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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lawyer asks court to stop military operation in Lagos

A Lagos-based lawyer, Malcolm Omirhobo, on Wednesday prayed a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court to halt operation ”Crocodile Smile 4” of the Nigerian military in the state.

House of Reps decline prayers to take over Edo Assembly

House of Representatives, yesterday, refused request to formally assume the functions of the Edo State House of Assembly.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

Clarion call for SEC, other agencies to respect rule of law

If the SEC goes ahead with this action it will be in clear violation of the interim injunction obtained by Oando’s principals Adewale Tinubu, the Group Chief Executive and Omamofe Boyo, the Deputy Group Chief Executive which restrains SEC, its servants and agents from directing or requesting any agency of the Government to act upon its decisions contained in its letter of 31st May pending the hearing.

Senator Nwaoboshi gets reprieve as court halts arrest by SPIP

The Senator representing Delta North, Peter Nwaoboshi, on Thursday got a reprieve from arrest and other punitive actions against him by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) for recovery of public property.

Governor Okorocha loses in court

An Imo State High Court has ruled against the Governor of the State, Rochas Okorocha, on the demolition of staff quarters of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri.

Ramadan: Abdullahi Candido urges Muslims to pray for Nation

As the Holy month of Ramadan commenced on Monday, the Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Malam Abdullahi Candido has urged Muslims in the FCT to pray for the country.

Edo court restrains rubber firm from entering community land

After 10 years of legal battle, an Edo State High Court has restrained a multi-million naira rubber plantation company, Imoniyan Holdings Limited, from trespassing into 63 hectares of land belonging to Evbuobateru community.
In The #MeToo Era, Feminist Theologians Publish Women's Bible

#MeToo: Theologians publish ‘Women’s Bible’

Tired of seeing their holy texts used to justify the subjugation of women, a group of feminist theologians from across the Protestant-Catholic divide have joined forces to draft “A Women’s Bible”.

Crocodile Smile: Nigerian Army donates food items to flood victims in Delta

The Nigerian Army has donated food items to over 2000 flood victims in Delta in order to alleviate their plight.

Minimum wage: Yobe workers, business owners condemn strike

Civil servants, the business community and parents in Damaturu, Yobe, condemned the Nigeria Labour Congress warning strike which began on Thursday, describing it as grossly unnecessary and counterproductive.

Court adjourns Raymond Dokpesi’s N5 billion suit against Lai Mohammed until October 23

FCT High Court, Apo, on Monday adjourned until October 23, the alleged N5billion defamation suit, instituted by Chief Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of Information and Culture and Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.

Court affirms Cyril Ogodo-led Delta APC exco

A Delta State High Court sitting in the Kwale Judicial Division has restrained the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, the Independent National Electoral Commission and two others from recognising or dealing with any other faction except the Chief Cyril Ogodo-led State Working Committee of the party in the state.

Federal government orders NFF to comply with Supreme Court verdict

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has directed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), a parastatal under it to comply with the judgment of the Supreme Court delivered on April 27, 2018, which restored the orders of the Federal High Court, setting aside the purported election into the Executive Committee of the NFF held on September 30, 2014.
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Envoy: I have no hand in recruiting Nigerians to work in Saudi Arabia

Nigerian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Justice Isa Dodo, has refuted media report that he connived with human traffickers to recruit ladies as domestic workers in the kingdom.

Court bars Police, EFCC, DSS, from searching Governor Wike’s houses

The Federal High Court Abuja has barred the Nigerian Police, the EFCC and the Department of State Security Service, (DSS) from searching houses belonging to Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers.

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Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.

Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles will not take Lesotho for granted

Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi elections: Politicians engage in fake news to delegitimise INEC – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.

Kogi guber: Why PDP will defeat APC – Idris Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP dispatching armed thugs to intercept ward results – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.