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Perversion of Justice: LPPC suspends Nwobike from using SAN rank

The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee, LPPC, has suspended a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Joseph Nwobike from using the rank.
The legal body, in a statement it issued Thursday night, equally stripped Nwobike who was convicted on corruption charges, of all other privileges attached to the prestigious rank.

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Insight: Jailing of Dariye, Nyame proves that EFCC not selective

The conviction of two prominent members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Jolly Nyame and Joshua Dariye in quick succession by a Federal Capital Territory High Court has put a lie to the often repeated charge by critics and cynics that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, is lukewarm in prosecuting chieftains of the ruling party for corruption.

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N1.1bn water scam : SERAP calls for Deputy speaker’s prosecution

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has asked the Acting Chairmen of both the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) “to jointly investigate allegations of incompatibility, apparent conflict of interest and abuse of office involving Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Lasun Yusuff using his personal company to win water contracts amounting to about N1.1 billion from the Ministry of Water Resources, and to collaborate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in any such investigation.”

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