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Nigerian, Italian jailed over Malabu oil deal

•As fraud claims first convicts   Samuel Ogundipe A Nigerian man and his accomplice in Italy were on Thursday sentenced to four years each for their roles in the controversial Malabu oil deal, marking the first victory for Italian prosecutors in the complex corruption case. The deal, struck in 2011 under President Goodluck Jonathan,

MTN Sues CBN, AGF Over Alleged $10.1b Infractions

Telecommunications firm, MTN Nigeria, has headed for the court over the alleged $10.1 billion financial malfeasance levelled against it by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF). The apex bank had asked MTN to refund $8.1 billion, said to have been illegally repatriated through

Allegations of Forgery: HEDA files suit to compel IGP to investigate Adeosun

Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre, a non-governmental organization in Nigeria, has filed a motion exparte before the Federal High Court sitting at Ikoyi, Lagos State, seeking for the leave of court to apply for an order compelling and mandating the Inspector General of Police to commence urgent investigations

SERAP drags INEC to court over ‘failure to put Ekiti vote buyers on trial’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to courtover the commission’s “failure to put Ekiti vote buyers on trial and do something about the allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during recent governorship election in

Nwodo to FG: You cant placate deadly Boko Haram, herdsmen and proscribe peaceful IPOB

•Salutes judiciary for freeing jailed 112 Igbo women •Warns against stretching the people's anger beyond limit •Expresses dismay over silence on threats by Fulani herdsmen   Godsgift Onyedinefu    The President General of the umbrella body of Ndigbo Worldwide, the Ohanaeze, Chief John Nnia Nwodo has reacted to the release of over 100 pro-Biafran women by

Rights Violation: Court orders Buratai to pay N11m damages 

•Army Chief indicted for illegal detention Jude Johnson   The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen.l Tukur Buratai, to pay N11million as damages for the breach of fundamental rights of eleven Gombe State indigenes that were illegally detained by officers of the Nigerian Army. The court,

Courts restrains DSTV, GOTV from increasing subscription fees

  Federal high court sitting in Abuja has granted Interim Order Prohibiting Multichoice from Increasing Dstv or GOtv Subscription Rates Pending Further Hearing and Order of Court. The Federal Republic of Nigeria filed an action under prevailing law to restrain Multichoice from perverting regulatory process and the course of the law. Director General​

114 pro-biafra women to face court trial after protest in Owerri

The Nigerian Police has arraigned 114 pro-Biafra women in an Owerri Magistrate court on Monday The women were arrested Friday, August 17 during a peaceful protest to demand a date for Biafra referendum, and the whereabouts of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu who disappeared since September 14, 2017 after raid of his