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EFCC: Lockdown won’t abort cases against ex-first lady, former governors, others

The lockdown arising from coronavirus appears to have slowed down the fight against corrupt practices in the country for close to six weeks.

House of Reps move to enforce installation of CCTVs in 36 states

The House of Representatives is considering a bill to mandate the Federal and State governments to install Close Circuit Televisions (CCTVs), across the country, in order to check insecurity.

Nigerian courts shut down today

All the Federal high courts nation wide and Lagos state high courts will today commence Christmas and New year vacation.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Federal high courts end legal year, begin vacation

Federal High Courts in Nigeria, on Monday, commenced the annual long vacation for the year 2019, newsmen reports.
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Bench warrant: Innoson files motion of appeal, stay of execution

The chairman of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, has filed a notice of appeal and motion for stay of execution against the bench warrant order on him.

Federal government demands resignation of Justice Onnoghen

Aliu Umar, the federal government prosecutor in the ongoing trial of Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, said on Tuesday that the government wants the judge out of office.

2019: INEC, EU commence training for legal officers to check vote buying

Ahead of the 2019 general elections the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Monday, commenced a 2-day training for its legal officers as part of measures to addressing a new trend of electoral offenses of vote buying.

Copyright commission seizes N36.1 broadcast items, apprehends 2 suspects in Delta

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), said it had seized broadcast contrivance worth N36.1 million in Delta.

President Buhari did not reject Peace Corps Bill – Dickson Akor

The National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Ambassador Dickson Akor, has denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to assent to the Peace Corps of Nigeria bill passed by the National Assembly.

Peace Corps Bill still on course – NPC

The Nigerian Peace Corps has reacted to recent reports which implied that President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the Peace Corps Bill.

N400m fraud: You have case to answer – Supreme Court tells Olisa Metuh

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal of the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, insisting the former spokesman must respond to the money laundering charges against him.

Ex-NBA chief Wole Olanipekun urges judges, magistrates to shun corruption, unethical practices

The anti-graft war of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has continued to receive a groundswell of support with a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Wole Olanipekun, urging the bar and the bench to shun corruption and unethical practices.

Olisa Agbakoba drags fed govt to court over non-inclusion of South-East in NNPC board

Dr. Olisa Agbakoba has filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, to challenging the non inclusion of the South East Zone of Nigeria, in appointments to the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation of Nigeria.

New Federal High Court judges underway – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, says appointment of judges to fill vacant seats in the various divisions of the Federal High Courts is under way.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.