Legal Nigeria

‘Contempt’: Jailed Lagos lawyer to be freed soon, says NBA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) yesterday began a probe of the circumstances surrounding the jailing of a Lagos-based lawyer Inibehe Effiong by the Chief Judge of Akwa State, Justice Ekaette Obot.Its President Olumide Akpata who ordered the investigation said efforts were underway to ensure that Effiong is released soon. Justice Obot on Wednesday sentenced the Lagos-based Read More…

Business Taxes & Duties Telecommunications

After 39 taxes, telcos reject FG’s fresh five per cent tax

Reading Time: 2 minutes Telecommunications companies have advised against the implementation of the 2022 Fiscal Policy Measures and Tariff Amendments, which demands five per cent as excise duty for services provided. They described the tax as insensitive, unfair, and capable of crippling the industry in the way and manner the oil industry has been crippled by different challenges. According Read More…

Legal Nigeria Politics Top Story

Ex-minister asks court to disqualify Tinubu, Atiku for bribing delegates

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari’s former Minister of State for Education Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to disqualify All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidates Bola Tinubu and Abubakar Atiku, respectively, from the 2023 general election. Nwajiuba, who resigned his ministerial position to contest the APC presidential primary, Read More…

Abuja Nigeria Security

Insecurity: Abuja boosts security operations with neighbouring states

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has re-invigorated the ‘G7” security operations to secure the territory. The ‘G7’ security operations involve collaboration and partnerships with states that are contiguous to the territory. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Anthony Ogunleye, Chief Press Secretary to the FCT Minister. The FCT Commissioner of Police, Read More…

Celebrity Entertainment

Super Eagles player, Nollywood actress gush over first child

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Super Eagles player Peter Olayinka, and his Nollywood actress wife Yetunde Barnabas are over the moon following the birth of their first child. The couple announced the arrival of their “bundle of joy” in a joint post on their verified Instagram pages. Alongside pictures showing the footballer and actress holding the new baby, they revealed Read More…

Bayelsa Elections Nigeria Top Story

INEC to probe 320 PVCs found by hunters in Bayelsa forest

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would investigate the circumstances that led to the dumping of 320 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) by unknown persons in a forest in Bayelsa. The cards were recovered by the Bayelsa State Command of the Nigerian Hunters and Forest Security Service on Tuesday, and handed over to Read More…

Health Metro

Vulnerable Lagosians get N750m boost

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Government, says it has released N750 million to provide healthcare for vulnerable Lagosians. General Manager, Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA), Mrs. Emmannuella Zamba, said the government released the funds in tranches. Zamba, who disclosed this to journalists in Lagos, identified the vulnerable as those with disabilities, persons challenged economically, pregnant women, Read More…

Business Oil & Gas Top Story

Subsidy payments: Identities of 23 oil firms operating in Nigeria missing from CAC register

Reading Time: 2 minutes Details and the exact names of 23 oil and gas companies which operated in the Petroleum Products Subsidy Regime from 2013 to 2021 have not been found at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). The firms are Emadeb Consortium; Britania-U Nig. Limtted; Totsa Total Ol Tradings SA; Petroleum Trading Nigeria Limited; Mocoh S.A; Socer Worldwide; Calson Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Music & Nightlife Nigeria Politics Top Story

Tinubu my in-law is 86, unfit to be President, says Tee Mac

Reading Time: 2 minutes A former President of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Tee Mac Omatshola Iseli has claimed that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate is unqualified and unfit to be President because of his age and poor health. There have been questions about Tinubu’s health and age, with the former Read More…

Environment Metro

Diesel scarcity: Lagos resumes daily waste evacuation

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Government has commenced the evacuation of backlog of waste which accumulated due to the exorbitant price of diesel. The Managing Director of the Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, in a statement on Tuesday, said the clearing operation would take place between 10 pm and 4am across the state. Odumboni Read More…