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The Bauchi State Chief Judge, Justice Rabi Talatu Umar, who set free the inmates, urged them to be of good conduct and exhibit exemplary beheviour in the society.

Bauchi chief judge frees 27 suspects awaiting trial

No fewer than 27 suspects awaiting trial in Bauchi Custodial Centre and other Correctional Service Centers across the state have regained their freedom.
Hon. Justice Esther Amenaghawon Edigin

Edo Assembly confirms chief judge-designate

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed Mrs Esther Edigin as the Chief Judge of the state. Her confirmation followed the request of Gov. Godwin Obaseki in a letter to the Assembly dated November 8.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos governor urges corps members to be open minded

Corps members posted to Lagos State have been told to make their service year a learning period by being open minded.
An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Center, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was on Wednesday set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikpomwen.

Edo chief judge frees four inmates from Oko custodial centre

Justice (Mrs) Esohe Ikpomwen, Edo Chief Judge, has set free four inmates from Medium Security Custodial Centre, Oko, Benin City, 16 days to her retirement from service.
Abdullahi Mukhtar

Travel agent sues NAHCON chairman over tenure elongation

A travel agent, Masu’d Muazu, has dragged the Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abdullahi Muhammad, before a Federal High Court in Abuja for an alleged unlawful stay in office.

Court adjourns ousted Kogi deputy governor’s suit to January 13

The National Industrial Court in Abuja on Thursday adjourned hearing in the application brought by Simon Achuba over his controversial impeachment as the deputy governor of Kogi State.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Prison inmate regains freedom 13 years after awaiting trial

An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Centre, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikponmwen.
An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Center, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was on Wednesday set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikpomwen.

Edo chief judge sets inmate free after spending 13 years awaiting trial

An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Center, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was on Wednesday set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikpomwen.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger governor calls for sports development at all levels

The 25th edition of the Chief Justice of Nigeria Sports Competition has started in Minna, the Niger State capital, with judicial staff from the 36 states of the country and FCT participating.
Justice John Terhemba Tsoho

Senate confirms John Tsoho as Chief Judge of Federal High Court

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of John Tsoho as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

CJN: Sports unifying Nigerians during tough times

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, has described sports as a potential unifying factor in Nigeria, especially during trying moments of the country as an independent entity.

Governor Dickson: Why Bayelsa poll‘ll be peaceful

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson, weekend, expressed optimism that the November 16 governorship election in the state will be peaceful and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Candidate, Senator Douye Diri, will emerge tops.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC deploys 2, 200 prospective corps members to Kwara

The National Youth Service Corps has deployed 2, 200 prospective corps members to Kwara State for the one year mandatory national service.

NBA berates Cross River governor over JSC’s inauguration

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Calabar branch, has taken a swipe at Governor Ben Ayade’s purported inauguration of a new Cross River State Judicial Service Commission (CRSJSC), describing it as unconstitutional.
Priscilla Emehelu Ngozi

Enugu chief judge backs alternative dispute resolution

Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Ngozi Emehelu, has expressed support for adoption of Alternative Dispute Resolution in resolving disputes in the state, South East zone and Nigeria in general.

Kogi impeachment: Senator Abaribe urges President Buhari to intervene

Minority leader of the Senate, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the impeachment of Kogi State Deputy Governor, Mr Simon Achuba, by the House of Assembly.
Edward Onoja

Edward Onoja sworn-in as new Kogi deputy governor

Chief Edward Onoja has been was on Monday sworn-in as the Deputy Governor of Kogi State.
national assembly abuja

Kogi impeachment: CDNDC urges NASS, CJN to act fast, intervene

After 24 hours of impeachment of Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, by the Kogi State House of Assembly, the Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, CDNDC, Sunday, urged the National Assembly and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, to act fast and intervene.

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Group urges southeast governors to fulfill electioneering promises

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political pressure group, has called on the South-East governor to fulfill their electioneering promises made to the people.

Yahaya Bello reelected as Kogi governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello winner of the 2019 governorship election in Kogi state.
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.

Jubilation in Bayelsa as APC supporters storm major roads

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.
Kidnap Victim

Federal university begs abductors to release it kidnapped lecturer after three months

Barely three months after the abduction of a Lecturer with the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, FUDMA, in Katsina State, Abubakar Idris, the management of the university has appealed to the abductors to release its staff from his captivity.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Bayelsa election: Senator Omo-Agege congratulates Governor-elect David Lyon

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.