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Don’t Disenfranchise Over 3m Students, Obi Tells INEC

Don’t Disenfranchise Over 3m Students, Obi Tells INEC

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr. Peter Obi has said it is essential to allow the over 3 million Nigerian students who are eligible to vote in the February 25, 2023 election to exercise their constitutional right to ...

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NJC Recommends 93 Judicial Officers As Judges, Heads Of Courts

NJC Recommends 93 Judicial Officers As Judges, Heads Of Courts

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment of 93 judicial officers as judges and heads of courts across the country. In a statement on Friday by the NJC spokesman, Soji Oye said the decision was taken at the ...

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Court Judges Remanded For Alleged Theft, Forgery

Court Judges Remanded For Alleged Theft, Forgery

Cashier with the Kano State Sharia Court Division, Hussaina Imam, alongside 14 others, including judges, registrars and financial registrars, were on Wednesday arraigned before the court and remanded in a custodial centre over allegations of theft, forgery, criminal conspiracy and ...

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Four To Die By Hanging Over Robbery and Murder In Osun

Four To Die By Hanging Over Robbery and Murder In Osun

An Osun State High Court, on Monday, sentenced four men to death by hanging for armed robbery and murder. The convicts, Hammed Rafiu (37), Rasidi Waidi (39), Kayode Sunday (29), and Owolabi Bashiru (54), were arraigned before the court on ...

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Terrorism: FG Secures 397 Convictions In 7 Years

Terrorism: FG Secures 397 Convictions In 7 Years

Federal government said it successfully prosecuted 1,500 terrorism cases and secured 397 convictions in seven years. The attorney general of the federation (AGF) and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami during a ministerial scorecard of the Justice Sector from 2015 till ...

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Seventh Day Adventist Asks Court To Stop Conduct Of Elections, Exams On Saturdays

Seventh Day Adventist Asks Court To Stop Conduct Of Elections, Exams On Saturdays

A member of Seventh Day Adventist Church has dragged the federal government before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, seeking an order to stop the conduct of the 2023 general election and examinations on Saturdays. The member, also an ...

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Court Orders Forfeiture Of Ex-Accountant General’s Mansions, Malls

Court Orders Forfeiture Of Ex-Accountant General’s Mansions, Malls

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has ordered the interim forfeiture of monies and properties recovered from a former Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The items include $899,900; N304, 490,160.95; and ...

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Ondo NULGE Protests, Seeks LG Autonomy

Ondo NULGE Protests, Seeks LG Autonomy

Legislative business could not hold at the Ondo State House of Assembly on Tuesday as members of the state branch of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees staged a protest in front of the Assembly complex, Akure, over the ...

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AGFAN Cluster Partners USAID, Ors Set Agenda for Action on Gas Flare Accountability in Nigeria

AGFAN Cluster Partners USAID, Ors Set Agenda for Action on Gas Flare Accountability in Nigeria

…As Candidates, Parliamentarians, Stakeholders, Ors Gather in Uyo,  For A Colloquium By Saviour Ekpe All is now set for agenda setting workshop on transparency for gas flare/vented volumes, Penalty payment, greenhouse gas emission and action to meet Nigeria’s Intended Nationally ...

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Constitution Amendment: Hope Rises As 16 States Vote For LG Autonomy

Constitution Amendment: Hope Rises As 16 States Vote For LG Autonomy

There is rising optimism for the realisation of local government autonomy in the ongoing constitution amendment as only the votes of eight states are required to make it a reality. LEADERSHIP reports that out of the 20 state assemblies that ...

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