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Dayo Apata, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, 36 others get SAN rank September 23

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, will on September 23, 2019 swear in 38 lawyers as Senior Advocates of Nigeria.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

CJN Tanko fixes date for swearing in Of 38 New SANs

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, will on Monday, September 23, swear-in 38 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria.
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has disclaimed reports that it requested the bank account details of officers of the national assembly and the judiciary.

PSC charges security agencies to investigate leakage of NFIU letter to banks

The Presidential Support Committee (PSC) yesterday charged security agencies in the country to leave no stone unturned in investigating how a letter by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to commercial banks requesting the account details of principal government officers was leaked.
Alfa Belgore, former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), collected only $50,000 as consultancy fee in his legal advice that helped P&ID secure a $9.6 billion judgment against Nigeria.

Ex-CJN Alfa Belgore collected $50,000 consultancy fee from P&ID’s lawyers

Alfa Belgore, former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), collected only $50,000 as consultancy fee in his legal advice that helped P&ID secure a $9.6 billion judgment against Nigeria.
Abubakar Malami

AGF: We’ll spare nobody in $9.6 billion P&ID failed deal

Malami told journalists in Abuja that although security agencies had interrogated many prominent personalities in connection with the $9.6 billion awarded against Nigeria by a United Kingdom court, many more would soon be invited for questioning in order to get to the root of the matter.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

PDP governors back Atiku Abubakar’s decision to appeal tribunal verdict

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday threw their weight behind the decision of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to challenge Wednesday’s judgment of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) which upheld INEC’s declaration of Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the 2019 presidential poll.
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has disclaimed reports that it requested the bank account details of officers of the national assembly and the judiciary.

NFIU denies requesting bank details of federal lawmakers, judges, others

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has stated that it did not write to banks demanding the bank accounts of leaders of the National Assembly and the Judiciary.

Osun, Oyo renew rivalry war on LAUTECH ownership

Tension has gripped staff and students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomosho over renewed joint ownership crisis brewing in the management and funding of the university.

Ex-AGF: Former President Jonathan not responsible for Justice Salami’s exit from office

Former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has said ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was not directly involved in the removal of Ayo Salami, an ex-president of the Court of Appeal.
Ahmed Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege

National Assembly principal officers, members’ bank accounts under investigation

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has started the “secret” investigation of bank accounts of the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; his deputy, Ovie Omo-Agege; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; his deputy, Idris Wase, as well as the principal officers and members of the National Assembly.

Police recruitment: Constable doesn’t know who Nigeria’s president is – DCP

Mr Sola Okediji, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), FCT, has said that some constables aspiring to join Nigeria Police could not give the name of Nigeria President and the Chief Justice of the country.

Tribunal: President Buhari’s triumph victory for democracy – Ayo Opadokun

The General Secretary, National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), Chief Ayo Opadokun, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the Presidential Election Tribunal on Wednesday as a victory for democracy.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bauchi guber: APC calls for relocation of tribunal to Abuja

Following the recent commotion that occurred at the Bauchi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal during its last sitting on August 2 2019, when Governor Bala Mohammed went to open his defence in a suit filed by the former Governor Mohammed Abubakar, the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state has called for the relocation of the governorship tribunal to Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

P&ID contract: Federal government advised to prosecute ex-officials

The Federal Government has been urged to arrest and prosecute former government officials connected with the ill-fated Gas Plant project contract the country signed with an Irish firm, Process and Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID).

Femi Falana, Mike Ozekhome clash over Justice Onnoghen at NBA confab

Two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) Chief Mike Ozekhome and Mr. Femi Falana have disagreed sharply over lawyers’ reaction to the removal of immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen (rtd).
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko: I’m working to strengthen, rid judiciary of corruption

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, declared on Monday that the future of the Nigerian judiciary under his watch is bright.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Allow judges enjoy independence – Justice Tanko tells stakeholders

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko has appealed to stakeholders in the country to allow the judiciary to enjoy it’s independence.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Poll: Nigeria’s judiciary weaker in last two years

A recent poll conducted by Gavel – a civic tech organization in Nigeria – has shown that the nation’s judiciary has become weaker in the last two years.

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Dayo Apata, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, 36 others get SAN rank September 23

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