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Democracy: Ex-INEC chief Attahiru Jega calls for review of extant laws

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for a review of extant laws to further deepen democracy in Nigeria.

Democracy: Ex-INEC supremo calls for review of extant laws

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called for a review of extant laws to further deepen democracy in Nigeria.

Corruption may end in Nigeria this year!

Two days ago, while waiting as usual, at the Lagos airport, for delayed flights, I met a group talking about the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and its handling of the asset declaration case of former Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen. It was a heated but thrilling debate which began with a discussion on whether or not, the case could inspire our anti-corruption bodies.

Ayo Salami, AuGF raise concern over corruption in Nigeria

Former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Issa Ayo Salami, yesterday hinted that Nigeria is heading for a doom if it fails to address the growing corruption in the polity.

Federal government urged to review direction of debts to stimulate economic growth

Some economists on Friday called on the Federal Government to review the direction of the country’s debts, in order to spur productivity and economic growth.

Justice Salami warns federal government against engaging private lawyers in corruption cases

A former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami, has warned against the practice of engaging private legal practitioners in the prosecution of corruption-related cases by the federal government.

Ekiti guber: Army, Police can’t rescue Kayode Fayemi from defeat – Governor Fayose

The governors of Ekiti and River States, Ayodele Fayose and Nyesom Wike, respectively, yesterday said the deployment of soldiers and police won’t save the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, from being disgraced in the July 14 governorship poll.

Governor Fayose: Nigerians yet to find alternative to PDP

Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum, Chief Ayodele Fayose, on Friday declared that the Nigerian populace were yet to find an alternative to the main opposition party ahead of the 2019 Presidential poll.

Wale Babalakin: Legal system reforms unavoidable

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has called for the “repositioning” of the legal profession.

VAIDS: Data, information-sharing agreements will expose tax dodgers – experts

Tax defaulters and prospective taxpayers have been advised to seize the opportunity provided by the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme or risk having themselves exposed through data and a series of information-sharing agreements to which Nigeria is a signatory.

I’m not happy Justice Ayo Salami rejected anti-graft post – Justice Walter Onnoghen

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday expressed regret over the sudden resignation of a former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami, as the Chairman, Corruption and other Financial Crime Cases Trials Monitoring Committee set up by the National Judicial Council.

I’ve received list of 1,124 corruption cases before Nigerian courts – Justice Walter Onnoghen

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, said he has received 1,124 corruption cases from heads of courts of the various jurisdictions across Nigeria.

Where Justice Salami fears to tread

Justice Salami allegedly had telephone conversations with some members of the former Action Congress of Nigeria, at the time the appeal of Rauf Aregbesola against the election of Olagunsoye Oyinlola was still being considered by his court.

NJC replaces Justice Ayo Salami with Suleiman Galadima as head of graft cases monitoring...

The National Judicial Council on Tuesday replaced a former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami, as the head of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee.

Justice Walter Onnoghen begins search for Ayo Salami’s replacement as head of corruption trial...

The search for a replacement for Justice Ayo Salami who resigned thursday as Chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) has begun in earnest.

Judiciary abandoned me when ‘they were harassing me’ – Justice Ayo Salami

A former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami (retd.), on Thursday broke his silence on his appointment as the Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Cases Trial Monitoring Committee set up by the National Judicial Council.

Justice Ayo Salami rejects appointment to monitor corruption cases

A former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami has reportedly rejected his appointment as the Chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee, COTRIMCO, based on principle and conscience.

Nigeria safe in President Buhari’s hands – Don

A don, Malam Bashir Yankuzu, says Nigeria is safe in the hands of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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A 17-year-old girl, Sadiya Shehu of Tudun Murtala quarters, Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State has committed suicide on Monday over a misunderstanding between her parents that led to divorce of her mother.

Group calls for actualization of Jigawa multi-billion naira Sugar factory

A group of business associations from Kano, Jigawa and other states under the auspices of Society of Commodity Dealers, has called on Jigawa state government and Lee Group of Companies to, as a matter of urgency, speed up the actualization process of the multi-billion naira Sugar Factory located in Gagarawa Local Government Area, Jigawa state.

AFCON: Kenneth Omeruo warns Eagles to be wary of opponents

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has stated that Nigeria senior national team will face teams that have the same tenacity as the Warriors of Zimbabwe at the 2019 AFCON and thus they must be ready in all ramifications.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB: Nigeria is greatest contributor to wealth in West Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria is the greatest contributor to wealth creation in West Africa, contributing about 75 per cent of regional Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
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GOtv Boxing Night 19 holds in Lagos

The 19th edition of GOtv Boxing Night (GOtv Boxing Night 19) will hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, on Sunday, 14 July.