Tag archive for ‘Federal Government’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Assets Declaration Verdict: I’m not bothered by FG’s appeal against my acquittal – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr Olubukola Saraki on Wednesday said he was ready to face the Federal Government at the Court of Appeal over an appeal lodged by it to nullify his acquittal at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Saraki More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Assets Declaration Offence: I have no case to answer—Saraki

As tribunal reserves judgment on FG, Saraki’s legal war By Toyin Akinfolajimi Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki on Thursday requested the Code of Conduct Tribunal sitting in Abuja to dismiss an 18-count charge More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

FG drags Nestle, others to court over alleged fraudulent promo

Temitope Stephen The Federal Government has slammed a 10-count criminal charge of obtaining by false pretence and promoting an illegal lottery against Nestle Nigeria Plc, and two other persons, before a Federal More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Group condemns FG’s continuous incarceration of Dasuki, El-Zakzaky

A non-governmental organisation—Access to Justice (A2J), has condemned the continuous detention of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Dasuki Sambo (rtd) and Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky in spite positive More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Alleged N19bn Fraud: Again, FG fails to produce Dasuki in court

*Trial stalled as Court adjourns till today ‎By Toyin Akinfolajimi Again, the trial ‎of a  former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) over alleged N19B fraud before an Abuja High Court More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 28th, 2017

FG begins prosecution of Brass Oil over alleged stolen fund

The Federal Government on Thursday commenced trial at the Federal High Court, Lagos, against Brassoil Nigeria. Brass Oil is one of the International Oil Companies (IOCs) allegedly fingered in crude oil shipments More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Again, FG stalls Saraki’s false asset declaration trial

The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki could not proceed today following a request by the prosecution for an adjournment. The lead counsel to the Federal Government, Mr Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) had sent words to More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Assets Declaration: FG docks S’Court judge, Ngwuta before CCT

The Federal Government on Thursday arraigned suspended justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on an amended eight-count charge of false asset declaration. Justice More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017

CCT: FG plans to further amend assets declaration charge against Saraki

Indications emerge at the weekend that the Federal Government (FG) might soon amend the charge of false asset declaration preferred against the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki. If the plan is indeed More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

FG, Labour agree to review minimum wage

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba, on Wednesday disclosed that both the Federal Government and the organised Labour movement in the country had reached a consensus on planned review More...