Litigation

Sack: Court orders UNIOSUN to pay entitlements to suspended registrar, bursar

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Absolves them of financial impropriety The National Industrial Court sitting in Ibadan has ordered Osun State University (UNIOSUN) to pay…

N22.8bn Fraud: Ex-Air Force Chief, Amosu, others stall trial, seek plea bargain

Federal High Court

  Former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Adesola Amosu and 10 others facing trial over alleged involvement in a…

Poor legal representation and prison decongestion, by Joseph Onyekwere

Nigerian Prison inmates

  Many of the awaiting trial persons (ATPs) do not have legal or active legal representation and some who have…

Bar & Bench Icon

Bar and Bench Watch ICON: JUSTICE MAHMUD MOHAMMED, GCON

For serving on the bench for 32 straight years without scandal; for his humility, transparency, hard-work, courage and candour on…

Bar and Bench Watch ICON: MIKE ABU AGBEDOR OZEKHOME, SAN

For wrestling poverty to submission with uncommon determination and zealous hard-work; for being in the trenches at the risk of…

Politics

Nigeria

Why investors are not coming to Nigeria—Chike-Obi

Says incompetence, a bigger problem in Nigeria than corruption A former chief executive of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria,…

APC

2019 Polls: APC ‘ll suffer defeat if Tinubu’s reconciliation team fails—Shehu Sani

C The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the Senate, Shehu Sani, has predicted the defeat of the All…

Fulani herdsmen

Why Buhari can’t deal with killer herdsmen—Archbishop Chukwuma

·         Says retired army generals own cows, gave herdsmen AK 47s Archbishop of the Enugu Anglican Diocese, Most Reverend Emmanuel…

Crime

Why Buhari can’t deal with killer herdsmen—Archbishop Chukwuma

Fulani herdsmen

·         Says retired army generals own cows, gave herdsmen AK 47s Archbishop of the Enugu Anglican Diocese, Most Reverend Emmanuel…

Death toll from Borno multiple blasts hits 21, says police

Police

The police on Sunday said at least 21 persons had reportedly died from last Friday bombing of a fish market…

Sack: Court orders UNIOSUN to pay entitlements to suspended registrar, bursar

UNIOSUN 2

Absolves them of financial impropriety The National Industrial Court sitting in Ibadan has ordered Osun State University (UNIOSUN) to pay…

Bar and Bench

Police nab suspected fake lawyer who practised for 15 years without certificate

Police

The police on Wednesday said that a suspected fake lawyer who has freely practised for 15 years, Chris Elijah, is…

Abia lawmakers set to ease out suspended chief judge

judge's wig

Abia State House of Assembly is planning to ease out the suspended Chief Judge, Theresa Uzokwe. The indication became apparent…

Why we sacked Justice Oji, swore in Ogwe as Abia Acting CJ—Ikpeazu

Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu on Monday swore in Justice Onuoha Arisa Kalu Ogwe as the state Acting Chief Judge.…

Family

Akinwumi-Ishola

Prof Akinwunmi Ishola didn’t give any sign of death—Wife

Narrates how he died in his home As prominent Nigerians including President Muhammadu Buhari, Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi…

Rape

Court sends 25-yr old man to Agodi prison for defiling a teenager

For allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan has remanded…

Aisha Buhari

Motorbike Mishap: Aisha Buhari in trauma over son’s condition, hospitalised

There were indications Friday that Aisha, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been hospitalised over trauma. She was said…

Opinion

2019 presidency: The north, restructuring and rotation, by Leo Sobechi

Presidency

Recently, when a class of political actors gathered in Abuja in what they described as Northern Elders and Stakeholders Conversation,…

Kano, INEC and the 2019 elections, by Jibrin Ibrahim

INEC boss

The Kano local government election has been one of the main issues of controversy in the past week. The debate…

A betrayal of academic trust, by Leo Igwe

Youth protest

A photo of the student from Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola who was accused of abusing Prophet Muhammad has…

Education

Sack: Court orders UNIOSUN to pay entitlements to suspended registrar, bursar

UNIOSUN 2

Absolves them of financial impropriety The National Industrial Court sitting in Ibadan has ordered Osun State University (UNIOSUN) to pay…

After 9 months, Fayose wakes FG over promise to rename Oye-Ekiti varsity after Gen Adebayo

Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has written to remind President Muhammadu Buhari about the renaming of the Federal University, Oye…

2017 Exploration Trip: Boko Haram releases three abducted UNIMAID staff–

University of Maiduguri

Wives of 10 police officers also get reprieve The Department of State Service (DSS), on Saturday, disclosed that three University…

Interview

Nigeria

Why investors are not coming to Nigeria—Chike-Obi

Says incompetence, a bigger problem in Nigeria than corruption A former chief executive of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria,…

Event

NJI partners with IIP, IIPELP, kick-starts 3rd Annual Judges Conference for judges in Abuja

L-R:   Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Founder,  International Institute for Petroleum, Energy Law and Policy, Prof Niyi…

Special Report

abiola-ajimobi

Endless rivalry between Ajimobi, Shittu threatens Oyo APC, by Muyiwa Adeyemi

The fault lines in the 2014 formation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have continued to widen in Oyo State…

Photo News

Judges seminar

NJI partners CIBN, holds seminar for judges on banking and allied matters

Second Vice President, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Bayo Olugbemi (left); First Vice President, Dr. Uche Olowu; President/Chairman…

Court support staff

NJI begins four-day training workshop for judiciary’s support staff in Abuja

A cross section of participants during the Workshop for Court Registrars, Secretaries, Clerks and Bailiffs nationwide in Abuja on Monday,…