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BLESSING TAMUNO FABIKA

As far as I am concerned, this is being "penny wise, pound foolish;" sixty-six lawyers defending one man? He is going to pay these lawyers and we are talking about curbing waste in the country .This is 100 per cent waste. It is not needed now.

I understand as Senate President [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


ALIYU TATURGA

As the Number 3 citizen in the country, the Senate President knows whether he is guilty of the charges leveled against him or not. Going to court with 66 lawyers does it not suggest he is admitting to the offence?

This is ridiculous! Two lawyers would have been just fine. What he should have do [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


MARYAM JUBRIL

When taking the oath of office, leaders would promise Nigerians that they will defend the constitution of the Federal Republic and will not allow their personal interest to influence their official duties.

Is that how to defend the constitution? No matter the level of intimidation justice must [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


GABRIEL ODUH

What I observed is that perhaps the senators escorted the Senate President into the tribunal to show their loyalty to him. The action was however not good.

This sympathy is too early. They would have waited to see the end of the case before taking such an action.

Sat, 19 March 2016


SUNDAY JOSEPH

It is only in this country that politicians who are supposed to be custodians of the law rather violate it with impunity.

How can serving senators abandon their legislative duties and go elsewhere in solidarism with somebody who is standing trails for a criminal offence? I think that, our laws [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


Saraki’s trial: ’crowd of senators, lawyers unnecessary’

Since Senate President Bukola Saraki was docked on Sept. 22, 2015 over alleged corruption in his asset declaration at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, a curious trend has characterized his trial. On his first appearance, over 70 senators accompanied him. When his trial resumed a fortnight ago, a number o [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


Nigerians should give APC at least 16years – Bauchi Gov

Governor of Bauchi State, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, visited the national headquarters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abuja recently, and spoke to journalists on a wide range of issues. ISMAILA JIMOH was there for The Abuja Inquirer. Excerpts:

 

Before the election [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


VERA ELLA

We are already used to this situation where electricity supply is poor, yet consumers pay for what is not consumed.

In my own opinion, government should sort out all issues surrounding the distribution of light; such as the issue of adequate gas supply and other conflicting issues between gover [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


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