ASUU strike: Court adjourns case till September 16

The case between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has been adjourned to September 16 by the National Industrial Court. Justice Polycap Hamman adjourned the matter to enable both parties to file the necessary papers for the suit. The Head of Press and Public Relations at the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Olajide Oshundun, revealed …


Oyo Judiciary workers begin sit-at- home over July salary delay

On Tuesday, judicial workers in Oyo State followed the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria’s (JUSUN) sit-at-home directive in protest of the July salary payment delay. Mr. Obafunso Okulaja, the Oyo State JUSUN Public Relations Officer, stated that the decision for the strike was made following the union’s congress on Friday. Okulaja stated that the workers had not been paid in …


Ex-minister petitions court to disqualify Tinubu, Atiku from office for bribing delegates in 2023

A FORMER Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education, has petitioned an Abuja Federal High Court to disqualify All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidates Bola Tinubu and Abubakar Atiku from the 2023 general election. Nwajiuba, who resigned from his ministerial position to run in the APC presidential primary, also asked the court to declare him …


FG, Germany sign agreement on return of Benin bronzes

Nigeria and Germany signed a joint declaration in Berlin on Friday that will pave the way for the return of 1,130 Benin bronzes to Nigeria, 125 years after they were stolen from the ancient Benin Kingdom during the Benin Expedition of 1897. While Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu …


Ex-Permanent Secretary Illoh was sentenced to 12 years in prison, ordered to forfeit N97.3 million, $139,575, and £10,121 to FG

Dr Clement Illoh, a former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Productivity, was sentenced to 12 years in prison by a Federal High Court in Lagos. On each of the three counts involving non-declaration of assets, he was sentenced to four years in prison. Illoh was sentenced by presiding Judge Babs Kuewunmi after he changed his “not guilty” …


Supreme Court seals fate of 74 degeristed political parties, the Battle is Finally Lost

The most important use of a political party would be to spur members to contest elections. Apart from contesting the election, political parties canvass different policies and policies for the people as a pressure group. They play a significant part in the decision-making to assist legislation and implementation of policies. These political parties, when effective in elections, form and run …


Lawmaker accuses Governors of frustrating financial independence of legislature, judiciary

The member representing Bosso constituency, Hon. Malik Madaki Bosso has accused the State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello of frustrating the financial autonomy for the legislative and judicial arms of the state government. Bosso who made the allegations in Minna mentioned Nigerian governors had been persistently showing citizens that they’re the modern-day emperors and not democrats. The lawmaker stated if governors …


National Assembly has postponed its resumption till Tuesday

National Assembly has postponed its resumption till Tuesday, February 9, 2020

The National Assembly has postponed its resumption till Tuesday, February 9, 2020. Both Chambers on December 21st, 2020 adjourned plenary till January 26, 2021, to enable members to observe the Christmas and New Year festivities. Clerk to the National Assembly, Arc. Ojo Amos disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. He said the deferment of resumption was to enable lawmakers, …


Tension in National Assembly for age falsification: workers under probe

The Nigeria Police Force has launched an investigation into a case of alleged criminal conspiracy and forgery against three top management staff members of the National Assembly. Our correspondent learnt that the three officials (names withheld) are currently holding key positions in the management hierarchy. They were said to have been invited twice by the Federal Capital Territory Police Command …


Courtroom upholds INEC’s deregistration of AUN

The Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja, on Wednesday, upheld the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee’s choice deregistering the Alliance for United Nigeria, as a political get together. Justice Ahmed Mohammed in a judgment held that INEC’s choice was “unassailable” because it was in keeping with the supply of part 225(a) of the Nigerian Structure. The choose held that the AUN …


sentenced a cocaine importer to 10 years

A Federal High Court in Lagos sentenced a cocaine importer to 10 years imprisonment.

A Federal High Court in Lagos Thursday sentenced a cocaine importer,” Mr. Ejiofor Eliezer, to 10 years imprisonment. The sentence followed Eliezer’s conviction on a single count of unlawful importation of 2.155 kilogrammes of the illegal drug, filed by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Justice Rilwan Aikawa, who handed down the ruling, said the prison term would begin …


Property Law

Lagos to pass Charge for Property Law

Lagos to pass Charge for Property Law The invoice entitled Lagos State Real Estate Regulatory Authority’ went via public hearing Thursday in the meeting pavilion. The Chairman, Committee on Housing, Bisi Yusuff, addressing specialists from the industry, noted that it was necessary for the meeting to choose the problem confronting the actual estate severely through mandatory legislation. He explained the …


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Court reinstates 32 Ekiti varsity Employees

Court reinstates 32 Ekiti varsity Employees The direction December 5, 2019, disengaged over 900 of its workforce for alleged certification forgery, irregular appointment, overage, along with other allegations which contravened its terms of support. In a lawsuit, 32 technologists of the researchers dragged EKSU, EKSU Governing Council, also EKSU Vice-Chancellor (first to third party defendants) into the Industrial Court to …


Court rules on suit against Imo govt by 27 LGA chairmen

Court rules on Lawsuit against Imo govt from 27 LGA chairmen

Court rules on Lawsuit against Imo govt by 27 LGA chairmen A High Court in Imo State, on Friday, announced the election of the 27 Local Government Area chairmen ran by ex-governor, Rochas Okorocha about the 25th day of August 2018 as null and void and of no effect at all. Justice E.F Njemanze while providing judgement in the matter …