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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar: My nationality not in doubt

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.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Three lawyers arraigned for allegedly assaulting EFCC detective

Three lawyers who allegedly assaulted an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detective were arraigned at an Ikeja magistrates’ court on Monday.

Police most corrupt institution in Nigeria – survey

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.

Chelsea begin tribunal with Antonio Conte in £9 million compensation battle

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.
National Rescue Movement, NRM

Anambra elections: NRM to challenge APGA’s victory in assembly poll

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.
Pius Adesanmi

Hundreds pay tribute to Pius Adesanmi in Lagos

Hundreds of Nigerians and foreigners on Sunday graced the interdenominational commiseration service to pay tributes to the late Nigerian-born Canadian professor and writer, Pius Adesanmi,
Pius Adesanmi

Ethiopian Airlines crash: Hundreds pay tributes to late Pius Adesanmi in Lagos

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,
Chris Griffiths and Lorraine Jones were two of the plaintiffs who brought the case to court [Northern Land Council]

Australia Aboriginals win right to sue for colonial land loss

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.

Charge and bail staining Nigeria’s legal practice – lawyers

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.

Senator Akpabio withdraws suit challenging election defeat

Former Senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, has withdrawn a case he filed in court challenging his Senate reelection loss.

Striking judiciary workers lock in Nasarawa chief judge

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.

Presidential election: PDP may file suit Tuesday

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the decision to go to court has already been finalised, adding that the party may file the suit Tuesday.

Court declares Nigeria’s deportation of Cameroonian activists illegal

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday declared as illegal and unconstitutional, the deportation of 47 Cameroonians from Nigeria on January 26, 2018.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

We’re ready for Saturday’s elections – INEC chairman

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.

Police arraign two fake lawyers for alleged fraud

The police on Wednesday arraigned two fake lawyers, Taiwo Alatise and Abiodun Olatoye, in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos..

Justice Onnoghen: UN rights expert alleges threat to independence of Nigeria’s judiciary

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.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

Corruption threatens Nigeria and its election

On February 16th, Nigeria will hold a general election. Four years ago, the country experienced its first democratic transfer of power to the opposition since 1999. The vote in a few days will be no less significant.
Raphael Samuel

Man set to drag parents to court for giving birth to him

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.

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Police ban activities of volunteer security outfits in Kaduna

The Police in Kaduna State has banned all activities of a volunteer security outfits in the state, popularly known as “Yan Sa Kai.’’
Monaco have completed the temporary signing of Islam Slimani from Leicester City for the rest of the 2019-20 season with the option to buy.

Monaco confirm signing Algeria’s Islam Slimani from Leicester City

Slimani's move to the Stade Louis II is his third loan away from Leicester, after brief stints at Newcastle United and Fenerbahce.

Robbers attack deputy governor’s convoy, kill three policemen

Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian.
Power

Federal government injects N600 billion into electricity market

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.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Diaspora commission chief urges Nigerians to conduct themselves properly abroad

Chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has urged Nigerians to conduct themselves in a proper manner to avoid being marginalised.g