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SERAP Chides NBC, Issues 48 Hours Ultimatum Over ChannelsTV Suspension
SERAP Chides NBC, Issues 48 Hours Ultima...

SERAP Chides NBC, Issues 48 Hours Ultimatum Over ChannelsTV Suspension

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has issued a 48 hours ultimatum to the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, to reverse what it described as the unconstitutional and illegal suspension and a fine of N5 million on Channels Television or face a lawsuit. Reports say the... read more »

Ondo Election Tribunal to Deliver Verdict on Guber Poll Today
Ondo Election Tribunal to Deliver Verdic...

Ondo Election Tribunal to Deliver Verdict on Guber Poll Today

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Akure is set to rule on the October 20, Ondo State governorship poll today. The verdict o the petition filed by Mr Eyitayo Jedege of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, against the winner of the election, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressive... read more »

Lawyers Back Financial Autonomy for Judiciary
Lawyers Protest Over Financial Autonomy ...

Lawyers Protest Over Financial Autonomy for Judiciary

The Bwari and Gwagwalada chapter of Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, has backed the calls for judicial financial autonomy in Nigeria. The lawyer expressed their support during a solidarity rally with the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, which have been on... read more »

Police, Brutal Cops Should Compensate SARS Victims – Rivers
Police, Brutal Cops Should Compensate SA...

Police, Brutal Cops Should Compensate SARS Victims – Rivers

The Rivers State Executive Council has submitted that police authority or operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad found guilty of brutality and other forms of human right abuses should compensate their victims. This was part of the agreement reached after the five-man committee... read more »

CCT Chairman, Umar’s ‘Biafran Boys’ Comment Xenophobic, Liable to Five-Year Imprisonment – Falana
CCT Chairman, Umar’s ‘Biafran Boys’ Comm...

CCT Chairman, Umar’s ‘Biafran Boys’ Comment Xenophobic, Liable to Five-Year...

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has described the Code of Conduct, CCT, Chairman, Danladi Umar’s use of “Biafran boys” to classify the traders he had a fracas with at Banex Plaza in Abuja where he assaulted a security guard as xenophobic and liable to five-year sentence. The... read more »

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Late President Yar’Adua’s Daughter To Be Arraigned In Court Over Alleged N2billion Fraud

Late President Yar’Adua’s Daughter To Be Arraigned In Court Over Alleged N2billion Fraud...

An Abuja Court is set to hear a suit against Hajia Zainab Dakingari, a daughter of the late President Umaru Yar’adua and wife of former Kebbi State Governor Sa’idu Dakingari, for... read more »

NBA Frowns at Alleged Assault of Security Guard by CCT Chair

NBA Frowns at Alleged Assault of Security Guard by CCT Chair

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has frowned at the alleged assault of a security guard by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Danladi, saying such action is unbecoming of... read more »

Nigerian Arrested for Obtaining Ghanaian Passport

Nigerian Arrested for Obtaining Ghanaian Passport

A 28-year-old Nigerian man has been repatriated by the Kaneshie District Court for illegally acquiring a Ghanaian passport and birth certificate. The man identified as Iyamu, aka Anthony... read more »

Rivers House of Assembly Confirms Second Most Senior Judge as Chief Judge

Rivers House of Assembly Confirms Second Most Senior Judge as Chief Judge

The Rivers State House of Assembly has confirmed Justice Simeon Amadi as the Chief Judge. He is the second most senior judge of the state High Court. Following a letter from Governor Nyesom... read more »

Buhari Dragged to Court for Re-Appointing NPA DG

Buhari Dragged to Court for Re-Appointing NPA DG

The reappointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority for a new five years tenure has generated controversy as some maritime stakeholders and experts have... read more »