S’COURT JUSTICES DEPLORE POOR SERVICE CONDITIONS – THE NATION PG.1&6
Worried that their budgetary allocation has not increased for four years, Justices of the Supreme Court have protested to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice lbrahim Tanko Muhammad. In the protest conveyed to the head of the Judiciary via a letter, the Justices complained that poor welfare had hindered their job. The apex court has been receiving N110 billion yearly since 2018 despite the increase in its size and responsibilities.
U.S., DUBAI-BOUND DRUGS SEIZED AT LAGOS AIRPORT – THE NATION PG.5, PUNCH PG.5, DAILYSUN PG.4
A Congolese national, Kandigu Kadi, and a Nigerian, Makowulu Ebuka Anthony, have been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA at the NAHCO and SAHCO export sheds of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos for attempting to export controlled and illicit drugs to the United States of America and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Spokesman of the Agency, Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja yesterday, added that 39 suspects were arrested across drug joints raided in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
AGF TAKES OVER ALLEGED FORGERY CASE AGAINST ANAMBRA VARSITY PROFESSOR, FOUR OTHERS – THISDAY PG.60
The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami has taken over the prosecution of Prof. Obiajulu Obikeze and four others standing trial on alleged forgery of chieftaincy documents. The five defendants before now were been prosecuted by the Police before Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja. However, when the matter came up for hearing last Friday, Mr. Joe Agi, SAN, who announced appearance for the prosecution, told Justice Ekwo that he had been authorised by the AGF to take over the matter.