President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered operators in the power sector to carry out mass metering of unmetered customers nationwide, as announced on Wednesday night by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The NERC also, via its official Twitter handle, disclosed that it had not...
Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has urged all public officers to learn from the decision of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), to drop Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, as one of the panel discussants at its forthcoming Annual General Conference (AGC). Speaking at House of...
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites, has commended the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), for withdrawing the invitation earlier offered to the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, to address the association’s forthcoming Annual General Conference (AGC).
The International Press Centre (IPC), has expressed disappointment over the heavy fine of N5 million imposed by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), to Nigeria Info. The Centre further requested for an immediate reversal of the fine, maintaining that it was a burden on the...
By: Chuks Collins, Awka An Awka Magistrate Court has sentenced a middle aged man, Mr Joseph Nnajiofor to two months community service of clearing the magistrate court's premises or one month imprisonment, and five hundred thousand Naira fine as compensation to the complainant...
The Department of State Services (DSS), on Friday, said a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafiya, is playing to the gallery and creating unnecessary tension in the country. In his recent interview, Mailafia had alleged that a...
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has slammed a radio station, Nigeria Info, to the tune of N5 million fine, for the interview recently granted by a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia. The fine contained in a statement by the...
A 56-year-old man, Mr. Ben Ifeatu, was on Thursday arraigned before a Magistrate Court III, Awka, Anambra State for allegedly giving false information to the police. The accused was charged for misleading the Police through a petition he wrote to the Commissioner of...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday, reacted to the deployment of police operatives around the premisis of the Edo State House of Assembly. The Party alleged that the federal government mobilized security operatives to the venue to take over the state House of...
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has insisted that his state has no need for Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore floating a security outfit, in as much he is not against it operating in other states. Ortom said this while reacting to a statement by the...
The Court of Appeal Lagos Division has ordered the release of two businessmen; Nnamdi Okoye and Ikechukwu Ezeogwum who were sentenced to prison in 2018 for allegedly faking the trademark of Above Hairspray Container Design, a hair product owned by Dubas ‘N’ Ches Commercial Co. Ltd.
The House of Representatives has ordered the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to with immediate effect, arrest the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Professor Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, for ‘contempt of the legislature’. The House Committee on NDDC, had...
For stealing a plate of tuwo and N10 sachet water, an Abuja based Magistrate, has sentenced a thirty year old Yusuf Muazu. Muazu, a native of Kano, was made to sweep the court premises for three hours and ordered to relocate to where...
An attempt by the Department of State Services (DSS), to secure a stay of execution of the award of N10 million damages against it has been refused by the Federal High Court in Asaba, Delta State. The DSS had approached the court to stay...
The House of Representatives has said that any police officer or an operative of the Department of State Security (DSS) who fails to arrest and compel the appearance of ministers and heads of agencies for refusing to honour summons of the National Assembly would be sanctioned.
The Nigerian Army has maintained that it is not in their role to expose those sponsoring Boko Haram in the country. Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, John Enenche, stated this at a media briefing on Thursday. Enenche admitted that the Army...
The wife of Lance Corporal Martins Idakpani, Victoria Idakpani, has been released by the Nigerian Army, the PUNCH reports. This is coming nine days after she was arrested by the army because her husband criticized the Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai,...
Armed men have attacked the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Lokoja, Kogi State, disrupting a COVID-19 press briefing scheduled for Wednesday morning. The media chat was to demand a COVID-19 screening centre in Kogi. Speakers were also expected to discuss on...
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja today Wednesday 1 June turned down the bail applications by suspected kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala popularly known ' Wadume" and six others being tried for kidnapping and related offences. In its ruling Justice Binta Nyako granted...
For the second time this week, the National Secretariat of All Progressives Congress (APC) has been sealed off by Police operatives, The Nation reports. As early as 9am, two hillux patrol vans and two Peugeot 406 cars were stationed at strategic positions around the...
…seeks N50 billion as punitive, aggravated and exemplary damages Southern leaders of thought comprising elder statesmen and leaders of socio-cultural groups in the Southern region of the country have sued President Muhammadu Buhari at the Federal High Court in Abuja over lopsided appointments...
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) re-arraigned former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) before a Federal High Court, Abuja on a seven-count charge, bordering on money laundering.He was arraigned on Wednesday June 17 along...
Ogbaru community in Anambra has dragged Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, Federal Ministry of Works and B and Q Dredging before a Federal High Court, Awka Division over violation of Environmental Impact Assessment on the construction of the second Niger bridge. The plaintiff are...
A Federal High Court Judge in Abuja, Justice Anwuli Chikere on Thursday June 11 granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s request to seize landed property and cash of N120, 546, 042.02 and $228, 428.16 allegedly linked to retired Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Salu Atawodi...
…opposition coalition (CUPP) described ruling as victory for Democracy and rule of law, right of free speech and deadly blow to tyranny. The move by the Nigeria House of Representatives engineered by the Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila to use the Police and DSS to arrest...
An Asaba division of the Federal High Court has awarded N10m in damages against the Department of State Services (DSS), for detaining a trader, Anthony Okolie, for 10 weeks without charge. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, who delivered his judgment on Thursday, however struck out...
Senator (Dr.) Orji Uzor Kalu has expressed disappointment over unnecessary attacks on members of the Judiciary following last week's judgment of the Supreme Court on his favour. In a statement from his Special Assistant, Barr. Emeka Nwala, Kalu said he has not authorized...
The report reaching THE DAILY VENDOR has it that the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has regained freedom after the Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday quashed the judgment that convicted and sentenced him to 12 years imprisonment. According to...
ANAMBRA, Onitsha An Anambra High Court sitting in Onitsha, Anambra State, has asked the police to pay, Mr Ogbonnaya Obasi, a lawyer in the state, the sum of N25m as damages for abuse of human rights and torture. Delivering judgment...
Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) have said that the proposed two months free electricity supply as part of the COVID-19 palliative for its customers cannot come to limelight until the National Assembly approves the proposal. According to Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), the misleading...