Treasury looters don’t deserve bail, says Falana. A Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says politically-exposed persons facing corruption charges do not deserve bail. “Since victims of grand corruption including armed robbery and kidnap suspects are not usually admitted to bail, those who are charged with looting the treasury should no longer be granted bail,”… Read More Treasury looters in Nigeria don’t deserve bail – Falana, human rights lawyer
‘Blues’ is a genre and musical form that originated in ‘Black American’ communities in the “Deep South” of the United States around the end of the 19th century . . .
Again, the Department of State Services (DSS) also known as State Security Service (SSS) continues to detain the ex-National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) despite meeting his bail terms . . .
The Nigerian government has reacted to the pro-Biafra protests in the southeast of the country.
The facts: The sudden and mysterious death of Prince Abubakar Audu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, on Sunday, 22nd November, 2015 immediately ignited a constitutional crisis – triggering some serious legal implications in its wake.
A constitutional crisis looms in Kogi state in north central Nigeria after the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Prince Abubakar Audu, a Prince from Igala land, suddenly dies while the frontrunner in a state-wide gubernatorial election, with votes still counting more – in his favor.
The facts: We want to leave Nigeria, we are tired of this forced marriage – Pro-Biafra protesters cry out. Thousands of protesters took to the streets in southeast Nigeria on Wednesday to demand the release of an activist who operated an illegal radio station calling for a separate state of Biafra. The demonstration in Aba… Read More We want to leave Nigeria – IPOB: Is it possible?
The Taraba State Governorship Election Tribunal delivered an epochal judgment on Saturday, November 7, 2015 as reported by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Photo above: Sen. Mrs. Aisha Alhassan (minister-designate) | The first female governor in Nigeria | a.k.a. Madam Taraba. The facts: The Tribunal, sitting in Abuja, declared the candidate of the APC… Read More Nigeria’s first female governor: The legal implications
The facts: Following the decision of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to commence full-blown hearing on the 13-count criminal charge against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, despite the pendency of the appeal before the Supreme Court of Nigeria, all his lawyers, 3 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) and 24 other lawyers on Thursday… Read More Saraki’s lawyers’ walkout: The legal implications
The facts of this case: Is the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, about to be rewarded by the APC leadership for a job well done? I mean legally? The APC is the ruling party in Nigeria. That is no more news. What is news is that the incumbent senate president was not (and is not)… Read More Amaechi’s confirmation: Any legal soft-landing for Saraki?