According to reports, the Code of Conduct Tribunal has dismissed the motion filed by the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, asking the Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar, to disqualify himself from his trial.
The motion was dismissed on Wednesday.
In dismissing the motion, Umar said he cannot disqualify himself from the trial on the ground that without him, there can be no tribunal.
According to him, it is only the President and a two-third of the National Assembly […]
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has dissociated himself from a suit reportedly initiated by one Timipa Jenkins Okponipare at the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking to restrain the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) from proceeding with his trial at the Tribunal.
In a statement signed by his lawyer, Mahmud Magaji, SAN, Saraki stated that he does not know about the suit which was reported in the media.
Saraki also stated that he has never at any time instructed either, Okponipare, the […]
The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for seeking emergency powers from the National Assembly to manage the economy.
The party said it was a “clear manifestation of the clueless and confused nature” of the people at the helm of affairs.
It also noted that such an “embarrassing and authoritarian demand” was an indication that the ruling All Progressives Congress is incapable of delivering on its promises and is therefore seeking excuses for its poor performance.
The party […]
The University of Ilorin has warned candidates seeking admission into the institution for the 2016/2017 not to fall victims of fraudsters asking for screening fees.
Mr. Kunle Akogun, Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs Department of the university, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday.
Akogun said that the recently circulated post-UTME procedures slated for Aug. 22 and Aug. 27 was a scam.
I am not aware of any circular from the university management to this effect, […]
The Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja on Wednesday adjourned the trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, till June 21.
The tribunal adjourned for the hearing of a fresh motion filed by Saraki seeking an order of the CCT disqualifying its Chairman, Danladi Umar, from further presiding over the case.
Saraki filed his fresh application accusing Umar of bias based on the remark made by the tribunal chairman at the last proceedings on June 7, 2016, while warning the defence against […]