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Xenophobia: Nigeria can drag South Africa to ICJ, ICC for compensation – Akin Oyebode

Prof. Akin Oyebode, a professor of International Law, on Monday said Nigeria can establish a legal case against South Africa at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague if it fails to pay compensation for the killing of Nigerians during the xenophobic attacks in that country.
Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has faulted the kind of democracy practised in Nigeria as a system that cannot bring about the best in all spheres of our national interest.

Gbenga Daniel: Nigeria’s practice of democracy faulty

Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has faulted the kind of democracy practised in Nigeria as a system that cannot bring about the best in all spheres of our national interest.

SERAP: Corruption still high despite President Buhari’s efforts

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) on Tuesday said that the level of corruption in Nigeria was still high in spite of the efforts of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Police most corrupt institution in Nigeria – survey

A new public survey released today by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) reports high levels of corruption in public institutions in Nigeria for the past 5 years. Of the five major public institutions surveyed, the police emerge as the most corrupt, with the power sector identified as the second most corrupt in the country today.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana asks INEC to deregister unqualified political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission has powers to reduce the number of political parties in Nigeria, says senior lawyer, Femi Falana, decrying what he calls “unprincipled proliferation” of parties.
Two renowned academics, Prof. Akin Oyebode and Prof. Bola Akinteriwa, have criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponing the general elections.

Akin Oyebode, Bola Akinteriwa criticise INEC for postponing general elections

Two renowned academics, Prof. Akin Oyebode and Prof. Bola Akinteriwa, have criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponing the general elections.

Akin Oyebode lauds Oby Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race

Prof. Akin Oyebode of International Law and Jurisprudence, on Friday lauded Dr Oby Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from the presidential race in the 2019 elections.
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Jide Sanwo-Olu promises LASU free Wi-Fi if elected

Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for the 2019 election, says he will provide free Wi-fi facility at the Lagos State University (LASU), if elected.

Rule of law: The president got it wrong

President Muhammadu Buhari was guest of honour on Sunday at the NBA Conference and he had the additional responsibility of declaring the conference open. In his address, he told the gathering of eminent lawyers and judges that his administration will prioritise national security over and above the rule of law.

Insecurity: Vice President Osinbajo charges state attorneys-general to clampdown on criminals

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has charged Attorneys-General in the 36 states of the federation to brace up to the challenge of prosecuting criminals arrested in their various jurisdictions, especially terrorists, murderers, kidnappers, among others.

Senator Shehu Sani: APC, PDP can’t take Nigeria to promised land

The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the Senate, Shehu Sani, says there is a need for the emergence of a new political party, peopled mainly by the intellectuals, the working class and the youths, which will take Nigeria to the Promised Land.

Female entrepreneurs urged to visit central bank to improve access to credit

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday called on female entrepreneurs to explore about 13 intervention funds at CBN to improve their access to credit.

President Buhari’s response to killings by herdsmen feeble, half-hearted – Alani Akinrinade

Alani Akinrinade, former Chief of Army Staff, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari was not doing enough to stop killings by Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria.

President Buhari greets Prof. Akin Oyebode at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with erudite scholar and renowned Professor of International Law, Prof. Akin Oyebode, on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

Teach me to fish, please

Two weeks ago, or a little more than that, I was at the midweek service in my church when the testimony of a member was read on the pulpit.

Corruption may kill Nigeria soon – Oyebode

Akin Oyebode, professor of international law and jurisprudence, says if drastic measures are not put in place urgently, “corruption might ultimately result in the mortality of Nigeria as a nation-state”.

Nwabueze, Anyaoku, others set for national consensus on restructuring of Nigeria

Notable Statesmen and Eminent Leaders of thought across the country have concluded plans to mobilise national consensus and popular harmony on the agitations for the restructuring of Nigeria to forestall possible degeneration of the festering ethnic political acrimony in the country.

This thing called ‘1999 Constitution’

It is such a bad document that it is only fit for the refuse dump. I am further told that all the problems and troubles with Nigeria can be traced to this vile document which has destroyed the hopes and aspirations of millions of Nigerians.

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Businessman sent to prison over alleged N42 million fraud

A 42-year old businessman, Joshua Alele Momodu has been ordered remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Facility, Ikoyi, Lagos pending when he will be able to perfect the bail conditions granted him by an Igbosere Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining the sum of N42 million from the management of Adeeman Nigeria Limited under false preference.

Man bags six months imprisonment for stealing yams

A Dutse Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man, Aliyu Musa, to six months imprisonment for stealing yams valued at N100,000.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike lobbying to join APC – party leaders

The major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 20 wards of Port Harcourt City council area (PHALGA) of Rivers State have accused Governor Nyesom Wike of desperately lobbying to join the APC, since the former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is not allowing him (Wike) to take over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

Enyimba chase consolidation points against Agadir

Confederation Cup campaigners Enyimba have a good chance of pushing closer to the next round as the host Hassania Agadir of Morocco on Sunday.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: Finance act will stimulate Nigerian economy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday asserted that the Finance Act 2020 would stimulate the Nigerian economy and put the country on the path of geometric economic growth.