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Mystery Lawyer Moves To Scuttle Trial Of Alleged Corrupt Judges

Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, a Nigerian lawyer has begun legal moves to scuttle the trial of allegedly corrupt judges. But the move is being vigorously challenged by the Federal Government. On Tuesday, the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Tuesday, raised questions on Ogungbeje’s legal attempt to stop …

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Corruption: Attorney General Files N2.2billion Fraud Charges Against Supreme Court’s Chief Registrar, Two Others

Attorney General, Abubakar Malami, has filed fraud charges against the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Saleh Gambo, the Assistant Director of Finance, Rilwanu Lawal, and the Deputy Director (Finance Department), Sharif Abdulrahman. The prosecutor alleges that the three major administrative officers of Nigeria’s apex court colluded to divert more …

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AGF exposes corruption at National Judicial Council, sends more Judges’ names to DSS for arrest

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has forwarded the names of more judges to the Department of State Services, DSS, for investigation. The DSS said it was investigating eight other judges and with the six names submitted to the DSS by the AGF, …

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Senate Moves To amend DSS Act, Reps Summon AGF, Daura

As more criticisms trail the arrest of some judges, the Senate has resolved to amend the laws that establish some security outfits in the country, including the Department of State Services (DSS). The Senate yesterday condemned what it called “the draconian manner” in which the DSS invaded the residences of …

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Atiku, others hail FG over withdrawal of charges

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar,  and the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Timi Frank have commended the Federal Government for withdrawing the forgery charges against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. In separate statements issued in Abuja, on Friday, the two …

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Ekweremadu: ‘Victory For Democracy’ As FG Withdraws Forgery Charges

The Federal Government on Friday, withdrew the forgery charges against President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu before the FCT High Court in Abuja. The Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu described the development as a “Victory to Democracy” He stated this in a statement issued …

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Nigerian Government withdraws forgery charges against Bukola Saraki, Ekweremadu

The Federal Government of Nigeria has filed a motion to withdraw the charge of criminal conspiracy against Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. An affidavit in support of the motion was filed before the High Court of Federal Capital Territory on Thursday by a litigation officer from …

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Attorney General stalls Bukola Saraki’s forgery trial

The trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for alleged forgery was stalled on Wednesday, because the prosecution counsel, Aliyu Umar, said he had not prepared his response to a fresh motion by the defendants challenging the jurisdiction of the court. Mr. Umar is prosecuting the case on behalf of the …

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Ex-govs fraud cases: AGF lists Saraki, Akpabio, Daniel, Odili, Ladoja for fresh probe, trial

Senate President Bukola Saraki, factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff; and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, are among 31 former governors whose alleged corruption cases investigated by the anti-graft agencies are likely to be reopened soon. The PUNCH had exclusively reported on Tuesday that the Attorney …

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