Tag archive for ‘Presidency’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

The Nigerian people and the struggle for supremacy between the Presidency and the Senate, by Niran Adedokun

A report in the Monday edition of The PUNCH indicated that leaders of the All Progressives Congress recently met over the festering crisis between the Presidency and the Senate. The latest disagreement, which has More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Magu: Senate replies Osinbajo, says presidency must sack Magu

As Magu gives Osinbajo thumbs up Says secession, Boko Haram issues are evidence of corruption fighting back The senate on Friday insisted that the Presidency must sack the acting Chairman of the Economic and More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, July 7th, 2017

Why the presidency must disclose Buhari’s health status now—Southern Christian Elders

Southern Nigeria Christian Elders (SONCEF) and a coalition of Niger Delta militants groups on Thursday joined a long list of stakeholders demanding immediate disclosure of President Muhammadu Buhari’s health More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Budget 2017: Rift between N’Assembly, Presidency deepens as senate asks Fashola to resign if …

Probes NPA over alleged $3b fraud Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that the rift between the National Assembly and the Presidency over the handling of the 2017 budget might have deepened. This is because More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Recalled Judges: NJC lied—Presidency

  ‎By Toyin Akinfolajimi The Presidency, last night, accused the National Judicial Council (NJC) of false claims in its bid to recall five out of the judges that were earlier suspended over corruption allegation. This More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Recalled Judges: NJC fires back at presidency

Says it’s decision was based on rule of law and fairness The National Judicial Council (NJC) has fired back at the Presidency over the latter’s allegation that the former was on a trip to bungle the anti-graft More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Presidency blasts NJC for reinstating judges under probe

Says NJC condoning corruption, working against Buhari The Presidency has taken the National Judicial Council (NJC) headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen to the cleaners for reinstating More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, June 5th, 2017

Presidency still within time to sign budget – Rep

The House of Representatives said on Sunday that no law had been breached so far in the delayed signing of the 2017 budget by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. Its spokesman, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas, told More...

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...