• LEDAP sues SSS, AGF for arresting judges, seeks injunction to stop arraignment

    LEDAP sues SSS, AGF for arresting judges, seeks injunction to stop arraignment

    Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to declare as unlawful the raid and arrest of judges by the Department State Services (DSS).

    The group also prayed for an order of injunction stopping the planned charge and arraignment in court of some of the arrested judges.

    LEDAP claimed in the suit that the judges cannot be charged and arraigned in court without the authorization of the National Judicial Council (NJC).

    Respondents in the suit are the SSS […]

  • FG not interested in arresting Jonathan – Osinbajo

    FG not interested in arresting Jonathan – Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the federal government is not interested in arresting former President Goodluck Jonathan over various allegations of corruption during his administration.

    Prof. Osinbajo made this disclosure in Houston, Texas in the US on Friday at a Townhall event where he interacted with US-based Nigerians who asked questions live at the event and also via the Internet, according to a statement issued by his spokesperson Mr. Laolu Akande in Houston.

    The vice president fielded about thirty questions at […]

  • There is nothing wrong in arresting serving judges, says Ribadu

    There is nothing wrong in arresting serving judges, says Ribadu

    Founding Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, has stated that the recent arrest of some serving judges in the country over alleged corruption was in order.

    Speaking at the 2016 Annual Lecture of Radio Nigeria in Abuja, the former presidential candidate said there was nothing wrong with the raid carried out in the homes of suspected corrupt judges by security agencies early this month.

    He wondered why Nigerians who complained that public office holders were corrupt, were still […]

  • The only business booming in Nigeria today is the business of arresting and detaining’- Ben Murray-Bruce

    The only business booming in Nigeria today is the business of arresting and detaining’- Ben Murray-Bruce

    Senator Murray Bruce who is known to be outspoken is at it again, this time firing shots at the Federal Government, this comes in the back of recent reports of his business being taken over by AMCON over refusal to pay a fine.

    Senator Murray Bruce who is known to be outspoken is at it again, this time firing shots at the Federal Government, this comes in the back of recent reports of his business being taken over by AMCON over […]

  • Suspect freed for showing remorse

    Suspect freed for showing remorse

    A man standing trial for attempted murder, Kazeem Ajiga, has been discharged and acquitted by an Ijede Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos State, after he showed remorse for his action.

    Ajiga was dragged to the court for allegedly instigating the lynching of a man, Raheem Omoleye, whom he accused of stealing his aluminium roofing sheets.

    When he was brought before Magistrate Jumoke Olagbegi-Adelabu, Ajiga was very sorry over the incident and Adelabu ruled:

    “Since Ajiga has shown remorse, caution and did not waste […]