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Court fixes date to hear ex-President Jonathan’s ‘N1 billion application’ in Olisa Metuh’s trial

The trial of former Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson, Olisa Metuh, has again been adjourned till Wednesday to allow the court entertain arguments by prospective witnesses in the matter.

Court reserves ruling on motion to reverse guilty plea in alleged $15.5m laundering case

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday reserved ruling on a motion seeking to set aside the guilty plea of four firms allegedly used to launder 15.5 million dollars belonging to a former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan.

Kebbi ex-accountant general gets 70 years jail term over N1.6 billion fraud

The Court of Appeal, Kebbi Division, yesterday, upturned the judgment of a Kebbi State High Court, which discharged and acquitted a former Accountant General of the state, Mohammed Arizika Dakingari, and sentenced him to 70 years in prison.

Festus Keyamo okays INEC’s suspension of Senator Dino Melaye’s recall process

Ace lawyer and Human Rights activist, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, has aligned himself with the position of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which suspended the recalling of Senator Dino Melaye by his constituents.

[email protected]: Buhari’s speech holds prospects for anti-corruption fight – CACOL

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership on Sunday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s Independence Day speech as one that inspires hope for a better Nigeria.

Melaye recall: Federal judge refers case to appeal court

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday directed parties in the planned recall of a senator, Dino Melaye, to continue with the matter at the Appeal Court.

Ibori fighting hard to stall confiscation of his assets – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says James Ibori, former governor of Delta state, is “fighting tooth and nail” to stall the confiscation of his assets in the United Kingdom.

Winning election in courtroom means well for democracy – Uchendu

The Senator-elect representing Rivers East Senatorial District, Andrew Uchendu, says the trend of winning elections in the courtroom means well for Nigeria’s democracy.

Wike, worst Rivers governor – APC

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has declared Rivers state Nyesom Wike as the worst Governor in the history of the State.

Stop crying like a baby – Senator-elect tells Wike

According to him, “It is even more troubling that Wike could summon the temerity to discredit the decision of a court of competent jurisdiction, simply because it did not favour him.”

APC governance model destroying national institutions – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has said the poor governance model of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government​ is destroying key national institutions.

My victory has given Rivers people another voice – Uchendu

The senator-elect for Rivers East Senatorial District, Andrew Uchendu, has said his victory at the Appeal Court has given the people of Rivers State an alternative voice.

Sekibo: APC will not criticise judges now – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has criticised the All Progressives Congress and the Federal Government for their attitude toward the judiciary, saying they only criticise judges when they lose cases and applaud them when they win.

Nine confirmed dead in Lagos boat accident

The Lagos State Government on Sunday confirmed the death of nine persons in the boat mishap which occurred at the weekend in Ilashe area of the state.

No Supreme Court order on stay of execution of Appeal Court verdict – APGA

Mr Sly Ezeokenwa, the Anambra State Legal Adviser to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), says there is no order of Supreme Court proclaiming `a stay of execution’, over, Aug. 16, 2017, Appeal Court decision.

We were not involved in N17m judgment against Coca-Cola – CPC

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has clarified that it did not participate in the case in which its Director General, Babatunde Irukera, secured a N17million Supreme Court judgment against Coca Cola Nigeria as a private legal practitioner.

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Mikel Obi set to join Brazilian club Botafago

The Rio de Janeiro club began preliminary talks with Mikel’s representatives last month after aborting their pursuit of former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure.

Lufthansa puts 87,000 workers on reduced hours

European airline giant Lufthansa said Thursday it has placed 87,000 workers — more than 60 percent of its workforce — on government-backed shorter hours schemes, as air travel idles amid the coronavirus crisis.
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus days after he returned from the United Kingdom.

How coronavirus infection humbled me – NIS chief

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammed Babandede, in a video said coronavirus infection is a humbling experience.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, announced this on Thursday in Abuja through a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah.

Nigeria: What we’re doing to prevent virus outbreak at prisons – minister

The federal government is making plans to release some prison inmates as apart of measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 within the correctional facilities (prisons), the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said on Wednesday.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Cross River gives free food, orders compulsory use of mask

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.