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Nigeria approves $1.3 billion Deep Sea Port project

a futuristic view of the Lekki Port

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Nigeria’s federal government on Wednesday formally approved the construction of a Deep Sea port in Lekki, Lagos Stae at the cost of N216 billion ($1.354 billion) Idris Umar, the Minister of Transport told State House correspondents at the end of the weekly meeting of Federal Executive Council that the Lekki Deep Sea port, […]

Secret trial for Boko Haram suspects in Lagos

Ade Ipaye: asks for secret trial

Akin Kuponiyi A federal high court sitting in Lagos, south west Nigeria has ordered that the trial of suspected Boko Haram members be conducted in secrecy. Journalists have now been barred from covering the proceedings. The court further ordered that all the witnesses who will give evidence in the case should wear masks and bear […]

Moral issues raised over Lagos Chief Judge’s book launch.

L-R : Former Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Fatai Adeyinka (rtd), Lagos State commissioner for Justice and Attoney General, Mr. Ade Ipaye,  Justice George Oguntade (rtd), Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Ayotunde Phillips,  Lagos State Deputy Governor, Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefurile and Former Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Ade Alabi (rtd) during the launching of a book titled ‘ Landmark Judgment’ written by Velma Publishers in honour of Chief Judge of Lagos State,  Justice Ayotunde Phillips held at City Hall, Lagos Island  today.

Henry Ojelu In the last two months, two books have been launched on the achievement of the Lagos Chief Judge, Justice Ayotunde Phillips. The first book titled ” A reformatory approach to the criminal justice system in Nigeria” was launched in October. Written by Oluseyi Adetona and Dare Oketade, the book x-rayed the reforms introduced […]

Fashola: Oduah’s armoured cars ‘ll buy 51 patrol vehicles

Fashola with the chairman of the Lagos State Security Fund, Mr. Remi Makanjuola

Jamiu Yisa Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has said that the two armoured cars bought at the cost of N255 million for the Minister of Aviation, Mrs. Stella Oduah, will purchase 51 patrol vehicles for the Nigerian Police. The governor said this at the 7th annual Town Hall Meeting on Security, themed: ‘Sustaining Local […]

Teenager, Two Others Docked For Stealing N4.3m Jewellery

Jamiu Yisa Three persons have been arraigned at the Ikeja Magistrate Court, Lagos, western Nigeria, for allegedly stealing jewellery valued at N4.3million. The prosecution said the jewellery belonged to one Justina Okpoh. The defendants: Oluchi Nwogu, 18; Onyekachi Godfrey, 37; Yakubu Musa, 34; and others now at large committed the offence on 13th September, 2013 […]

Mike Akhigbe’s body arrives in Lagos

Mike Akhigbe: burial date announced

The remains of late Nigerian Vice Admiral Mike Akhigbe, arrived in Lagos on Sunday from the U.S. in a British Airways aircraft. Akhigbe, a former Chief of General Staff, died in a U.S hospital at the age of 68. The remains were received at the international terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos by serving […]

Murder of banker: Defence gets new date to file address

Arowolo: Judgment day is Friday

A Nigerian High Court in Ikeja, the capital of Lagos state on Thursday fixed 4 December for the adoption of final written addresses in the trial of Akolade Arowolo, charged with the murder of his wife, Titilayo. Justice Lateefat Okunnu also granted Arowolo’s counsel, Mr Olarenwaju Ajanaku, an extension of time to file his written […]

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