A 35-year-old labourer in Abuja has been sentenced to 3 months imprisonment after he was convicted for stealing a phone worth N64,000
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has condemned the invasion of Amnesty International’s office in Abuja, alleging that the protesters calling for the exit of the anti-corruption watchdog were paid to do so.
On February 22, the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, published the names of 12 lawyers it said had been shortlisted for appointment as Court of Appeal judges after an intensive two-day screening exercise that involved 187 lawyers.
The Customs boss Hameed Ali has repeatedly refused to heed the directive of the Nigerian Senate that he appear at the plenary of the senate in his uniform.
A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu has been granted bail to the tune of N300million. Mr Yakubu is facing trial on a 6-count charge bordering on false assets declaration, money laundering and fraud
Maj-Gen Atewe, a former Commander of the Niger-Delta Military Joint Task Force known as “Operation Pulo Shield’’, is standing trial alongside Patrick Akpobolokemi, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency
The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on Monday announced Sigma Golf Nigeria Limited and Riverbank Investment Resources Limited (the Sigma Golf-Riverbank consortium) as the new investors that have acquired the entire issued and fully paid up ordinary shares of Keystone Bank Limited, formerly BankPHB Plc.
South Africa has been in the spotlight since last month, following the resurgence of xenophobic attacks on blacks, especially Nigerians there. Some Nigerians have died; homes and businesses have been lost to mobs who accused them of taking their women and jobs. Although Nigeria has criticised the South African government’s handling of the attacks, it has not said how it will help its citizens seek redress. Lawyers have identified options available to the victims. ERIC IKHILAE writes
The Federal High Court, Abuja, will on April 25 rule on whether or not the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and three others, should be admitted to bail
A senior lawyer, Mr Garuba Pwul SAN representing former Plateau state governor, Joshua Dariye in his N1.61bn fraud trial has withdrawn his services