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Kayode Bello [Phot Credit: PulseNG]

Law school trades tackles with student over expulsion

A law student, Kayode Bello, who was recently expelled from the Nigerian Law School, Bwari has said he was unfairly treated in the process that led to his dismissal. The student who was offered admission in October 2016 was dismissed for reportedly flouting school regulations hinging on indiscipline. Mr. Bello, however, believes that the…

Boko Haram militants [Photo: Independent.ie]

Group gives account of campaign against violent extremism

The Campaign Against Violent Extremism, CAVE, on Tuesday held a post-campaign session after carrying out a series of sensitisation programs against violence since January this year. One of the chairs of the campaign, Abiodun Adeniyi, who led the session, informed the media that CAVE used various traditional media to create…

Nigerian Senate

FULL DETAILS: How Dino Melaye asked Senators to stop recall process

On Tuesday, the embattled senator, Dino Melaye, asked his colleagues in the Senate to help stop his recall by voters in his constituency. PREMIUM TIMES has reported moves to recall the lawmaker with the electoral commission, INEC, issuing a timetable for the recall process. Read the full transcript of what…

Senator Ali Ndume

Why Court dismissed terrorism charges against Ndume

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday upheld the no-case submission of former majority leader of the Senate, Ali Ndume, who for six years stood trial for allegedly sponsoring terrorism. The court said the prosecution failed to link the defendant with the allegation of collaboration with the…

Ali Ndume, a Borno Senator, senator was arraigned in 2011 for alleged sponsorship of the Boko Haram.

Court clears Nigerian senator of terrorism charges

A Nigerian senator accused of sponsoring the Boko Haram terror group has been cleared. The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday upheld the no-case submission of former majority leader of the senate, Ali Ndume, who was accused of sponsoring terrorism. Mr. Ndume was arraigned in 2011 for…

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his supporters after the Code of Conduct Tribunal sitting in Abuja discharged and acquitted him of 18-count charge of non-declaration of assets, in Abuja on Wednesday (14/6/17).
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Saraki yet to be served notice of govt’s appeal against CCT ruling – Spokesperson

Senate President Bukola Saraki said on Wednesday that he had not been formally notified of an appeal by the federal government against his acquittal by the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Mr. Saraki was discharged and acquitted of false asset declaration charges by the tribunal exactly a week ago. The outcome stunned…

Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami
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AGF replies Buhari’s anti-corruption adviser, orders appeal against Saraki’s acquittal

Nigeria’s Attorney General, Abubakar Malami, has defended his role in the anti-corruption war of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. Mr. Malami, in response to criticisms of his role by a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, said he was committed to the anti-corruption efforts of the administration. In…

FILE PHOTO: Former NSA Sambo Dasuki and others arraigned over misappropriation at the FCT High Court in Abuja

Court approves protection of witnesses in Dasuki’s trial

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday allowed the protection of witnesses in the ongoing trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki. Mr. Dasuki is tried for allegedly being in possession of firearms as well as for corrupt offences, brought against him by the federal…