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Falana to NJC: Tell Onnoghen to step aside

Rights activist Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) to compel the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen,...

NAF destroys Boko Haram base in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram logistics base in Sambisa forest,...

Minimum Wage Bill: NLC commends Reps, urges Senate to do the same

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday commended the House of Representatives for adopting N30, 000 as the new National Minimum Wage and the...

Troops kill 21 bandits, capture 17, rescue 89 in Zamfara, Katsina

Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have between Jan. 22 and Jan. 28 neutralised 21 bandits, captured 17 and rescued 89 persons taken hostage by...

Breaking: NJC gives Onnoghen, Mohammad 7 days to respond to allegations written against them

The emergency meeting of the National Judicial Council (NJC) has ended, TheCable reports. The council has given Walter Onnoghen, the suspended chief justice of Nigeria,...

Onnoghen’s Suspension: Lawyers in Enugu obey NBA’s directive, boycott courts

Absence of lawyers at various courts in Enugu on Tuesday stalled court proceedings following the directive by the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) of Federation...

House of Reps approves N30,000 as minimum wage

The House of Representatives has approved N30, 000 as minimum wage for workers. This was due to the adoption of the report of the Yussuff...

Onnoghen: Lawyers ignore NBA’s directive to shun courts

Many lawyers in Abuja on Tuesday ignored Monday’s directive by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for legal practitioners to stay away from courts until...

Bandits’ Killings: Zamfara Govt. calls for three days fasting, prayer

The Zamfara Government has called on the people of the state to embark on three-day fasting and intensive prayers to seek God’s intervention against the...

Onnoghen: Schism breaks out in the Senate over legal action

Is President Muhammadu Buhari right to suspend Justice Walter Onnoghen and install Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN)? This is...