EFCC closes prosecution’s case unexpectedly in Usoro’s case

In a surprising twist today,the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC unexpectedly closed the prosecution’s case in the trial ofthe former President of the Nigerian Bar Association– MrPaul Usoro who is undergoing a trial for receiving his legal fees from Akwa Ibom State government which the EFCC alleges […]

ICPC arraigns 2 FRSC officials over extortion of motorists

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), over alleged extortion of motorists and gratification. In a 2-count charge brought before Justice H. Aprioku of the Rivers State High Court 11 sitting in Port Harcourt, […]

NIN remains the only means of Identity recognised by law- Communication Minister

The Minister  of Communications  and Digital  Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ali Pantami  has called on all Nigerian citizens  and legal residents to key into the ongoing National Identity enrolment exercise as the National  Identity Number, NIN remains the only recognised means of Identity  recognised by law.

FG to build three new sea ports – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has disclosed that the Federal Government would construct three new sea ports across the country, no nation can celebrate efficient transportation without good sea ports. The Minister dislcosed this while delivering the 2021 Founders’ Lecture, at  the University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, […]

Obono-Obla, Two Others Arraigned for Alleged N19.9m Fraud

Chairman of the now disbanded Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Mr Okoi Obono-Obla, was on Friday arraigned alongside two others before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja over allegations bordering on fraud.

JUST IN: Supreme Court fixes March 12 for judgment in ex-Gov Dariye’s appeal

The Judgment in the appeal by the former governor of Plateau State has scheduled for March 12 ,2021 by the Supreme Court. The court chose the date on Thursday after taking final arguments from lawyers representing parties.

I didn’t defect to APC over presidential ambition- Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi made it clear today at an APC stakeholders meeting that he did not defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest for presidency in 2023.Insisting that he did not negotiate with anyone for the top Job.

Somali Military Executes Three Al-Shabab Militant Group Members

The Somali military executed three members of the Al-Shabab militant group who were convicted of several killings in the capital Mogadishu.

WHO urges greater COVID-19 vigilance in Africa as holidays near

Brazzaville, 19 November 2020 – With the end of year approaching and many African families planning get-togethers, the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging countries to be on high alert for a possible surge in COVID-19 cases. This comes as nearly 20 countries in the region experience an […]

Black Friday Sales: Get a website for your Law Firm now at 35k

This 2020 Black Friday, Notstreet International in partnership with The Grundnorm will build Law Firm websites for Lawyers/Law Firms who do not own a website in a new project named “Website for every Nigerian Law Firm” The cost of the website will be N35,000 (Thirty Five Thousand Naira) […]

A Short Guide on how to apply for a visa to join a partner in the UK

INTRODUCTION: The United Kingdom has introduced the FAMILY VISA which enables applicants to join and live with their spouse or partner, fiancé, fiancée or proposed civil partner, child, parent or relative who’ll provide long-term care for the applicant. This Visa is available to both applicants applying from outside […]

NBA Porthacourt constitutes Young Lawyers Forum Exco

The Nigerian Bar Association Porthacourt branch has constituted the Exco of the branch’s Young Lawyers Forum(YLF) The Chairman of the branch,Mr Prince Nyekwere announced the 10 member committee headed by Chinyere Nworah at the meeting of the branch yesterday which he presided for the first time after his […]

My approval for auction of seized vessels legal, Malami insists

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, has justified the approval he gave to Omoh Jay Nig Ltd, a firm accused of stealing Crude Oil and Diesel, to auction seized vessels. The AGF, in a statement that was signed by his media […]

Macron names Castex as new French prime minister

Emmanuel Macron has named Jean Castex as his new prime minister . Mr Castex, who was appointed in April by Mr Macron to organise France’s exit from its coronavirus lockdown, is expected to have a lower political profile than his predecessor, the increasingly popular Edouard Philippe, who helped […]

Philippines: Dangerous anti-terror law yet another setback for human rights

Responding to news that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Anti-Terrorism Act into law, Amnesty International’s Asia-Pacific Regional Director, Nicholas Bequelin, said: “Under Duterte’s presidency, even the mildest government critics can be labelled terrorists.