultimatum to tender apology or face legal action

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has given former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and a media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Lere Olayinka a seven day ultimatum to withdraw More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Dogara’s alarm over plot to manipulate 2018 census raises dust

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has advised against conduct of population census before the 2019 general election, warning that if the exercise was allowed to go on in 2018, it might become More...