Nigerian human rights lawyer files suit to ban U.S. Dollar in Nigeria

Femi Falana asks court to ban dollar as a legal tender in Nigeria Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday, praying for an order restraining the Central Bank of Nigeria from allowing market forces to determine the exchange rate of the naira .… Read More Nigerian human rights lawyer files suit to ban U.S. Dollar in Nigeria

N225,000 bribe to Judge – money was for judge’s father-in-law’s burial – Tarfa

Lagos lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Rickey Tarfa, on Friday February 19, 2016 denied allegation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he bribed a Federal High Court, Lagos, judge to the tune of N225,000. Tarfa said that the money was for the judge’s father-in-law’s burial. At the resumed hearing in… Read More N225,000 bribe to Judge – money was for judge’s father-in-law’s burial – Tarfa

Olisa Metuh to make no-case submission before court

Olisa Metuh to make no-case submission against EFCC’s evidence The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, is to make a no-case submission before a Federal High Court in Abuja against the evidence led by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in his trial on charges of money laundering and fraud… Read More Olisa Metuh to make no-case submission before court

Wike became governor over dead bodies – Prof Itse Saga

Governor Nyesom Wike climbed into the governorship seat over dead bodies. This was the contention of the Head of Presidential Anti-corruption Committee, Prof Itse Sagay. Sagay voiced his concern over some recent rulings of the Supreme Court on election petitions, particularly those held in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states. Photo: Rivers State Acting Chief Judge,… Read More Wike became governor over dead bodies – Prof Itse Saga

Judicial Activism And Corruption Fight

This is a sequel to my treatise published by ThisDay Friday January 8, 2016 titled: ‘RULE OF LAW AND FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION’ juxtaposed with the secondary subtitle headlined “Any method used in fighting it is fair, argues Nnamdi Ebo”. That purport from the subtitle wasn’t my position and I thought it wise to elucidate hereto on… Read More Judicial Activism And Corruption Fight