Oyo CJ Pardons 31 Inmates

31 awaiting trial inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Service, Agodi Custodial Centre, Ibadan have been granted pardon by the Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Iyabo Yerima. One other inmate was also given three months of community service. The 32 inmates who received the leniency included those pardoned for stealing, fighting, breach of peace, health…

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Budget Padding: Lawmakers have no business with constituency projects – Akintola

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Adeniyi Akintola, has said Nigerian lawmakers have no business with constituency projects but to make laws that will enhance good governance. Akintola stated this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday while reacting to the Senate’s allegation of padding the 2024 appropriation bill. Akintola noted that under…

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Court Revokes Ex-AGF Co-Defendant’s Bail

The bail previously granted to Geoffrey Akindele, one of the defendants in the trial involving former Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, has been revoked. Akindele is being tried alongside the ex-AGF for fraudulent diversion of public funds amounting to N109.5 million. Other defendants are Idris Mohammed, Kudu Usman, and Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange…

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