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Uproar Over Buhari’s Appointments Orchestrated Frustration Of A Few Jobless Politicians, Says Keyamo

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A human rights lawyer, Festus Keyamo, has faulted the anger that trailed the recent government appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement Friday, Keyamo said majority of Nigerians are only interested in good governance and not the ethnic origin of a government appointee. “The so-called ‘uproar’ over the ... Read More »

Why Buhari Has To Probe Ex-Minister, Diezani – Keyamo

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A Lagos-based, Festus Keyamo, has commended President Muhammadu for dissolving the board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, even as he urged him to go further by probing the tenure of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. Keyamo had in a June 17 letter he wrote to ... Read More »

Keyamo Steps Down As EFCC Prosecutor In Ex-Gov. Sylva’s Corruption Case

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Radical lawyer, Festus Keyamo, has withdrawn as prosecuting counsel in a case of corruption proffered against former Governor of Bayelsa State and All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Chief Timipre Sylva by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. It would be recalled that the former governor was docked alongside his ... Read More »

Orubebe’s Action Capable Of Plunging Nigeria Into Civil War – Keyamo

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Lagos-based lawyer, Festus Keyamo, has condemned in strong terms the drama staged by a former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe at the collation centre of the presidential election in Abuja, Tuesday, to disrupt the proceeding. The ex-minister, who was one of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, agent at ... Read More »

I’m Qualified To Be Jonathan’s Campaign Spokesman, Femi Fani-Kayode Replies Keyamo

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The Director of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has vowed to defend the corruption allegation against him. http://www.newbalanceshoesinc.com new balance sneakers for women Fani-Kayode, who is a former minister of aviation, was reacting to the statement by a Lagos lawyer, Mr. ... Read More »

Keyamo Petitions APC Over Katsina Guber Candidate, Masari’s Alleged Forged Certificate

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Human rights lawyer, Festus Keyamo, has petitioned the All Progressives Congress, APC, over claims that its gubernatorial candidate in Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari, presented a forged certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Masari, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, emerged the APC gubernatorial candidate in ... Read More »

Ngilari To Contest PDP Decision To Exclude Him From Guber Primaries

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Governor Bala Ngilari of Adamawa State yesterday said that he will challenge his exclusion from contesting the 2015 gubernatorial election primaries if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fails to reverse its decision within 48 hours. This was contained in a letter addressed to the national chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, ... Read More »

FG’s Reaction To Death Of Alamieyeseigha Son Smacks Of Double Standards – Keyamo

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Radical lawyer and rights activist, Festus Keyamo Esq, has accused the Federal Government of bias in its response to the death of Oyamuyefa, son of former Bayelsa State Governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, in Dubai, United Arab Emirate. In a statement Wednesday, Mr. Keyamo said the swiftness with which the government intervened ... Read More »

Lawyers Committee Shortlists Keyamo, 22 others For SAN Rank

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Radical Lagos lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo and 22 others, have been shortlisted by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee for an interview preparatory to the award of the rank of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria on them. The names of shortlisted candidates were contained in a statement on Tuesday by the ... Read More »

#BringBackOurGirls: Keyamo, Ezekwesili Berate Mbu, Slam Ban On Protests

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Radical Lagos lawyer, Festus Keyamo Esq. has faulted the order by the Commissioner of Police of the Federal Capital Territory, Joseph Mbu, banning further protests on the #BringBackOurGirls in the nation’s capital. This is just as leader of the group in Abuja, former Minister of Education, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili has ... Read More »

Okah Brothers: We Didn’t Mastermind The Abduction Of Clark’s Son

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The Okah brothers have denied the allegation by Ijaw national leader,Chief Edwin Clark, that they were behind the recent abduction of his son, Ebikeme, in Delta State recently. While the elder Okah, Henry, is currently serving a jail term in South Africa for masterminding the October 1, 2010 bombings in ... Read More »

EFCC Files Amended Money Laundering Charge Against Femi Fani-Kayode

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday filed an amended money laundering charge against a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, at a Federal High Court in Lagos. At the resumed hearing of the case, the Prosecutor, Mr Festus Keyamo informed the court of the amended charge containing 40 ... Read More »

Festus Keyamo: I Feel Vindicated Over Sack Of Service Chiefs

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Human Rights Activist and radical lawyer, Festus Keyamo has hailed yesterday’s removal of the Service Chiefs by President Goodluck Jonathan as a step in the right direction, saying it vindicated his earlier position that their appointments in the first place did not follow constitutionally laid down procedures. The president Thursday ... Read More »

Independence Day Bombing: Court Orders Okah To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation

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The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered the Nigerian Prison Service to allow, Charles Okah, a terrorist suspect, to be subjected to psychiatric examination. Justice Gabriel Kolawole gave the order following Okah’s alleged display of mental incapacitation on arrival in court for from the Kuje Prison, Abuja. Okah, ... Read More »

N/Delta Militants Give Benin Republic Authorities 48hrs To Release Asari-Dokubo

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The Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force, NDPVF, has warned Nigeria’s tiny West African neighbor, Benin Republic, to free its leader, Mujahid Asari Dokubo or be ready to incur its wrath. The NDPVF, a former militant group founded by Dokubo, issued the warning in a statement signed by its leaders, Mr. ... Read More »

Beninoise Gendarmes Arrest Ex-Militant, Asari-Dokubo In Cotonou

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Ex-leader of the defunct Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, was on Tuesday arrested in Cotonou, capital of Benin Republic. It was learnt that the former militant leader, who claims to be a citizen of the tiny West African country, was arrested at about 1.00pm by the country’s ... Read More »

Money Laundering: Absence Of Prosecution Counsel Stalls Ex-Aviation Minister, Fani-Kayode’s Trial

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The absence of prosecution counsel on Thursday stalled the trial of Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, over alleged N230 million money laundering charge. Fani-Kayode is standing trial on a 47-count charge before a Federal High Court in Lagos. The trial could not continue as scheduled because the lead counsel to ... Read More »

APC Debunks Reports Keyamo Has Been Adopted To Replace Late Senator Ewherido In Senate

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Reports in a section of the media that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted radical lawyer, Festus Keyamo, as its candidate for the forthcoming bye-election into the vacant Delta Central Senatorial District seat has been described as misleading by the party’s interim National Vice Chairman, South-South, Chief Tom Ikimi. ... Read More »

APC Will Chase PDP Out Of Delta State In 2015, Says Keyamo

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Radical lawyer and governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State, Festus Keyamo, has declared that come 2015, the APC will take over the state from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr. Keyamo gave the assurance at his residence in Effurun near Warri, Ovwie Local Government ... Read More »

Senator Didn’t Finish Secondary School, Keyamo Claims As He Sues WAEC To Produce His Certificate

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Mr. Festus Keyamo has asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to compel the West African Examination Council, WAEC, to produce a copy of the certificate it purportedly issued to Senator Hope Uzodinma in 1982. The Lagos lawyer stated that his suit was necessitated by the refusal of WAEC to ... Read More »