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The government of Cross River State has approached the Supreme Court to set aside the six-count charge indicting the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen for non declaration of assets.
A senior lawyer Mr Joe Agi, SAN, has challenged the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, to come up with evidence to support his claim that the $30,000 he (Agi) deposited in the account of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen was a bribe to compromise the $3.18 billion Paris Club case.
The president of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker will host British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday for talks on the Brexit crisis.
California and 15 other US states sued President Donald Trump’s administration Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution.
A prosecution witness, Babashola Afolayan, yesterday told a Lagos High Court in Igbosere that its prime suspect in the murder of Nigerian singer Zainab Nielsen and her three-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Petra, is Peter Schau Nielsen, her Danish husband.
Olisa Agbakoba, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is a neutral body which cannot take orders from the federal government.
A Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), United Bank of Africa (UBA) and Fidelity Bank to jointly pay the sum of N100 million to the Benue State government for freezing its accounts last year.
The Bayelsa Government on Tuesday said it remained committed to protecting the residents’ right to vote in a safe atmosphere in the forthcoming general elections.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has identified corruption as the country’s biggest problem, saying it is responsible for a multitude of avoidable child deaths yearly.
Alabama death row inmate Domineque Ray was executed just hours after the Supreme Court ruled it could go ahead without his Muslim spiritual adviser present, local media reported on Friday.
Daniel Iworiso-Markson, Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, has raised the alarm that opposition politicians in the state were not preparing for the general elections but war.
William Barr, U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the new attorney-general, was approved on Thursday by the Senate Judiciary Committee and his confirmation process now moves to the full Senate.
The Bayelsa State Executive Council has vowed to use the instrumentality of the law to punish anyone or group found to be disrupting the existing peace in the state during the forthcoming general elections.
Woke Soyinka: Ex-President Obasanjo’s government knew, protected, rewarded those who murdered Bola Ige
Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Tuesday alleged that the Olusegun Obasanjo administration ‘protected’ those who murdered Nigeria’s former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister for Justice, Bola Ige.
The incorporated trustees of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) have dragged Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State before court over controversies surrounding the use of Hijab in schools in the state.
The trial of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro, over N1.4 billion fraud could not proceed on Tuesday before Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court Lagos, following the transfer of the case to a new judge, Prof. Chuka Obiozor.
Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.
The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.
The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.
Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.
An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.
A lawmaker in Benue, Mr Joseph Boko, representing Kwande West state constituency, who completed his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at a grand rally in Adikpo, on Thursday said he would work for the party’s victory at the polls.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has called on security personnel deployed for the Saturday rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections to uphold the constitution and be professional in discharging their duties.
Twelve presidential candidates in Saturday’s election on Thursday expressed their support for President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has described any individual, entity or group who intends to engage in violent activities during the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections has enemies of democracy.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme says is happy to be alive after successfully winning his battle against cancer.