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Onnoghen appeals Code of Conduct Tribunal conviction

Justice Walter Onnoghen, sacked yesterday as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) upon his conviction by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has appealed the

Onnoghen appeals Code of Conduct Tribunal conviction

Justice Walter Onnoghen, sacked yesterday as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) upon his conviction by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has appealed the

NLC cautious as Buhari okays N30,000 minimum wage bill

• Why FG might be unable to pay, by financial experts The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) reacted cautiously yesterday to news that President Muhammadu Buhari

Senate penalises gas flaring in new bill, offenders to pay N10 million fine

The Senate yesterday passed a new bill, which provided for penalty against gas flaring and other malpractices in the oil and gas sector.The last legislation

CCT convicts, sacks Onnoghen as Chief Justice, NJC chairman

The allegation of false and non-assets declaration against Justice Walter Onnoghen, which began like a bad dream in January, came to a dramatic end yesterday

PDP carpets Bello over claims on Infrastructure

Kogi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration of Governor Yahaya Bello in the state to

39 terrorists killed, 20 soldiers wounded in Boko’Haram clash

Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have neutralised 39 terrorists at Cross Kauwa in Kukawa Council of Borno State.Twenty soldiers were wounded while

EFCC re-arraigns dismissed judge, Ofili-Ajumogobia

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday re-arraigned the dismissed Federal High Court judge, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, for alleged money laundering at the Federal High

NCC, FRC target compliance to corporate governance in telecoms sector

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) have agreed to strengthen the level of compliance by telecoms operators to national

Wike suspends 12 council chairmen

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has notified the state House of Assembly of the suspension of 12 chairmen of local government areas for failing to

Stakeholders urge youths in Taraba, Benue crisis to sheath swords

Stakeholders have urged youths in the recent inter-ethnic crisis between communities in Taraba and Benue states to, as a matter of urgency, sheathe their swords

Bayelsa deputy governor makes case for Nigerian engineers in project execution

Bayelsa State government has stressed the need for government and other stakeholders to accord more recognition to indigenous engineers in the execution of projects. The post

Onnoghen convicted

WHAT THE TRIBUNAL SAID Onnoghen is removed from office as the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council and Chairman, Federal Judicial Service

Two persons die as petrol tanker goes up in Ibadan

TWO unidentified persons were yesterday burnt beyond recognition when a tanker conveying Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) spilled its content on Sawmill Bridge, Onipepeye area of

Buhari signs N30,000 Minimum Wage Bill

LABOUR has won its battle for better pay for workers. President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed the much-awaited National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Bill into Law. All

LASTMA officials can arrest offenders, impound vehicles, says CEO

LAGOS State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officials can arrest erring motorists and  impound their vehicles, the agency’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chris Olakpe, clarified yesterday.

Navy transfers suspects, weapons to INTERPOL

The Nigerian Navy (NN) yesterday handed over the nine suspects arrested on board a service boat, SEA ANGEL 3, four firearms, ammunition and other exhibits

Fed Govt to divest 60% stake in BoA

The  Federal Government yesterday said it will divest 60 per cent of its stakes in the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) as part of plans to

Utomi, SERAP, lawyers preach integrity as Onnoghen is convicted

The need for integrity in the judiciary and other sectors of public life dominated discourse yesterday as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) found ex-Chief

Utomi, SERAP, lawyers preach integrity as Onnoghen is convicted

The need for integrity in the judiciary and other sectors of public life dominated discourse yesterday as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) found ex-Chief