AFTER a 56-day break, members of the House of Representatives will tomorrow reconvene to debate the $1 billion request from President Goodluck Jonathan to combat Boko Haram and security problems in Nigeria. House ...

David Mark, no to state creation; it’s not economical

On June 27, 2011, we stated that creating additional state is not economical because it will increase the cost of governance in the country without any increase in the revenue base of the nation. Senate President, ...

THE All Progressives Congress,  APC, in Osun State, yesterday asked the new chairman of the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo, Justice Sulaiman Ambrusa, at his maiden sitting, to disqualify himself from ...

The Election Petitions Tribunal hearing the petitions arising from the Osun State governorship  election has granted the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore, the permission to ...

The Clerk to the National Assembly, Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa, said on Wednesday that 31 bills to better the lives and education of persons with special needs were undergoing passage by the Senate and the House of ...

The first son of Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia State, Chinedu Orji, an engineer, has sued The Sun Newspapers Limited, owned by a former Governor of the State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, claiming N5bn damages for calling him ...

Lawyers, activists score FG’s rescue efforts low

Lawyers and rights activists have scored the Federal Government low in its efforts to rescue the abducted pupils of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. The girls have been seized from their hostel ...

Mr. Austine Alegeh, SAN, has finally taken over the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA and this is time to put to work, all his electioneering promises for the bar, as lawyers in the country look up to ...

Adamawa 2014: The battle of two lawmakers

Jibrilla is flying the All Progressives Congress, APC, flag, while Ahmadu Fintiri is on the ticket of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP. Adamu Fintir Both candidates are upcoming politicians as far as Adamawa ...

Adopt Ebola strategy on Boko Haram, NBA tells FG

The Maiduguri chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Monday urged the Federal Government to adopt some of its strategies against the Ebola Virus Disease in fighting Boko Haram. The Chairman of the ...

Ebonyi LG Elections: Appeal Court Restrains EBSIEC on Ballot System

The Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu yesterday restrained the Ebonyi state Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) from the use of open ballot system for the conduct of the 2013 and future local government ...

Boko Haram: 50 Lawyers to Storm The Hague for Prosecution of Sheriff, Ihejirika

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA)  Friday said it would be storming  the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Switzerland with a team of over 50 lawyers to prosecute both Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Lt. ...

Insurgency: Lawmakers to Meet with Jonathan, Blame Babangida for Weakened Military

Following the rising wave of insurgency in the North-east and the threat to Nigeria’s territorial integrity, members of the National Assembly have set the stage for a meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan so as ...

Falana: How Modu Sheriff Sponsored Boko Haram

Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana, has threatened to apply to the Federal High Court for an order of mandamus the compel the security agencies to investigate and prosecute the indicted sponsors ...

Boko Haram: FG gets 7-day ultimatum to prosecute Sheriff

Lagos-based fiery lawyer, Femi Falani, has given the Federal Government seven days to prosecute the former Borno State Governor, Senator Ali Modu Sherriff, for allegedly sponsoring Boko Haram or face his wrath. The ...

Confab: There’s money to sustain 18 new states – Orji

Would you say that there is now greater love and peace between the North and South after the conference? Yes, I should say so. First of all, the opportunity presented by the conference enabled the peoples of ...

We are committed to passing CIS Bill — Okumagba

The President, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) Mr. Albert Okumagba has reiterated its commitment to the passage of the institute’s bill which will further contribute to repositioning the CIS and put it ...

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered 20 Commercial banks in Nigeria to dishonour all withdrawal cheques from Mr. Sani Dangote, younger brother to Alhaji Aliko Dangote, and his companies, Dansa Foods Limited and ...