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9th National Assembly: APC North Central Governors endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila

The governors met in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.

Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen

UPDATED: Onnoghen appeals conviction by CCT

The tribunal also ordered that Mr Onnoghen forfeit the money in the five accounts he failed to declare in his assets declaration form.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

Defection: Court sacks Nigerian senator

The court also orders the lawmaker to refund all money paid him by the National Assembly since his defection.

UPDATED: Two confirmed dead in Ibadan petrol tanker explosion

A witness told PREMIUM TIMES that many people died in the accident.

President Muhammadu Buhari makes his acceptance speech during presentation of Certificate-of-Return to him as winner of 2019 Presidential election, by Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu (L), at the International Conference Centre in Abuja on Wednesday (27/2/19). 01783/27/2/2019/Callistus Ewelike/HB/BJO/NAN Centre in Abuja on Wednesday (27/2/19). 01782/27/2/2019/Callistus Ewelike/HB/BJO/NAN

N30,000 minimum wage takes effect immediately — Presidency

President Buhari signed the bill into law on Thursday.

Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, seen making a phone call at an Ikeja High Court before being apprehended by the EFCC on Tuesday.

Former judge, Ofili-Ajumogobia, re-arraigned; granted N10m bail

Mrs Ofili-Ajumogobia was discharged by another court earlie this week.

Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) [Photo Credit: The Guardian]

#TRENDING: Nigerians react to CCT judgement on Onnoghen

While some Nigerians charged the Federal government to probe other corrupt officials in the country, others mocked the ruling.

Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen

UPDATED: CCT convicts former CJN Onnoghen

Mr Onnoghen, found guitly of not declaring all his assets, vows to appeal the CCT’s ruling.

President Muhammadu Buhari speaking

Easter Message: Buhari urges Nigerians to exhibit hope amidst insecurity

Mr Buhari says his government will continue to equip and motivate the armed forces.

House of Representatives

Court sacks Buhari’s ex-aide as elected Reps member-elect

The court replaced the ex-presidential aide with the son of a minister.

Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. [Photo credit: Concise News]

Speakership: Gbajabiamila responds to colleague’s ‘no retreat, no surrender’ statement

There are currently controversies surrounding who will occupy top positions in the 9th Assembly.

R-L: The Auditor-General of the Federation (AuGF), Anthony Ayine, during a courtesy visit by the Executive Secretary of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), Sharon Ikeazor, in Abuja on Wednesday.

Nigeria’s Auditor-General laments poor implementation of audit reports

The official says the implementation of reports will deter corruption in the service.

President Muhammadu Buhari signing the Executive Order No.007 of 2019 on the Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme at at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday (25/1/2019) 00867/25/01/2019/Callistus Ewelike/NAN

UPDATED: Buhari signs new minimum wage bill

The bill, which has now become a law, will usher in a new pay structure for Nigerian workers.

Couple holding hands

Man drags father-in-law to court over wife’s refusal to return to matrimonial home

“I gave her two days to attend to her family matters. But this is getting to four weeks now and she has not returned.”

Court

Court remands man for allegedly stabbing father to death

The accused was remanded in Ikoyi Prisons.

Alleged money laundering: EFCC re-arraigns ex-judge Ofili-Ajumogobia, Obla absent

The commission charged Mr Obla along with former Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court.

Babcock University (Photo Credit: School Website)

Alleged Gang-rape: Court denies Babcock university student bail

The Babcock student and others are accused of gang-raping a Unilag student.

Facebook

Facebook confirms uploading 1.5 million users’ email contact without consent

“The error was discovered amid a change to the sign-up process made in March,’’ Facebook said.

Ag. Chairman EFCC, Ibrahim Magu

Court rejects SSS report on Magu as evidence

Ibrahim Magu of EFCC has sued a newspaper.

Suspended CJN, Walter Onnoghen arriving the Code of Conduct Tribunal today

CCT convicts Onnoghen of false assets declaration

The tribunal said Mr Onnoghen evidently acquired the funds fraudulently since he failed to show how the huge amount was acquired.

Former CJN, Walter Onnoghen in CCT on Monday.

CCT rules it has jurisdiction for Onnoghen’s trial

The CCT ruling was given as part of the trial of the embattled CJN, Walter Onnoghen.

UPDATED: NSITF inauguration postponed indefinitely as Labour Union accuses Ngige of impropriety

Labour union leaders vow to resist inauguration of the board except Frank Kokori remains its chairman.