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Rivers Not Fighting FG Over Tax Collection - Gov. Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers says the state isn't battling the Federal Government or any of its organizations over collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) as being insinuated in certain quarters. Speaking on Sunday in Abuja at a public lecture entitled: "Taxing Powers in a Federal System" to mark the 60th birthday celebration of Mr Ahmed Raji, (SAN).

  3 months ago ago
Rivers Not Fighting FG Over Tax Collection - Gov. Wike

POLITICS

The State Is Not Fighting FG, Says Governor Wike (Update)

The Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike stated in a public lecture that the state is not fighting the Federal Government or any of its agencies over the collection of Value Added Tax as been insinuated in some quarters at Rivers State. On Sunday At Abuja, to mark the 60th birthday of Mr. Ahmed Raji, (SAN) in a public lecture titled, "Taxing Powers in a Federal System”, Governor Wike disclose that the state was only trying to pursue what was right and legitimate within the ambits of the constitution.

  3 months ago ago
The State Is Not Fighting FG, Says Governor Wike (Update)

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Today's Headlines: Senator Uba Threatens to sue Heritage Bank, Gov. Bala Mohammed begins consultation

Senator Uba threatens to sue Heritage bank, demands N5bn for damages Senator Andy Uba, a candidate in the upcoming governorship race in Anambra State, has vowed to sue Heritage Bank after a viral video showing its employees protesting outside his residence's entrance. In a letter signed by his lawyer, Ahmed Raji, SAN, Uba threatened to sue the bank, calling its employees' behavior "shameful and disgraceful."

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Senator Uba Threatens to sue Heritage Bank, Gov. Bala Mohammed begins consultation

POLITICS

BREAKING: Court grants Maina N1bn bail, gives reason

Justice Okon Abang of the Abuja federal high court has granted N1 billion bail to Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team. Abang granted him bail on compassionate grounds following an application by Ahmed Raji, his lawyer. Maina is to provide sureties with N500m naira each. The sureties must have landed properties fully developed in asokoro or maitama. They must be serving senators with no criminal case in court. The sureties must show evidence of tax clearance for three years. T

  2 years ago ago
BREAKING: Court grants Maina N1bn bail, gives reason

POLITICS

Breaking: Dasuki released after 4 years in DSS detention

The Department of State Services (DSS) has released a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) after four years in detention. Dasuki's release follows a directive issued on Tuesday by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) that he be released alongside Omoyole Sowore, publisher of online news medium SaharaReporters and convener of the #RevolutionNow protests. READ ALSO: Federal Government orders DSS to release Sowore, Dasuki Dasuki wa

  2 years ago ago
Breaking: Dasuki released after 4 years in DSS detention

POLITICS

Prison break for DASUKI

The former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), has been released from the custody of the Department of State Services after spending more than four years in detention.Dasuki has been in detention since June 2015. Dasuki was released by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday in Abuja, following the directives of the Federal Government. Dasuki was released by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday in Abuja, following the directives of the Federal Government. A Se

  2 years ago ago
Prison break for DASUKI

POLITICS

BREAKING: DSS releases Sambo Dasuki

The former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), has been released from the custody of the Department of State Services after spending more than four years in detention. Dasuki was released by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday in Abuja, following the directives of the Federal Government. A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and lawyer to the former NSA, Ahmed Raji, confirmed the release of his Colonel Sambo Dasuki. More details about the situation will be revealed

  2 years ago ago
BREAKING: DSS releases Sambo Dasuki

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BREAKING: DSS releases Sambo Dasuki

The former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), has been released from the custody of the Department of State Services after spending more than four years in detention. Dasuki has been in detention since June 2015. Dasuki was released by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday in Abuja, following the directives of the Federal Government. A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and lawyer to the former NSA, Ahmed Raji, confirmed the release of his Colonel Sambo Dasuki.

  2 years ago ago
BREAKING: DSS releases Sambo Dasuki

CRIME

The trial of two Chinese charged with 100m bribe to start June 29

The trial if Chinese Meng Wei Kun And Xui Kuoi of china Zhongao Nigeria Ltd, slated to begin on Monday 15th June 2020 before justice Muhammed Sa'idu Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court, could not go as planned. This development was as a result of the withrawal of the Defence counsel, Ahmed Raji & Co from representing the defendants, based on this commencement of their trial has now been shifted to June 29, 2020. The accused are facing prosecution by the EFCC for allegedly offering to bribe the Sokoto Zona

  1 year ago ago
The trial of two Chinese charged with 100m bribe to start June 29

LIFESTYLE

Man Builds A Family Compound Of 100 Rooms For His Kinsmen With A Hospital In It

A Nigerian man named Ahmed Raji has surprised his kinsmen as he built a cluster of houses comprising of 100 rooms all in a single compound. Generous Ahmed handed over the keys of the apartment to his kinsmen. The compound is located in Oke- Esa, Iseyin, Oke Ogun area of Oyo State. The project was disclosed on social media by Adeolu Akande, who commissioned the project and shared photos of the house on his Facebook page. It was gathered that Ahmed Raji started the building project last year 2020 by demolishing

  1 year ago ago
Man Builds A Family Compound Of 100 Rooms For His Kinsmen With A Hospital In It

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Alleged N1.23bn Fraud, You Will Be Tried In Lagos Not Abuja - Judge Tells Maurice Iwu.

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed an application by a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Maurice Iwu, seeking the transfer of his N1.23bn fraud trial from Lagos to Abuja. The judge, in a ruling on Friday, said the application lacked merit. Justice Oweibo said a look at the list of witnesses submitted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission showed that most of the witnesses were in Lagos, with some retired, hence “justice w

  1 year ago ago
Alleged N1.23bn Fraud, You Will Be Tried In Lagos Not Abuja - Judge Tells Maurice Iwu.

SOCIETY NEWS

BREAKING: DSS releases Dasuki after four years

The Department of State Services (DSS) has release Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser. He was released in Abuja on Tuesday evening based on an order from the Federal Government. Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, had ordered the DSS to obey the court order on the release of the retired Colonel. Dasuki has been in detention since October 2015. He was accused of abuse of office and money laundering. The Federal Government had alleged that the money meant for the fight against Boko Haram was div

  2 years ago ago
BREAKING: DSS releases Dasuki after four years

POLITICS

BREAKING: DSS releases former NSA, Dasuki after four years

The Department of State Services (DSS) has release Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser. He was released in Abuja on Tuesday evening based on an order from the Federal Government. Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, had ordered the DSS to obey the court order on the release of the retired Colonel. Dasuki has been in detention since October 2015. He was accused of abuse of office and money laundering. The Federal Government had alleged that the money meant for the fight against Boko Haram was div

  2 years ago ago
BREAKING: DSS releases former NSA, Dasuki after four years

POLITICS

National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki finally released.

Sambo Dasuki, the National Security Adviser (NSA) in the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, was freed from detention at exactly 8.11 pm on Tuesday, December 24. Dasuki was released by the Department of State Services (DSS) following the order from the attorney-general of the federation and justice minister, Abubakar Malami, earlier in the day. His release was confirmed by his lawyer, Ahmed Raji, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).  Dasuki was detained about four years ago over alleged corrupt

  2 years ago ago
National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki finally released.

CRIME

Maurice Iwu loses bid to transfer money laundering case to Abuja

Maurice Iwu loses bid to transfer money laundering case to Abuja.Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Maurice Iwu’s application for a transfer of his fraud trial from Lagos to Abuja has been dismissed. Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos said the application lacked merit. The judge said “justice will be better served for the trial to proceed in Lagos”, as most of the prosecution witnesses were in Lagos, with some retired. The accused had so

  1 year ago ago
Maurice Iwu loses bid to transfer money laundering case to Abuja

POLITICS

Sambo Dasuki finally released by DSS after four years in detention

Sambo Dasuki, a retired Nigerian Army Colonel and former National Security Adviser to the former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has been released from Department of State Services (DSS) detention facility following a directive from President Buhari through the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Tuesday, 24th December, 2019. Counsel to the former National Security Adviser, Mr. Ahmed Raji (SAN), confirmed that Colonel Sambo Dasuki has been rel

  2 years ago ago
Sambo Dasuki finally released by DSS after four years in detention

POLITICS

Sambo dasuki has been released

The immediate-past National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has been released from the custody of the Department of State Services.   His release was confirmed by the ex-NSA’s lead counsel, Mr. Ahmed Raji (SAN), at about 8.11pm on Tuesday.   Confirming the release to Punch, he said, “He was released a few minutes ago.”   Dasuki was arrested by the DSS on December 29, 2015 and had remained in custody, in violation of a series of court orders issued for his release.   The Attorney-General of the Fe

  2 years ago ago
Sambo dasuki has been released

POLITICS

Breaking News: Dasuki released by DSS after four years in Prison - (Read Details)

Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), has regained his freedom after spending more than four years in detention.  Dasuki was released by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday in Abuja, following the directive of the Federal Government. The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Abubakar Malami, had ordered the DSS to release the former NSA, as well as the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Mr Omoyele Sowore.  In a statement personal

  2 years ago ago
Breaking News: Dasuki released by DSS after four years in Prison - (Read Details)

CRIME

Maina Regains Freedom After 9 Months in Kuje Prison

Nine months after he was convicted, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, a former Chairman of the Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), was released from the Kuje Correctional Center. Maina, arraigned by the Federal High Court of Justice Okon Abang, Abuja, on 25 october 2019, together with his wife, Faisal, and the firm, Common Input Property and Infrastructure Ltd, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) has been detained since that date. In a Tuesday telephone interview with NAN, Maina's counsel, Adeola Adedipe,

  1 year ago ago
Maina Regains Freedom After 9 Months in Kuje Prison

POLITICS

Dasuki Sambo regains freedom

Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, finally regains freedom Dasuki regained freedom four years after he was detained over issues of alleged corruption - The former NSA's lawyer, Ahmed Raji, confirms that his client has been released At exactly 8.11 pm on Tuesday, December 24, Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser (NSA) in the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, was freed from detention. Dasuki was released by the Department of State Services (DSS) following the order from the

  2 years ago ago
Dasuki Sambo regains freedom