AN EXPOSE ON THE NEXUS BETWEEN THE RIGHT TO LIVELIHOOD AND THE RIGHT TO LIFE: A NIGERIAN LABOUR FORCE VIEWPOINT BY ERIC KELECHI IKE-NWEMEM ESQ.(LL.B, B.L)

The believe that a being has the right to live and in particular should not be deprived of it by another entity including the government is what we generally refer to as the “Right to life”. Article 6 of the International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights made […]

Supreme Court to Deliver Judgment in Rivers APC tussle March 5

The Supreme Court on Wednesday, fixed March 5, for judgment in the Rivers All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee Chairmanship suit. A chieftain of the APC, Igo Aguma, filed the suit against the Court of Appeal judgment that set aside the decision of the High Court, which had […]

Breaking: Senate Confirms Bawa as EFCC Chairman

THE Senate on Wednesday confirmed Abdulrasheed Bawa as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC). The confirmation was a sequel to the question and answer session that lasted two hours where Bawa was asked questions from over 14 Senators at the Hallowed Chamber. […]

Lagos #ENDSARS Panel Summons IGP

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Restitution and Inquiry set up to investigate cases of police brutality, especially involving officers of the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad, has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammad Adamu. The IGP was summoned over a case involving one Adewale Adewuyi, a petitioner whose […]

UPDATED: Senate Confirms Buratai, other ex-service chiefs as Ambassadors

The Senate, on Tuesday, confirmed the appointment of former service chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate. Their confirmation followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Mohammed Bulkachuwa. Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, had on February 10, directed the Committee on Foreign Affairs to confirm […]

Private Depot Owners Collaborate with NSCDC to check pipeline vandalism

The Private Depot of Oil and Gas Marketers Association of Nigeria (PDOGMAN) has in collaboration with the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) inaugurated a security surveillance team in Benin City, Edo state to check incidences of pipeline vandalism across oil installation and oil pipeline routes. The […]

Power: NDPHC to Export 70MW of Electricity to Republic of Togo

The management of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, has disclosed that the company has entered a bilateral agreement with the Republic of Togo to supply the country with 70 Megawatt, MW, of electricity under the Power Purchase Agreement, PPA. The NDPHC, which said the expected power […]

FG: Governors to have final say on Petrol Price hike, meet Thursday

THE final decision on petrol pump price increase will be taken by the 36 states governors at their meeting on Thursday, the Federal Government has said. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige disclosed this Sunday night after a bipartite meeting of the Federal Government and […]

BREAKING: Tight Security as Imo Police Arraign Okorocha’s Aides

Fourteen aides of former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, are being arraigned before His Lordship, B. U Adikaibe of Magistrate Court 4, Owerri.They are being arraigned on a seven-count bordering on disturbance to the security of the state and destruction of government seal at Royal Spring Palm […]

Insecurity: 44 CSOs ask Buhari to step aside or face Impeachment, If…

A coalition of 44 civil society organizations, CSOs, have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to step aside or face impeachment by the National Assembly, if he can no longer ensure the security and welfare of the Nigerian people. They made the demand at an emergency civil society joint action […]

South-East governors Wade into Imo Govt, Okorocha Impasse

The South-East Governors Forum has waded into the impasse between the Imo government and the state’s former governor, Sen. Rochas Okorocha. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that a squabble ensued between both sides’ supporters on Feb. 21 when Okorocha allegedly broke into the Royal Spring Palm […]

Sports Law Practice is not gender specific- Anthony Atata

A top Nigerian sports lawyer,Anthony Atata on thursday informed young Lawyers of the Nigerian Bar Association,Ikeja that the practice of sports Law is not gender specific.He said this during his lecture titled ” Opportunities in Sports Law” at the Continuing Legal education (CLE) lecture of young Lawyers forum […]

Breaking: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala chosen as Director-General

WTO members made history today (15 February) when the General Council agreed by consensus to select Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria as the organization’s seventh Director-General. When she takes office on 1 March, Dr Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman and the first African to be chosen as Director-General. […]

Ban Foreign Herders, Ganduje, Ortom Tell FG

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje and his counterpart in Benue State, Mr. Samuel Ortom has called on the federal government to ban foreign herdsmen in the country. Speaking yesterday on Radio France International, Ganduje insisted that it is the foreign Fulani herders that commit crimes. “There […]

Akeredolu sends Anti-Grazing Bill to Ondo Assembly

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has sent to the state’s House of Assembly a bill to enact into law the anti-grazing law and to establish ranches across the 18 local councils of the state. He said the execution of the law would be controlled by state and local […]