Nigerians in Ghana will get justices – Osinbanjo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday promised Nigerians traders in Ghana that the Federal Government of Nigeria will get Justice for them. Recall that the Ghana Government in August sealed their shops over a $1million equity stipulated by the Ghana Investment Promotions Council. Osinbajo at a meeting with representatives of the Nigerian community in Ghana, noted that the government is …

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Malami can not solely amend lawyers’ professional conduct rules – Akpata

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Olumide Akpata, has said it is impossible for the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abukakar Malami (SAN), to single-handedly amend the 2007 Rules of Professional Conduct for Legal Practitioners. Akpata said this in response to reports that Malami had amended the RPC to the effect that the NBA stamp and seal …

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Man in Court for tresspassing into Obasanjo Land

A 60-year-old man, Ibrahim Ibuoye, has appeared before an Ogun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ota for alleged trespassing on the farmland of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Ota. Ibuoye, who was arraigned on four counts bordering on the breach of the peace, forceful entry, causing damages and conspiracy, pleaded not guilty to the charges. The police prosecutor, Inspector Rosemary …

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CAMA:Osinbanjo ask aggrieved Church leaders to meet National Assembly

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advised the church leaders, who are aggrieved over the Company and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020, to approach the National Assembly for amendment. President Muhammadu Buhari signed CAMA into law on Friday, August 7, 2020. The law, which replaced the 1990 CAMA provides that religious bodies and charity organisations in the country will be regulated …

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President Buhari commends appointment of Kelechi as Canadian Minister of Justice

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the appointment of Nigeria-born Kelechi (Kaycee) Madu, as Minister of Justice and Solicitor General for the Government of Alberta, in Canada as laudable. The president’s reaction is contained in a statement on Thursday by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) in Abuja where Buhari congratulated Madu for the feat. As previously …

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NBC slam Nigeria Info. N5million for inciting views

The National Broadcasting Commission has fined a radio station, Nigeria Info, N5m, for a recent comment made by a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailaifa. This was contained in a statement signed by the NBC management on Thursday titled, ‘The National Broadcasting Commission Fines Nigeria Info 99.3 For Unprofessional Broadcast’. The PUNCH had earlier …

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Contentions over Sharia Law

The contention over the existence of Sharia Law in Kaduna unfortunately led to a lot of deaths based on religious conflict. [Punch Newspaper] Sharia law is an Islamic system of jurisprudence. It is a religious law based on the teachings of the Koran and the traditions of the Prophet (Hadith and Sunna). Sharia prescribes both religious and secular duties and …

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