Day: September 26, 2017

Justice Rilwan Aikwa of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled that the money laundering case of N4.9 billion against Femi Fani Kayode will be heard in the Lagos Federal High Court. The court stated that the case cannot be transferred to Abuja because the Chief Judge had reassigned the case from justice Muslim […]

After a seven-week recess, the National Assembly is set to resume plenary. The Federal lawmakers are expected to consider some critical issues as they resume. the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, while reading a prepared speech to welcome his colleagues from a two-months break highlighted that some of the major issues which the Senate have lined […]

The Plateau State Judiciary has designated two High Court judges to hear and speedily dispose of all corruption cases in the state. This follows the directives of the Chief Justice of Nigeria that special courts be established for hearing and speedy determination of corruption and financial crime cases. The Chief Registrar in the Plateau State […]

Contrary to the guidelines of the Debt Management Office on sub national borrowing, 23 states of the federation exceeded their borrowing limits in 2015, the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has said. In a report on the states and indebtedness, the FRC said Lagos, Kaduna, Cross River, Gombe, Ekiti, Edo, Ondo and Imo states had borrowed more […]

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Monday stated that the federal government would be open to welcome new and tangible offers that would lead to it divesting its 40 per cent shares in the 11 electricity distribution companies (Disco) in the country. Speaking on Arise News in Abuja, Fashola said the government […]

The Federal Government on Monday said it would reintroduce tolling on the nation’s highways to raise the much needed funds to maintain the roads. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated this while addressing members of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, who visited him in his office in Abuja. Fashola said that […]

The Management and members of Staff of Jay Fm Radio Station in Jos condole with Governor Simon Lalong over the death of his brother,Wummen Bako Lalong. Reports reaching us said late Wummen died in the early hours of Tuesday morning after an illness. In a condolence message by the Man aging Director of Jay Fm,Clinton […]

The Presidential Panel of Investigation set up to review compliance of the military on rules of engagement has commenced hearing in Port Harcourt. Justice Biobele Georgewill, Chairman of the panel, on Monday said the panel would listen to stakeholders from the south-south region over alleged human rights violations by the Army, Air Force, and Navy. […]

Plateau state indigenes and residents are wearing mournful look following the death of Wumen Lalong, the younger  brother of the state Governor,Simon Lalong in the early hours on Tuesday. Though no member of the Governor’s family in Shendam was willing to comment on the development, sources from Government House however confirmed the death with JAY […]

The presidency will today host the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, in an expanded meeting of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) in the State House, Abuja. Akande further said today’s meeting would consider new […]

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