ABUJA— MINISTER of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun Thursday, painted a gloomy picture of the economy when she appeared before the Senate, saying the country was at the moment in tough place and in recession.Read More
Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of an Abuja High Court at Maitama, on Thursday, admitted an aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose, Mr. Abiodun Agbele, bail to the tune of N50million.Read More
An FCT High Court on Thursday slammed a N50 million bail on Abiodun Agbele, an aide to Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti.
The court also ordered the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to pay five million naira to Agbele for violating the applicant’s fundamental human rights to personal liberty.
Oil–producing communities in the country, under the aegis of Host Communities of Nigeria, (Producing Oil and Gas), HOSCON, Thursday , lamented the Federal Government’s neglect of the Niger Delta region, while it accused political leaders in the region of misappropriating over N10 trillion earmarked for the region over the years.Read More
A 35-year-old barber, Yemi Akinmade, was on Thursday brought before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing a wallet containing N15,000 cash. The accused who resides at No. 9, Hundeyin Compound, Idale, Badagry is facing a charge of stealing.Read More
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday described Justice Mamman Nasir, former President of the Court of Appeal as the architect of Nigerian Judiciary. Buhari stated this in Kaduna at a Colloquium and launching of four books organised in honour of Nasir, for attaining the age of 87.Read More
THE Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama Thursday said that there had not been any sufficient evidence to prove that the three members of the House of Representatives accused of sexual misconduct really committed the crime.Read More
A 46-year-old business woman, Mrs Funmilayo Adedeji, told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday that her husband had denied her sex for 10 years. Funmilayo, who said this while responding to a divorce suit filed by her husband, Omotayo, added that he gave no reason for starving her of sex.Read More
A magistrates’ court sitting in Kano on Thursday denied bail to the two suspects who allegedly brutalised two-year-old Musa Murtala in the city on May 10.Read More
Developing countries lose an estimated 23 billion U.S. dollars annually through failure to comply with Group of 20 non-tariff measures, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says.Read More