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A medical doctor, Dr Olumuyiwa Solanke, said on Friday that embattled judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, was not admitted as a patient in hospital as she claimed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Ramatu Ahmed, an official of the National Judicial Council (NJC), on Friday told an Ikeja High Court that the salaries and allowances of judges are not paid in foreign currencies but in Naira.
The Court of Appeal in Lagos yesterday gave the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) the nod to begin the extraction process of Mr. Buruji Kashamu, the senator representing Ogun East senatorial district to the United State of America (USA), to face drug related charges offences.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that the roll-out of key projects during his administration’s third year anniversary, would announce the state as a distinct state, despite the current economic downturn.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday amended the 30-count charge against Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a federal judge, by adding an additional count.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Abdullahi Lawal has told a Lagos High Court how Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia lied about being hospitalised.
A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a federal judge, and Godwin Obla, a senior advocate of Nigeria, on Friday told an Ikeja Divison of the Lagos State High Court how an officer of the Nigerian Customs Service paid N12 million into Mrs. Ofili-Ajumogobia’s bank account.
The corruption trial of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia continued on Friday before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, with the prosecution highlighting a payment of N8m into her company’s account on February 4, 2015.
‘’She later wrote a statement and agreed that she met with the second defendant, and that she collected money from him,’’ Mr. Abdullahi said.
Mr Lawal Abdullahi, a detective with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday in Lagos revealed how Mr Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia allegedly perverted the course of justice.
The Federal Government, on Thursday, arraigned Senator Isah Misau before an Abuja High Court at Maitama for making “injurious falsehood” against the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, and the Nigerian Police Force.
The Senator representing Bauchi Central in the Nigeria upper legislative chamber, Isah Hamma Misau, has said he is ready to defend himself in court following his claims against the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and the Nigeria Police Force.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin, and the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Rahmon Bello, have said that government alone cannot fund education.
The retiring Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Rahmon Bello, has lamented the acute accommodation problem for students of the institution.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday night in Lagos declared that the government cannot support the universities as they want or even to keep them at their current levels.
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will be among dignitaries expected at the University of Lagos 2017 distinguished alumni awards ceremony to celebrate the university at 55.
Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles two goals hero in Nigeria’s defeat of Iceland at Volgograd, on Friday said the game against Argentina will be a tough one for the opponents.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday challenged Nigerian youths to brace up to the present day challenges in Nigeria, reminding them that the country’s “destiny is now more than ever before in your hands either to make or mar.”
Oil price rose sharply yesterday after the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed a modest increase in oil production from next July.
The Campaign office of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, sole candidate for national chairmanship position of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was a beehive of activities on Friday as delegates from the states who arrived Abuja for the party’s National Convention besieged his office located in Aso Drive area to felicitate with him.
Two men, Ayo Tayo, 33, and Chidozie Innocent, 20, have been arrested in Lagos for engaging a 13-year old girl in marathon sex and watching themselves in action.
Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist.
Captain Mile Jedinak says Australia cannot afford to focus solely on dangerman Christian Eriksen when they face Denmark looking for the win that could save their World Cup campaign.
The removal of the Chairman of Suleja Local Government in Niger State, Alhaji Ahmed Kassim, by the legislative arm of the council has been declared illegal, null and void and of no effect by a Niger State High Court which sat in the town.
Son Heung-Min said he was disappointed with his performance in South Korea's 1-0 loss to Sweden in the teams' World Cup opener on Monday in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
The Presidential election held in Nigeria on June 12, 1993 was the first in the history of the nation to be formally annulled by the government of the day. It was indeed the very first time the word ‘annul’ was used in connection with our elections. No one expected it.