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By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Why  Customs boss Hameed Ali, SGF Babachir must honour senate invitation—APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend said that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir David Lawal and the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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How Nigeria lost over N4trillion revenue to leakages in Custom—Senate

Probes leakages, vows to recover revenue The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff said it has begun the probe of  allegation of over N4trillion revenue leakage in the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Senate summons Dambazau, Malami, others over alleged abuse of IGR

The senate has summoned the Interior Minister, AbdulRahaman Dambazau and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami to explain their alleged roles in the alleged misuse of revenues More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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47 Ambassadorial Nominees : Senate rejects Justice Nsofor, Daodu, clears 45 others

The Senate on Thursday rejected two of the 47 ambassadorial nominees—Justice  Sylvanus Nsofor from Imo State and Mr. Jacob Igbekele Daodu from Ondo State— respectively. The list of the ambassadorial nominees More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Customs Comptroller General, Ali,  unfit to hold public office – Senate

Wants him to resign his office The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Hameed Ali (retd), on Wednesday refused to appear before the senate, triggering the upper chamber of the National Assembly More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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The Magu ambush, by Dele Agekameh

If Magu eventually leaves, it may sound the death knell for President Buhari’s anti-corruption war, which is the fulcrum of his administration. Obviously, the next man will have to think twice and tread softly More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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APC wades into Senate, Hameed Ali face-off

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday said it was set to broker peace in the face-off between the Senate and the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd). APC made the disclosure More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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I won’t appear before senate tomorrow—Customs Boss  

The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Colonel Hameed Ali (retd), on Tuesday said he would not appear before the Senate on Wednesday as directed. He made the disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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A’Ibom Senatorial Seat: Group writes senate, protests Saraki’s refusal to obey court order on Bassey Etim’s inauguration

Demands immediate swearing in of bassey Etim A coalition of public interest groups operating under the name of International Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Society on Monday wrote the President of the Nigerian More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, March 18th, 2017
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Magu can remain EFCC acting chair indefinitely—Sagay (SAN)

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption headed by Prof. Itse Sagay has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to remove the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim More...