Law and order

The US Central District Court in California has again postponed the sentencing of Ramon Abbas, a Nigerian Instagram celebrity, popularly known as Hushpuppi, who has pleaded guilty to multi-million-dollar fraud charges. Hushpuppi was apprehended in Dubai, the United Arab Emirate (UAE) in June 2020, and subsequently taken to the US, where he pleaded guilty to […]

Activist-lawyer Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has faulted claims by Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) lied that it had appealed a National Industrial Court ruling directing it to call off its strike. Adegboruwa reasoned that the Minister may not be aware of the court’s definition of “appeal”.The nationwide […]

The Kwara State Police Command has arraigned a 40-year-old man, Gabriel Ojo, for allegedly being in possession of human fibroid for ritual purposes. The suspected ritualist was arrested at Apata community, Eiyenkorin area of the state. Daily Trust reports that the charge sheet read that the suspect  confessed that the fibroid found in his house […]

Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Labour Party and its supporters not to converge on the Lekki toll gate for its #Obidatti23 Forward Ever Rally billed to hold on the 1st of October, 2022. The court also directed the Inspector General of Police(IGP), Usman Baba, and the […]

Operatives of Ketu Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested three notorious members of a robbery gang for alleged traffic robbery. This was made known by the Command’s spokesman, SP Benjamin Hudeyin, in a statement he issued today. Hundeyin, who revealed that the suspects were arrested on Monday night, said they were dispossessing […]

President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to former United State intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, nine years after he exposed the scale of secret surveillance operations by the National Security Agency. Snowden fled the United States and was given asylum in Russia after leaking secret files in 2013 that revealed vast domestic and international surveillance […]

A Bill to whittle down the power of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN scales second reading in the Senate today. The Bill seeks to appoint a person other than the CBN Governor, as Chairman of the Board and divest the Board’s responsibility in determining and fixing salaries and allowances of its […]

Governor Nyesom WIKE of Rivers State has summoned a meeting with stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt the state capital. Reports gathered say the meeting was summoned amid the ongoing crisis in the PDP over rising calls for the party’s national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, to resign for a southerner to take […]

The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State, Moyosore ONIGBANJO, said that the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law (2018) is undergoing a review by the Lagos State House of Assembly for amendment. Onigbanjo made the statement today while appearing on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, monitored by our correspondent. According to him, the […]

The Senate will tomorrow screen the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria- Justice Olukayode ARIWOOLA. Senate President, Ahmad LAWAN, disclosed this in his address of welcome to Senators from their Annual Summer Recess during plenary today. He said the Senate will also amongst other things, work on the Medium Term Expenditure Framework/Fiscal Strategy Paper 2023 – 2025, […]

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