FULL LIST] Sanusi Musa, Rotimi Oyedepo Among 129 Lawyers For SAN Rank

Foremost prosecutors of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Wahab Shittu and Rotimi Oyedepo were among the 129 lawyers shortlisted by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) for the conferment of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 2022.   Also on the list is a co-partner with Madyan Legal Consult, Barrister Sanusi Musa.   The list which was published pursuant to paragraph 12 subsection 2 and 20 of the legal practitioners’ privileges committee guidelines of 2018 has 73 practicing lawyers and 56 academic applicants.   Other…

Pantami takes Digital Economic agenda to Minna

The Federal Government’s agenda to transform the country to a robust digital economy, became the focal point in the message of the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, who was the special guest at the weekend commissioning of a ‘Digital Nigeria Centre’ at the Father O’Connel Science College, Minna, Niger State.   Hosted at the occasion by the college community led by its old student and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada who facilitated the project executed by the Universal Service Provision…

DG tasks Corps Members on Patriotism, National Unity

The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah has urged Corps Members to be patriotic and promote the core values of the National Youth Service Corps towards national unity and integration.   He stated this today during his working visit to the 2022 Batch ‘B’ Stream One Corps Members at Edo State Orientation Camp, Okada and their counterpart at Delta State Orientation Camp in Isele-Uku. General Fadah advised the Corps Members to be loyal to the constituted authorities in NYSC and in their places of…

Gov Oyetola felicitates Fashola@59

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has felicitated the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) who clocked 59 today, wishing him longer life in good health and happiness.   Oyetola joined family members, friends, well-wishers and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in celebrating the former Lagos governor.   In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, the governor described Fashola as an outstanding, innovative, committed and exemplary politician and technocrat.   He added that the celebrant would always be remembered for his record setting achievements as…

Senate passes five bills for concurrence

The Senate has passed five bills from the House of Representatives for concurrence. The bills included Public Enterprises (Privatization and Commercialization) Act (Repeal & Enactment) Bill, 2022; and Orthopaedic Hospitals Management Board Act (Amendment) Bill, 2022. Others were Chartered Institute of Social Work Practitioners (Establishment) Bill, 2022; Nigeria Council for Social Work (Establishment) Bill, 2022; and Chartered Institute of Professional Secretarial of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill, 2022. The five bills, sponsored by the Deputy Senate Leader, Ajayi Boroffice, were passed after consideration by the Committee of the Whole. In a related…

Gov Uzodinma blames INEC server for Tinubu’s certificate scandal

The Imo state Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma has said, if the Independent National Electoral Commission had a functional server, there would have been no controversy on the certificates of Bola Tinubu, Presidential Candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)   Bola Tinubu has been enmeshed in a certificate scandal after he failed to provide details of his primary and secondary education in the CF 01 INEC form he filled for the 2023 elections.     This had sparked a huge controversy, with Nigerians, especially on social media, casting doubts…

Senate to go ahead with probe of Ex-CJN despite resignation 

The Senate has mandated the Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, to go ahead with the probe of the crisis in the Judiciary by looking into the complaints raised in the petition by the Justices of the Supreme Court.   It also tasked the Committee to interface with the three arms of government, as well as at the Bar and on the Bench to collate aggregate views and positions on the short term, medium term and long term measures needed to decisively address the crisis facing the Judiciary.…

I can’t find my school certificates, Bola Tinubu’s placeholder Masari tells INEC

There seems to be no end in sight to certificate scandal rocking the presidential candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu and his running mate, Kabir Ibrahim Masari, as the latter has informed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that his school certificates were also missing.   According to Peoples Gazette, a sworn affidavit for the loss of some original documents submitted to the electoral commission by Mr Masari showed that the APC vice presidential candidate had misplaced vital documents including C of O of one plot KT…

2023: Tinubu’s support group, SWAGA vows to sustain grassroot campaign, mobilization

A support group for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate; Asiwaju Bola Tinubu (SWAGA’23) has pledged to continue with its grassroots campaign and mobilisation to ensure his victory at the 2023 presidential election.   A statement jointly signed by the group’s National Chairman Sen. Dayo Adeyeye and Secretary, Hon. Bosun Oladele, in Abuja Tuesday, the resolution was made at the end of the group’s Central Working Committee meeting.   The group expressed confidence in the victory of Tinubu in the presidential election and pledged to immediately embark on…

Makinde appoints ace broadcaster Olalomi Amole, others as aides

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has appointed ace broadcaster, Alhaji Olobe Amole Olalomi, as First Commissioner/Board Member of the Local Government Service Commission.   The Governor equally appointed a former Woman Leader of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Oyo State, Mrs. Funmi Arulogun, as Senior Special Assistant (Diaspora).   A statement by the Special Assistant (Print Media) to the Governor, Moses Alao, said that the appointments were made public in separate letters signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun.   The statement added that the…