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Rot in judiciary: NJC recommends dismissal, prosecution of Abia judge

*Two Lagos judges get warning letters National Judicial Council (NJC) Friday fired two judges and warned another two over judicial misconduct. According to the spokesperson of the council, Mr. Soji Oye, the council at the end of its 80th meeting under the chairmanship of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria …

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American-Chinese business to invest in disability community

*African-American and Asian Chamber of Commerce and Industry visits Nigeria *We require Information, Communication Technology (ICT) equipment that are disability friendly. By Oluwole Francis Persons with disability (PWD) have been given a new fillip of hope with the visit by a foreign delegation of Chinese and American businessmen who have …

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Politics, poli-tricks behind Magu’s non confirmation

Ibrahim Magu Acting Chairman EFCC...explain why you should not enter this matter sir

*Stories behind the table not told Senate’s refusal to confirm Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was a rancorous power-play involving the Senate, the State Security Service and the Presidency. At a hurriedly arranged press conference Thursday, the spokesperson for the senate, Abdullahi Sabi, …

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Crude Oil Lifting: Senator Melaye exposes collaboration between NNPC, NPDC

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District in a motion titled “The unlawful and willful misappropriation and Criminal with holding of Public Revenue by the NNPC and NPDC from 2013 to Date. He however noted with worry the growing concern the way and manner the NNPC and the NPDC …

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Use Paris Club for infrastructure: Group urges Kwara Governor

Kwara Transparency and Good Governance Group, a Non-Governmental organisation, in Ilorin, has called on the State Government to immediately embark on infrastructure projects with the remaining balance of the London Paris Club refund it got from the Federal Government. In a press release by the organisation on Thursday morning in …

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Ambode unveils plans to build five new arts theatres

By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos  Lagos State Government has unveiled plans by his administration to build five new arts theatres across the State as part of efforts to engage the youths and promote tourism through arts and entertainment. The Governor, who spoke at a stage play titled ‘Heartbeat The Musical…A New …

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IDP contract scandal: Your Secretary is fraudulent, sack, prosecute him now – Senate tells Buhari

Engineer Babachir David Lawal suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation...Yoruba Unity Forum celebrates

*Was he summoned to defend himself? Senators on Wednesday demanded the resignation and prosecution of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, over the handling of funds allocated for the rehabilitation of the war-ravaged North-East region of the country. This followed the adoption of the interim …

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This is a budget of recovery, growth – Buhari

*Presents plan to National Assembly It is my pleasure to present the 2017 Budget Proposals to this distinguished Joint Assembly: the Budget of Recovery and Growth. We propose that the implementation of the Budget will be based on our Economic Recovery and Growth Strategy. The Plan, which builds on our …

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Judgesgate scandal: Justice Adeniyi Ademola’s trial starts

Justice Adeniyi Ademola and wife...hiding the face from poking cameras

*Granted N100m bail in self recognition By Sandra Onyekwere Justice Jude Okeke sitting at an Abuja high court Tuesday granted Justice Adeniyi Ademola, one of the judges accused of taking bribes to avert justice and his wife, Olabowale, on bail on the basis of self recognition in the sum of N50million …

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Assault: court adjourns NUJ’s suit against customs

*Judge seeks accelerated hearing on the matter Justice AbdulAziz Anka of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi Lagos has fixed 12th January, 2017 for accelerated hearing, on the N500 million suit filed by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) against the Nigeria Customs Service over the brutal physical assault on Badagry-based …

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