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Appeal Court Orders Retrial Of Saraki On Three Counts

The Court of Appeal has ordered the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to conduct a retrial of the Senate President Bukola Saraki on three out of 18-count amended charge on false declaration of assets brought against him by the Federal Government. The appellate court in the appeal filed by the Federal Government against the decision of the code of conduct ...

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Mugabe jets to Singapore for medical checks

Former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, his first foreign travel since the army forced him from office in November, a state security official said on Tuesday.  The 93-year-old, who ruled the southern African nation for 37 years, resigned after the army and his ruling ZANU-PF party turned against him when it ...

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Buhari’s ministers are unhappy, says Bishop Kukah

BISHOP of Sokoto Diocese of the Catholic Church, Matthew Kukah has said that some ministers working with President Muhammadu Buhari are not happy.  Kukah said this in an interview with Abang Mercy, a social media expert. The cleric said those currently in charge of the nation did not envisage that things would take this turn.   He said: “We must get ...

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Buhari is ‘sleeping on the job’; Lacks understanding of government — Agbakoba

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has said President Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t understand the working of a government. He also described the federal cabinet put together by Buhari as incompetent, saying the President is “sleeping on the job.” ‘Government’s work is misunderstood even by the President. He doesn’t understand the nature of how to run a government,’ Agbakoba ...

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EFCC Kicks Against Appeal Court Verdict On Judicial Officers

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said it will appeal against the ruling of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal, which today held that the agency lacked powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officials except where such officers have been dismissed by the National Judicial Council. In a statement signed by the EFCC Spokesman, ...

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Court Strikes Out Bribery Charges Against Justice Nganjiwa

The Court of Appeal Sitting in Lagos has struck out the charges filed against a Justice of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa who is alleged to have collected bribes to pervert the course of justice. In a judgment delivered by Justice Obaseki Adejumo on Monday, the court held that the National Judicial Council (NJC) must first perform its ...

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‘Unity list’ distribution is a global phenomenom — PDP

The newly elected Legal adviser of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Agbo Emmanuel, has defended the distribution of lists that took place during the party’s national convention on Saturday, December 9. Speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday, he stated that the distribution of a said ‘Unity List’ was a normal phenomenon and in fact, other lists were being distributed. “In ...

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President Buhari Arrives Paris For ‘One Planet Summit’ (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Paris, France where he is to attend the ‘One Planet Summit’ alongside 50 other world leaders. He arrived on Monday evening after his departure from the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano earlier in the day. The summit which will kick off on Tuesday is set to hold at the eco-friendly La Seine Musicale, situated on ...

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Edo Govt Promises To Clear Pension Debts By 2018

The Edo state government has promised to clear all outstanding pension debts before the end of the year 2018 with or without the Paris club refunds. The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, said the state government has paid off N6billion of the N10 billion pension arrears that accumulated between 1996 and 2000. Mr Obaseki made this known when he met ...

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2017 Budget: FG To Release Fresh N750billion

The Federal Government on Monday said the sum of N750billion would be released this week to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government for implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun said this on Monday during a meeting with a delegation of investors from France. She said the government had previously released ...

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