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Patience Jonathan’s house raided but Police, EFCC ‘unaware’

Some men of the Nigeria police on Wednesday evening raided the family house of Patience Jonathan, former first lady, without a search warrant. A source, who confirmed the development to newsmen,  said the house is located at Igbeti Rock Street, Maitama,

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Security operatives arrest Saraki’s aide

Heavily armed men believed to be from the Department of State Security Services and SARS operation team stormed the offices of Bar. Ikenga Imo Chinyere, the Senior Special Adviser on Youth Matters to Senate President Bukola Saraki office and that

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Contrary to DSS claim, documents exonerate Magu, show how FCTA paid for official residence

Newly obtained documents by online newspaper, Premium Times have shed more light into how the official residence of the embattled chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was paid for. The documents showed that Ibrahim Magu’s apartment was

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Protesting lawyers shut down parts of Abuja, want SSS to obey Court orders

Thousands of lawyers have stormed the streets of Abuja, in protest of the alleged continued disobedience of court orders by the State Security Service, SSS. The lawyers, supported by members of the civil society community, have stormed the Federal High

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Protest at Supreme Court over arrested judges

Daily Trust is reporting that protesters have stormed the Supreme Court of Nigeria and demanded that all judges arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) some weeks ago should step aside while their case is in court. The protesters

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We can’t suspend judges without probe, ‎NJC replies NBA

The National Judicial Council on Friday rejected the suggestion by the Nigerian Bar Association to suspend serving judges who were among the seven arrested by the Department of State Service between October 8 and 9. The NJC, in a statement

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EDITORIAL- How the raid on judges could have been better handled

A few days ago, officers from the Department of State Services (DSS), mostly wearing mufti raided residences of some judges of the Supreme, Appeal and High courts across the country. The operation has certainly created ripples for the already embattled

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DSS raid- Why President Buhari is after me- Justice Okoro

Justice John Nyang Okoro, one of the Supreme Court Justices whose homes were recently raided by officials of the Department of State Security (DSS) has blamed the All Progressive Congress led government of carrying out a campaign of oppression on

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Controversial Justice Okon Abang sacks two PDP federal lawmakers

An Abuja Federal High Court on Monday sacked two members of the House of Representatives from Enugu State for alleged wrongful emergence as flagbearers of the  Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2015 general elections. The affected lawmakers are Stella

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SSS raid stalls Abba Moro’s trial

The trial of former Interior Minister, Abbah Moro, slated to continue on Friday, stalled following the arrest of seven judges by operatives of the State security service last weekend. One of the arrested judges, Nnamdi Dimgba, of the Federal High

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