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Bill to create state police passes first reading in Senate

The first reading of the Constitution Alteration Bill for the Establishment of State Police and other related matters was taken at the Senate plenary Thursday.

Federal government reconstitutes tax appeal tribunals

The federal government has reconstituted the Tax Appeal Tribunals in the six geo-political zones as well as Lagos State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

MKO Abiola’s eldest daughter lauds declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day

Eldest daughter late Bashorun MKO Abiola, Mrs Lola Abiola-Edewor, on Saturday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as the new Democracy Day, saying it is justice to her father.

Vice President Osinbajo: We are in support of restructuring

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the present administration is not opposed to restructuring as being canvassed in many quarters.

Senator Enang: President Buhari’s government most transparent

Senior Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s government was the most transparent.

Olisa Agbakoba: Babagana Kingibe unfit for national honour

Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, the running mate of late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola for the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, has been described as unfit for the national honour accorded him by President Muhammadu Buhari.

NBA urges federal government to sign Africa free trade agreement

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has urged the Federal Government to endorse Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA) to enable Nigeria reap economic benefits of intra African trade.

Legal Aid Council wants northern states to domesticate Child Rights Act

The Legal Aid Council (LAC) has appealed to some northern states yet to domesticate the Child Rights Act to do so to protect the rights of children in their respective states.

Governor Ganduje swears in four new khadis

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Thursday swore in four new khadis of the state Sharia Court of Appeal at the Government House, Kano.

Governor Okowa donates buses to prisons

To speed up the administration of criminal justice in Delta State, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has donated two 18-seater buses to the Nigerian Prisons Service.

Benue groups to drag federal government before UN, ICC over killings

A coalition of socio-cultural groups in Benue State, comprising Mdgzou U Tiv, Idoma National Forum and Omi’Ngede, have said they are set to drag the Federal Government before the United Nations over the persistent killing of citizens of the state by suspected herdsmen.

Corruption: Governor Bagudu urges NBA to ensure speedy dispensation of justice

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi on Monday urged the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) to ensure speedy dispensation of justice and equity to free the country from pervasive corruption.

Herders-farmers clash: Lawyers call for mediation, local policing, education in Benue

Some lawyers on Saturday called for strengthening of conflict mediation and resolution, reconciliation and peace-building mechanisms between herdsmen and farmers in Benue, Taraba and other states to foster peace and end killings.

Chief Justice Onnoghen: ‎Judges don’t need to form an association

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday rejected the call for the formation of an association of Nigerian judges.

House of Representatives threatens to arrest AGF Abubakar Malami, Okoi Obono-Obla, others

The House of Representatives has threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on the Attorney General of the Federation and minister for justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, and the chairman of the Presidential panel of the recovery of public properties, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, and members of the committee if they fail to appear before it next Tuesday.

Ask National Assembly to override President Buhari’s veto on election reordering – Governor Wike tells...

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has urged Nigerians to prevail on the national assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the 2010 electoral act amendment bill

Police: We’ll arrest NBA members who protest during President Buhari’s visit

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, has vowed that the police will arrest and prosecute members of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, planning to use the occasion of the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to protest the Land Use Charge law and disrupt activities.

Land Use Charge: Lagosians To Block 3rd Mainland Bridge Monday

Some Lagos residents have concluded plans to block the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos on Monday in a bid to show their displeasure with the recently increased land use charges by the state government.

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Ekiti guber: Police warn against post election violence

Ekiti State Police Command has warned members of the state chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) against heating up the polity to truncate the post- election peace being enjoyed by the populace and cause violence.
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Nigerian Stock Exchange tasks Nigerians on green bond to tackle $3 trillion infrastructure deficit

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) said on Friday that the 3 trillion dollars required to provide infrastructure for the next 25 years could be addressed with Green Bond issuance.
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Central bank begins sale of Chinese Yuan

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday, commenced its intervention in the sale of foreign exchange in Chinese Yuan.
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Robert Mugabe’s ex-minister jailed for graft

A Zimbabwe court on Friday handed a four-year jail term to a former energy minister who served in Robert Mugabe's last cabinet after he was found guilty of corruption, state media reported.
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Leicester City sign Liverpool goalkeeper Danny Ward for £12.5m

Ward, 25, who has made four appearances for Wales but only managed two for Liverpool, has signed a four-year contract and the Reds have included a 20% sell-on clause in the deal.