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The Ekiti State chapter of International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA), has advocated for inclusion of war against corruption in the programmes of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The lawyer representing Maryam Sanda, the suspect who allegedly killed her husband, Bilyamin Bello, has withdrawn from the trial
A former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Chief Onueze Okocha (SAN), has said it is unlawful for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to invade a state and commence unilateral investigations of her finances.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged State Governments yet to implement first line charge for judiciary to do so to enhance more improvement in the judiciary.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning, says there is an urgent need to pay attention to Nigeria’s uncontrolled population growth.
President Muhammadu Buhari was guest of honour on Sunday at the NBA Conference and he had the additional responsibility of declaring the conference open. In his address, he told the gathering of eminent lawyers and judges that his administration will prioritise national security over and above the rule of law.
The Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, has said that no fewer than 100,000 Nigerians died as a result of the diversion of monies meant for the purchase of hardware for the Nigerian military by the former National Security Adviser (NSA) to President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki.
Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has requested the police to provide information on his alleged offence, and an extension of time for him to appear for questioning.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has accused some Senior Advocates of Nigeria of frustrating the country’s anti-corruption war for pecuniary gains.
Former vice-chairman of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Onitsha branch, Ada Obinna Edozie, has praised Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, for banning commercial motorcycles, while pleading for the fulfilment of the promise to bring mini buses as an alternative means of transportation.
The Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Friday passed the Medical University Bill amidst stiff opposition from stakeholders at a public hearing three days earlier.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has alleged that Federal Government was using the Police and other security forces to pull down democratic institutions built at a great price.
Following the siege to the residences of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, and Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu by the police and other security agencies, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday cautioned the Presidency and the police over the threat to the nation’s democracy.
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.
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.
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 Yemi Osinbajo has said that the present administration is not opposed to restructuring as being canvassed in many quarters.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Monday in Lagos handed over two female victims of human trafficking to Edo Government.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted cloudy weather conditions with chances of thunderstorms and moderate rainfall activities over some parts of the country on Tuesday.
Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello, has called on contestants, their supporters and stakeholders in the just concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries in the state to remain calm and peaceful.
The APC-led government in Adamawa on Monday alleged plot by some politicians who lost out in the primaries to blackmail Gov. Muhammadu Bindow and set him against the party and the presidency.
Eden Hazard wants to repay Maurizio Sarri for helping him find his goalscoring touch this season by helping his manager achieve his first major honour in professional football.
Portugal's Prime Minister has defended Cristiano Ronaldo following an accusation that he raped a woman in Las Vegas nine years ago.
Prophet T.B. Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, Lagos, Nigeria has issued a stinging rebuke to the Church in an impassioned sermon, which has attracted over 70,000 views on YouTube in under one week.
The woman is facing charges of defamation and violating cyber laws at the Abu Dhabi Misdemeanour Court in Saudi Arabia. The man has demanded Dh21,000 ($5717) in temporary damages from the accused.
Alhaji Aminu Abdulsalam, a chieftain of the Kwankwassiyya movement and running mate of Alhaji Abba Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Kano State, has called on members of the party to remain calm as Yusuf is still the party’s governorship flag bearer in the state.
The former Chinese head of Interpol, who went missing last month, was accused of accepting bribes on Monday, becoming the latest top official to fall in President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption dragnet.