The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC), has elevated nine Professors of law, three lawyers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and 50 others to the prestigious rank of the Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANS.). They were honoured with the rank by the Committee headed by the acting Chief...
  The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has disclosed that some voter cards from certain migrants were recently intercepted and confiscated, warning that “stiff sanctions await any migrant” who attempts to participate in the nation’s electoral process. According to Premium Times, the Comptroller General of Immigration (CGI), Isah Idris, made this known...
  STERN – looking heavily armed soldiers Thursday stormed Umunze in Orumba South local government area of Anambra where gunmen on Wednesday ambushed soldiers on patrol, killing six persons, including a civilian The appearance of the soldiers created tension in the area, forcing traders and other business outfits, as well as...
  The Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia state has scheduled Tuesday to hear the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu’s extraordinary rendition suit filed before it in March. Kanu’s special counsel, Aloy Ejimakor revealed this on Thursday in a statement titled, “RE: Court to hear...
  THE Federal Government has denied the proposed Orashi River Port being promoted by the Imo State government, saying “We are not aware of such port.” Speaking to newsmen at the just-concluded World Maritime Day celebration in Lagos, Minister of Transportation, Engr Muazu Sambo, said neither the Ministry nor the Presidency...
  Many persons were said to have burnt to death when a tanker with full load of PMS, (petrol) lost control and fell at Bridge of Maboro River in Ankpa, headquarters of Ankpa local government area of Kogi state. The incident was said to have occured around 3.30pm on Wednesday. While...
  Father Ejike Mbaka, the spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria (AMEN) has announced date for the reopening of the ministry, three months after it was shutdown. The spiritual Director of AMEN had on June 18th, announced the shutting down of activities at his Adoration Ministry Indefinitely. The action wasn’t unconnected...
  The son of a former lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Chikudi Gideon, has committed suicide after allegedly stabbing his father with a knife. Gideon, who lived in Wusasa, Zaria, with his parents was said to have killed himself after he jumped from the Dan Magaji flyover and broke...
  A Deputy Director of the Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole on Wednesday said he is not aware if his party’s presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu is in Nigeria. “I don’t report to him everyday, I’m not sure if he’s around or not,” Mr Oshiomhole said...
  Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has replied the Federal Government that his resolve to purchase sophisticated weapons for the Ondo Amotekun Corps codenamed Amotekun is to protect residents in the State. Akeredolu said the reasons adduced by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, for the...