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Governor Bello: Judiciary remains last hope of common man

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has described the judiciary as the last hope of the common man.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna social protection policy will rescue residents from poverty – report

Newsmen report that the draft policy document was made available by the State Steering Committee on Social Investment, headed by Mrs Saude Atoyebi, Focal Person on Social Investment.

Kenya embraces digital court system

Through the digital system, lawyers, prosecutors, and litigants will be able to file cases and serve court papers to defendants from their homes or offices without physically visiting the court premises.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, appointed Justice Kazeem Alogba as the acting Chief Judge of Lagos State.

Lagos CJ frees 38 prisoners, orders repatriation of five alien ex-convicts

Lagos State Chief Judge, CJ, Justice Kazeem Alogba, on Wednesday, freed 38 inmates of the Ikoyi and Badagry Custodial Centres.

NBA pushes for virtual court proceedings in Kaduna

The Zaria Branch of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has called for the introduction of Virtual Court Proceedings to enhance speedy trial of cases in the Kaduna State.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Lagos assembly calls for strict implementation of rape laws

Lagos State House of Assembly has called for strict implementation of rape laws and the acceleration of rape cases in the courts.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Gubernatorial Aspirant in Ondo State, Sen. Boluwaji Kunlere, has pledged to address issues of multiple taxation, if elected governor of the state.

Ondo guber: PDP aspirant pledges to address multiple taxation, resuscitate moribund industries

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Gubernatorial Aspirant in Ondo State, Sen. Boluwaji Kunlere, has pledged to address issues of multiple taxation, if elected governor of the state.
Mr. Justice Nasir Ajanah, Chief Judge of Kogi State has died, according to a report.

Deceased Kogi chief judge to be laid to rest in Abuja

The deceased Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasiru Ajanah is to be buried in Abuja on Sunday.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is set to deliver a Friday sermon in Tehran for the first time in almost eight years, as the Islamic Republic grapples with the fallout from the targeted killing of its top general in a US air strike and popular anger after it accidentally downed a Ukrainian passenger jet.

Iran’s top leader urges Judiciary’s constant fight with corruption

Iran‘s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday urged the Iranian Judiciary’s steadfast fight with corruption, state TV reported.
Gov. Simon Lalong in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Wednesday in Jos, said the roadmap was to brainstorm on economic recovery strategies for the state.

Plateau governor charges Nigerians to support judiciary in dispensation of justice

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has charged Nigerians to support the Judiciary, particularly judges in the dispensation of justice and the sustenance of the rule of law which is key to the survival of democracy.

Court orders: INEC urges NBA to call members to order

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to impress on senior members of the bar to put the country’s interest and the judiciary above every other interests.
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Saturday accused the European Parliament of “interference”, after lawmakers called on the Commission to introduce measures to prevent conflict of interest.

Czech premier slams EU ‘interference’ over subsidy misuse

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Saturday accused the European Parliament of “interference”, after lawmakers called on the Commission to introduce measures to prevent conflict of interest.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi shuts hospital for treating coronavirus patient

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has ordered immediate shut down of a private hospital that treated the first Covid-19 fatality in Ebonyi State.

Kenyan judiciary makes online filing of cases mandatory

Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi made the announcement Tuesday adding that the move marks the start of increased technology use in the delivery of justice process. She said going digital is aimed at achieving higher levels of efficiency and convenience.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo APC calls for Governor Obaseki’s expulsion over ‘anti-party activities’

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, has recommended the expulsion of Governor Godwin Obaseki, and the Chairman of the party, Anselm Ojezua, as well as the state women leader, Dr Aisosa Amadasun, from the party.
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

BMO lauds President Buhari’s action on financial autonomy in states

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has lauded the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring autonomy of other arms of government at sub-national levels.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour: Nigerians must respect financial autonomy for judiciary, state legislatures

The Organized Labour has urged political leaders at every level to respect the wishes of the Nigerian people and allow the full exercise of financial autonomy for the judiciary and legislature in the states.
ita enang

Financial Autonomy: Presidential committee tasks governors on strict compliance

The Presidential Implementation Committee on Financial Autonomy for Judiciary and Legislature has urged governors to comply with the Executive Order 10.

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NCF not a political party yet – spokesman

The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government warns civil servants against flouting coronavirus guidelines

The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Former Enugu SSG Samson Ukpabi passes on

A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
US President Donald Trump looks on as he hosts the 2020 “Salute to America” event in honor of Independence Day on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, July 4, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB - AFP)

US Sunbelt mayors push back against Trump’s virus optimism

US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor appoints two new aides

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.