IF they meet the criteria and are subsequently recommended by the National Judicial Council (NJC), the body vested with the constitutional power to appoint and discipline judges, some of the nine Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) short listed by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) will be appointed Justices of the Supreme Court (JSC) subject to President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval.Read More
A Lagos State High Court, sitting in Epe, yesterday, stopped Toll Systems Development Co. Ltd from dealing in a portion of land at Oko-Olomi Village, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.
Trial judge, Justice Ganiyu Safari gave the order following an application by three applicants, Chief Tajudeen Eleku, Abdulralmab Balogun and Chief Lateef Eleku for themselves and on behalf of the Okunu Eleku family of Oko-Olomi through their lawyer, Mr Bamidele Ogundele.
MRS. Philomena Monkom, former Permanent Secretary in Cross River State Governor’ s Office was among hundreds of retired civil servants in the state who took to the streets, yesterday, to protest non-payment of their gratuity several years after they left service.Read More
The 2017 annual Inter-Denominational Divine Service (IDDS) of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Lagos chapter will hold on Saturday, February 18.Read More
AGGRIEVED residents of Abak Road and Nsentip Street in Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, have lamented that they have suffered power outage for 15 years.Read More
The global Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Ogoni Olomu, has conferred a fellowship award on Mr. Morrison Idiovwa and others for their contributions to the development of the school, communities and the larger society.Read More
THE Department of State Services, DSS, has arrested the former coordinator of Niger Delta Riverine Protection Programme, Mr Tikari Danjuma, and one of his aides, Jacob Sonoma.Read More
A suspected kidnapper arrested by the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team , IRT, in connection with last Thursday’s kidnap of Secretary of the Isheri North Estate, Government Reserved Area, Lagos, has revealed that he got N250,000 from the N5 million ransom paid for the victim, Mr Dayo Adekoya’s release.Read More
Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has said that the state government embarked on the construction of Rumuokoro Market and bus station to address the traffic congestion in that area.Read More
By Chris Ochayi The Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Abuja branch, has conferred Innovative Leadership Award on the Registrar-General, Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, Alhaji Bello Mahmud. This came as a seasoned journalist and Publisher of Parliament International Magazine, Mr. Gowon Egbunu, was selected by the Arewa Youth Advocacy for Excellence, AYAE, as recipient of its Young
Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, worldwide, has condemned Tuesday’s attack on Ann-Kio Briggs and other Niger Delta activists by suspected hired thugs at Tombia Junction, Bayelsa State, while they were protesting the allocation of land by the state government to Fulani herdsmen.Read More
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has disclosed plans by the state to generate 3,000 Megawatts, MW, of electricity through accelerated deployment of various embedded power plants in strategic locations within the next seven years.Read More
The Kogi Business Community Abuja, KBCA, a coalition of businessmen, is to engage the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on how his administration intends to address security and confront the developmental challenges.Read More
IN the 30s, 40s and 50s the Reverend Isaac Oladotun Ransome-Kuti and his wife, Olufunmilayo, were in the forefront of the struggle of the Nigerian people against British colonial autocracy. Their Abeokuta home served as the secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Teachers and the Nigerian Union of Women founded and led by the Kutis. Bekololari was born in 1940 by the Kutis with a silver spoon. But like his elder brother, Fela, he never used the spoon. Early in life both of them were nurtured in the struggle against injustice and oppression.Read More
FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the day he appeared before the General Patrick Aziza’s Special Military Tribunal over allegations of coup plotting as the saddest day in his life.Read More