Monday, March 18, 2019

$205m fraud: Absence of judge stalls arraignment of ex-NIA D-G, wife

The absence of Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of a Federal High Court in Lagos, Monday, stalled the arraignment of former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ayo Oke and his wife Folashade, over 205 million dollars crime concealment.

Abolish death penalty in Nigeria, Okowa urges FG

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The Presidential Committee on Prisons Reforms and Decongestion led by the Chairman Hon. Justice I. U. Bello to a courtesy visit in Asaba.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Monday called for the abolishment of death penalty in Nigeria.

I’m Afraid To Go To School Again, Says Pupil Who Survived Lagos Building Collapse

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A Three-year-old survival of the recent building collapse at Ita Faji on Lagos Island, Kabiru Sasore, Monday said he is afraid of going to school again.

JUST IN: Many trapped as another building collapses at Oke Arin, Lagos Island

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A building located at No 57, Egerton square in Alakoro area, Lagos Island, has just collapsed moments ago.

Court Adjourns Alleged N1.4bn Laundering Case Against Usoro, Others.

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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has adjourned till April 17 to hear three pending applications in the N1.4bn money laundering charge against the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Paul Usoro.

Court dissolves 9-year-old marriage over adultery

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An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Monday, dissolved the 9 year-old marriage between one Udoekpo Daniel and his wife Margaret, over adultery.

FG to prosecute parents for not enrolling children in school

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Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu says Nigeria will soon effect policy to prosecute parents who refused to enroll their children of school age in schools across the country.

Alleged N115m fraud : No prima facie against me, Gwarzo tells court

The suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr Mounir Gwarzo, on Monday, told an FCT High Court Maitama that the prosecution did not establish any prima facie case against them to enter any defence.

NASS Election Tribunal receives 10 petitions in Enugu

No fewer than 10 petitions have been filed before the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Enugu, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

N544m Fraud: Court Grants EFCC Leave To Amend Charge Against Babachir Lawal, Others

An FCT High Court in Maitama, on Monday, granted leave to the EFCC to amend the charge in the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and three others, over alleged N544 fraud.

Nigerian Parliament

APC House Of Reps Elect, Garba Muhammad Butalawa Dies In Kano

A Federal House of Representatives elect Garba Muhammad Butalawa, representing Kura, Madobi and Garun Mallam in Kano, has died. Our reporter gathered that the Late...

NBA

Court Adjourns Alleged N1.4bn Laundering Case Against Usoro, Others.

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has adjourned till April 17 to hear three pending applications in the N1.4bn money laundering charge...