Litigation

N1.28bn Fraud: Senator Akpan in fresh trouble over own evidence before EFCC

EFCC

Admits collecting N303m car worth for his 2014 governorship bid As FG moves to arraign him, recover all undeclared assets Ahead…

‘Devil lured me to kill my church members to conceal misdeed’, pastor tells court

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Begs for forgiveness, leniency As court orders his remand, transfers his case-file for proper trial A 32-year-old Pastor, Chidiebere Okoroafor,…

Malabu: AGF’s legal advice to stop Diezani, Adoke’s trial shocking—House of Reps

Bello Adoke

Says decision won’t stop Jonathan, Adoke’s probe The House of Representatives on Sunday described as shocking last week legal advice…

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

EFCC

N1.28bn Fraud: Senator Akpan in fresh trouble over own evidence before EFCC

Admits collecting N303m car worth for his 2014 governorship bid As FG moves to arraign him, recover all undeclared assets Ahead…

INEC

2019 Polls: INEC, senate on collision course over timetable

We ‘ll be guided by constitution, not senate, on timetable for 2019 polls The independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) on…

Kaduna State on Nigeria Map

Fresh religious crisis in Kaduna claims lives, houses

El-Rufai orders arrest, CAN condemns violence Some residents were on Monday, reportedly killed, more injured while many houses torched in…

Crime

‘Devil lured me to kill my church members to conceal misdeed’, pastor tells court

judge's wig

Begs for forgiveness, leniency As court orders his remand, transfers his case-file for proper trial A 32-year-old Pastor, Chidiebere Okoroafor,…

Brutality: Lagos police begs NBA, seeks partnership on dispensation of justice

Police

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohim Edgar, has appealed to the Ikeja chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to…

Fresh religious crisis in Kaduna claims lives, houses

Kaduna State on Nigeria Map

El-Rufai orders arrest, CAN condemns violence Some residents were on Monday, reportedly killed, more injured while many houses torched in…

Bar and Bench

Why population of Awaiting Trial Inmates is soaring –NULAI

  By Toyin Akinfolaju A group operating as Network of University Legal Aid Institutions (NULAI) has raised the alarm that…

‘Judiciary should be on first line charge for better access to funds, performance’

Like every other sector, the judicial system in Nigeria is faced with myriad of problems. One of those challenges, which…

Solanke to Senior Lawyers: Stop using pupil lawyers as slaves

First female Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Folake Solanke has appealed to senior lawyers who utilize the services of young…

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

Lagos Port congestion: A conversation, by Hope Eghagha

Lagos-International-Airport

Lagbaja: The madness of the Lagos Port congestion kills me; reminds me of the cement armada of the 1970s, which…

Christians are idol worshippers, by Femi Aribisala

Idolatry

I went to buy blank videotapes in a van emblazoned with Christian VideoNet on both sides. When I came out…

Dark cloud over South Africa, by Charles Onunaiju

South Africa

Following the desperate push to get him out of office and eventual capitulation of former President Jacob Zuma to the…

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

Makarfi

APC’s stand on restructuring uncertain—Makarfi

Former governor of Kaduna State and immediate past chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi speaks…

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

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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,…