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The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has fired back at the ruling All Progressives Congress led government, saying it is the nationality of those who made Nigeria extreme poverty capital that is in doubt, not his.
Three lawyers who allegedly assaulted an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detective were arraigned at an Ikeja magistrates’ court on Monday.
A new public survey released today by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) reports high levels of corruption in public institutions in Nigeria for the past 5 years. Of the five major public institutions surveyed, the police emerge as the most corrupt, with the power sector identified as the second most corrupt in the country today.
Chelsea began a Premier League managers' tribunal on Thursday, with hopes of resolving Antonio Conte's compensation claim for a £9 million severance package relating to his contract with the Stamford Bridge side.
The National Rescue Movement (NRM), one of the political parties that participated in the March 9, 2019, House of Assembly elections in Anambra State, says it has mobilised 15 lawyers to challenge the declaration of candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as winner of the Idemili-North State Constituency election in the state.
Hundreds of Nigerians and foreigners on Sunday graced the interdenominational commiseration service to pay tributes to the late Nigerian-born Canadian professor and writer, Prof. Pius Adesanmi,
The High Court has handed down the biggest "native title" ruling affecting Aboriginal ownership of the land in decades, amid claims that billions of dollars in compensation will need to be paid by governments to indigenous groups.
Worried by dwindling ethical conduct in the legal profession, some lawyers have called for sanctions against those who `chase briefs’ in the guise of rendering legal assistance.
Former Senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, has withdrawn a case he filed in court challenging his Senate reelection loss.
Striking workers of the Nasarawa State judiciary on Monday, locked in the Chief Judge, Justice Suleiman Dikko, in the premises of the state High Court Headquarters in Lafia.
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday declared as illegal and unconstitutional, the deportation of 47 Cameroonians from Nigeria on January 26, 2018.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said the commission was now poised to deliver credible polls on February 23 after postponing last Saturday’s election because of logistics issues.
The UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayán, has warned of an imminent threat to the nation’s judiciary, owing to moves by the executive arm of government to remove the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, from office through alleged illegal means.
A 27 year old Indian man Raphael Samuel is set to embark on an impossible mission of dragging his parents to court for giving birth to him without his consent.
The Police in Kaduna State has banned all activities of a volunteer security outfits in the state, popularly known as “Yan Sa Kai.’’
Slimani's move to the Stade Louis II is his third loan away from Leicester, after brief stints at Newcastle United and Fenerbahce.
Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian.
The Market Operator of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engr. Edmund Ejie, on Wednesday disclosed that the Federal Government has approved N600billion for injection into the nation’s electricity market.
Chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has urged Nigerians to conduct themselves in a proper manner to avoid being marginalised.g
Defending champions, D’Tigress of Nigeria will take on the Congo Democratic Republic in the first quarterfinal game at the Women Afrobasket in Dakar, Senegal.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has been commended by the Women Leader of the state’s Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, for the inclusion of 12 women in his 38-member cabinet.
Nelson Enwerem, the current Mr Nigeria, representing the country at the ongoing Mr World in the Philippines, says he will not disappoint his nation with support from citizens.
With a promise that the Ninth Senate will work for the nation’s progress, Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Thursday cautioned Nigerians against compromising unity.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the appointment of Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe as the new Head of Service for the state’s Civil Service.