Two of the judges who were recently arrested and later released by the Department of State Services on corruption allegations have expressed dissatisfaction over the decision of the National Judicial Council asking them to stop sitting until the conclusion of the cases against them.
Three out of the seven indicted judges had been suspended by the NJC and recommended for sacking by either President Muhammadu Buhari or their state governors over various acts of misconduct before the raid on their houses […]
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has said the decision of the National Judicial Council directing judges under investigation to step aside portends great danger to the nation’s democracy.
Wike made the assertion when the executive members of the Nigerian Bar Association Port Harcourt branch paid him a courtesy visit on Friday.
He said that the u-turn by the NJC will encourage politicians to write petitions against any judge whose judgement is likely to go against such politician.
He said, “This move to ask […]
Mr Tajudeen Habeeb, the Chairman of Kwara Chapter of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has lauded JAMB for its decision on the three-year validity of its examination results.
Habeeba said in Ilorin on Tuesday that this would afford students the opportunity to save cost and time for writing another examination for which they had no certainty of passing.
“The proposed three-year validity of JAMB examination results due to be passed by the legislature is indeed a right decision at the right […]
According to reports, the Vice Chancellor of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, ABUAD, Professor Michael Ajisafe, has reacted to the bill being considered by the Senate to make Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) results valid for three years.
Professor Ajisafe, who addressed a press conference on Friday to mark the commencement of activities for the fourth convocation ceremonies of ABUAD, warned that the bill will cause confusion in the tertiary education sector.
His words: “There is a problem in that. Even […]
According to reports, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has described as mere speculation, a proposed sale of national assets as a means to get out of recession.
FEC insisted government was yet to take a decision on it. Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, in response to State House Correspondents questions on government’s position as regards the sale of national assets after FEC meeting, said it was wrong for anyone to say the federal government had concluded plans to sell […]
The International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards has commended the African Union for the launch of a single, common electronic passport for all Africans at the just concluded 27th AU Summit, in Kigali, Rwanda.
It also applauded the ultimate goal of the single passport, which is set to realize the dream of visa-free travel for African citizens within the African continent by 2020.
In the same vein, the AU’s single, common electronic passport throughout the continent falls squarely within the […]