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The Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area Chairman, Abdul Fatai Oyesanya, has allayed the fears of traders protesting the demolition of Jakande Fruits Market, saying that no legitimate shop owner will be deprived of ownership of their shops on completion of reconstruction of the market.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Justice, on Tuesday flagged off a workshop to train judicial officers and legal practitioners on emerging trends in oil and gas legislation.
The Federal Ministry of Justice owes private lawyers engaged to prosecute a retired judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, and two former co-defendants, to the tune of N164m, the private legal practitioners have alleged.
Justice Rilwanu Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos has ordered the Nigerian Army and its Chief of Army Staff (COAS) to suspend the ongoing Operation Positive Identification by the army.
A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered the suspension of the military exercise tagged Operation Positive Identification which the Nigerian Army said it would begin this month across the country.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed the state Ministry of Justice to review the Penal Code to enforce death penalty on any person found guilty of kidnapping in the state.
A 42-year-old commercial motorcyclist identified simply as Onyeje, was on Tuesday sentenced to 14 years imprisonment for having anal sexual intercourse with a nine- year old boy, by a Delta State high court.
The Police in Niger state, central Nigeria said that they would enforce executive order restricting movement of articulated vehicles in the state from Nov. 1.
A Federal High Court Lagos on Tuesday further adjourned hearing until Jan. 30 and Jan. 31, 2020, a suit filed by MTN Nigeria Communication Ltd, against the Attorney General of the Federation, over alleged N242 billion and 1.3 billion dollars import duties and withholding tax assessments.
No fewer than 10,000 girls from Delta State are trapped in Mali and other African countries engaging in forced labour and used as sex slaves.
A 13-year-old housemaid, Monsurat, is battling burns her boss, one Mrs Mariam Hafia, allegedly inflicted on her stomach and lap with a hot electric iron.
The ongoing trial of a Danish, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife, Zainab and daughter, Petra, before an Igbosere High Court, Lagos was stalled due to the absence of his lead counsel, Mr Olasupo Shasore (SAN) on health ground.
Russia-Africa summit: President Buhari, Vladimir Putin agree deal to strengthen relations — in pictures
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi, have agreed to put Nigeria-Russia relations on a fast track, and pursue the completion of partially completed and abandoned projects initiated by both countries.
The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has approached the judicial arm of the country to enable it to access bank details of its debtors, after been given the power to do so under the AMCON (Amendment) Act 2019, which was signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
A retired judge of the Osun State High Court, Justice Olamide Oloyede, and Virtues Unlimited Restorative Justice Initiative (VURJI) have sued the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and eight others over the importation of a banned chemical, methyl bromide, into the country.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, Edo State, on Saturday sacked Mr Moses Anaughe of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the lawmaker representing Ughelli North Constituency ll at the Delta State House of Assembly.
There was power outage at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Lokoja where the final collation of results for the governorship election is taking place.
The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) says federal government must ensure stringent sanctions to curb crime in the country.
After Maurizio Sarri subbed off Cristiano Ronaldo in two successive Juventus’ games, the Portuguese star has admitted that he doesn’t enjoy being replaced.
Residents of Enerhen community in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State have commended men and officers of the Enerhen Division of the Nigeria Police Force for their quick response to distress calls for help by victims of violent crimes, especially robbery attacks within the area.
The Netherlands, Germany and World Cup finalists Croatia expanded a list of big hitters to qualify for Euro 2020 on Saturday as the trio booked their places at next summer’s finals.
Corporate Affairs Commission on Monday urged companies operating in the country to file their annual returns as provided by the law or risk being de-listed from its register.
Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr has revealed that some youngsters are in contention for the starting XII ahead of Benin in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Wednesday.
Saudi Arabia on Sunday put a value of up to $1.71 trillion on energy giant Aramco in what could be the world’s biggest IPO, but missed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s initial target of $2 trillion.
The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of one Osarumwense Henry Afuwa (alias Manasseh Jordan) before Justice A.O Musa of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Bwari.