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Former bankers Atuche, Anyanwu jailed over N25.7bn theft

A Lagos high court has sentenced a former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB Francis Atuche to over six years in prison. The court...

Fayemi signs law mandating emergency medical care for victims of sexual violence

KAYODE Fayemi, Governor of Ekiti State, has signed the Sexual Violence Against Children (Compulsory Treatment And Care) Bill into law, reinforcing his administration's commitment...

REMINDER: Nigerian Law School has retained controversial grading system despite promise

DESPITE an announcement made last year, the Nigerian Law School (NLS) has stuck to its conventional—but controversial—grading system where students are ranked based on...
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VIDEO: I can get a person jailed and throw away the keys, labour minister Ngige brags 

MINISTER of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, boasts that he has the power to get a person detained indefinitely in a videotape shared with...

State Security Service has no legal power to arrest, detain anybody — Sowore’s legal team

THE State Security Services (SSS), contrary to what has become its tradition, is not empowered by the law to make arrests and detain people,...

ANALYSIS: Despite poor allocations to health, education, lawmakers want 20% of national budget for constituency projects

FEDERAL lawmakers are asking for at least 20 per cent of Nigeria's annual budget to compulsorily be spent on constituency projects. This is coming at...
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Reactions trail Singapore’s controversial social media law copied by Nigerian lawmaker

ON TUESDAY, November 5, a bill to regulate the social media was introduced to the Nigerian Senate and the sponsor, Mohammed Sani Musa, lawmaker...

‘Fisayo Soyombo and the legal propriety of prosecuting an undercover journalist: A dialogue

By Timothy Ola Bamgboye Prelude ‘FISAYO Soyombo, a multiple award-winning journalist, in a three-part article, chronicles with the aid of pictorial and filmic pieces of evidence,...

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ASUU strike from lecturers’ point of view

THE Nigerian Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been on strike since February this year. In reaction, the government...

FAKE NEWS: FAAN debunks reports of Lagos plane crash

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has debunked reports that a plane crash-landed in the Ikeja area of...

EFCC finally arrests Okorocha after laying siege to his residence

AFTER hours of laying siege to his Abuja residence, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has finally arrested...

Court stops Oluomo, others from collecting levies

A Federal High Court in Lagos has stopped the former chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers...

Ghebreyesus overcomes criticisms over Ebola, COVID-19, re-elected as WHO DG

THE World Health Assembly has re-elected Tedros Ghebreyesus as the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). He was re-elected...
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