Court rules on suit seeking third-term for President Buhari

The case was withdrawn by Mr. Charles Enya, chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), who filed a lawsuit seeking a constitutional amendment to allow President Muhammadu Buhari and the governors to pursue a third term in office. He said the withdrawal was to allow for further consultations. Enya in a suit no FHC / AI / CS/90/19 […]

I’m going to refuse Pension From River Government if offered –Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transport and former governor of the state of Rivers, said that he would refuse any pension offering if offered by the state government. He said this on Twitter after being declared unconstitutional by a Federal High Court in Lagos to keep receiving emoluments from their states former governors holding public offices. […]

Court Orders Sowore’s Release Within 24 Hours, Tells DSS To Pay Him N100,000 For Unlawful Detention

Federal High Court Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, Abuja, ordered the Department of state Service to release Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare, human rights activists, within the next 24 hours. The judge also ordered the DSS to pay Sowore the amount of N100,000 for refusing to release him on bail in violation of two court orders. The […]

Restructuring of Nigeria: Afe Babalola is making fresh demand

A legal luminary and senior statesman, Afe Babalola, has challenged Nigeria to return to its constitution of 1960/93 and restructure along the path of true federalism. At the 12th Faculty Week of Clinical Sciences, Health Sciences College, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, NAN reports, Babalola was a guest speaker. Babalola said restructuring would assist the nation […]

The EFCC arrests former lawmaker of Kwara LG on stealing of cars

On Tuesday, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission said it had arrested Samuel Opeyemi Adeojo, a former councilor in Kwara State’s Ekiti Local Government Area. Adeojo was fingered as the leader of a car theft syndicate noted for stealing cars from car dealers by pretending to be legitimate buyers, according to the EFCC. The EFCC […]

Malami – FG committed to ending impunity

Federal Minister of Justice and Attorney General Abubakar Malami The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to end impunity and facilitate recourse to victim justice, as well as to ensure punishment for perpetrators. Abubakar Malami, Federation Attorney General and Minister of Justice, said this on Monday in a statement in the Ministry of Justice by […]

On November 16th there was no election in Bayelsa − Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson said on Monday that on November 16, 2019, there was no governorship election in Bayelsa. The governor claimed that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducting the election was an insult to Bayelsans. He noted that what happened on that date (November 16) in the name of an election was […]