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Senate removes time limit on rape charge, removes gender from rape offences, and prescribes life jail for kidnapping

The Senate, on Tuesday, passed a bill amending the criminal code, changing the jail term for kidnapping from 10 years to life imprisonment. The bill, read for the third time on Tuesday, also seeks to remove gender restrictions in the issue of rape, and recognise males as rape victims too. The Criminal Code is the criminal law […]

THE DYNAMIC LAWS OF FRIENDSHIP (2)

THE LAW OF CONNECTIVITY “Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go” (Proverbs 22:24) The friend of my friend is my friend. How many friends of your friend do you know? How many friends of your friend are your friends? Until you know other friends of your […]

TEACHING: A PIECEMEAL ENDEAVOUR

“It is of course, necessary for one who would understand modern social conditions or problems, to know of the past out of which our modern life has developed”. While growing up, I was privileged to be tutored by a great slew of teachers who appreciated the essence and impact education can have on a child. […]

Lagos withdraws suit to challenge virtual sitting at Supreme Court

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday withdrew its suit challenging the move by the National Assembly to amend the Nigerian Constitution to provide for virtual proceedings in courts. The Attorney General of Lagos State, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), withdrew the suit after the seven-man panel of the apex described it as speculative. The panel led by […]

Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Maiduguri, Kill Several Residents

Boko Haram terrorists on Monday night attacked Gomari area of Maiduguri, capital of Borno State has revealed by multiple sources. A security source revealed that the insurgents came into the village around 11:05pm, shooting sporadically and killing several persons. “Gomari, near Airport Road is presently under attack, they have started burning buildings and killing civilians […]

Judge halts first federal execution in the US since 2003

U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan issued an injunction on Monday to new delay in federal executions, just hours before the first lethal injection since 2003 was set to be administered at a federal prison in Indiana. The Trump administration has appealed Chutkan’s decision to a higher court in its push to move forward with the execution. […]

Magu fails to submit EFCC’s audited accounts for four years

The suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, failed to submit the audited accounts of the anti-graft agency to the National Assembly as required by law It was learnt this weekend as critics say he took advantage of the non-confirmation of his appointment by the Senate to avoid accountability […]

FG unveils 52-page guidelines for schools reopening, omits resumption date

The Federal Government has released a 52-page set of guidelines for the reopening of schools in the country as it continues to manage the Covid-19 Pandemic but failed to mention the resumption date for the schools. The guidelines for the reopening of schools were contained in  a document titled, ‘Guidelines for schools and learning facilities […]

New Findings Indicates COVID-19 Might Be Airborne, Wear Face Masks – NCDC

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control has said new findings indicates that the Coronavirus might be transmitted by air. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of the agency, made this known during the COVID-19 Presidential Task Force briefing on Monday. Ihekweazu made it known in the past that research showed that the virus was transmitted through droplets […]

AU-ECOSOC praises Ooni over move to hold NEEBS Expo 2020

The African Union, Economic, Social and Cultural Council, AU ECOSOCC, on Monday, praise the Ooni of Ile-Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, over move to hold Nigeria Eastern Europe Business Summit, NEEBS, Expo 2020. This was contained in a statement signed by the Nigeria Representative, 3rd General Assembly, AU ECOSOCC, Oba John. John […]

Akpabio vs Joy: Investigate Akpabio And NDDC PDP Tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday said the monstrous sleaze being revealed in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is just a tip of the iceberg on the stinking corruption and criminal racketeering in the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Peoples Democratic Party has asked Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu […]

Man City to play in Champions League next season- CAS reveal outcome of Uefa appeal decision

Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned Manchester City’s two-year Champions League ban after ruling in favour of the Premier League side. The club will still have to pay a fine, which has been reduced from €30 million (£25m/$33m) to €10m (£9m/$11m). City were initially punished by UEFA in February, when they were banned from competing in the Champions […]

THE DYNAMIC LAWS OF FRIENDSHIP

THE LAW OF THE REVERSED NATURE OF DOG“A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly,..” (Proverbs 18:24). Don’t bark at strangers, some are new friends just arriving. When a dog sees a stranger approaching or entering its territory, the first thing it does is to bark. The barking implies so many things… You don’t […]

Academics, culture advocates gather on Zoom for Soyinka as he clocks 86

The 11th Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange started on a good note on Sunday with the playwright, essayist, and social critic reciting poetry to participants who joined him on Zoom. Many eminent Nigerians were featured on the programme conducted via Zoom including the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, (Ojaja II). The WSICE 2020, billed […]

“Olumide Akpata Is By Far The Most Qualified To Lead The Bar” – Former Member of YLF National Governing Council shows support Akpata for NBA President

Former Assistant Publicity Secretary of the NBA Young Lawyers Forum National Governing Council, Kelechi Uwanna, has shown support and endorsed Olumide Akpata for 30th President of the Nigerian Bar Association. In a statement he made this morning, he testified to his firsthand experience of Akpata’s capacity and leadership skill. He also highlighted Akpata’s commitment to […]

Law Officers Supports Olumide Akpata, Say He Is The Smart Choice For President of The NBA

Law Officers of the Ministry of Justice, Akwa Ibom State have shown their support for Olumide Akpata’s NBA Presidential bid. In a statement signed by them, they lauded his achievements and extolled his virtues, urging all lawyers to vote him, as he is the smart choice for President of the NBA, particularly noting his antecedents. […]

Magu worked for Osinbajo, Tinubu- Femi Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has alleged that Ibrahim Magu, the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, worked for Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu while in office. He made it known that Osinbajo and Tinubu are the two […]

Falana denies receiving money from Magu

Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), a Human rights lawyer, has denied receiving N28m from the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, who is being investigated for corruption allegations by a special presidential panel. Falana, in a pre-action letter signed by his lawyer, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika (SAN), demanded a retraction of […]

KENDRICK series (2 & 3)

EPISODE 2 “As the Deer pants for water, so I long for you, O God. I thirst for God, the living God. Where can I find him to come and stand before him? Day and night I weep for his help.” (Ps. 42:1-3) AWAKEN YOUR SPIRITUAL HUNGER After his first supernatural encounter, Kendrick had totally […]

Multi-million Naira Property Built By Attorney-General, Malami, For Son In Kebbi State Uncovered

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has early denied the allegation that he bought N300million mansion for his newly married son, Abdul Aziz, in Abuja. Irked by his tepid denial of corruption-fuelled wedding of his son, evidence has now surfaced of a second mansion worth N100m built by Nigeria’s […]

Nigeria’s Inspector-General Of Police Replaces Officers Attached To EFCC

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has instructed the withdrawal of mobile police personnel attached to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The directive contained in a signal to the Assistant Inspector General, Police Mobile Force, PMF Squadrons one to 79, Force Secretary and Commissioners of Police of all the state commands and the Federal Capital […]

NFIU office burgled in Aso Rock, computers taken away

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he ordered the suspension of the embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu. This is coming at the time the NFIU office in Aso Rock Presidential Villa was burgled and at least seven computers containing sensitive financial information were taken away […]

Check abuses of NDDC budget procedures, Akpabio tells NASS

The open investigation by the Senate on allegations of reckless spending by the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) ended yesterday just as the chamber was changed to check against abuses of the budgeting procedures particularly with respect to the NDDC. MINISTER of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio told the […]

How Malami and Magu clashed over sale of seized assets

Fresh findings have emerged on the alleged sale of forfeited assets by the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission which pitted the two government institutions against each other. Investigations has revealed that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), and […]

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith admit previous split, reveal details of August Alsina relationship

Jada Pinkett Smith admits she did have an affair with singer August Alsina while her marriage to Will Smith was on the rocks as couple sit down for bombshell tell-all Jada Pinkett Smith has admitted she did have an affair with singer August Alsina while married to Will Smith.   The 48-year-old sat down with her […]

Senate To Investigate N80 Billion Fraud In NDDC

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has made it known that the allegations of financial recklessness and misappropriation of funds levelled against the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are unacceptable hence the decision by the Senate to investigate the activities of the Commission. Lawan said this in a speech delivered […]

Buhari fair to Southeast despite low 2015, 2019 votes says Adesina

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has made it known that his principal has been fair to the Southeast region in political appointments and infrastructural projects. Adesina said the President has treated the region fair enough “despite the sparse number of votes in the South […]

Osinbajo asks Petition IG to probe blogger over N4bn Magu Allegation report

The Vice-President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, has written a petition to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, demanding the probe of a blogger, Jackson Ude, who is also the publisher of an online medium, Point Blank News. The petition dated July 8, 2020, is titled, ‘Criminal Defamation of the Vice-President of the Federal Republic of […]

Retired Navy Admiral’s Daughter and Driver Killed By Kidnappers In Kogi

Suspected kidnappers have shot dead the daughter of a retired Navy Rear Admiral, J Onubi, and his driver along the Lokoja-Abuja highway. The driver with navy number X9307, was identified as Pomtd Lifu Ji with . Their remains have since been moved to the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja. It has been gathered that Onubi’s orderly, […]

Ganduje Dollar Video displayed On Edo Biggest Roundabout Billboard

A scandalous video showing Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje pocketing vast wads of American dollars in what was said to be bribe payments from public works contractors, has been put on repeat on the biggest screen in the biggest roundabout in Edo State. In the video released by the Editor-In-Chief of Daily Nigerian, Jaafar Jaafar, […]

MONEY IS OXYGEN

Three things vital for the existence of mankind are: water, food and air. Without these, humanity is short-lived and the continuity of life cannot be sustained. In my cycle of growth, I’ve come to realize one important thing that can be added to the list of entity mentioned above. Money. Yes, you heard it right. […]

NBA Election 2020: Three Distinctive Attributes of Olumide Akpata No Other Candidate Possesses – Kelechi Ibe

This would be the first time I would keenly follow, or even be involved in, the NBA elections since my call to the Nigerian Bar in 2016. I had always maintained, like most other young lawyers, that the NBA offered no useful value particularly to the younger lawyers. This perception gets reinforced everyday with my […]

PROFILE OF RAPULU ERNEST NDUKA PHD: Contesting for the office of the National Publicity Secretary

Rapulu Ernest attended Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha, where he graduated 1998 in flying colours. Then, he proceeded to Abia State University Uturu to study Law. Following the successful bag of LLB from Abia State University, Uturu, his next port of call was the Nigerian Law School (Lagos Campus). He was subsequently admitted to the […]

Bola Tinubu, Ibrahim Magu, The Cabal And 2023 – Rèmí Oyèyemí

There is limit to the power of money. Even at times when money seems effective, it is temporary. In the long run, it would not work. The love, affection and loyalty of your people are the only things that could endure. Treachery against them, never pays. For the innocent, the past may hold a reward, […]

Alaafin tackled by CAN over alleged sale of church land

The branch of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Oyo town has protested against the role allegedly being played by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, in an ongoing land tussle between the association and other parties in the town. CAN alleged that Oba Adeyemi had sold parts of its 96 plots of land […]

Solskjaer wants Pogba to sign new deal with Man United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United manager is hopeful Paul Pogba will sign a new contract. Pogba has entered the final year of his deal at Old Trafford, although the club hold an option to extend until 2022. United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has warned it will not be “business as usual” in the transfer market […]

United States infections Tops Three Million COVID-19 Cases, Trump Pushes For Schools To Reopen

The United States on Wednesday passed another grim COVID-19 milestone with three million confirmed cases, as President Donald Trump aggressively pushed for schools to reopen amid a COVID-19 resurgence in many southern hotspots.  The US remains by far the worst affected country, with over 131,000 deaths, while Brazil — whose virus-skeptic President Jair Bolsonaro has […]

Muslim woman in USA says Starbucks Barista labelled her ISIS By Writing ‘ISIS’ on her cup, files case

A Muslim teenager in the US has criticized coffee giant Starbucks after a barista wrote the word “ISIS” on a drink she ordered. ISIS, an acronym for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, is a common shorthand name in the West for the terrorist group Daesh. The 19-year-old Muslim lady, received a beverage from a […]

Pa James receives the gift of a new house from Funke Akindele after his was sacked by flood

The house of veteran actor, Ajirebi Kayode Olasehinde, popularly known as Pa James of Papa Ajasco was affected by the recent flood that occurred in Lagos State. Nigerians called for help on behalf of Pa James after his house was taken over by flood. Top Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has now impressed many after she […]

Whistling, winking now offences, as Senate passes Sexual Harassment Bill

Actions such as whistling, sexual compliments and winking at a lady are now serious offences, as the Senate, on Tuesday, passed a bill seeking to stop sexual abuse of female students in the nation’s tertiary institutions. The Bill, which was read the third time and passed, was a sequel to the consideration of the report […]

Bala Ciroma Replaces Ibrahim Magu As EFCC Boss

FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma has replaced Ibrahim Magu as the new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Street Journal learnt. The presidency picked from names of four people including a retired Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG), a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) and two serving police commissioners. […]

Lionel Messi tenders his transfer list to Barcelona as contract renewal complicates

Lionel Messi, who has won the Ballon d’Or award six times, and Barcelona captain had a great game against Villarreal as two assists saw the Catalans keep the pressure on Real Madrid in La Liga, with a thumping 4-1 success at the Estadio de la Ceramica. However, it’s clear that the title is the Whites’ to lose and […]

APC urges Gov. Wike to reopen markets

Hon Sokonte Davies who is the factional Acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Caretake Committee in Rivers State, has called on Governor Nyesom Wike to reopen markets in the State. Davies, who spoke while receiving a delegation of market women in the State who paid him a visit at the Party Secretariat yesterday, said he […]

I confronted Magu, exposed him to Osinbajo says Ozekhome

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mike Ozekhome, has claimed that he wrote vice-president, Yemi Osinbajo in 2017, giving several warnings that the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, was looting funds. On Tuesday, Magu was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari, after he was arrested and detained by security […]

Buhari and Ministers Honour Abdulkadir As FEC Meeting Begins

Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday, led other members of the Federal Executive Council to honour a former Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Inuwa Abdulkadir, who died on Monday. Buhari led other members to observe a minute silence in honour of Abdulkadir at the beginning of the ongoing FEC virtual meeting. Vice President […]

Presidency Suspends EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has been suspended by the Presidency. Mr Magu was suspended on Tuesday by the Buhari administration amidst allegations of gross misconduct. The suspension was also confirmed by top officials at the presidency. The officials, who spoke under anonymity because the matter was still developing […]

Meet Mark Geragos, ‘lawyer that will defend Hushpuppi in court’

It’s has been established that Instagram celebrity Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, aka Raymond Hushpuppi has hired the services of a former lawyer of Micheal Jackson, Mark Geragos to lead his legal team as he fights his way out of a possible 20-year jail term that awaits him. Although Hushpuppi himself has not confirmed this, his inner circles brought […]

Ondo Assembly begins process to impeach deputy gov

Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly have commenced the process of impeaching the deputy governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi. The members of the Assembly are currently deliberating in the Assembly on the allegation of gross misconduct against Ajayi. On the premises of the Assembly, scores of armed policemen and the men of the Nigeria […]

Government sets August 4 date for WAEC examinations

The Federal Government, yesterday, said the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASCE) would hold from August 4 through September 5, 2020. The West African Examination Council is set to release a fresh timetable for the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, who made the announcement at […]

US to withdraw visas and deport foreign students if classes are moved fully online

Foreign students in the US will not be allowed to stay this autumn if their universities have moved classes fully online, unless they switch to a course with in-person tuition. The United States said on Monday it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online […]

Nimi Akinkugbe: Ambassador-Designate and the Indigeneship Question- Reuben Abati

The protest by some misguided Ondo youths against the appointment of Mrs Nimi Akinkugbe as ambassador-designate must be condemned by all reasonable persons, most especially the entire Ondo state community. The youths reportedly complained that Mrs Akinkugbe (nee Ajumogobia) who is originally from Rivers State cannot fill the slot of Ondo State. Who told them […]

Mele Kyari And NNPC: One Year After – Reuben Abati

About a year ago, Mele Kolo Kyari was named as the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). He was the succeessor of Maikanti Baru, now of blessed memory. On July 8, 2019, the then incoming GMD made the following promises: (i) There will be no corruption without discretion. We will […]

LEGAL DUTY TO SERVE, MORAL OBLIGATION EXPECTATIONS AND PERSONALITY TRAITS OF GOVERNOR SEYI MAKINDE ON THE DEMISE OF HIS PREDECESSOR

The trending issue for some days now in Oyo state, Nigeria, is the issue talking about circumstances and aftermath effect of the death of immediate past governor of the state, Late Senator Abiola Ajimobi; the incident is of such interest to the people of the state that they follow with keen interest as phases unfold […]

Kidnappers, rapists are from Zamfara, Niger, Kaduna, Bauchi, Katsina Says Miyetti Allah

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has denied claims that Fulani herdsmen are criminals. The group claimed most kidnappers and rapists hail from Zamfara, Niger, Kaduna, Bauchi and Katsina States. MACBAN Chairman in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Mohammed Hussaini, accused visitors from the far North and their children of causing a problem in the […]

AWAKEN YOUR SPIRITUAL HUNGER

KENDRICK EPISODE 2“As the Deer pants for water, so I long for you, O God. I thirst for God, the living God. Where can I find him to come and stand before him? Day and night I weep for his help.” (Ps. 42:1-3) After his first supernatural encounter, Kendrick had totally surrendered to God and […]

Kanye West announces US presidential bid

American rapper Kanye West, a vocal supporter of US President Donald Trump, announced on Saturday (Sunday AEST) that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent challenge to Mr Trump and his presumptive Democratic rival, former vice-president Joe Biden.  It was not immediately clear if West was serious about vying for the presidency […]

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE WITH GOD

KENDRICK EPISODE 1 “Come now, let us settle the matter,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool” (Isaiah 1:18) Kendrick got fed up of life, thinking it’s over for him because his whole life is […]

Hushpuppi allegedly behind the £2 million SS Lazio scam in 2018

The list keeps growing as the FBI revealed that it was the fraudster and his gang who were responsible for a £2m scam of Italian Serie A team Lazio. In 2018, it was reported that the Italian football club Lazio have reportedly been duped by online scammers and paid the final installment of defender Stefan […]

Fifa fines Arsenal over illegal secret sell-on clauses on player transfers

The Gunners have been fined £34,000 by the world’s football governing body Fifa for keeping secret sell-on clauses for players. Fifa also warned the Premier League club against further breaches as it will force it to take severe actions against the north London club. Fifa have also issued a warning to the North London club […]

Central Bank Of Nigeria Devalues the Naira By 5.3 Per Cent At Currency Auction

The Central Bank of Nigeria devalued the naira at one of its currency auctions, according to people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg said in its latest report. The weakening comes after Governor Godwin Emefiele announced last month that the bank plans to unify its multiple exchange rates to improve the transparency of its currency-management system. […]

How FBI Nailed Nigerian socialite and Internet Fraudster, Hushpuppi And Why He May Spend Maximum Sentence In United States Federal Prison

A document revealed how he conspired with several others across various parts of the world to execute huge financial scams. Inside details of how the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation unearthed the fraudulent activities of Abbas Ramon Olorunwa widely known as Hushpuppi emerged in an affidavit attested to by Andrew John Innocenti, a Special […]

Group Attacks Attorney-General, Malami, For ‘Shielding’ Military Officers Involved In Killing Of Three Policemen

The attempt of AGF’s to rationalize his action amounts to sheer sophistry; an unconvincing after-thought which fails to exculpate him from his scandalous attempt to shield murder suspects from justice. The Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre has accused the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, of shielding the soldiers involved in the release […]

Hushpuppi and his cyber-crime team attempted to dupe Premier League club of £100m- FBI

Alleged international fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Ray Hushpuppi, on Friday made his first court appearance in an American court where the Federal Bureau of Investigation alleged that he attempted to dupe an English Premier League football club of £100m (N48.4bn). The allegation is contained in an affidavit deposed to by FBI Special Agent, Andre Innocenti, […]

Law school illegally paid cleaner N32 million

The Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation has exposed the financial infractions in the records of the Nigerian Law School. The infractions ranged from outright misappropriation to spending without approval and diversion of pension. The management of the school also in 2013 alone, paid N36 million ‘several times’ to its staff as dressing allowance. […]

Liverpool set to sign Thiago

Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago is reportedly nearing his departure from Germany – with a summer transfer to Liverpool on the cards. Thiago, the 29-year-old Spain international, moved to the Allianz Arena in 2013 and has been a serial winner in the years since. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is a long-time admirer of the Spain midfielder, […]

Reps Move To Rescue Buratai’s Critic, Lance Corporal Martins, Detention

The House of Representatives of Nigeria has begun the process to rescue a soldier, Lance Corporal Martins Idakpein, who was detained for criticizing the service chiefs over the rising spate of insecurity in Nigeria. At the plenary on Thursday, the Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu, moved a motion to call for Idakpein’s rescue. It was titled, […]

Sabastine Anyia Congratulates Branches of NBA on their Successful Elections

Sabastine Anyia Congratulates Ibadan, Gwagwalada, Ilaro, Sokoto, Lafia, Yola, Makurdi, Minna, Ilorin, Ijebu – Ode, Anocha, Onueke, Badagri, Barnawa, Ota, Ile- Ife, Ondo, Ideh, Okigwe, Ogwashi-Uku and Agbor Branches of NBA on their Successful Elections May I respectfully congratulate the entire members of the above branches for the successful conduct of their respective branch elections […]

State Counsel at Oyo State Government (Ministry of Justice)

Located in the South-West geopolitical zone of Nigeria, Oyo State was one of the three States carved out of the former Western State of Nigeria in 1976. Oyo State consists of 33 Local Government Areas. Job Type : State Counsel Job Type Full Time Qualification LLB, BL Experience None Location Oyo Job Field Law / Legal  Ministry of Justice Grade […]

Dbanj’s Rape Allegations Story according to Segalink

Segun Awosanya who is a Nigerian Social Activist has given us his own side of the story with regards to the rape allegation against popular Nigeria musician, D’banj.

Tinubu says there is no crisis in APC

Members of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday night, met the National Leader of the party, Bola Tinubu behind closed doors. Tinubu hosted Mai Mala Buni-led caretaker committee members at his residence in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State. declared that there were no differences to be sorted out in […]

Hushpuppi and Woodberry Extradited By Dubai Police To U.S.

Two suspected Nigerian Socialite and Internet Fraudsters, Ramon Abbas and Olalekan Ponle, widely known as Hushpuppi and Woodberry respectively, have been extradited to the United States, officials have said. The Dubai police disclosed this in a statement posted on Twitter, on Thursday. Hushpuppi and Woodberry were arrested in the United Arab Emirate on June 10, […]

APC caretaker committee meets Ex Governor,Tinubu in Lagos

The Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress are currently in a meeting with National Leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, at his Bourdillion residence in Ikoyi, Lagos State. The committee is led by Yobe Governor Mai Mala Buni and Chairman of Progressive Governor’s Forum Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu. Others in the closed door meeting […]

Final Voters List for 2020 National Elections is out – ECNBA

Compilation of the Voters Register for the NBA 2020 National elections commenced from the publication of the ECNBA Election Guidelines on the 21st day of April 2020. The publication gave notice to all Branch Chairmen to submit the names of their members who had paid their Bar Practice fees and Branch Dues as at 31st […]

WHO warns against use of fask masks during exercise

The World Health Organisation has warned people against wearing masks while exercising, saying masks may cause difficulty in breathing. WHO gave the warning on Wednesday in an update of its COVID-19 advice for the public: Myth busters. WHO made it known that sweat could make the mask become wet more quickly which made it difficult […]

EFCC To Close Case of Alleged N32.9bn Fraud Against Mompha July 10

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned till July 10 for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to present its remaining witnesses and close its case against socialite and media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as Mompha. Mompha is being accused of cyber fraud and laundering about N33billion. On March 4, he […]

Kano State Governor, Ganduje, Has Been Appointed To Lead 49-member APC National Campaign Council For Edo Governorship Election

Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, has appointed the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, to head its campaign council for the Edo State governorship election. Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena, in a statement in Abuja on Thursday said the appointment of the governor and 48 others followed the approval of the Chairman of […]

South-East Communities Groan As Herdsmen Take Over Farmlands

The destructive activities of herdsmen on farms in communities in Igbo land are becoming worrisome and frightening. They, with hordes of cattle, have been invading farmlands with reckless abandon and making a mess of the crops which the poor village farmers toiled to put in place. Sadly, in some cases, these killer herdsmen even violently […]

Godwin Erhahon has said Supreme Court has told Obaseki, Shaibu to stop wasting their time

Former Publicity Secretary of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Erhahon, has said that the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has refused to learn from history. According to him, what happened in Imo State between the Action Alliance, AA, and its governorship candidate in the 2019 election, Uche Nwosu, should have […]

Dogara Heads PDP Screening Committee for Ondo State election Primaries

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed the Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, as the chairman of its screening committee, for the Ondo State governorship primaries. The appointment is contained in a statement issued by its National Organising Secretary, Col. Austin Akobundu (rtd) in Abuja on Wednesday. Akobundu said that […]

Afe Babalola calls for castration of rapists and demands for state of emergency

The Founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, and a Senior Lawyer, Aare Afe Babalola, on Wednesday, recommended an amendment to the laws relating to rape to prescribe outright castration to serve as a deterrent. Babalola also called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on rape matters. In a statement issued by […]

Senator Uzor Kalu has moved for amendment of Criminal Justice Act, 2015

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, who is representing Abia North Senatorial district is currently sponsoring a bill to amend Nigeria’s Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 in the Senate. The Bill which is listed 5th on Tuesday’s Order paper is the first legislative activity Orji will be carrying out since his release from the Correctional Centre […]

ECNBA says they did not commission any election survey

ECNBA attention has been drawn to certain news making the round that the ECNBA and or the NBA commissioned a survey of members of the Association as to who their choice of the President of the Association is or should be. This, understandably, has caused some anxiety for some of our members. Nothing can be farther from the truth. […]

Kogi Governor Insists State Is COVID-19-free and Kogi Chief Judge died of natural causes

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has continued to insist that the state was COVID-19-free despite the recent death of the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Nasiru Ajanah, at an isolation facility. Governor Bello said the late Chief Judge died a natural death, urging the people to discard any news of Coronavirus in the state. Speaking […]

Arsenal hit back at Saint-Etienne over loan recall of Saliba

Arsenal have been drawn into a war of words with Saint Etienne over William Saliba. The defender has returned to his parent club following a year back on loan with Saint Etienne this season. The French league was ended early as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but the Coupe de France final will be […]

August Alsina opens up on being in a relationship with Jada Pinkett-smith

Singer August Alsina claims Will Smith gave him his “blessing” to have a relationship with Jada Pinkett-Smith. Relationship rumours have swirled around the pair for quite some time, with some convinced that Alsina and Jada had a secret affair. Alsina’s 2019 track “Nunya” fueled the speculation, as he included the lines: “You got me feeling […]

Paying The Price to Get The Prize

All through the month of June, on our weekly series of Tiwatitope on Mondays, our focus was on paying the PRICE to get the PRIZE. We were particular about paying the Price of Discipline. I’d like to do a wrap up with today’s edition by sharing useful tips, on how to master discipline and how […]

Nigerians react to Tinubu’s daughter, MC Oluomo being part of the supervisory committee For FG’s recruitment

The Federal Government has appointed, Alhaji Mutiu Are (All Progressives Congress chieftain); the daughter of APC national leader and Iyaloja-General, Folasade Tinubu-Ojo; and the Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo into the 20-member committee that will undertake the recruitment of 20,000 youths in Lagos. […]

Nigerian Lawmakers walk Keyamo out of a rowdy investigative hearing

Federal lawmakers, on Tuesday, walked out the Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Productivity, Festus Keyamo, following his refusal to apologize after the legislators accused him of raising his voice against them. The incident happened at an investigative hearing organised by the National Assembly Joint Committee on Employment, Labour, and Productivity on the allocation […]

CREATIVE WRITING BY PETER AMOO (COACH POA)

Nobody was born a baby with a pen on the hand. Every great writer devoted themselves to calling out the writer in them. Every good writer developed the skills and learned the act of writing, either by self-practice or professional-training. If you can talk, you can write. If you can think you can write. If […]

Belgium King sends regrets DR Congo marks 60 years of independence

Belgium’s King sends ‘regrets’ to Congo for Leopold II atrocities June 30 marks the 60th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s independence from Belgium, whose colonial rule was particularly brutal. The Belgian king has expressed his ‘regrets’ over his nation’s colonial past. Under Belgian rule, the Congolese had been “mocked, insulted and beaten morning […]

Increase In Airfare will cause low patronage -Travel Agencies Advocate Bailout

The NANTA president has made it known that airlines will not be recouping these investments anytime soon, as they will have to start with a low percentage of actual customers. The aviation industry and travel agencies have resigned to a long downtime, fueling concerns about looming  increase in airfare, low patronage of airlines as Nigeria […]

Prepare for hike in airfare as domestic flights resume, FG says

The Nigerian government has approved the resumption of domestic flight as soon as practicable guidelines is available inline with existing international and local guidelines on COVID-19. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, who made this known at its bi-weekly briefing on Monday, said Nigerians should expect a hike in airfare. […]

Wike directs all staff of Government House to go for Testing

The Rivers Government has directed all staff of Government House, Port Harcourt, to go for mandatory COVID-19 test to check the spread of the pandemic in the state. A statement on Monday in Port Harcourt by Mr Paulinus Nsirim, the state Commissioner for Information and Communications, explained that the directive was made by Gov. Nyesom […]

Covid-19 patients to pay 50k for test in Lagos

The state’s commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has made it know that Lagos residents who are unable to get themselves tested in government own facilities would henceforth pay N50,400 in a private laboratory to conduct COVID-19 test. The state’s commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi said this while launching the Lagos State Private-Public Consortium […]

Ex worker of Funke Akindele calls her out over abuse of workers

Many times, people always want to associate themselves with celebrities and would do anything to express their love for them. However, things are not always what they seem and fans are oblivious of how things really are because they do not know these stars personally. Just recently, a young lady took to social media to […]

Iran has Issued a Warrant Of Arrest On United States President, Donald Trump, Over Killing Of Top General

Iran’s government has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. President Donald Trump over the killing of its top commander Qasem Soleiman in an air strike outside Baghdad international airport in January, the country’s semi-official Fars news agency reported Monday. Tehran is also reportedly asking Interpol for help, according to Fars. Ali Alghasi-Mehr, the attorney general of […]

I knew President Buhari Was Deceiving Tinubu – Afenifere Chieftain, Adebanjo

With recent indications showing that there is a rift between President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has said he knew the President was allegedly deceiving Tinubu all along. Adebanjo, in a recent interview with PUNCH newspapers, said the national leader was also deceiving […]

EX-CBN Deputy Governor A Prof. Moghalu Endorses Akpata for 30th NBA President

With only four weeks to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) National Elections, frontline candidate for the office of the President of the NBA, Olumide Akpata, has received a roaring endorsement from the ex CBN deputy governor and former Nigerian presidential candidate, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu. In Moghalu’s endorsement on Twitter, the Professor said:“The Nigerian Bar Association […]

Nigeria, US, Others Excluded From List Of Travellers Allowed To Enter Europe

Nigeria has been excluded from the list of countries whose travellers could be received into Europe when the borders reopen on July 1. According to a Reportage on  Schengenvisainfo.com, the European Union Commission released a list of 54 countries that qualified for travel into Europe as the union opens its borders that were shut to […]

This Wicked Lie Must Stop- Seyi Makinde

The Oyo State Government has denied allegations that they are responsible for the delay in burying the immediate past governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the insinuations amounted to a wicked lie. The statement […]

Ajimobi Laid to Rest in Ibadan home

Ex-governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has been buried. Ajimobi died on Thursday, at a Lagos hospital from coronavirus complications. Mr Ajimobi was buried at about 10 a.m. on Sunday. His burial was attended by prominent Islamic clerics including Kunle Saani, Muideen Bello, and the Chief Imam of Ibadan, Abubakri Abdulganiyu. A special prayer is […]

THE FIVE LEVELS OF INFLUENCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

If you are taking writing as a ministry or profession, or a means of creating awareness for your business or as means of making positive influence in the world, then you need to be on the internet and on a number of social media platforms. You need platforms that can reach the world and create […]

We are both at peace, Presidency clears the air about Buhari and Tinubu

The presidency has dismissed insinuations that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been sidelined by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement on Saturday, Garba Shehu, Presidential spokesperson, said the relationship between Buhari and Tinubu has been cordial. The removal of the APC leadership known to have been backed the party’s National Leader, had fuelled suspicion of […]

We must not let down our guard against Covid 19 and insecurity – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday warned Nigerians not to mistake the lifting of restrictions on lockdown for the end of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Obasanjo, who said this in a lecture he delivered at the 2020 Sobo Sowemimo Annual Lecture organised by the Abeokuta Club, maintained that the handling of security situations […]

US government declares 6 Nigerians wanted for BEC scam

The government of the United States of America has declared six Nigerians wanted for their involvement in ​business​ email ​compromise (BEC) schemes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) declared the Nigerians wanted in a tweet in the early hours of Saturday, June 27, 2020, asking the public to provide information about them. The FBI says […]

10 Governors from PDP to join APC – Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello, The Governor of Kogi State, has made it known that at least 10 of his counterparts elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will soon defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Bello spoke on Friday during an appearance on a breakfast show on Channels Television, Sunrise Daily. He […]

Robbers Attack Gas Station In Ondo, Kill Attendant, Injure Another

Footage from a CCTV obtained has shown how a four-man armed robbery gang shot dead a petrol attendant, Bola Akale, at Farbas Oil, a popular filling station in Akure, Ondo State, on Wednesday at about 8:30pm. The report had it that the robbers invaded the filling station late on Tuesday and dispossessed the attendants on duty […]

“Yemi Akangbe is using his office as Chairman to promote Partisan interests” – NBA Lagos Branch Secretary writes to Usoro, Elders

Moshood Abiola Esq, The Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Lagos Branch, who is popularly known as premier Branch, has written a strong worded petition to NBA President, Paul Usoro SAN, Senior Advocates from the Branch, past chairmen and leaders of the branch, against the Chairman of the Branch, Yemi Akangbe Esq alleging abuse […]

Former Oyo State Governor, Ajimobi, Was Defrauded Of N50m After Dispatching Private Jet To Fetch Fake Drugs From Bangladesh

Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday at First Cardiology Hospital in Lagos following Coronavirus complications, had his last days devoid of peace as he was defrauded of N50m right on his sickbed. Ajimobi was rushed to the hospital weeks ago after his health deteriorated significantly and soon slipped into a deep coma he never recovered […]

TEACH US TO NUMBER OUR DAYS

“So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom” (Psalms 90:12). Birthday is a very special day for everyone, and it comes once every year. This means every 365 days another year is added to our ages. So the scripture says we should learn to number our days and […]

UNDERSTANDING DREAMS

“For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not.In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; Then he openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction, that he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.He keepeth […]

Dubai Police Has Revealed Details Of Hushpuppi’s Arrest

The Dubai Police Force of United Arab Emirates (UAE) has released details of the alleged fraud committed by Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Igbalode better known as Hushpuppi.  In a video the Dubai Police published on Thursday, the security agency said they have been tracking Hushpuppi and his gang for about four months. The Dubai Police said […]

Ex- Governor of Oyo, Abiola Ajimobi, dies at 70

Former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who had been on a life support machine since last Friday at First Cardiology Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos, is dead. He died at age 70. Before the latest information filtered in, his alleged death was rumoured about one and half weeks ago which was later dispelled by […]

An Open Letter To Jagaban-Femi Fani-Kayode

“It is over for Tinubu. He has been thrown under the bus and retired from politics!” “Even the obstacles on my way, I predict them before those that will bring them will start to think about them. I plan for betrayal, I plan for backstabbing, I also plan for reunion & forgiveness long before they […]

I’m worried some APC members don’t want to surrender to NEC – Giadom

Victor Giadom, deputy national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is worried that some leaders of the party may not surrender to the “highest organ” of the APC.  He had fixed a national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the party for Thursday and President Muhammadu Buhari has shown interest to attend the virtual […]

Kenneth Imasuagbon refuses to step down for Obaseki

Mr Kenneth Imasuagbon, One of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in Edo State, has debunked claims of him stepping down for the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki. In a statement he issued on Wednesday, Imasuagbon stressed that he was still in the race to win and not to make up the number of aspirants […]

Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara keen on Liverpool transfer amid Jurgen Klopp’s interest in the German player

Bild claims Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is a huge admirer of the 29-year-old midfielder, who has won seven consecutive Bundesliga titles at the Allianz Arena since arriving in Munich in July 2013. The German media outlet further claim that the former Barcelona man is seriously considering his options after no breakthrough regarding a new contract […]

Seyitan returns with more allegations on against DBanj

Following the rape saga in the public space between Ms. Seyitan Babalola and Oladapo Oyebanjo popularly known as D’banj, the latter has further accused the former of intimidation and coercion. Ms. Seyitan has made know in après statement via twitter that Dbanj and his team have resulted to coerce, intimidate and pressure her to retract […]

DON’T BE NICE IF IT WILL DRAIN YOUR OIL

A lighthouse keeper who worked on a rocky stretch of coastline received his new supply of oil once a month to keep the light burning. Not being far from shore, he had frequent guests. One night a woman from the village begged for some oil to keep her family warm. Another time a father asked […]

Amotekun corps intercepts Herdsman in Ondo, seize weapons, assorted charms

Heavily armed Fulani herdsmen chased away some local farmers in Alagbaka extension area of Ondo State after damaging their farmlands.  The ad hoc men of Osun State Security Network, code-named, Amotekun had blocked an attempt by some northern youths to sneak into the state. Swords, cutlasses, machetes and assorted charms, among others, were seized from […]

THE WORLD IN NOT SO MANY YEARS TO COME (PART 2)

In a country like Nigeria, there is an alarming rate of pollution and dare I say ignorance on these activities and their deadly consequences, is stemming from lack of awareness. The black nylon here, the plastic bottle here, the heaps of plastic dirt here and many more instances as these, are examples of the atrocities […]

Ed sheeran, the most played artist of 2019 in the UK,

Ed Sheeran was the most played artist of 2019 in the UK, topping the list for the fourth time in the last five years. had a laid-back year in 2019, by his standards. But his music continued to pump solidly across the U.K. The English singer and songwriter was the most played artist of 2019, […]

Chelsea offer Willian to Man Utd as Chelsea face Willian and Pedro contract decisions

Willian has reportedly been offered to Manchester United as the winger comes to the end of his contract with Chelsea. The Brazilian is a free agent this summer and has been touted as a potential signing for United with Ole Gunnar Solskjae looking to strengthen his side’s attack. Chelsea were initially keen to keep hold of […]

Ondo Nurses Protest as cases of Coronavirus Among Health Workers

The nurses in Ondo state are staging a protest over the alleged poor handling of the coronavirus by the state government. The nurses, who converged at the Mother and Child Hospital in Akure, the state capital, are accusing the government of not doing enough in carrying out contact tracing of infected persons in the state.  […]

Policemen storm Ondo Assembly complex over alleged plot to impeach embattled deputy governor Ajayi

A report by Sahara Reporters indicates that the crisis between Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and his deputy, Agboola Ajayi, took another dimension the morning of Tuesday, June 23 as heavily armed policemen stormed the premises of the state’s House of Assembly to provide cover for lawmakers plotting to impeach Ajayi.  The Ondo deputy governor had on […]

Police Seal APC National Secretariat In Abuja, Bar NWC Members, Staff, Others gaining access into the building

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress took a new dimension on Tuesday as policemen stopped members of the National Working Committee of the party from gaining access into the complex. It was gathered that Victor Giadom claimed to have been implementing a court order that pronounced him the Acting Chairman of the party.  Security […]

Obaseki tells his supporters to be at peace

Governor Godwin Obaseki has admonished his supporters not to relent over latest developments in the Edo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying he will participate in the governorship primaries slated for Thursday, June 25. A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State had intially insued an order to stop Governor Godwin […]

Court bars Obaseki from participating in PDP primaries

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has barred Godwin Obaseki, the Edo State Governor, from participating in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election rescheduled to hold on Thursday, 25th June, 2020. The suit with Suit No: FHC/PH/CS/69/2020, was instituted by one of the governorship aspirants of the PDP, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, who […]

DSS Drags man to court Over Facebook Post Against Osun Assembly Speaker

Joshua Sayo Oki, a resident of Osun State, has been arraigned before an Osun State Magistrate Court for making a Facebook post against Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly, Mr Timothy Owoeye. Oki, 48, was alleged to have published contemptuous pictures and words on his Facebook account on June 19, 2020. He was arrested […]

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu wins Edo State APC primary

Osagie Ize-Iyamu has been declared the winner of the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo. Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma decalred Ize-Iyamu winner of the direct primary defeating Pius Odubu and Osaro Obazee. He pulled 27,838 votes, while his closest rival, Dr Pius Odubu scored 3,776, while Mr Osaro Obazee garnered […]

TRAVELING LIGHT

A group of people were preparing for an ascent to the top of Mont Blanc in the Alps in France. On the evening before the climb, a French guide outlined the main prerequisite for success. He said, “To reach the top, you must carry only equipment necessary for climbing. You must leave behind all unnecessary […]

Twitter Explodes as The Undertaker announces retirement from WWE

“There’s nothing left for me to conquer or accomplish. The game has changed. It’s time for new guys to come up. The time just seems right,” said an emotional Mark Callaway or The Undertaker as the legendary WWE Superstar announced his retirement during the final episode of his documentary ‘The Last Ride’.  The Undertaker has […]

Ex-Ondo Commissioner for Planning and Urban Development Set To Join PDP

Solagbade Amodeni, who was a former Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development in Ondo State, but was sacked by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, is set to join the Peoples Democratic Party ahead of the October 10 governorship election in the state.  Mr Amodeni is expected to join Agboola Ajayi, deputy governor of the state, at a formal […]

HOW MORAL DECADENCE AS TURNED INTO SOCIETIES’ NORMS

Abstract“Over the years moral decadence has grown to become societal norms, culture and way of living. We now see self-indulgence, luxury, immoderation, extravagance and the lust after money as a normal way of living.” INTRODUCTIONA society is said to be a group of people or aggregate of people who share a common interest or purpose. […]

THE WORLD IN NOT SO MANY YEARS TO COME

“It’s the year 2060; humans and animals can barely breathe. Plants are no longer in existence and every consumable is made from chemicals. Clean water is as rare as a unicorn’s horn and the struggle to find clean water is becoming increasingly difficult.Humans find it challenging to lift a finger, the pain is excruciating, just […]

Donald Trump Mocked For Low Attendance At Tulsa Rally

Democratic lawmakers, celebrities and others have mocked President Donald Trump after attendance appeared to be lower than what was expected at his Saturday campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla. Reporters at the rally shared photos and video of the crowd at the BOK Center in Tulsa before Vice President Pence addressed supporters ahead of the president’s […]

I’m am ready for PDP’s Governorship Primary, Ondo Deputy Governor Says

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after months of a political battle between him and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. He immediately joined the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at Ward 2, Apoi in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday. Agboola Ajayi, deputy […]

Akeredolu barred Deputy from leaving govt house with official vehicle

A video has emerged showing the Ondo State commissioner of police, Bolaji Salami, preventing the state’s deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, from leaving the government house with an official vehicle. The video, which emerged on social media overnight, contained both Mr Salami’s reason preventing Mr Ajayi from entering into the vehicle and the deputy governor’s counterargument. […]

What Every Average Man Craves

A wise saying remains, “we are not the same, so we definitely don’t want the same thing”. True that every man may have similar traits but no one is the same; no one is; but, sometimes or every time, we actually just want the exact same thing. Money and everything money can buy:This remains the […]

Ratify International Labour Organisation Convention- Lawyers Assisting Workers Urge Nigerian Government

The Nigerian Government has again been urged to as a matter of urgency, ratify the International Labour Organisation Convention 190 which seeks to eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work. The call this time is coming from an International Non Governmental Organisation called the International Lawyers Assisting Workers Network ILAW, Nigeria Chapter. ILAW […]

WHO WERE YOU BEFORE THE WORLD LAID IT’S HANDS ON YOU?

Who were you before the world Laid it’s hands on you?Before they told you what was right and what was wrong who were you? Who were you before you first got body shamed?Before they told you being black wasn’t beautiful or that being skinny was the real deal; who were you? Who were you before […]

Ibidunni Ighodalo laid to rest in Lagos

We live life everyday like tomorrow is promised. However, death is an inevitable thing that every soul must face and no one knows when their time will come. The year 2020 has been quite a tragic one for a lot of people especially due to the deaths of some notable people in the society. The […]

THE FUTURE

That people say that the future belongs to the younger generation is a paradoxical conspiracy theory feigned against the youths in particular, judging by the trends of unfolding events in this part of the world; Nigeria particularly. Gone were the days when youths of the early 20s and late 30s were always at the fore […]

Paul Pogba’s Rolls Royce seized by police ahead of Man Utd vs Tottenham Over Illegal Driving Allegations

As Manchester United prepare to return to Premier League action against Tottenham on Friday night, Pogba was pulled over for driving with a French number plate. Paul Pogba landed himself in trouble after he was caught driving his Rolls-Royce illegally, forcing the police to act against him. Pogba’s Rolls-Royce was seized a day ahead of Man […]

Oyo state Government Expands CCTv Over The State To Aid Security And Traffic Management

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State as part of efforts at ensuring improvement in the security and safety of lives and property of the residents of Oyo State has this week, in Ibadan commissioned security and traffic management infrastructures. This include an expanded coverage of the state’s Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) surveillance. The new CCTV coverage […]

ASUU President claims JAMB Approved Low Cut-Off Mark For Varsity Admission To Appease Owners Of Private Universities

Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), in an interview with saharareporters spoke on the decision of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), which recently approved 160 and 140 as the cut-off marks for 2020/2021 public and private university admissions, among other issues. The approval of 160 as the cut-off mark for […]

Ajimobi is Alive, family members insist

On Thursday, 19th of June, rumour had it that Ex-Oyo Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, was dead A twitter handle by the name Fisayo Soyombo tweeted that: “A source who has never failed me in six years of knowing him has just confirmed to me the death, in Lagos today, of Abiola Ajimobi, former Governor of Oyo […]

A ‘Good Setback’ By 60 Years – Femi Adesina

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has a fixation with 60 years. At the height of its heady days in power, it challenged its Chi (personal god) to a wrestling contest, vowing that it would rule Nigeria for minimum of 60 years. We know how the story ended. The Chi gave the boastful party a thunderous […]

Court orders PDP, Bayelsa, to pay N105m in rent arrears

A Bayelsa State High Court on Thursday ordered the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to pay N105 million outstanding rent to the owner of the building Housing its state secretariat complex is located in Yenagoa. Delivering judgment, Justice T. I. Cocodia, granted the prayers of the landlord and former Council Chairman, Mr Chubby […]

Obinwanne Okeke, known as Invictus Obi pleads guilty to $11m fraud charge in U.S

Obinwanne Okeke, who is the Chief Executive of Invictus Group, a Celebrated Nigerian entrepreneur and a Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 honoree, who was charged by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for an $11 million internet fraud, has pleaded guilty to the charges. He agreed to the charges of a computer-based intrusion fraud scheme, […]

APC Crisis worsens As Giadom Obtains Court Order To Act As National Chairman

Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Victor Giadom, has obtained a court order to confirm him as the Acting National Chairman of the party. On thursday, 18th of June, Victor Giadom, obtained a court order to confirm him as the acting national chairman of the party. It has been reported that the court […]

“Your best is not good enough” – Buhari to Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has criticized the Service Chiefs over their strategy in tackling and fighting insecurity, warning them to be alive to security problems bedeviling the country. Buhari during the security meeting in Aso Rock on Thursday, told the head of the Armed Forces that even though they were trying their best to tackle the […]

Court Awards N10m Damages Against Bloggers for Defamation

A Delta State High Court sitting in Akwukwu-Igbo, Judicial Division has placed a N10 million fine on a popular blogger,  Mr. Fejiro Oliver and Mr. Kingsley Kuyenum in a libel suit filed by the former member representing Ukwuani state constituency, Honourable Alphonsus Ojo. Ojo, medical doctor  had through his counsel,  alleged that the bloggers published […]

Timo Werner signed by Chelsea from RB Leipzig

Presently, it is Chelsea that is causing buzz in the premiership. Chelsea have stolen a march on their Premier league rivals ahead of next season with an impressive recruitment drive before this delayed campaign has even finished. Having sealed the signing of Ajax playmaker, Hakim Ziyech in February, the Blues have now confirmed the transfer of […]

APC names members of screening, appeal committees

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday had a meeting to deliberate and delegate responsibilities on the forthcoming Edo election The meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) was held at the party’s secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday. The APC National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, shared details of the parley. He also […]

Obazee steps down, endorses Pastor Ize-Iyamu for Edo Governorship Election

All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, and aspirant in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has expressed his sincere appreciation to the governorship aspirant, Hon. Osaro Obazee for bowing out of the governorship race and declaring support for his emergence as the primary election draws near. Hon. Osaro Obazee was one of the three aspirants cleared by […]

Police arrest D’banj’s rape accuser and demands 100 million as compensation

Popular Nigerian musician, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, otherwise known as D’banj, has arrested the lady who accused him of rape and has asked her to pay a sum of N100m within 48 hours or face legal action. D’banj made the demands in response to allegations of him raping her at Glee hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos, […]

The many Troubles of the Ruling Party, APC, increases by the day

The crisis troubling All Progressives Congress (APC) took a new turn yesterday with the Court of Appeal upholding the suspension of Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, as the national chairman of the ruling party, and the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, renouncing his membership of the party. To stave off a leadership vacuum in the party, […]

Deputy National Secretary of APC, Victor Giadom, Takes Over As Party’s Acting National Chairman

The Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Chief Victor Giadom has taken over the as party’s acting National Chairman after the Appeal Court upheld the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the APC. Victor Giadom, declared the appointment of Abiola Ajimobi as acting National Chairman party null and […]

Police Arraign Robbers Who Broke into Judge’s House in Lagos state

On Tuesday, The police brought to court two men, who, on February 22, broke into a Lagos judge’s house in Ikoyi, stealing $1,000, N250,000, four wristwatches, a 50-inch television, two shirts and two pairs of shoes. The suspects — Friday Eze and Anuoluwa Adeware — alongside their alleged accomplices, Rasaq Bolaji and Beatrice Elom, were […]

EFCC Arrests Adedamola Adewale “Adeherself”, 4 Other Internet Fraudsters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested and paraded a top social media Influencer, Adedamola Adewale who goes by the username @adeherself on Instagram and Twitter, News9naija reports. Adedamola was paraded alongside four other suspects arrested by EFCC for their alleged involvements in various internet frauds. While Adewale, 20, and his accomplice, Lamina […]

APC appoints Ajimobi as acting chairman after court upheld Oshiomhole’s suspension

The ruling All Progressives Congress has appointed Former Oyo Governor, Ajimobi as acting national chairman after the Court of Appeal in Abuja upheld the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole. APC in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, on Tuesday said it had received the news pointing to the fact that the Appeal […]

Appeal Court Affirms Adams Oshiomhole’s Suspension As APC Chairman

A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal has affirmed the suspension of Comrade Oshiomhole as Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress. In a judgment delivered by Justice Mohammed Lamido, the three-man panel […]

Edo State governor Resigns from APC

Edo State Governor on Tuesday resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Obaseki made this announcement after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The governor was disqualified by a panel set up by APC Shareholders from re-contesting in the governorship election. APC’s screening committee for the Edo […]

Sony’s Possible List Of 28 Confirmed PS5 Games

PS5 has being the talk of the town and we’ve seen trends ranging from men requesting their lovers to get one for them to people wondering if the price wouldn’t be too high to people wondering how the features will be like to people wondering which games will first be made available. Sony has released a […]

Any plan to make 2023 presidency go to the North can lead to Nigeria’s disintegration – Prof. Sagay

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof Itse Sagay (SAN), has given strict warnings against political permutations aimed at keeping the presidency in the North beyond 2023, making it known that such could lead to the disintegration of the country. Renowned Professor of Law, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against […]

FCT Authorities Seal Jabi Lake Mall For hosting Naira Marley’s Concert

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has sealed Jabi Lake Mall for violating the ban on public gatherings. Naira Marley flew in private jet alongside his crew to perform at the concert in Abuja organised by Network Africa and Traffic Bar at Jabi Lake on Saturday, thereby breaching the Coronavirus safety guidelines out in place […]

Socialite and daughter of Rasaq Okoya, Biola Okoya, son’s Funeral officiated by Pastor Ituah Ighodalo

Biola Okoya, daughter of renowned billionaire businessman, Rasaq Okoya, son, Ayodeji Akinwande Modupe-Johnson has been buried on Sunday, the 14th, June, 2020. Ayodeji died on Friday, June 12 after a brief illness. He was 24 years old. The officiating of the funeral was done by Pastor Ituah Ighodalo whose wife, Mrs Ibidun Ighodalo, died in the […]

Gunshots fired in the Presidential Villa as Aisha, president Buhari’s aide clash

It had been earlier reported how Yusuf ordered the detention of Aisha’s Aide De Camp, Usman Shugaba, Escort Commander and other policemen attached to her after they forced him to leave the Presidential Villa for refusing to go on a 14-day self-isolation after a private trip to Lagos. Yesterday, Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigeria’s President, […]

Netflix signs a partners with Mo Abudu’s Ebony Life Studios To Adapt Two Nigerian Literary Classics

Netflix has announced a new partnership with owner of Ebony Life TV, Mo Abudu, to bring two of Nigeria’s literary classics from book to screen. Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife Media penned the contract with the streaming giant, Netflix, to make film adaptations of two Nigerian literary classics which are The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin and Wole […]

Full Speech of President Buhari Democracy Day Address to Nigerians

NATIONAL BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON DEMOCRACY DAY, JUNE 12TH 2020 Read the speech by the President below: Fellow Nigerians,1. The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 years of uninterrupted civil administration in our dear country. This day provides us an opportunity to reflect on our journey as a nation, our achievements and […]

We have not done well as a nation with regards to elections and rule of law- Prof Ernest Ojukwu, SAN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Professor Ernest Ojukwu has on the occasion of June 12 Democracy Day decried the sad state of the nation as a result of the malpractices that viciously becloud our electoral system and has said Nigerians are celebrating fraud. Prof Ojukwu while reacting to the Nation’s Democracy Day stated that our […]

The Reason Why Abacha stashed money in foreign accounts, by Al-Mustapha

Former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Military Head of State, Major Hamza Al-Mustspha has made it known that the funds being recovered as General Sani Abacha’s loot were kept in foreign banks with the knowledge of traditional rulers. Al-Mustapha stated this in an interview on the Hausa Service of the BBC in Kaduna […]

Kaduna Lawmakers Exchange Blows in a video circulating the internet

A video clip circulating the internet shows a fracas which took place in the Kaduna state House of Assembly on Thursday, June 11, as members exchanged blows over the impeachment of the deputy speaker, Mukhtar Hazo. Following Hazo’s impeachment during plenary, the lawmakers elected the member representing Kauru Constituency, Mr Isaac Auta, as the new […]

Nigerian Journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi, Remanded by court for Singing Critical Poem Against Minister Of Information, Lai Mohammed

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the remand of Rotimi Jolayemi, also referred to as Oba Akewi, the journalist, who sang a poem essential of Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s Minister of Info and Tradition. The court ordered Jolayemi to be remanded by the Nigeria Police Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department headquarters, Area […]

Activists Urge Ondo Government To Consider Punishments like Castration, Life Imprisonment For Sexual Offenders

With the increase in the number of rape cases across most parts of Nigeria, some activists have asked the Ondo State Government to consider castration and life imprisonment as punishment for sexual offenders in the state. Mr Ayafe Adeyemi, a human rights activist, said he was pushed to call for attention of the state government […]

Taraba Killings: Confessions Of Soldiers Shielded From Trial By The Attorney-General, Abubakar Malami

Hamisu, popularly known as Wadume, made a statement in which he identified his accomplices, including 10 soldiers and two policemen. It was alleged that 10 troopers was involved with the killing of policemen, who had been assigned to arrest a kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu, in Taraba State, and statements has been made by the troopers […]

Leaders of Udu Branch of the NBA Udu, Prof. Amos .A. Utuama SAN, Mr. Ayo Asala SAN and Other Leaders of the Branch lay A Vote of Confidence on Chief B. O. Asaboro Led Executive Committee: Refutes Planned Impeachment

The leaders of N.B.A Udu Branch attention has been drawn to the purported impeachment of the Chairman of the Branch by some disgruntled elements who after failing to meet up with the constitutional requirements to participate in the on-going electoral process at the Branch, decided to form a parallel Executive under the guise of a […]

Gunmen Kill two including Popular Kogi Shop Owner, Nicholas Ofodile, Abduct Many Passengers

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have shot dead two drivers, abducted 16 passengers at Idu village, along Abuja-Lokoja highway. A popular grocery shop owner in Lokoja, Kogi State, Mr Nicholas Ofodile was one of the drivers shot dead, and three others were shot by yet to be identified persons while several passengers in a commercial […]

NBA Suspends Kano, Zaria and Gwagwalada Elections, Caretaker Committee constituted in Auchi Branch

The NBA President, Paul Usoro, SAN has directed the suspension of the scheduled elections of Kano Branch and Zaria Branch. The election in respect of the office of NEC Representative for Gwagwalada Branch has also been suspended. The suspensions are to enable the Appeals Committee earlier constituted by the NBA President to determine the appeals […]

Amotekun has commence recruitment exercise in ondo

Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Operation Amotekun (Leopard) has announced the commencement of its recruitment in Ondo state. Chief Adetunji Olu-Adeleye, Amotekun Corps Commandant in the state, who made this known on Tuesday in Akure, said the recruitment form would attract no charges. Amotekun is a security outfit based in all the six southwest states and […]

A Scuffle attempt experienced as angry trail react against the confirmation of Imo Chief Judge

A social crusader, Prince Bob Njemanze, has taken a swipe at those who are against the confirmation of any female Chief Judge in Imo State. Njemanze, who reacted during a press conference in Owerri, to what he called “the current attempts to frustrate Justice Ijeoma Agugua from emerging as the substantive Chief Judge of Imo […]

Federal Government’s blackmail against IPoB backfired, says Ohanaeze

Sequel to the statement issued on Sunday by the Federal Government that the Indigenous People of Biafra is allegedly waging war against Nigeria, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, standing in defence of IPOB, has described the government’s worry as a complete case of chasing shadows.  The IPOB founder, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday,  reacted to the   government for ‘ […]

Hushpuppi has been allegedly arrested by Interpol

News about Nigerian-born Dubai based socialite and magnate, Hushpuppi, has been circulating the internet that he has been arrested in Dubai over an alleged COVID-19 fraud. According to reports, funds meant to be disbursed to unemployed individuals and those who lost their jobs due to the lockdown issued following the coronavirus pandemic were dubiously siphoned […]

Operators of Football Viewing Centres beg Akeredolu to Lift Ban

On Monday, Akeredolu placed a ban on Sport viewing centers. This decision has dashed the hopes of soccer fans and operators of viewing centres whose survival and livelihood is dependent on the business in the state as the English Premier League resumes June 17. Operators of football viewing centres in Ondo State have condemned a […]

NCDC says the Covid 19 pandemic is just beginning in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has made it known that the country might just be starting to experience COVID-19. AS Nigeria’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpassed 12,000 and the death toll hit 342 on Sunday, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has said the country may just be starting to experience the epidemic. The PTF […]

FG to Delay Gazetting of Executive Order 10

The Federal Government has approved the delay of gazetting Executive Order 10 recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, giving  autonomy to state legislature and the judiciary. Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum and Ekiti State Governor, Mr Fayemi said this while briefing journalists in Abuja at the end of a meeting he and some other […]

Federal High Court Declines Move Seeking Final Forfeiture Of Saraki’s Properties

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has turned down a move seeking the final forfeiture of two properties belonging to a former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki. Justice Mohammed Liman rejected the move in a ruling on Monday over insufficient and conflicting affidavit evidence filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He […]

Former US Police Officer, Chauvin, Accused Of Murdering George Floyd Granted $1.25m Bail

The Minneapolis ex-policeman, Derek Chauvin accused of killing an unarmed black man, George Floyd in 8 minutes, 46 seconds has made his first court appearance, where his bail was set at $1.25m (£1m). Chauvin appeared in a disturbing video with his knee to Floyd’s neck for eight minutes 46 seconds leading to his death. At […]

Governor Akeredolu bans football viewing centres to curb COVID-19 spread

The operations of Football viewing centres have been allegedly banned by The Gov. Akeredolu in Ondo State to stop the spread of coronavirus. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu gave the directive while briefing newsmen at the Government house in Akure. The governor on Monday said a spike in COVID-19 cases necessitated the ban. He said, “All residents […]

We are not rubber stamp National Assembly- Senate President disagrees with Buhari

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Friday, dismissed the insinuation that the ninth National Assembly is a rubber stamp Legislature. Lawan disclosed that the senate had on several occasions disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari. He, however, said the Senate and Executive had found a way of going behind the scene to settle their differences. […]

Court of Appeal has ruled that Appeal Can Be Filed Against Plea Bargain Judgment

A ruling has been made by The Court of Appeal in Abuja that an appeal can be filed against a plea bargain judgment contrary to the provision of Section 270(18) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015. A three-man panel of the court led by Justice Abdu Aboki struck down Section 270(18) of the […]

Lagos Govt seeks Supreme Court Backing over Virtual Court Hearings

The Lagos State Government has put up a case to the Supreme Court, praying that virtual court hearings, necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic, should be validated The Lagos State Government has dragged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) and the National Assembly before the Supreme Court to […]

Lawyers Sue Gov. Emmanuel For Reappointing AKSU VC

The reappointment of Prof. Eno Ibanga as the acting Vice-Chancellor of the Akwa Ibom State University has been challenged by a coalition of lawyers after serving out his mandatory five-year single term. The lawyers, under the auspices of Concerned Lawyers Forum, in their originating summons in Suit No: HU20 and enlisted for hearing at the […]

Miyetti Allah Denies Saying Nigeria Belongs And Will Ruled By Fulani

Alhaji Abdullahi Bello Bodejo, the National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Socio-cultural Association, has said that he has never claimed that Nigeria belonged to the Fulani and that report was aimed and maligning his image. Bodejo disclosed this in a statement on Sunday while reacting to comments credited to him that no other tribe […]

AfDB Finally Bows To US Pressure, Agrees To A Private Probe Against Adesina

The African Development Bank has come to an agreement to a private probe of its president, Akinwumi Adesina, even after an internal review found no evidence of misconduct.  AfDB’s decision comes as the outcome of a meeting by its Bureau of Board of Directors on Thursday. The agreement to privately review Adesina’s conduct comes on […]

Ganduje Tells FG To Ban Herdsmen From West African Countries Coming To Nigeria

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on sunday urged the federal government to use the current border closure to stop the movement of weapons-bearing herdsmen from neighbouring West African countries and other to Nigeria. This, according to him would help to curb the rate of crime attached to the Fulani-herders conflicts across the country. […]

Majek Fashek didn’t want his message to die with him, Manager reveals

The news of Nigeria’s reggae icon’s, popularly known as Majek Fashek, death last Tuesday shook the world. The ‘Send Down the Rain’ singer died on June 1, 2020, in New York, USA. Asked if the singer had any unfulfilled dreams, Uzoma-Day said, “We had plans to record the album, ‘Army of Christ’. He had told […]

Road To Washington Painted Yellow With The Message “BLACK LIVES MATTER”

Washington, DC is painting a message in giant, yellow letters down a busy DC street ahead of a planned protest this weekend: BLACK LIVES MATTER. Muriel Bowser, Mayor of Washington DC, America’s capital, decided to paint the street leading to the White House with giant Black Lives Matter text. The move comes days after United […]

Fire Incidence at Aso Rock but no casualty

There was a fire incident at Aso Rock, the Nigerian Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday, June 4, 2020.Garbage Shehu, Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity described the incident as minor incident as minor. The presidency said the fire outbreak happened at a store close to the Aso Rock villa chapel, according to […]

WHO Issues Additional Guidelines for Face Mask

World Health Organisation (WHO) has unveiled updated guidance on the use of masks for control of COVID-19. WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, listed new precautions on Friday at virtual news conference. The world body in a statement issued on Friday said the new guidance was based on evolving evidence on who should wear a mask, […]

Reno Omokri urges Wole Soyinka to apologize to President Buhari

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, to ‘apologize’ for saying President Muhammadu Buhari was not in charge of Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari is not in charge of Nigeria, said Prof Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, on Thursday.Soyinka was reacting to the letter written to Buhari by the […]

Kanye West has Just Launched a College Fund to support George Floyd’s Daughter

Kanye West has Just Launched a College Fund for George Floyd’s Daughter Additionally, the rapper donated $2 million to Black resistance efforts and offered to cover the legal fees for the families of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. Kanye West is no stranger to voicing out, but amidst the protests gripping the nation, this time […]

There Are Attempts To Bury My Rape Case Against Fatoyinbo — Busola Dakolo

The wife of popular musician Timi Dakolo who accused the senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo of rape last year, has said there is “pressure to bury” her case against the preacher. Celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo on Thursday, gave an update on instagram on her rape allegation against the founder of […]

New charges for all four sacked officers involved in the death of George Flyod

The former Minneapolis Police officer who pressed his knee into the 46 years old George Floyd neck was charged on Wednesday with a new, more serious count of second-degree murder, and the three other officers on scene during his killing, who were uncharged were charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder. Floyd’s death has sparked huge […]

Orji Kalu has been released from custody

Former Abia Governor, Senator Orji Kalu has been released from prison. Online media quoted a source close to the former governor as saying Kalu returned to his Abuja residence yesterday evening. Justice Mohammad Liman of the Federal High Court in Lagos ordered the release of Kalu on Tuesday following his conviction last December for alleged […]

Laywer Olumide Akpata Speaks on Uwa, Tina and the Rights to Liberty, Dignity and Life

A Senior Partner at Templars and immediate past Chairman of the NBA Section on Business Law, Olumide Akpata, has strongly condemned the rape of Uwa Omozuwa and the brutal killing of Tina Ezekwe by a policeman. In a statement he issued yesterday, he reiterated the right of every woman, and every person to dignity, personal […]

The Death Of Kidnapped Edo lawyer has been confirmed by Edo Police and Alleged Killers Arrested

The police in Edo State have confirmed the death of a lawyer in the state, one Mr. Iyoha Osobase Omon after his alleged killers were said to have confessed to the killing and led a police team to the shallow grave where he was buried in Benin City the Edo State capital. The remains of […]

Another female student has been raped and killed in Oyo state

It has gathered that a 19-year-old student of Institute of Agriculture, Research and Training, Ibadan, was attacked and killed while in her parents’ house in the Akinyele area of Ibadan on Monday evening.While the world is yet to recover from the rape and gruesome murder of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, the student of University of Benin, […]

Lagos Chief Judge enjoins lawyers to aid success of remote court hearing

In the words of Machiavelli in the book, The Prince, “there is nothing more difficult to do or more doubtful of success than to initiate a new order of things, for the lukewarm defenders are those who profit by the old order”. Recently, it was reported that there were concerns as to the unconstitutionality of the […]

Buhari gives his suport for Adesina’s re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari  on Tuesday has assured Dr. Akinwumi Adesina of Nigeria’s support in his bid to seek a second term in office as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). President Buhari gave the assurance through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, when he hosted Dr. Adesina who paid him a […]

Federal High Court Orders Release of Orji Kalu

Yesterday, 2nd of June, 2020, The Federal High Court in Lagos ordered the release of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, from prison. In may, A Federal High Court in Lagos fixed June 2 to hear an application filed by Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, seeking his release from prison. The motion on […]

Buhari intervenes in Obaseki’s case

To stop the crisis in the All Progressives Congress, APC, especially in Edo State, from blowing out of control and hurting the party’s chances at the September 19 governorship poll in Edo, President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to wade into the matter. Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State accompanied by seven other governors elected on […]

George Floyd who died in 8 Minutes and 46 Seconds died of asphyxia

George Floyd, the African-American man whose death has caused civil unrest, died from asphyxia (lack of oxygen). A private post-mortem examination found. An autopsy arranged by the family of George Floyd shows he was suffocated due to compression on his neck and back by Minneapolis policeman, rather than dying from pre-existing heart problems as claimed […]

The Lagos State Government has asked the Court of Appeal in Lagos to restore its power to register and license cinemas

An Appeal was filed challenging a March 18, 2020 Federal High Court judgment which held that only the Federal Government can exercise such power. The state also filed a stay of execution of the judgment. The lower court decision was delivered by Justice Chuka Obiozor, a Professor of Law, in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/1502/2016, Harris & […]

Ogun State Judge, Mr Olusola Oloyede, Alleges Threat To Life, Flees Official Residence

A Justice of the Ota Division of Ogun State Judiciary, Mr Olusola Oloyede, has vacated his official residence at the Judges’ Quarters in Ota township due to insecurity and incessant threats to his life. It has been received from a source that He now resides in a rented apartment with three other tenants in the […]

Justice for Jennifer is being displayed on placards as UNIBEN student dies after being raped inside church

A 22 years old Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100-level microbiology student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) in Edo, has reportedly died after she was brutally raped inside a church in the state. It was gathered that the incident happened on May 27, 2020, inside a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) […]

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Buhari extends Appointment of Hon. Justice Dongban-Mensem as appeal court acting president

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the appointment of Mrs Dongban-Mensem as the Acting President of the Court of Appeal (PCA) with effect from June 3, 2020 for a further period of three (3) months. The above was announced by the the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba […]

Seyi Makinde flags-off Iwo road bus interchange construction in Oyo State

Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, on Friday, 29th of may, 2020 flagged off the construction of four bus interchange/terminal projects, aimed at sanitizing the transportation sector in the State. The four bus terminals, which is to be sited at Iwo Road, Ife Road, Challenge and Ojoo, are scheduled to be completed in 12 months. While […]

Autonomy for State Legislature, Judiciary – Lawyers, CSOs’ Express different views over Buhari’s Executive Order

Mixed views, assay-marked President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order granting financial autonomy to the legislature and judiciary at the state level. On Friday, 29th, 2020,President Buhari signed the Executive Order into law. As some lawyers and politicians hailed the move, others said the effort is too little to address the humongous challenges facing the country Indeed, […]

“Follow Strictly the Provisions of the Uniform Bye-Law” – Committee of Chairmen and Secretaries writes to NBA Electoral Committees branch in Anambra

The Committee of Chairmen and Secretaries of Branches of Nigerian Bar Association, Anambra State have made it known to all Chairmen of Electoral Committees of the Branches of the NBA In Anambra to adhere strictly to the Uniform Bye-Law of the NBA. The call was made on Thursday by the committee in a letter signed […]

Customs Appealed against a ruling Stopping Duty On Passengers Baggage

Regular travellers in the country heaved a sigh of relief with the recent judgement of the Federal High Court, Abuja curtailing the powers of the Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) to collect duties on personal effects. It was in response to the arbitrariness with which customs operatives at the airports treated incoming passengers with personal luggage. […]

Human right Lawyer Asks Judge To Release Case File For Criminal Trial Of Presidency Officials

Abba Kyari was buried on April 18, 2020 following controversy about his. As it is the an Islamic custom to bury their dead before 24 hours of the demise, he had to be buried on the 18th of April in Abuja but top government officials including Garba Shehu (Presidential spokesperson), Babagana Monguno (National Security Adviser), […]

Ecowas Court: Practice Direction on Virtual Court Hearing

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“I can’t breathe” were the last words of George Floyd when he was being held down by a Police Officer

A Video captured by bystanders at the scene of the arrest of George Floyd shows an officer with his knee pressed against the neck of the 46-year-old, who was handcuffed on the pavement, complaining that his body hurt and he couldn’t breathe. Two officers handled the man on the ground while another stood nearby with […]

New Allegations spring forth against Obasa as reporters dig out the Approval of N40.5m For Feeding Of Less Than 40 Muslim Lawmakers For 2018 Ramadan Fast

Recently, Obasa has been alleged with financial mismanagement and embezzlement of Lagos state government funds. It was first discovered that Obasa awarded contracts to himself using different companies owned by him and publications were released on how he got the Assembly to approve N258m for printing of invitation cards for the inauguration of lawmakers two […]

Human rights Lawyers Fault Nigerians Threatening To Sue Chinese Government For $200bn

Some weeks back, a group of Nigerian lawyers sued the Chinese government for the adverse effects of the covid 19 outbreak on the country and its citizens. Recent reports said that the lawyers demanded $200 billion in damages for the “loss of lives, economic strangulation, trauma, hardship, social disorientation, mental torture and disruption of the […]

Why Abike Dabiri Publicly Attacked Communications Minister Pantami

On may 24th, Abike Dabiri – Erewa tweeted this using her Official handle “An Islamic scholar should not lie Hon Minister (Phd) You did that to me cos I am a woman .Your disrespect for women is legendary Left the ugly incident behind me since Feb. But pls release all our office equipment. Public office […]

El-Rufai threatens to jail parents enrolling children in Almajiri system

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enroll their children into the Almajiri education system stand the risk of prosecution and up to two years jail term. The governor made this known in Kaduna on Monday when he visited some 200 Almajiri children repatriated from Nasarawa State and undergoing rehabilitation and […]

Adegboruwa speaks on the illegal detention of a fellow colleague

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has called on the operatives of the Department of Security Services to release Mr Gabriel Emperor Ogbonna, a legal practitioner and human rights activist, in line with a bail granted to him by Federal High Court, Umuahia. Ogbonna was arrested by a joint team of DSS and police […]

Is Efcc Maintaining Social Distance Against Obasa?

Some Social media enthusiasts have concluded by saying “what The Media have done in digging out facts and figures with official documents is what EFCC always fails to do, thereby losing vital court cases”. Now that investigative job has been done free of charge, when will EFCC take charge and stand on the matter and […]

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has COVID-19

Mr. Seyi Makinde, the governor of Oyo State, is the latest governor to have contracted the COVID-19 virus, increasing the number of infected governors to three. The announcement was made via his Twitter handle. “I just got the result of my COVID-19 validation check. It came out positive. I am asymptomatic and will remain isolated. […]

Akure Explosion or Asteroid: Whose Jurisdiction?

The city of Akure quaked by a reverberating sound spreading to most parts of the city and to the neighbouring city. It has been reported that a truck carrying dynamite exploded thereby destroying churches and houses. The mysterious thing about this explosion is the crater it created. The explosion created a hole in the ground […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Constitutional or Not?

Last Sunday, the Nigerian President’s decision to lock down several key states in the country was based on the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) after a national broadcast ordered the cessation of all movements in Lagos and the FCT and clarified that the order will […]

Nigerian Celebrities Gone Viral: Status Update

The whole world has been fighting a demon for the past 2months, which has literally put almost everybody on hold. Countries are now enforcing lockdowns as this virus is quickly spreading and causing deaths around the world. The virus has caused the loss of lives in many countries, of which Italy has recorded the highest […]

Entertainment Law and Reality TV like Ultimate love

The pair, ROKSIE (Rosie and Kachi), won the Ultimate Love season, a dating reality show featuring single male and female strangers living together in Aunty’s Love Pad. They captured the hearts of viewers of the show with moments on their journey as Love Guests. ROKSIE’s romantic journey to the throne of Ultimate Romantic. From warming […]

Tony Elumelu: The Business Guru

Tony Elumelu is a renowned Nigerian and African businessman, economist, trader, and investor. He is popularly regarded as the (retired) president of the United Bank of Africa, UBA; the new president of Heirs Holdings; and Transcorp, the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and a genuine philanthropist. Born Tony Onyeamaechi Elumelu, he was responsible for […]

Laws guiding trucks on the roads and highways?

Since the inception of the 20th century, with cars and trucks providing ever-higher levels of mobility, vehicle ownership per head of the population has increased. Traffic demands have been strongly influenced by this popularity, as well as by the mass movement of people to cities and suburban suburbs— a phenomenon that has contributed to rising […]

What You Should Know About COVID-19

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the name given to the novel coronavirus in 2019. COVID-19 is the name given to the virus-associated disease. SARS-CoV-2 is a new strain of coronavirus with no form of identification in humans before. Coronaviruses are viruses that exist among animals, some of which are known to be infectious […]

Mother’s Day and The Legal Rights of a mother.

The Yoruba’s call her Maami / Mama mi. The Igbos call her Nne. The Hausas call her Uwa. In French, she’s called Mère. The Germans call her Mutter. She’s called Madre in Spanish. They’re all wonderful ways to refer to the one who’s gone through all the changes of giving life to the world. How […]

COVID-19 Update: CJN Orders Closure of Courts

On Monday, following an order by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, the effects of the coronavirus pandemic hit the judiciary, halting all court operations in the country temporarily. The Order of Justice Muhammad was included in a new circular dated 23 March 2020 to all heads of court. This directive will […]

Pipeline Vandalism, Explosions, and Nigerian Law?

Oil pipelines are national treasures and should be treated with the utmost security in a country. They are the means of transporting refined crude oil to make finished products like PMS (Premium motor spirit) amongst many others. It is sad to know that despite the importance of crude oil to the economy, vandals and militant […]

Will COVID-19 disrupt the Nigerian judicial system?

A remarkable trend has changed the criminal justice framework. The spread of coronavirus has also affected the operation of legal business worldwide. A lot of high-risk countries have halted their judicial proceedings. At least ten law firms have closed their offices in Milan, Northern Italy. It’s also where a wide cluster of infections have occurred. […]

Immigration and travel rights during a pandemic

The current pandemic of COVID-19 threatens to affect foreign travel. Foreign exchange and stock markets are also threatened. Oil prices are crashing and chaos is ensuing due to panic. Throughout history, pandemics have always had a way of putting us to the test. Response rate and even knowledge are also tested. If for one thing, […]

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Nigerian Law and Digital Currency like Bitcoin

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the 7th most populous country in the world. A cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) in Nigeria stemmed from the boom in technology. Technological advancement in every sector has forced organizations to become more tech-savvy. This will enable organizations to analyze and achieve more in real-time. The World Bank considers […]

Lawyers who stormed the AMVCA

Do you think lawyers are not talented or do you think that the sole talent a lawyer has is to quote sections and subsections? Education is an essential part of human life. The value of education cannot be set aside as it creates a plethora of benefits. Here’s a list of famous Nigerian celebrities you […]