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Don: Pregnancy shouldn’t be death sentence in Nigeria

Prof. Ayodele Atsenuwa, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, says that pregnant women in Nigeria must not be allowed to die in the process of giving birth as it was part of their constitutional rights.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki pledges N25 million scholarship for female lawyers

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has pledged the sum of N25 million to the Justice Esohe Ikponmwen Scholarship Programme to train female lawyers in the State.
Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu

Ibe Kachikwu: I didn’t claim to have obtained First Class in Law

Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday, said he never claimed to have bagged a First Class degree in Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1978, contrary to claims by an online medium, Premium Times.

Law faculty condemns alleged document theft by ASUU-LASU leaders

The Faculty of Law, Lagos State University, on Friday condemned an alleged theft and circulation of a confidential document in its custody by executive members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

Governor Wike: APC has no business presenting candidate in Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to even contemplate presenting a governorship candidate for the 2019 election in the state shows that something is fundamentally wrong with the party.

Governor Wike: No ground for APC to present candidate against me

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that for the APC to even contemplate presenting a governorship candidate for the 2019 election in the state shows that something is fundamentally wrong with the party.

Judge hands off suit on Delta APC ward congresses

A Federal High Court Judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, sitting in Abuja has washed his hands off the suit bordering on the crisis rocking Delta State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over alleged bias.
cargo ship

Official: Nigeria controls 70 percent cargo traffic of West, Central Africa

The Chairman, Nigerian Ports Consultative Council (NPCC), Kunle Folarin, says Nigeria controls 70 per cent of cargo traffic of West and Central Africa.

Scholars: Political solution not anti-grazing laws will end killer herdsmen attacks

Law scholars have asserted that the raging fire caused by killer herdsmen, who have been attacking people in farming communities, could only end through political action and not the present fancy of enacting anti-grazing laws.
Ayodele Atsenuwa

Don: Nigerians should use FOI Act to fight corruption

Prof. Ayodele Atsenuwa, the Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, on Wednesday said that the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011 can be used as an effective tool by Nigerians to expose and fight corruption in the Education, Health and Water sectors in the country.

Governor Tambuwal: Nyesom Wike is ‘Ekwueme of Rives State’

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has described his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike, as ‘Ekwueme of Rivers State and a promise-keeper, who is committed to the development of the state’.

Official: University of Jos awards first class degrees in error to 29 students

Dean of Faculty of Law, University of Jos (UNIJOS), Prof. Dakas C. Dakas, has said that the University had awarded First Class degree in error to about 20 graduands.

University of Jos erroneously awards first class degrees to graduands

Nearly 20 graduands from the Department of Law at the University of Jos have been erroneously awarded First Class degrees by the university.

Professor Gidado: Restructuring will end indigene-settler dichotomy

A professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Professor Maxwell Gidado, SAN, has joined proponents of true federalism, saying restructuring of the country will end the indigene-settler dichotomy.

NLC: Minimum wage implementation time line must not be altered

The Organised Labour says it will not to allow the Tripartite Committee for National Minimum Wage to alter the time line for the implementation for the new wage for workers in the country.

Governor Dankwambo: Gombe records two rape cases daily

Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe has decried the rising cases of rape in the state, and called for concerted efforts to tackle the menace.

Ondo government slashes Adekunle Ajasin University fees to N100,000

The Ondo State Government has reviewed downwards its new schedule of fees for the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akunga Akoko (AAUA) for returning students following pressure from students and parents.

Nigerian women activists mourn Winnie Mandela

A cross section of women activists in Enugu have expressed shock over the demise of Winnie Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid activist and former wife of late President Nelson Mandela.

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Simi, Falz, Ahmed Musa headline nominees for 2018 The Future Awards

Hip hop artist Simisola Ogunleye, a.k.a. “Simi’’, ace rapper Folarin Falana (Falz) and Super Eagles Stand-in captain, Ahmed Musa, are among the nominees for the 2018 The Future Awards to be held in Lagos.
National Sports Festival in Abuja

Solomon Dalung rues hiccups at the 19th National Sports Festival to late preparation

Minister for Sports and Youths development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has revealed that Cross River and four other States have shown in hosting the next National Sports Festival in the year 2020.
Robin van Persie

Ian Wright: Robin van Persie’s decision to swap Arsenal for Manchester United was justified

Arsenal legend Ian Wright says that Robin van Persie was justified in his decision to leave the Gunners for Manchester United.
Gboyega Oyetola

Gboyega Oyetola directs Osun councils to propose roads for repairs

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has directed local government councils to forward a list of critical roads that require urgent repair work.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Minister: Nigerians must embrace technology to leapfrog economy

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has called on Nigerians to embrace technology in order to leapfrog the Nigerian economy.