Monthly Archives: November 2016

Fire Razes Lagos’ CJ Chambers

There was pandemonium on Wednesday, at the Igbosere High Court of Lagos State High Court, as fire gutted the chambers of the State’s Chief Judge, Justice Funmilayo Atilade. The Chief Justice’s courtroom which is on the top floor of the old building was razed by fire at about 8.15am following a spark from one of the air-conditioning unit in the ...

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Marijuana Dealer Bags 5 Years Jail term


Justice babs Kuewumi of a Lagos Federal High Court, on Wednesday, sentenced a 28 year-old, Olaiya Olakunle Nurudeen, to five years imprisonment, for unlawful dealing in Cannabis Sativa, popularly called Marijuana. Justice Kuewumi convicted and sentenced the convict after he pleaded guilty to a count charge of unlawful dealing in narcotic, leveled against him by the National Drugs Laws Enforcement ...

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Money Laundering: A’Court Orders Retrial of Ex-Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji, Aide

The Lagos division of the Appeal Court, has ordered the retrial of immediate past Speakers of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and his Personal Assistant, Oyebode Atoyebi, over allegation of Money Laundering. The panel led by Justice Biobela Georgewill, ordered the retrial of the duo while setting aside the ruling of Justice Ibrahim Buba of a Lagos Federal ...

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Senate Stops Planned Data Tariff Increase By NCC

The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has ordered the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) to halt its planned increment in data charges with immediate effect. This was the resolution by the legislators after deliberations on Wednesday on a directive issued to the telecommunications operators in Nigeria to increase data tariff with effect from Thursday, December 1, 2016. In his ...

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Kaduna APC: Shehu Sani’s Suspension Now Indefinite

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state has renewed the suspension of Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, to indefinite effect. Senator Sani’s 11-month suspension had elapsed on Tuesday. But in a letter addressed to him and circulated to journalists, Secretary of the APC in ward 6, Tudun Wada, Auwal Abduhamid and 16 others, read that ...

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APC Chieftain Congratulates Ondo People For Electing Akeredolu, Urges Unity For Speedy Devt.

Former governorship candidate and a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Engr Chris Ojomo, has congratulated the people for choosing the state Governor-elect, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), calling on all residents of the state to unite, and join hands together with him, to ensure peaceful transition and speedy development of the state.   The former governorship candidate in ...

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