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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari signs polytechnic amendment bill, one other into law

President Muhammmadu Buhari has signed the Polytechnic Amendments Bill and the National Institute for Security Bill.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Monday, June secured the conviction of Okhiemwen Roland Ekata aka (Zamani, Baron Wellington) before Justice A. A. Demi-Ajayi of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State.

Internet fraudster bags one year imprisonment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Monday, June secured the conviction of Okhiemwen Roland Ekata aka (Zamani, Baron Wellington) before Justice A. A. Demi-Ajayi of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State.

Court remands woman for trafficking seven-year-old boy in Rivers

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Rivers State on Friday remanded a 31-year-old woman, Layaa Abel, in prison custody for allegedly trafficking a seven-year-old boy at Abgonchia community in Eleme Local Government Area of the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns Benue woman over dud cheque

The Makurdi zonal office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Benue State, has arraigned a woman before the state’s High Court for issuing a dud cheque to her business partner.
Rice and other contrabands seized by the Zone D Customs Zonal Command displayed at the Headquarters in Bauchi. PHOTOS BY- Balarabe Alkassim

Customs seizes contrabands worth N42m in 3 months

The Federal Operations Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone D command, Bauchi, has seized contrabands worth N42.12million in various operations and locations over a period of three months.
Jigawa House of Assembly

Jigawa Assembly recommends sack of college principal over alleged irregularities

The Jigawa State House of Assembly has recommended the sack of principal of its school of health technology, Sani Adamu, over alleged irregularities in the management of the school.

Ebun-Ola Adegboruwa: Why charges against Justice Onnoghen are illegal

Renowned legal practitioner, Ebun-Ola Adegboruwa, has declared that the six-count charge against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) are illegal.

Visa racketeer Giwa Sulaimon convicted for forgery

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC), said it has secured a conviction against another visa racketeer, Giwa Sulaimon, who was earlier arraigned for forgery and making false statements.

Man sentenced to death for armed robbery in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court has sentenced a man, Kingsley Okorowande, to death by hanging after being found guilty of armed robbery.

Court orders businessman to forfeit $200,000 to federal govt

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday convicted Moghalu Maduakonam on one-count charge of money laundering preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

More trouble for corrupt public officials in 2018 – Okoi Obono-Obla

Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, headed by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla is talking tough over its assignment to sanitise the system in the incoming year.

Two suspected cultists arraigned in Osogbo

Two suspected cultists were on Thursday arraigned in an Osogbo Chief Magistrates ‘ Court in Osun over alleged possession of dangerous weapons.

Arms importation: Suspects opt for plea bargain

Two out of the four suspects docked by the Federal Government before Justice Ayokunle Faji of a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly importing 661 pump-action rifles into the country without lawful authority have opted for plea bargain.

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Trade war: China slams tariffs on US cars, others

China on Friday announced plans to retaliate against the Trump administration with new tariffs on roughly $75 billion worth of US products including cars.
The National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Think Tank Committee (NTTC) of Action Alliance (AA) party rose from several hours meeting in Abuja and clamped an indefinite suspension on the National Chairman and National Secretary of the party, Kenneth Udeze, and James Vernimbe respectively.

Action Alliance rejects court ruling on Uche Nwosu

The Action Alliance (AA) has rejected last week’s ruling by a Federal High Court in Abuja, nullifying the candidature of its governorship candidate in the Imo State 2019 governorship election, Uche Nwosu.

Boko Haram: 133 Nigerian refugees return from Cameroon

About 133 Nigerian refugees, who are part of the over two million Nigerians displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency have returned from neighbouring Cameroon.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Tribunal sacks Senator Melaye, orders fresh elections

The National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Lokoja on Friday sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the Senator for Kogi West.

NSE: Ogbonnaya Onu’s reappointment will engender space technology development

The Nigerian Society of Engineers says the reappointment of Dr Ogbonnaya Onu as Minister of Science and Technology will engender development of space technology and its deployment to tackling insecurity.