N300m Kwara LGs fund: I never accused anyone of fraud – Commissioner

July 20, 2020 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Kwara state Commissioner for Special Duties, Mrs Aisha Ahman-Pategi, Monday denied accusing the state Ministry of Finance of alleged withdrawal of N300 million local government funds. Ahman-Pategi, who until recently was the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, also denied engaging in fisticuff with the state Commissioner for Finance, Mrs. Florence Olasumbo Oyeyemi.    Addressing reporters in Ilorin, the state capital, Read More

Supreme Court’s damning verdict on Dankofa

July 19, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Yusuf Dankofa, a Kaduna-based lawyer, was in the news recently,as he tried seizing on the reflections of Architect Barnabas Yusuf Bala (Bantex), former Deputy Governor of Kaduna state, to once again dress himself in borrowed but ill-fitting robes of a saint. In a few paragraphs, Dankofa managed to lie egregiously in a vain attempt to paint himself as a former Read More

Virtual court sitting constitutional, Supreme Court declares

July 14, 2020 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that virtual court sittings are not unconstitutional. In other words, the apex court had by the pronouncement justified the constitutionality of virtual sitting. They made the comments during the hearing of separate suits filed by the Attorneys-General of Lagos and Ekiti states on the adoption of remote hearings by judges in their states. Led Read More