BREAKING: Appeal Court Drops 15 Out Of 18 Charges Against Senate President, Bukola Saraki

By Adenike Lucas The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday dropped 15 out of 18 legal charges against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT alleged that Senator Saraki failed to declare his assets. But, in June, Justice Danladi Umar of the CCT acquitted Nigeria's number three man of all charges, … Continue reading BREAKING: Appeal Court Drops 15 Out Of 18 Charges Against Senate President, Bukola Saraki

EFCC Chases Many Big Birds, Catches Small Ones

By Adie Vanessa Offiong and Ronald Mutum A judgement passed by a Federal High Court in Abuja in a case between the federal government and former First Lady Patience Jonathan deflated the high spirit of the anti-corruption agency in recovering $5.8 million and N3.5 billion stashed in 16 accounts associated with the former president’s wife. In … Continue reading EFCC Chases Many Big Birds, Catches Small Ones

Court Of Appeal Tells EFCC It Can’t Prosecute Serving Judges

By Abdul Tukur, Political correspondent A serving judge can no longer be investigated or prosecuted by The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC unless they have been dismissed by the National Judicial Council, NJC. This ruling delivered by the Court of appeal in Lagos was made in a suit between the EFCC and a judge, Hydiazira … Continue reading Court Of Appeal Tells EFCC It Can’t Prosecute Serving Judges

Nigeria’s President Buhari Departs For One Planet Summit In Paris

By Danjuma Aliyu  President Muhammadu Buhari today departed Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano to attend the One Planet Summit in Paris. Nigeria's number one citizen will be joined by 50 world leaders including UK's Prime Minister, Theresa May in discussing the effects of climate change and the goals of the Paris agreement set up two … Continue reading Nigeria’s President Buhari Departs For One Planet Summit In Paris

AbdulRasheed Waziri, Son Of Former EFCC Chair, Inherits Fathers Title In Gombe

By Adenike Lucas The eldest son of Farida Waziri, former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has inherited the title of his late father, the Wazirin Tangale.  Barrister AbdulRasheed's father, Ajuji Adamu Waziri CON, a two time Senator and Ambassador, held the title in Gombe State before his death in April. The new … Continue reading AbdulRasheed Waziri, Son Of Former EFCC Chair, Inherits Fathers Title In Gombe

Abubakar Malami: “The Rule Of Law Must Be Used To Promote The Supremacy Of The Public Interest, Not Private Selfish Interests”

By Adenike Lucas Nigeria's Attorney General and Minister of Justice recently scored a huge victory in the fight against corruption by securing the return of the Abacha loot from Switzerland.  Abubakar Malami, SAN, led a delegation to Washington, DC, USA, where a Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding, MOU, was signed by Nigeria along with Switzerland and … Continue reading Abubakar Malami: “The Rule Of Law Must Be Used To Promote The Supremacy Of The Public Interest, Not Private Selfish Interests”

Violence Breaks Out At Palestinian West Bank Following Trumps Declaration Of Jerusalem As Capital Of Israel

By Christian Smith Violence protests have erupted in the Palestine west bank after the US President broke US tradition by proclaiming Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Both Israelis and Palestinians have always claimed the city as their spiritual capital. But, in a speech at the White House on Wednesday Donald Trump said he had … Continue reading Violence Breaks Out At Palestinian West Bank Following Trumps Declaration Of Jerusalem As Capital Of Israel

Queen Elizabeth Wears Matching Outfit With Her Guest, Justice George Oguntade, Nigeria’s High Commissioner In The UK

By Christian Smith  Nigeria's High Commissioner, Justice George Oguntade and his wife Modupe meet with Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday in order to present her with his letter of credence. In an Instagram post, the royal family confirmed the meeting, saying: "Today at Buckingham Palace, The Queen received and held an audience with the High Commissioner from … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth Wears Matching Outfit With Her Guest, Justice George Oguntade, Nigeria’s High Commissioner In The UK

President Buhari Arrives In Kano On A Two-day Official Visit

By Adenike Lucas Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Kano on Wednesday morning at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport on the start of a two-day visit, a member of his team has said. Bashir Ahmaad, a Personal Assistant to President Buhari took to Twitter to make the announcement. He said the President was at the … Continue reading President Buhari Arrives In Kano On A Two-day Official Visit