Termination of appointment: Court adjourns ex-CBN staff suit till May 9

Termination of appointment: Court adjourns ex-CBN staff suit till May 9

The National Industrial Court(NIC) Abuja, on Wednesday adjourned till May 9, hearing in the suit filed by Buba Wulangs, a former staff of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), challenging termination of his appointment. Wulangs is challenging the purported termination of...
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Statelessness: Ministry of Justice canvasses urgent constitution amendment

Statelessness: Ministry of Justice canvasses urgent constitution amendment

The Federal Ministry of Justice has called for the urgent amendment of the Nigerian Constitution and speedy domestication of the Abidjan Declaration to end statelessness in Nigeria. Dr Francis Oni, an Assistant Director and representative of the Ministry made ...
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Obasanjo’s wife files suit in Lagos court to stop son’s wedding

Obasanjo’s wife files suit in Lagos court to stop son’s wedding

Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday filed a suit at an Ikeja High Court, seeking to stop the wedding of her son, Olujonwo Obasanjo, scheduled for May 11. Ex-President Obasanjo and the father of the...
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Certificate scandal: Melaye sues Sahara Reporters for N5bn

Certificate scandal: Melaye sues Sahara Reporters for N5bn

Member of the Senate representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, has dragged an online news portal, Sahara Reporters, before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Maitama. Melaye is suing Sahara Reporters for defamation ...
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PDP leadership crisis: S/Court fixes May 4 to hear motion against Makarfi’s appeal

PDP leadership crisis: S/Court fixes May 4 to hear motion against Makarfi’s appeal

The Supreme Court on Thursday fixed May 4 to hear a motion filed to strike out the notice of appeal challenging the restoration of Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff as PDP National Chairman. Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee of the party...
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Man, 30, arraigned for allegedly paying sex worker with fake currency

Man, 30, arraigned for allegedly paying sex worker with fake currency

A 30-year-old man, Frank Igwe, who allegedly used some fake Nigerian currency to pay a  sex worker for her services, was on Wednesday charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos. The accused, whose address was not given, is...
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Secondary school student faces child defilement charge

Secondary school student faces child defilement charge

A teenage secondary school student, Precious Julius, who allegedly defiled a four-year-old girl, was on Wednesday released on a bail of N500, 000 on the orders of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The court also granted him two sureties in...
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Bill to prohibit tribal marks passes second reading in Senate

Bill to prohibit tribal marks passes second reading in Senate

A Bill for an Act to provide for the Prohibition of Facial Mutilation, Offences, Prosecution and Punishment of Offenders on Tuesday passed second reading in the Senate. The Bill is also for the Protection of victims under threat of facial...
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Court grants Yakubu N300m bail

Court grants Yakubu N300m bail

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday admitted Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), to N300 million bail with two sureties. Yakubu was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)...
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Court to rule on Kanu’s bail application April 25

Court to rule on Kanu’s bail application April 25

The Federal High Court, Abuja, will on April 25 rule on whether or not the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and three others, should be admitted to bail. The judge, Justice Binta Nyako, gave the date...
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