As a leader, Senator Bukola Saraki is not supposed to go to court with 66 lawyers. What we seek to see in government is sincere people and he claims to be one of such people.
As a lawmaker, going to court with 66 lawyers for the purpose of defence was not proper. It only shows he is not [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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