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The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has reiterated its commitment to ensuring fairness in commerce and market place, as well as preventing the exploitation of consumers.
Some Abuja-based lawyers on Monday called for review of laws which provisions no longer reflect realities to advance justice administration in Nigeria.
Raul Castro, who is retiring from high public office, for most of his life toiled in the shadow of his older brother, Fidel Castro. Yet he also played a key role in Cuba’s 1959 leftist revolution and the preservation of Cuban socialism.
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 14 months in prison while nine other activists received jail time or suspended sentences on Friday for taking part in unauthorised assemblies during mass pro-democracy protests in 2019.
An Upper Area court Mpape, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced a labourer, James Idoko to five months imprisonment for stealing winning tickets from a betting shop.
The National Agricultural Seeds Council, NASC, warned against the sale of fake seeds to farmers as farming activities commence across the country.
When the Lagos State Court of Appeal granted the Senior Shepherd-in-Charge of the Celestial Church of Christ, Genesis Global, Prophet Israel Oladele Ogundipe, a post-conviction bail last week, on grounds of failing health, quite a number of people, particularly members of his congregation, were very happy with the news. This is because the televangelist’s previous bail applications were all turned down.
Justice Peter Kekemeke of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Nyanya Abuja on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, convicted and sentenced one internet fraudster, Farouk Olamilekan to three months in prison.
A court of appeal sitting in Lagos state has granted post-conviction bail to Israel Ogundipe, shepherd-in-charge of Celestial Church of Christ, Global Genesis Parish, Lagos.
Nigerians without National Identity Number (NIN) may risk between seven to 14 years imprisonment as stipulated by the constitution.
"This has been quoted out of context. Pantami has not mentioned "14 years imprisonment." But said NIMC (National Identity Management Commission) has been 14 years in existence, since 2007," he said in a tweet.
The federal government yesterday put the number of Nigerians that have obtained the National Identification Number (NIN) as of Wednesday at 51 million, warning that those without NIN risk 14 years’ imprisonment.
An unemployed Nigerian, Kate Igugu Agbarha-Oto,has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court on two counts of attempt to commit crime to wit human trafficking.
A 42-year-old man identified as, Mr Daniel George, has bagged three years jail imprisonment for defiling a nine-year-old girl in Ikot Ekpene local government area of Akwa Ibom state.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has commended the ruling of a High Court in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State, which sentenced a Nigerian educationist, Professor Peter Ogban, to three years in prison for election fraud.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on Niger Delta Affairs, Ita Enang, has denied calling for the sacking of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, over the imprisonment of a university professor for election fraud.
The Ondo State High Court, in Akure, has sentenced Gabriel Akinsanmi to four years’ imprisonment for stealing and issuance of dud cheques for a refund of over N33 million to a client.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says justice will always prevail under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
A total of 126 Nigerians across 14 states have been sentenced to various jail terms for offences bordering on drug trafficking between January and February 2021.
Ogban , who was prosecuted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, was found guilty of publishing and announcing false results in two local government areas – Oruk Anam and Etim Ekpo – to favour the All Progressives Congress, APC, against its main rival, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, has disclosed that it had received a suspected rape case against one Muhammadu Mailemu.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set up a N500 billion non-oil export stimulation facility with the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) to enable exporters process agriculture commodities into other markets in Africa and globally.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has increased daily supply of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol across the country from 550 trucks to 1,661 trucks.
The Oyo State Executive Council has approved the sum of N279.2 million for the production of ballot papers to be used for forthcoming local government election.
The players of the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Chelsea have been relatively quiet on the matter, though there have been some instances of speaking out.
The Federal Government has concluded plans to Kick-start the new rollout of the Digital Switch Over, DSO, in Lagos State, scheduled for April, 29, 2021.
UEFA has confirmed a monster shake-up to the Champions League just hours after the European Super League bombshell.
The Ekiti state Government, on Sunday, announced the immediate revocation of 16 contracts on renovation and construction projects, under its 2017 and 2015 UBEC/SUBEB Intervention Project, according to the Executive Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).
Peru’s Congress on Friday voted to ban former president Martin Vizcarra, implicated in a scandal over Covid-19 vaccinations, from holding public office for 10 years.
The Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, has ordered all CBT Centres across the country not to allow parents/guardians into the registration hall again.