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Trial of female lawyer who killed husband postponed till Nov. 9

Yewande Oyediran

Hearing in the case of a female lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, who allegedly killed her husband, Lowo, did not hold on Monday at an Ibadan High Court due to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice Munta Abimbola. Monday was earlier slated for the commencement of hearing of the case of murder against the accused person […]

INEC denies $1m bribery allegation by Jimoh Ibrahim

Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has denied allegation by Mr Jimoh Ibrahim, that its acting Director, Legal Services, Mrs Toyin Babalola demanded $1 million bribe from him. The commission, via a statement issued on Monday in Abuja, by Mr Adedeji Soyebi, INEC National Commissioner in charge of Publicity, said the allegation was far from […]

Trial of corrupt Airforce chiefs continue 23 Nov

Former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adeshola Amosu

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday, further adjourned till Nov. 23 and 24 the ongoing trial of former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), and 10 others. Amosun is charged alongside two other officers of the Air Force – Air Vice Marshal Jacob Adigun and Air Commodore Gbadebo Olugbenga. Also […]

Osinbajo leads 30,000–man convention to pray for Nigeria

Nigeria's Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is to lead a 30,000-man prayer convention to pray for Nigeria’s economic recovery, slated to hold in Abuja from Nov. 16 to Nov. 19. Mr Cosmos Uzodinma, member, 2016 Africa Convention Abuja (ACA), said the convention is being organised by the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International-Nigeria (FGBMFI). Uzodinma, […]

CJN moves to tackle corruption in judiciary

Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Mahmud Mohammed

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmoud Mohammed, has said that measures were being taken to curb the menace of corruption in the justice sector. Mohammed said this while unveiling a new National Judicial Policy put together by the National Judicial Council (NJC) at the National Judicial Institute in Abuja on Monday. According to […]

Protesting market women shut down Benin-Lagos highway

The protesters

‎Hundreds of market women at Uselu Market in Benin, Edo State, Monday protested an alleged move by Egor local government council of the State to force them to move into the council’s newly built lock-up stores. The protest grounded all forms of buying and selling in the market as well as shutting down the Uselu/Ugbowo […]

Breaking: EFCC arrests former FCT minister Bala Mohammed

•Bala Mohammed, former FCT Minister

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Bala Mohammed, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Details of Mr. Mohammed’s arrest remained fuzzy as at the time of filing this report, but sources confirmed he was in detention at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja on Monday night, Leadership newspaper […]

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