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The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko swears in Justice Kanyip as acting NICN president

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Wednesday, swore in Justice Benedict Kanyip, as the acting president of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN).
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari pledges adequate funding for judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja pledged that his administration would continue to adequately fund the judiciary to enable it to discharge its responsibilities.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari inaugurates NICN complex

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja pledged that his administration will continue to adequately fund the judiciary to enable it to discharge its responsibilities.
Front row: President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Justice Babatunde Adejumo; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; his Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu; Chief Judge of Edo State, Justice Esohe Ikponmwen; Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Yinka Omorogbe, during the commissioning of the Benin Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, constructed by the Edo State Government.

Industrial court president lauds Edo governor on investment in judiciary

President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Hon Justice Babatunde Adejumo, has lauded the commitment of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration towards ensuring that the judicial arm of government is given the necessary support to function effectively.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lawyers Alert drags federal government to court over non-implementation of HIV workplace policy

A nonprofit organization, Lawyers Alert Nigeria, has dragged the Federal Government to court over non-implementation of HIV workplace policy by employers of labour in the country.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi reinstates former TUC boss

The reinstatement was consequent on the report of the State Committee on the Review of Irregular Appointments chaired by Deputy Governor Bisi Egbeyemi nullifying Olaiya’s disengagement from the civil service.

Federal government inaugurates governing boards of five health regulatory bodies

The federal government on Monday inaugurated the members of the governing boards of five professional health regulatory bodies.
Babatunde Adejumo

Justice Adejumo: No place for corrupt judges at industrial court

The President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NIC), Justice Babatunde Adejumo, says judges aspiring to the bench of the court must eschew corruption if they must succeed.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.

NJC removes Justice Onnoghen from membership list

The National Judicial Council has removed the name and image of Walter Onnoghen from its members list on its website.

Court adjourns Jos Disco’s N100 million damages case to May 17

A National Industrial Court of Nigeria, sitting in Jos, has adjourned until May 17 for report of settlement in a case between Jos Electricity Distribution Company Limited (JED) and the 45 disengaged staff of the company over alleged non-payment of entitlements, amounting to N16.5 million and N100 million damages for disengaging them by the Jos DisCo without notice.

National industrial court begins Easter vacation April 15

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) will commence Easter vacation from Monday, April 15 and resume on Friday, April 26.
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National Assembly leadership sues striking parliamentary workers

Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have dragged workers of the National Assembly to the National Industrial Court of Nigeria to restrain them from closing down the federal parliament.

Court seals four banks in Owerri over Ikedi Ohakim’s N290 million unpaid entitlements

The National Industrial Court in Owerri on Wednesday sealed four banks for disregarding its order which was issued in favour of a former Gov. Ikedi Ohakim of Imo.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs.Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita

Strike: Head of Service orders workers to resume at duty posts

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday orders all workers to ensure they resume at their duty posts on Tuesday.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Court refuses to grant fresh order stopping labour strike

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday rejected a request for a fresh order stopping the organised labour from embarking on its planned indefinite strike on Tuesday.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Labour insists on strike, shuns meeting with federal government

The Organised Labour on Sunday shunned a meeting called by the Federal Government as part of efforts to stop the nationwide strike, just as it vowed to embark on the nationwide strike from Tuesday.

Labour leaders shun meeting with federal government over minimum wage

Leaders of the organised labour have failed to attend the meeting convened by the Federal Government to continue negotiations on the national minimum wage for workers in the country.
NLC to work against governors opposing new minimum wage

Minimum wage: JAF urges organised labour to ignore court order, go ahead with strike

A civil society group, Joint Action Front (JAF), said on Sunday it was in support of the new N30,000 minimum wage proposed by organised labour while accusing the government of being insincere and unwilling to pay the proposed amount.

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Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.