Tag archive for ‘Federal Government’
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...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Lagos floors FG at the S’Court over land regularisation policy

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a suit filed by the Federal Government challenging the Land Regularisation Policy of the Lagos State Government. That was after a seven-man panel of the apex court, in a ruling, More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 15th, 2017

ASUU, FG and endless renegotiations, by Idowu Akinlotan

Forgive the pessimism, but there will be no end to dithering over education in Nigeria. The merry-go-round simply won’t stop. Those saddled with the responsibility of managing Nigeria’s education system have More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

We ‘ll partner FG to halt out-sourcing of jobs in telecoms industry–Labour

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday said it would collaborate with the Federal Government in its bid to stop out-sourcing of jobs in the telecommunication sector among others. NLC President, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, More...