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Mazi Nnamdi Kanu
Amended Charges: ‘We Are Prepared For Fi...

Amended Charges: ‘We Are Prepared For Fireworks’, Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyers Tel...

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lead counsel to the embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has asked the Federal Government and others to expect “legal fireworks” on Thursday. He also said the IPOB legal team is “eminently prepared”. He said this while reacting to the amended... read more »

El-Zakzaky Sues AGF, DSS For N2bn Over Detention, Passport’s Seizure
El-Zakzaky Sues AGF, DSS For N2bn Over D...

El-Zakzaky Sues AGF, DSS For N2bn Over Detention, Passport’s Seizure

The leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, has sued the Department of State Services and the Attorney-General of the Federation to court over his prolonged detention and the refusal of the government to release his passport. In the fundamental human rights suit... read more »

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu
Fast Ahead Of My Arraignment, Nnamdi Kan...

Fast Ahead Of My Arraignment, Nnamdi Kanu Tells Supporters

Ahead of his arraignment on October 21, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has asked millions of his supporters to embark on a dry fast. His counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, who stated this on his verified Facebook page, also stated that Kanu was well. Ejiofor said Kanu... read more »

N4.9bn fraud: Judge angry as Fani-Kayode shuns trial for fifth time
N4.9bn Fraud: Judge Angry as Fani-Kayode...

N4.9bn Fraud: Judge Angry as Fani-Kayode Shuns Trial For Fifth Time

Justice Daniel Osaigor of a Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, ordered a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, to pay N200,000 for not making himself available for re-arraignment for alleged money laundering. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Osaigor said he had gone... read more »

FG Considers Taking States to Supreme Court Over VAT
FG Considers Taking States to Supreme Co...

FG Considers Taking States to Supreme Court Over VAT

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Wednesday insisted that the anti-open grazing laws of some states infringed on the freedom of movement as enshrined in the nation’s constitution. Malami said this while answering questions from State House... read more »

Pandora Papers: Investigation Reveals How Ex-Nigerian Governor, Peter Obi Repeatedly Broke...

An investigation into the secret businesses of a former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has revealed that he broke the law several times. This is despite his standing as an advocate of... read more »

Ogun Governor Signs Anti-open Grazing Law

Ogun Governor Signs Anti-open Grazing Law

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has signed into law, the anti-open grazing bill in the state. On Thursday, the governor assented to the bill during a Security Council meeting at the... read more »

Appeal court joins Lagos in FIRS appeal over VAT collection

Appeal Court Joins Lagos in FIRS Appeal Over VAT Collection

The court of appeal, Abuja division, has granted the application of the Lagos state government as a co-respondent in the appeal filed by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The FIRS... read more »

Kanu’s Release A Challenge S’East Leaders Must Achieve – Ohanaeze

Kanu’s Release A Challenge S’East Leaders Must Achieve – Ohanaeze

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation; Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has described as unnecessary the plan by Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB to lock down the South-East, noting that it will... read more »

IPOB threatens 30-day Shutdown of South-East Unless…

IPOB threatens 30-day Shutdown of South-East Unless…

The Indigenous People of Biafra has warned that it will declare a one-month sit-at-home protest in Biafraland if its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, is not presented in court on October 21. The Media and... read more »