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South-South govs tell CJN to ignore CCT summons

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Governors of the South-South geopolitical zone on Sunday urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to ignore the summons issued to him by the Code of Conduct Tribunal to come and defend the false assets declaration charges levelled against him. This is as eminent lawyers and other prominent …

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Fear of ICC made Jonathan to concede defeat, says Falana

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Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), said the real reason former President Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat in 2015 was because of the arrest and prosecution warning issued by the International Criminal Court ahead of the elections. He said prior to the elections, ICC had warned that should there be …

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Falana: FG has failed to use recovered loot to fight poverty

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Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has criticised the Federal Government for failing to address the increasing poverty in the country. He noted that the government did not deploy the looted trillions of naira it recovered through the whistleblower policy, Treasury Single Account and Bank Verification Number, to address the …

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Falana tells EFCC to stop sealing up, seizing suspects’ assets

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A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, on Sunday advised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to stop sealing up and seizing assets belonging to suspects of financial crimes. The lawyer gave the advice in Ikeja at the presentation of ‘Compendium of High-Profile Corruption and Financial Crimes Cases in …

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FG, ASUU to hold fresh meeting Dec 10

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The Minister of Labour and Empowerment, Chris Ngige, on Wednesday, said he would hold a meeting with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to find a lasting solution to issues leading to the ongoing strike embarked upon by the union. In a statement signed by the Director …

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FG told to honour MKO with credible elections

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Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has called on the Federal Goverment to conduct credible elections in the country to honour the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola. He made the call yesterday in an interview with State House correspondents ahead of …

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