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The Election Petitions Tribunal hearing the petitions arising from the Osun State governorship  election has granted the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore, the permission to ...

The Clerk to the National Assembly, Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa, said on Wednesday that 31 bills to better the lives and education of persons with special needs were undergoing passage by the Senate and the House of ...

A Federal High Court has  fixed September 30, 2014  to give judgement in a suit challenging the impeachment of a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako. Justice Okon Abang fixed the date on Thursday after ...

Orji’s son sues Sun Newspaper for N5bn

The first son of Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia State, Chinedu Orji, an engineer, has sued The Sun Newspapers Limited, owned by a former Governor of the State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, claiming N5bn damages for calling him ...

  The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected a request from a faction of the Nigeria Football Federation to restrict FIFA from suspending Nigeria from international football. Eight people had jointly ...

South African Judge Thokosile Masipa is due to give her verdict at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius. The Olympic double-amputee sprinter faces 25 years in jail if found guilty of premeditated murder. He denies ...

Lawyers, activists score FG’s rescue efforts low

Lawyers and rights activists have scored the Federal Government low in its efforts to rescue the abducted pupils of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. The girls have been seized from their hostel ...

Efforts by out gone President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr Okey Wali, SAN, to effect fundamental changes in the constitution of the association and alter its leadership and administrative structure was ...

Auto Spare Parts and Machinery Dealers Association, ASPMDA, which had been embroiled in leadership crisis, may be heading to the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, as a Lagos High Court held that it lacked the ...

Mr. Austine Alegeh, SAN, has finally taken over the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA and this is time to put to work, all his electioneering promises for the bar, as lawyers in the country look up to ...

Chairman of Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  Iyiola Oyedepo, was yesterday docked at an Ilorin High Court for alleged contempt of the court. The state chairman was absent at the court ...

Adamawa 2014: The battle of two lawmakers

Jibrilla is flying the All Progressives Congress, APC, flag, while Ahmadu Fintiri is on the ticket of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP. Adamu Fintir Both candidates are upcoming politicians as far as Adamawa ...

Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA —THE re-election bid of Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State come 2016, received a boost as members of the state House of Assembly, yesterday, unanimously passed a vote of confidence ...