Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Defection: Court strikes out case against Saraki, Dogara others

Justice Okon Abang in a judgment held that civil society group Legal Defence and Assistance Project, the plaintiff, lacked locus standi to institute the case.

Onnoghen: Supreme Court strikes out Cross River’s suit on former CJN

The Supreme Court on Friday struck out a suit filed by the Cross River State Government to challenge the suspension of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Northern governors meet over insecurity, economy

Governors from the northern part of Nigeria are meeting in Kaduna over insecurity, politics, the economy and other matters.

Nigeria takes possession of demolished Carmelo club

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, says the demolished Caramelo Lounge, a popular strip club, located at N0 630, TOS Benson Crescent, Utako District Abuja, has now become government property.

States to get N649bn final tranche of Paris Club refund soon – FG

The Federal Government will soon release the sum of N649.43bn as the final refund for the Paris Club debt to state governments.

Looters invade APC secretariat

Unidentified persons on Wednesday ransacked the secretariat of the Ogun All Progressives Congress (APC), carting away sensitive documents and damaging some property.

Loom Money Nigeria is a scam, SEC warns

The Securities and Exchange Commission has warned Nigerians against “fraudsters” currently running an online investment scheme tagged “Loom Money Nigeria.’’

Bauchi lawmakers pass bill banning sports betting

The Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed a bill banning all forms of gambling, ownership and operations of gaming machines.

ASUU threatens strike over insecurity

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Obafemi Awolowo University branch, on Thursday called on the Inspector General of Police and Osun State Police Commissioner to address the rising incidence of kidnapping in the country or risk industrial action by lecturers.

Tobechukwu Phillips: Nigerian teenager breaks 125-year-old US school history

Nigerian-born teenager Tobechukwu Phillips has shattered the 125-year-old academic history of her high school in Texas, US.
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