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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 »

NBA Frowns at Alleged Assault of Security Guard by CCT Chair
NBA Frowns at Alleged Assault of Securit...

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 a legal practitioner. The NBA in a statement by its Public Secretary, Rapulu Nduka, on Thursday said described... read more »

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

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 Wike that sought Amadi’s confirmation and approval based on the National Judicial Council (NJC)... read more »

I Never Bought Abuja property from EFCC - Falana
I Never Bought Abuja property from EFCC ...

I Never Bought Abuja property from EFCC – Falana

Activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has denied ownership of a property at 42, Gana Street, Maitama District in Abuja. He said there was no truth in the story that he bought the property from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The lawyer made the clarifications in a statement... read more »

FG Deploys Police, Others to Lekki Tollgate Ahead of Today’s Protests
FG Deploys Police, Others to Lekki Tollg...

FG Deploys Police, Others to Lekki Tollgate Ahead of Today’s Protests

The Federal Government has deployed policemen and over 150 operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to preempt the breakdown of law and order and possibly forestall the protest tagged #OccupyLekkiProtest at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos on Saturday (today). This comes as... read more »

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Police Calls on Lagosians to Ignore Calls for Fresh Protest at Lekki Toll Gate

Police Calls on Lagosians to Ignore Calls for Fresh Protest at Le...

Lagos state government and the Police on Thursday urged the people of state to shun calls for fresh protest slated for tomorrow at the Lekki Toll Gate. They said the fact that two groups scheduled... read more »

Court Unfreezes #EndSARS Campaigners’ Bank Accounts

Court Unfreezes #EndSARS Campaigners’ Bank Accounts

Following the freezing of the bank account of some promoters of the #EndSARS protesters, a Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria to unfreeze 20 bank accounts linked to protesters and promoters of #EndSARS with immediate effect. The order was given by Justice Ahmed Mohammed following the sudden withdrawal of a suit... read more »

Uganda: Court Orders Soldiers to Vacate Bobi Wine’s Hom...

Uganda: Court Orders Soldiers to Vacate Bobi Wine’s Home

A court in Uganda has order security operatives to vacate the home of opposition leader, Bobi Wine, whose house arrest since the recent presidential poll has... read more »

Alleged Assault: Deeper Life School Principal, Others G...

Alleged Assault: Deeper Life School Principal, Others Granted N500,000 Bail Each

The magistrates’ court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday, granted bail in the sum of N500,000 each to the principal of the Deeper Life High... read more »

Sowore, Four others Arraigned in Abuja For Alleged Publ...

Sowore, Four others Arraigned in Abuja For Alleged Public Disturbance

The publisher of online platform, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore has been arraigned with four others before a Magistrate’s Court in Wuse zone 2, Abuja by... read more »

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Obaseki Swears in Eight High Court Judges

Obaseki Swears in Eight High Court Judges

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has promised that his administration would keep supporting the judiciary. He spoke yesterday when he swore in eight new judges for the State High... read more »

Zambia President Fires Health Minister Chilufya

Zambia President Fires Health Minister Chilufya

Zambia’s presidency on Sunday announced the sacking of the country’s health minister, arrested for alleged graft last year but cleared of charges. Chitalu Chilufya, 48, was held in... read more »

Over 1,927 Demand FCMB MD’s Sacking Over Paternity Scandal, Bank Commences Probe

Over 1,927 Demand FCMB MD’s Sacking Over Paternity Scandal, Bank Commences Probe

Over 1,927 persons have signed the petition demanding for the sack of the First City Monument Bank, FCMB, Managing Director, Adam Nuru, over allegations bothering on infidelity with a... read more »

Gov Lalong Assents to N147bn 2021 Budget

Gov Lalong Assents to N147bn 2021 Budget

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has signed the N147bn appropriation bill and the state anti-kidnapping bill into law. The House of Assembly in the state had raised the 2021... read more »

Nigeria: Constitutional Force Majeure Proclaimed Over A Sovereignty Dispute

Nigeria: Constitutional Force Majeure Proclaimed Over A Sovereign...

19th December 2020 On 16th December 2020, history was being made in Nigeria. On that day, there was an official declaration of Constitutional Force Majeure and demand for an orderly process to deal... read more »