The trial of Justice Rita Ngozi Ofili-Ajumogobia and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Godwin Obla continued today, April 28, 2017, before Justice O.H. Oshodi of Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja with the prosecution counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo calling on the fifth and sixth prosecution witnesses.
Nnamdi Kanu’s bail conditions as granted by Justice Binta Murtala-Nyako on Tuesday had generated discussions among lawyers and observers
Did the police cart away Budget 2017 documents from the home of a senator? That remained a knotty question yesterday. The police denied that they took such documents during a raid on the Abuja home of Senator Danjuma Goje. The Senate said they did and that the budget could be delayed for that reason The Nation Newspaper reports
The House of Representatives members, yesterday, fumed over alleged executive erosions on the powers of the National Assembly with a warning to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to respect the doctrine of separation of powers.
The National Conscience Party (NCP) on Thursday said it had concluded arrangements to sue the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) for mandating candidates for the forthcoming council polls to pay nomination fees.
The Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, on Thursday expressed the hope that the 2017 Appropriation Bill would be ready for the signature of President Muhammadu Buhari next week despite the hitches being experienced on the passage of the document at the National Assembly.Lawan said this in an interview with State House correspondents after he met behind closed doors with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved additional N5 billion for the construction of the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Transportation Minister Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi stated this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the FEC meeting.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secured a fresh court order to freeze the Skye Bank account of Mrs. Patience Jonathan, wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, with a balance of $5.9m.
A legal practitioner, Mr. Silas Onu, has raised an alarm over reports that the Presidency is considering invoking Section 171 of the constitution to evade the Senate and appoint Ibrahim Magu as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has unveiled plans to go after multinationals involved in illicit financial flows out of Nigeria.The Acting Chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu, disclosed this in an interview with journalists on the sideline of a conference on the use of beneficial ownership information and the recovery of assets in Africa.