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Lagos A-G warns residents against assaulting law enforcers

By Moji Eniola Lagos, Nov. 16, 2020 Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), has warned inhabitants of the state to desist from assaulting law enforcement agents or face the wrath of the law. Onigbanjo gave the warning on...

JPMorgan to Reveal Nigerian Bankers involved in $875 million oil deal next year

LONDON - JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to identify any bank officials who signed off on $875 million of transfers to a former Nigerian oil minister, after the government said that some of the lender’s own managers expressed concerns. A lawsuit launched by the...

Alleged false information: Court admits ex-Imo governor to N10m bail

By Edith Nwapi Abuja, Nov. 11, 2020 An FCT High Court in Maitama on Wednesday admitted a former governor of Imo, Ikedioha Ohakim to bail in the sum of N10 million. The Inspector-General of Police charged Ohakim with three counts bordering on giving false...

#EndSARS: Absence of youth reps stalls proceedings at Lagos Judicial Panel

By Moji Eniola Lagos, Nov. 7, 2020 The absence of the two youth representatives serving in the Lagos Judicial Panel on EndSARS protest on Saturday stalled proceedings as the panel could not form a quorum. Naija247news reports that Brig.-Gen. A. I. Taiwo was already...

Reinstated House of Reps member affirms confidence in judiciary

By Femi Ogunshola Abuja, Nov. 6, 2020 A reinstated member of the House of Representatives, Suleiman Lere, representing Lere Federal Constituency in Kaduna State, has affirmed his confidence in the nation’s judiciary. He also affirmed his commitment to meeting his constituency’s needs Lere said these while...

Alleged pergury: Court adjourns suit against Obaseki until Nov. 16

By Wandoo Sombo Abuja, Nov. 4, 2020 The Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, adjourned until Nov. 16, hearing in an alleged perjury suit against Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo. Justice Ahmed Mohammed fixed the date, after counsel to the Plaintiffs, Mr Akin Olujimi, SAN,...

Assets controversy: Absence of judge stalls AFAN’s suit against Kabiru Ibrahim-led NWC

By Taiye Agbaje Abuja, Nov. 4, 2020 Absence of Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, stalled hearing in a suit filed by All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) against Mr Kabiru Ibrahim and his dissolved National Working Committee (NWC). Naija247news ...

EFCC Closes In On Tinubu, Agency Grills Fowler Over Alpha Beta Consulting

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has in its custody, Mr. Babatunde Fowler, a former CEO of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service and erstwhile chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, over allegations that Alpha Beta Consulting, a company involved in...

Malami welcomes CPJ report, says Nigeria will end impunity for crimes against journalists

By Ebere Agozie Abuja, Nov. 1, 2020 The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, SAN, says the Federal Government is set to end impunity for crimes against members of the public including journalists. Malami made this known in a...

67 persons bag 6 months jail term for violating sanitation law in Nasarawa

By Sunday John Lafia, Oct. 31, 2020 A Mobile Court sitting in Nasarawa State has sentenced 67 persons to six months imprisonment for violating Environmental Sanitation Laws in the state. The Judge, Mr Shittu Umar, while passing the sentence also gave the convicts an option...
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