Tag archive for ‘Presidency’
By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

El-Zakzaky no longer ‘in prison’; he’s only kept away in public interest – Presidency

The Presidency, on Tuesday, declared that leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, was not being detained in prison against the order of court as being speculated. The government More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Buhari not under legal obligation to reveal his health status – Presidency

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina has said that his boss is not under any legal obligation to disclose his health status to Nigerians. Adesina who made the remark More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Buhari’s photographer, Bayo Omoboriowo, not sacked—Presidency

The Presidency on Saturday dismissed as fake the rumour making the rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari’s official photographer, Bayo Omoboriowo, has been sacked. Until recently, Omoboriowo was a prominent More...

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

Buhari will not resign – Presidency

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, on Friday said that his principal would not resign his office. He said those calling for his resignation were “merely expressing More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, April 24th, 2017

The dangerous implications of Presidency’s insistence on Magu, by Uju Okeke

The EFCC is not one of the Federal Executive bodies specifically mentioned and created in Sections 153-169 (listed in third schedule) which appointment and removal is provided for in Section 171 of the Constitution. More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

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 Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Presidency dares senate, says Magu ‘ll remain in office

Says he doesn’t need Senate confirmation As VP absolves FG in seizure of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that the Presidency may no longer re-present the name of the incumbent More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Graft Fight: CJN replies presidency, critics

Says judiciary not frustrating Buhari’s anti-graft fight The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice  Walter Onnoghen on Tuesday vowed that the judiciary under his watch would not frustrate the on-going anti More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Between presidency and the senate, by Wale Sokunbi

In the past few weeks, Nigerians have been treated to the drama of a feud between the Presidency and the Senate, which culminated in a threat by the upper legislative chamber not to screen and confirm the president’s More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

President Buhari’s war against corruption unstoppable – Presidency

A presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s led administration has vowed to fight corruption to standstill in spite strong resistance by some individuals and groups to thwart More...