Saturday, January 16, 2021

Law

NCS seizes smuggled rice, trucks worth N101.7m in Edo

The Nigeria Customs Service says it has seized about 1,160 bags of 50kg of foreign parboiled rice and five trucks used to convey them, in Edo state. According to sources, the rice and trucks worth...

Obono-Obla: APC Governorship candidate, Hope Uzodinma must account for the over 12 million dollars

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property says that its investigation into the alleged 7 billion bailout to banks shows that the money were said to have been gifted to...

Justice Ngozi Emehelu inaugurates two specialised courts

The Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Ngozi Emehelu, has inaugurated two specialised courts for quick dispensation of justice among litigants in the state. The two distinct courts which are Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms are...

Court strikes out FG’s appeal against Justice Ademola, others

The Court of Appeal, Abuja has struck out an appeal brought before it by the Federal Government challenging the discharge of Justice Adeniyi Ademola; his wife, Olubowale; and Joe Agi (SAN) from answering fraud...

NASS cautions international oil companies against blacklisting Nigerian companies

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Local Content has asked International Oil Companies (IOCs) to desist from blacklisting Nigerian owned companies in the sector. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Local Content, Sen. Solomon Adeola, gave...

Minister to quit politics over sex scandal

An Australian Government Minister, Andrew Broad, who resigned from his role over allegations of improper behaviour with a younger woman, on Tuesday said he would quit politics in 2019. Broad resigned from his role as...

NHRC decries rising cases of child labour in Gombe

Mr Mohammed Abari, the Assistant Chief Investigative Officer, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Gombe State, has decried the increase in the cases of child labour in the state. Abari on Monday told journalists that the...

Three men docked for alleged fraud over “Trade Moni” loan

The police on Monday, arraigned three unemployed men before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding 26 traders of N5,200 over the Federal Government’s “Trader Moni” loan scheme. The accused Henry Okafor, 40;...

Abuja based lawyers dismiss statement, that law practice in Nigeria has 'fallen below standard'

Abuja based lawyers have dismissed the statement credited to a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Layi Babatunde that law practice in Nigeria has fallen below standard. The lawyers who spoke with Greetings News at separate interviews,...