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DSS Releases Arrested Judges

  After Friday and Saturday raids by the Department of State Services in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Gombe where residences of senior judges were raided and arrests made, the arrested Justices Sylvester Ngwuta and Inyang Okoro both of the Supreme Court, the suspended Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Ilorin Division, Justice Mohammed Ladan Tsamiya, Justice…

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Buhari Participates in the 22nd Nigerian Economic Summit Themed “Made in Nigeria”

President Muhammadu Buhari today participated in the 22nd Nigerian Economic Summit (NESG 2016) themed “Made in Nigeria” at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja. The Summit is looking to come up with strategies that will spur economic growth through heightened patronage of made in Nigeria goods and services. The theme for this year’s summit is…

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DSS Raids Judges Arrest: NBA Declares State of Emergency & Call for their Release

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) President, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of the judges arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) and declared a state of emergency in the judiciary over the midnight arrests of some judicial officers. Mahmoud at a press conference in Lagos alongside former NBA Presidents Augustine Alegeh (SAN),…

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DSS Recovered Over N360 Million, Explains Why It Carried Out Raids & Arrested Top Judges

Raids were carried out by agents of the Department of State Services in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Gombe on Friday night and the early hours of Saturday, as security agents raided the residences of senior judges, breaking doors and threatening to harm their family members and aides. The judges affected are of the Supreme Court…

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Saraki, Ekweremadu on Forgery Suit Dismissal, Hope Same Treatment Will Be Extended to Other Politically-Motivated Cases

Today the Federal Government withdraw the forgery suit instituted against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, reiterating its belief that the case was politically-motivated as the executive cannot determine for it the genuineness or otherwise of the Senate Standing Rules. Reacting to this development, the Senate stated that the forgery case…

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The Tony Elumelu Foundation and Ministry of Information & Culture Sign MoU to Strengthen Creative Industries

L-R: Ace Comedian, Ali Baba; Film Producer, Zeb Ejiro; CNN Anchor, Zain Asher; Renowned Actress, Joke Silva; Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism , Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Chairman Heirs Holdings and Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu; Nigerian Film Maker, Mahmood Ali-Balogun; CEO, The Tony Elumelu Foundation(TEF), Mrs Parminder Vir; and Ace…

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Edo Decides: Results of 16 LGA Announced, PDP Candidate Rejects Election Results

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu has rejected the results announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the just concluded Edo State governorship election. So far about 16 local government areas have been announced, with the PDP trailing the All Progressives Congress (APC) 5 to 12…

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