Aondoakaa asks FG to sue P&ID for corruption

Michael Aondoakaa, former attorney-general of the federation, has asked the federal government to sue representatives of the Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID) on corruption charges over the $9 billion judgement against Nigeria. A British court had given P&ID, an Irish engineering company, the fiat to seize Nigerian assets worth $9 billion. This followed the non-execution of a 20-year gas and supply processing agreement (GSPA) the company had with the federal government. Speaking at a programme on Channels Television on Monday, Aondoakaa said the contract was not approved by the federal…

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Buhari wins again as Supreme court throws out perjury suit

The supreme court has struck out a suit seeking to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari as a candidate in presidential election over an allegation that he lied under oath. Kalu Kalu Agu, Labaran Ismail, Hassy Jyari El-Kunis sued the president for allegedly lying under oath in a form he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the last general election. The appellants took their appeal to the apex court after it was struck out by the court of appeal. The appellate court said the suit was statute-barred as…

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Sharia Council attacks ‘wicked’ Wike over ‘mosque demolition’

The Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria has criticised Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, over the “demolition of a mosque” in Port Harcourt, the state capital. Wike, who has come under fire since the news broke, has denied demolishing the mosque but some worshippers and residents of the state accused the governor of not saying the truth. While addressing reporters in Kaduna on Monday, Nafiu Baba-Ahmed, secretary-general of the council, said the action is not only irresponsible but capable of degenerating into serious security problem in the country. The…

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