Exposed: How convicts pay others to serve their sentence

by Breaking Timeson April 13, 2016
When the Federal Government signed prisoners swap pact with the British Government a couple of years ago, it was greeted with mixed reactions. But unknown to many Nigerians, another ‘swap’ agreement had existed in the country for quite a while. For clarity sake, the pact between Nigeria and the United Kingdom gives power to the […]

Saraki’s Trial: Senate to Remove CCT, CCB from SGF’s Office

by Breaking Timeson April 13, 2016
Apparently to stop the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) from being used to score political points, the Senate has initiated moves to remove the organisations from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). The quest is being pursued by the lawmakers through a […]

Stop the Bickering, Sign the Budget as Passed – Senate Advises Buhari

by Breaking Timeson April 13, 2016
The Senate has asked Pres­ident Muhammadu Bu­hari to endorse the 2016 Appropriation Bill as passed by the two chambers of the National Assembly, instead of en­gaging in an avoidable bickering with the legislature. The upper chamber, which re­sumed from the Easter recess on Tuesday, went into a closed-door session which lasted for over an hour, […]

Court adjourns Badeh’s trial to April 19

by Breaking Timeson April 13, 2016
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday adjourned further hearing on the 10-count criminal charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, slammed on the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, to April 19 this year. At yesterday’s hearing, while being cross-examined by Badeh’s lawyer, Chief Akinolu […]

Court to decide on Saraki Friday

by Breaking Timeson April 13, 2016
Justice Abdukadir Abdu-Kafarati of a Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday rescinded his decision to hold back his judgment in a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by the Senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki, to challenge the validity of his trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja. Nigerian Pilot yesterday gathered that the judge […]

Edo State Govt. Will Arrest, Prosecute any Fulani Herdsmen that Breaks Law – Osh­iomhole

by Breaking Timeson April 13, 2016
Edo State Government has warned Fulani herdsmen and lo­cal farmers in the state to maintain the peace or face the wrath of the law as the government will not ban grazing or farming which have both served as viable economic activity to the state. Speaking during a stake­holders’ meeting to find lasting solution to the lin­gering […]