Monthly Archives: June 2016

Court orders DSS, D-G to pay N10m compensation for human rights infringement

An FCT High Court, Apo, on Thursday ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) and its Director-General DSS to pay N10 million compensation to one Kasim Kayode for fundamental rights infringement. The judge, Justice Peter Kekemeke, ordered the respondents to … Continue reading

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Court adjourns Orji Kalu’s trial till Sept. 27

An Abuja Federal High Court on Thursday adjourned former Gov. Orji Kalu’s alleged money laundering trial till Sept. 27. The judge, Justice Anwuli Chikere, adjourned the case pending an appeal filed by the defendants at the Supreme Court. Kalu is … Continue reading

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FG inaugurates Governing Board of the ECOWAS RCDC

In order to increase the surveillance and information system for early detection, strengthening of laboratory capacity, preparedness and emergency response and retention of trained healthcare workforce in West Africa, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has flagged off the ECOWAS Regional … Continue reading

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Ex-NAF chief returns N2.6b to FG

The Federal High Court in Lagos heard on Wednesday that a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (rtd), charged with laundering N21 billion, has returned N2.6 billion to the Federal Government. His lawyer, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), … Continue reading

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Lagos inaugurates Advisory Council on prerogative of mercy

In its bid to ensure justice for all and sundry, the Lagos State Government on Thursday inaugurated a nine-member Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy. State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem who spoke at the inauguration of … Continue reading

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Court stops Ogah’s swearing-in as Abia Gov

The ongoing tension in God’s Own State, Thursday, took another dramatic turn, as a High Court sitting in Osisioma, Abia State, issued an injunction restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from issuing a certificate of return to Uchechukwu Ogah … Continue reading

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Police step up security at Abia Govt House

The Police have stepped up security around the Abia Government House in Umuahia, following report of the issuance of Certificate of Return to Dr Uche Ogah as Governor-elect of the State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the … Continue reading

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