• FG may file fresh charges against Saraki, Ekweremadu

    FG may file fresh charges against Saraki, Ekweremadu

    Indications emerged, yesterday, that the Federal government may be planning to slam fresh forgery charges against Senate president, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu.

    Although some key officials in the Ministry of Justice refused to confirm the development, another source said there is a possibility of filing another charge against them. The source, who declined to be named, based on what he said “the sensitive nature of the case” said “things would be clearer in the next few days.

    “Remember, government […]

  • FG may file fraud charges against ex-governors in October

    FG may file fraud charges against ex-governors in October

    It was gathered that the Federal Government, through its newly set up National Prosecution Coordination Committee, may start filing fraud charges against some former governors before the end of October, it was learnt on Sunday.

    It was learnt that the NAPCC and some of the special teams of prosecutors, pooled together by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, had commenced the review of the corruption cases involving some of the former governors and politically-exposed […]

  • Judge returns file on NBA election suit

    Judge returns file on NBA election suit

    Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Abuja has returned the case file of the suit filed by a presidential candidate at the just concluded Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Presidential election, Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama (SAN) against the registered trustees of the NBA and seven others back to the Chief Judge of FCT for re-assignment.

    Counsels to the plaintiff, Chief Emeka Ngige (SAN) and Sebastian Hon (SAN), informed the court that the matter was adjourned for further directives.

    Counsel […]