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Abuja high court stops trial of chief justice of Nigeria until pending legal cases are heard

NIGERIA'S chief judge Justice Walter Onnoghen has been given a reprieve in his ongoing battle with the federal government after an Abuja high court ordered prosecutors to suspend all action against him until the determination of several pending suits on the matter.

 

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Inec to distribute 1m PVCs across Lagos State as from Wednesday in battle against voter apathy

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) is to step up the distribution of about 1m unclaimed permanent voters cards to the 245 wards across Lagos State as part of a last ditch attempt to ensure everyone gets to vote.

 

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Presidency tells Governor Ortom to stop claiming sole credit for Benue grazing law

PRESIDENCY officials have told Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to stop taking sole credit for the introduction of his new grazing laws because they were only feasible because President Muhammadu Buhari backed them.

 

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Fayemi turns to OPC in desperate bid to end kidnapping and armed attacks across Ekiti State

EKITI State's Governor Kayode Fayemi has urged the O’dua People's Congress (OPC) and local vigilante groups to support the security agencies in their bid to rid the state of kidnappers and other criminal elements.

 

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Gunshots fired at APC Owerri rally attended by VPs wife as Rochas refuses to recognise Uzodinma

GUNSHOTS were fired at the Owerri rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday as the simmering feud between Governor Rochas Okorocha and the party leadership boiled over threatening to disrupt the event attended by Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo among others.

 

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Stomach infrastructure trailer full of rice crashes near Ado Ekiti killing 20 people

NIGERIA'S ongoing political campaign suffer a major tragedy yesterday when a trailer carrying a consignment of rice belonging to Senator Tayo Alasoadura of Ondo Central Senatorial District crashed near Ado Ekiti killing about 20 people.

 

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Lufthansa offers Nigerian customers special deals for flights to Europe during the course of 2019

GERMANY'S Lufthansa Airline has launched new offers aimed at wooing Nigerian passengers offering flights to several European choice destinations with ticket prices starting at $674.

 

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Military commanders praise Nigerian Army for retaking Baga and its environs from Boko Haram

NIGERAN military commanders have announced that the army have recaptured the town of Baga in Borno State and its surrounding villages which were overrun by Boko Haram over recent weeks.

 

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NLC leaders says parents and guardians of street urchins should be prosecuted for child abuse

NIGERIA Labour Congress (NLC) leaders in Niger State have called on the state government to arrest and prosecute the parents and guardians of street children for child abuse offences.

 

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Amaechi says Yorubas should produce next president in 2023 because Ndigbo are not serious about it

FIRST Republic aviation minister Chief Mbazurike Amaechi has said he agrees with the next president of the country coming from the southwest geo-political zone because Ndigbo are indifferent about it and are not really serious about producing Nigeria's next helmsman.

 

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