Thursday April 02, 2020 7:06 PM


Judge Withdraws From Hearing Saraki’s Case Against Sahara Reporters

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has withdrawn from a contempt application filed by Senate President Bukola Saraki, against online publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his company, Sahara Reporters. At the court proceedings in Ilorin on Thursday, counsel to Saraki, Babatunde Olomu, had sought to move the suit for contempt proceedings against Sowore but Oyinloye asked him not ...

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Reps Sets Up Committee To Investigate Maina’s Return

The House of Representatives has debated a motion on the alleged recall, reinstatement, and sack of the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on pension reform, Abdulrasheed Maina. The Lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the matter as it has raised a lot of questions that are begging for answers. The green chamber has therefore set up an ...

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Clamp down on lawyers delaying trials, CJN tells heads of Court

DISTURBED by the delay in the prosecution of criminal cases in the country, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen on Monday directed heads of courts to clamp down on both prosecution and defense counsel who indulge in unethical practice to delay criminal trials. While warning that the axe will not spare whoever is found wanting, Justice Onnoghen ...

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Angry CBN to sanction erring banks over retail forex

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday threatened to sanction any Deposit Money Bank (DMB) which fails to comply with its directive to open teller points for retail forex transactions. It also sustained its intervention in the various sectors of the inter-bank Foreign Exchange market with the injection of $545 million. The apex bank had on March 3, 2017 instructed ...

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AGF initiates court process today to ban IPOB

..South-East governors can’t kill Biafra — IPOB …Buratai: FG has final say on whether IPOB is a terror group .. Northern Govs embark on peace mission to S-East, S-South …Buratai: FG has final say on whether IPOB is a terror group …Buratai: FG has final say on whether IPOB is a terror group ABUJA — SENATE President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, ...

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Jonathan condemns deployment of soldiers, slams Lai Mohammed

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has criticised his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari, for planning to extend the military show of force to the South-South and the South-West. Jonathan said this in a Facebook post on Tuesday which was signed on his behalf by his aide, Reno Omokri. The former President was emboldened by the statement by Senate President Bukola Saraki who ...

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