The Senate has postponed the commencement of its planned investigation into the alleged award of $25 billion worth of contracts in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Following the allegation of abuse of due process made by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, against the NNPC Group Managing Read More
Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered Senator Eyninnaya Abaribe, and two others standing as sureties for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to explain the IPOB leader’s whereabouts.
Kanu who was granted bail by the judge on April 24, Read More
President Muhammadu Buhari wants the Federal High Court in Abuja to strike out all suits seeking the removal of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrhim Magu, from office.
“This honorable court cannot invoke its judicial powers under Section 6(6)(b) (of the Constitution) to hear and Read More
Olisa Agbakoba, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has approached the Federal High Court in Abuja with a suit seeking to restrain President Muhammadu Buhari from continuing to hold the office of the Minister of Petroleum Resources.
Agbakoba contends in his suit that Section 138 of the 1999 Constitution forbids the Read More
An independent civil society group, the Patriotic Movement of Nigeria, PMN, on Monday in Abuja declared that any restructuring done outside the provisions of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) will create chaos and lawlessness describing as wishful thinking any thought of achieving restructuring outside the constitution.
This stance was declared after the group’s Read More
The heat of the raging corruption allegation in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, which came to the fore with the leaked letter of the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has continued to grow, reaching a crescendo with a maritime lawyer and ex-president of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Read More
ANIETIE UDOBIT, ABUJA
The Board and Management of Benthel Multimedia Ltd, publishers of UNITY TIMES, has announced the former Nigeria Vice president Alhaji Atiku as Keynote Speaker for 2017 UNITY TIMES Annual Lecture Series holding on Tuesday October 31.
The announcement was made in a statement by the Company Chief Executive Officer, Read More
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of Professor Isa Hayatu Chiroma as the Director General of the Nigerian Law School.
Chiroma will succeed Olanrewaju Onadeko, who is due for retirement.
He is a professor of Law and the Deputy Director in charge of the Yola Campus of the Nigerian Law Read More
The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate the N11.01 billion State House Clinic’s budgets under former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari.According to the lawmakers, the N11.01billion represents budgets of the clinic in the last three years. The resolution followed a motion titled “Need to investigate the deplorable Read More
A Federal High Court in Lagos Wednesday ordered the permanent forfeiture of 56 properties situated in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja, valued at $21,982,224 (about N6.7 billion) and allegedly linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the federal government.
The forfeited properties included 21 mixed housing Read More