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Senate confirms Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria

CJN Walter Onnoghen Chairman of NJC

*Corruption in the judiciary will be a thing of the past Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The first from the southern part of the nation to occupy that office in the last 30 years. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, …

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Commonwealth launches initiative on domestic, gender-based violence

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will announce a new initiative to support member countries to reduce domestic violence and empower vulnerable women, men and children. Peace in the Home: Ending domestic violence together is part of the larger strategy focused on ‘A Peace-building Commonwealth’ – the theme for Commonwealth Day and the …

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N183 billion debt to pensioners is outrageous – NLC screams

*Contributory pension scheme may collapse except if… Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has warned that unless urgent steps are taken, the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) designed to ease the suffering of pensioners in the country may collapse, saying the government was indebted to pensioners under the scheme to over N183 billion. Speaking at …

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Osinbajo raises alarm over quality of corruption in civil service

*It will cause national tragedy Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, says the nation faces a monumental tragedy when civil servants enrich themselves through corrupt practices at the expense of the development of the nation. Prof Osinbajo, the greatest tragedy a nation can experience is for the civil servants to subvert …

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Onnoghen, first CJN from the south in 30 years

Justice Walter Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria...EFCC goofed

By Sandra Onyekwere Acting Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen will be screened today by the nation’s Red chambers. Senate President Bukola Saraki, announced this at the resumption of plenary on Tuesday. President Muhammadu Buhari had on 10th November, 2016, appointed Justice Walter Onnoghen as Acting CJN, being the …

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Traffic law: Lagos to crush over 4000 impounded commercial motorcycles

*Plans total ban in Lekki-Victoria Island axis By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Government on Monday said it has concluded plans to commence the crushing and recycling of over 4000 impounded commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada, in line with the provisions of the State Traffic Law 2012. Disclosing this to …

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Workers in Kogi state commences warning strike on Monday

*Will government pacify them or call their bluff? Activities in Kogi state on Monday was grounded as workers in the employ of the state government commenced a three-day warning strike directed by labor leaders of the state. Primary and secondary schools in Lokoja, the Kogi capital, like Bishop Delise secondary …

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Xenophobic Attacks: Area boys who looted S/African firms not our members – NANS

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has reacted with great dismay to the recent barbaric violence in South Africa, as well as, the attempted reprisal by some misguided youths in Nigeria which was ascribed to her members. While we join the rest of the world in condemning the wanton killing …

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Sermon: I have legs to dance, no eyes to see – Ankeli

*Sets up Fund for PWDs in Faith Hill Assembly *Not how much you have makes you rich *PWDs are oracles of God – Jatau By Olajide Fashikun President Muhammadu’s Senior Special Assistant (Disability Matters), Dr Samuel Ankeli, has called on the people of Nigeria to increase their access to God, …

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FG recoups looted N58bn, $666m from corporate bodies, individuals –AGF

Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN)...Pension syndicate working hard

*AGF had no capital vote last year By Sandra Onyekwere Attorney General of the Federation [AGF] and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) has revealed that the Federal Ministry of Justice in line with the anti-corruption war, had recovered N57.9 billion as well as $US666.676 million from fines and corporate …

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