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IPMAN commends Supreme Court judgment affirming Chinedu Okoronkwo as National President

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria on Sunday commended the Supreme Court judgment which declared Chinedu Okoronkwo as the substantive National President of the association.
Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa signs a letter of resignation as prime minister, ending weeks of crisis that threatened the country. EPA

Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapakse bows out amidst crisis

Sri Lanka’s crisis looked over on Saturday as Mahinda Rajapakse bowed out of a power battle that had crippled the island nation for seven weeks.

Supreme Court orders Ekiti government to relocate local council headquarters

The Supreme Court on Friday ended the 19-year legal dispute over the right location of the headquarters of Ilejemeje Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has overturned President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament, dealing a severe blow to the embattled leader in his power struggle with an elected prime minister.

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court overturns sacking of parliament

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has overturned President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament, dealing a severe blow to the embattled leader in his power struggle with an elected prime minister.

Where’s the devil in the electoral bill?

Exaggeration is the most common strain of fever at election period. Politicians make voters – and the general public – believe that the world might end on ballot day, when in fact what they are playing for is their own survival.

Supreme Court fixes date to decide on Patience Jonathan’s accounts

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment till March 8, 2019, in the appeal lodged by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, contesting the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to size funds in bank accounts that were linked to her.
Peter Odili, former Governor of Rivers State

CSOs accuse Peter Odili of using judiciary to thwart justice

Representatives of civil society in the country have described as ‘abuse of judiciary, and the desecration of the nation’s institutions, the non-prosecution of a former governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili, alleging that the judiciary was being used to thwart the course of justice in the land.
Catalan President Quim Torra (R) and Spain’s Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska arrive for a security meeting at Palau de la Generalitat in Barcelona, Spain, September 6, 2018. REUTERS-Albert Gea

Madrid threatens to send national police to Catalonia to provide order

Spain’s government has warned authorities in Catalonia that it could take over responsibility for law and order in the region after radical separatists blocked a highway.

Jailed Senator Dariye still receiving salaries and allowances in prison

Six months after his conviction by a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Senator Joshua Dariye, is still receiving the N750, 000 salary and N13.5m monthly running cost from the National Assembly, according to reports.
Isiaka Abdulrazaq

NNPC: We’ve right to make withdrawals from NLNG dividend account

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) insists there is nothing illegal about the withdrawals made from Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Dividend Account
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2016 Nissan Motors chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn answers a question during a joint press conference in Tokyo. - Executives at Japanese car firm Mitsubishi Motors on November 26, 2018 decided to sack Carlos Ghosn as chairman as the once-revered tycoon faces allegations of financial misconduct that sparked his shock arrest. (Photo by TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP)

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn charged, may face new allegations

Japanese prosecutors formally charge former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary, three weeks after the auto tycoon’s arrest stunned the business world

NNPC threatens court action over withdrawal of $1.05 billion

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) threatens to seek legal interpretation on whether it has right to withdraw funds from Nigeria LNG Dividend Account without the approval of National Assembly
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N1.4 billion fraud: I’m ready for arraignment – Paul Usoro

NBA President Paul Usoro expresses readiness to appear for his arraignment before Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged money laundering charges leveled against him by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

NBA: EFCC lacks locus standi to meddle in client-lawyer relationship

Nigerian Bar Association says Economic and Financial Commission lacks the locus standi to meddle in client-lawyer contractual relationship
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Bribery: SERAP asks court to compel Buhari to investigate Ganduje

SERAP drags President Muhammadu Buhari to court over alleged failure to order investigation of bribery allegations against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state

Buruji Kashamu: I remain Ogun PDP governorship candidate

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Buruji Kashamu, on Saturday said the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, should be held responsible “for breach of public peace and safety should there be a breakdown of the law and order in Ogun State” before the 2019 general elections.
Mary Odili

Women judges elect Mary Odili as new NAWJN president

The National Association of Women Judges in Nigeria (NAWJN) on Saturday in Abuja elected Justice Mary Odili of the Supreme Court as its president for the next two years.

Ogun guber: Buruji Kashamu tells PDP not to present party’s flag through backdoor

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Buruji Kashamu, Thursday cautioned the leadership of the party to refrain from presenting the flag of the party’s Ogun State governorship ticket to anyone through the back door.

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2019: Ben Bruce’s kinsmen dump PDP for APC

Senator Ben Murray Bruce’s Akassa kinsmen have vowed to reject the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), preferring to vote for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 16, Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency contest.
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Russia’s Vladimir Putin wants rap music controlled

Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown concern at the growing popularity of rap music. Due to its growing popularity, he advised that the government control it and channel it to ensure that it does not promote moral decadence.
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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu warns Hamas after deadly West Bank attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had issued a warning to Hamas after recent deadly attacks in the occupied West Bank, including two shootings claimed by the Islamist movement.
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APC flags off campaign in Kogi East

All Progressives Congress (APC) members, supporters, bigwigs and enthusiasts from across the nine LGAs of Kogi East senatorial district gathered at the weekend in the ancient town of Anyigba, Dekina LGA for official flag off of campaign for the zone.
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WOTCLEF advocates aggressive sensitisation of rural communities to curb human trafficking

The Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation has called for an aggressive grassroots sensitisation as a panacea to the ills of human trafficking in the societies.