Saturday, January 16, 2021

Law

Okowa signs N390 billion 2019 Appropriation Bill into law

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has signed the 2019 Appropriation Bill of over 390-billion-naira into law. At the signing ceremony on Thursday in Asaba, Dr Okowa explained that the early signing will give his administration...

Court sentences man to 4 years imprisonment for cutting his neighbours hand

A Magistrates court in Lugbe, Abuja on Tuesday sentenced one Suleiman Ayuba to four years imprisonment for cutting off his neighbor’s hand. Ayuba, a resident of Aso, Sabo Lugbe Airport Road, Abuja, was arraigned alongside his...

Asset declaration forms submitted by Onnoghen not yet verified by CCB

The Code of Conduct Tribunal was told on Thursday that the two asset declaration forms submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau by the suspended CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen have not been...

Breaking: Court throws out suit challenging collation of Rivers Guber polls results

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the suit seeking to stop the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from proceeding with the collation, concluding and announcing of the results of the...

UPDATE: First defence witness tenders receipt for Onnoghen’s 2010 assets declaration

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria , Justice Walter Onnoghen , on Monday , called his driver , Mr . Lawal Olarewaju Busari, as his first defence witness in his trial on...

Alleged 1.4bn fraud: NBA President's trial delayed

The trial of President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro, could not proceed as scheduled today, following the transfer of the case to another Judge, Professor Chuka Obiozor. The NBA President is being prosecuted...

Fayemi dedicates victory to Ekiti people

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, says the judgment of the Ekiti State Election Tribunal affirming his election as the validly elected Governor of the State was a re- affirmation of the wishes of...

Declare “Operation Python Dance” as unconstitutional -Malcom Omirhobo

A Lagos-based Rights Campaigner, Malcom Omirhobo, is asking a Federal High Court in Abuja to declare as unconstitutional, the proposed launch of “Operation Python Dance” across Nigeria. The applicants in the suit, are Omirhobo and...

CJN's Arraignment: Fed Govt freezes Onnoghen’s five accounts

Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen’s five accounts have been frozen. The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami,  has requested the Director, Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to freeze...

NBC suspends DAAR Communications’ license

The National Broadcasting Commission on Thursday announced the suspension of the licences of the African Independent Television and Ray Power FM belonging to the Daar Communications Limited. The NBC...