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Judiciary workers continued with their strike after talks with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, and other federal government officials failed on Monday.
The Kebbi State chapter of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has declared their readiness to embark on industrial action over continuous threats to its members members by the Vigilante group in Zuru Emirate, ’Yansakai’.
A former Secretary to Government of Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, has charged Nigerians to be careful in their investment as oil exploration will not be relevant in 15 years.
Ondo State House of Assembly Ad hoc Committee on Utilities and Transportation has held public hearing on the new electricity bill in the state.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed for second reading a Bill which seeks to aid the ongoing total police reform, to ensure effective policing and that erring officers of the Nigeria police are held accountable for their actions.
Some lawyers in Lagos on Friday urged the judiciary to completely move away from paper documentation and fully embrace online data storage.
Nigerians seeking to join the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, must possess a minimum of Ordinary National Diploma, OND, if a new law being proposed to reposition the force and strengthen policing in the country sails through.
A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) for Good Governance has urged security agencies to remain focused toward ridding Nigeria of all unpatriotic elements.
The coalition rose from its one-day meeting in Lagos under the aegies of New Nigeria Network (NNN) comprises Radical Agenda Movement in the Nigeria Bar Association (RAMINBA), Federation of Informal Workers’ Organization of Nigeria, Coalition for Revolution (CORE), Take it Back Movement, Movement for A Socialist Alternative (MSA) and Socialist Workers and Youth League (SWL) among others said investigations into the brutality of the armless protesters will be followed to a logical conclusion.
Some legal practitioners have described the Oath of Secrecy administered on members of the panel investigating the Lekki Toll Gate shooting as a betrayal of trust by the Lagos State Government and the panel members.
Less than 48 hours to the Edo State Governorship Election billed for Saturday, September 19, 2020, the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has said elections in Nigeria will continue to be a do or die affairs until Electoral Reforms Act is amended.
President of Nigeria Bar Association, (NBA), Mr. Olumide Akpata, has called on the governor and the House of Assembly of Cross River State to complete the appointment and confirmation of Justice Akon Ikpeme as the substantive Chief Judge of the state inline with National Judicial Council (NJC) recommendation and provisions of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an NGO, has called for the deployment of joint security task force to stop the incessant killings in Southern Kaduna.
A group, Northern Youth Initiative for Peace and Good Governance, has flayed the attempt by some lawyers of Northern extraction to split the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA.
Some aggrieved Northern lawyers who pulled out from the recently concluded Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) conference had written to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, informing him about the formation of a new group known as New Nigerian Bar Association (NNBA).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that those responsible for killings in Southern Kaduna will be prosecuted in order to curtail impunity and support those who have lost their breadwinners.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that constitutional and electoral reforms are currently top on the table of the Green Chamber.
Ebonyi State governor, Chief David Umahi, on Thursday appointed monarchs and heads of security agencies to plan for the take-off of community policing in the state.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the Super League was doomed from the start and that it was only created as a "strategic weapon to get more out of UEFA".
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has donated N5, 000, 000, three Coaster Buses, 1 Ambulance, 1 Siren to the Late Yinka Odumakin solidarity memorial organised by the Civil Society and Pro-Democracy Movement ahead of the Saturday burial ceremony.
Leading the mourners from the African continent, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said that Deby’s death will create a big vacuum in the war against Boko Haram as the late Chadian president was at the forefront among those who gave the terrorist group serious bashing in recent times.
The federal civil rights investigation into the death of George Floyd while in police custody is ongoing despite the guilty verdict, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement.
Libya’s Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah met with visiting Egyptian counterpart Mostafa Madbouly on Tuesday to discuss boosting bilateral cooperation.
The news comes after reports suggest that Premier League clubs Chelsea and Manchester City are considering withdrawing from the competition. City have told competition organisers that they no longer want to be part of the £4.6billion scheme.
The United States authorities have charged 48-year old Modestus Nwagubwu Ifemembi to court over fraudulent claims he provided to obtain the US citizenship 10 years back.
With food inflation at over 23 per cent, analysts have raised concerns on the spate of the rising inflation as they envisaged a further rise in prices in the second quarter on poor weather conditions and insecurities in the country.
The minister of state for education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says the federal government will not stop school activities, despite the attacks on learning institutions across the country.
Edo Queens Women Football Club’s Coordinator, Sabina Chikere, says the team are optimistic about doing well at the Super 6 tournament in Ijebu-Ode.