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23 Sep
Senior Partner and Chief Economist at KPMG Nigeria, Kunle Elebute, has charged Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) to be well prepared and ensure they have the right team around to deal with issues of the economy otherwise their businesses could become extinct.
21 May
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), yesterday, proposed a six-point agenda to nudge Nigeria’s prospective political actors towards actualising the immediate yearnings of Nigerians and effecting sustainable economic change.
14 Dec 2019
Ahead of Kizz Daniel Live Concert billed for December 26, at the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, the Olisa Agbakoba Legal has threatened to stop his Boxing Day concert for breach of the mandatory
28 Feb 2019
Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has advised the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, not to challenge the outcome of the election. Agbakoba said while there were alleged massive irregularities, which peeved the PDP, the party should shun the courts in the interest of…
14 Feb 2019
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) yesterday ordered the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Director General, Department of State Services (DSS) to arrest and produce...
28 Jan 2019
The National Judicial Council (NJC) will hold an emergency meeting today over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen.
5 Oct 2018
A new mega political party of fresh breed leaders of the third force movement in the country, Peoples Trust (PT), will hold its national convention today and tomorrow in Ikeja, Lagos. The national chairman of the party and former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), made the announcement in a…
21 Sep 2018
A senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and Senior Counsel, Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has sought reduction in the cost of filing and procuring relevant documents for election petitions tribunals in the country. The firm particularly lamented that the N400,000 fee could discourage potential petitioners ahead of the 2019 polls. Represented by…
21 Feb 2017
To qualify for appointment to the bench of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, the fellow must be a legal practitioner of not less than 15 years. The same applies to whoever is to be appointed as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
8 Dec 2016
Prominent legal practitioners, including former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, have enjoined the Federal Government to expeditiously implement the order of an Abuja Federal High Court asking for the unconditional.....
31 May 2016
The president needs to create very strong independent institutions to fight corruption and leave it at that so that he would not be seen as being personally involved...


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The Federal Government has cautioned the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over disobeying the order of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) to call off its ongoing strike.
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The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions is investigating the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) for allegedly re-allocating Atala Marginal Oil Field (OML 46) in Bayelsa to another firm.
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Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspected cultists in the state and recovered firearm from them. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. He said that the suspected cultists were arrested on Sept. 23 at about 6.30…
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Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has warned Officers and Ratings under his watch to stay away from partisan politics and desist from unprofessional conduct that damaged the image of the Nigerian Navy during the 2023 elections.
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As part of the build-up towards ensuring concrete security arrangements for the nation, as the 2023 General Elections approach, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has approved the training of the first batch of Bell 412EP B1.3 Type-Training Course for Police Airwing Aircraft Maintenance Engineers comprising 17 officers, whose training is expected to improve the technical expertise of the Aircraft Maintenance Unit of the Police Airwing and prevent operational mishaps during aerial surveillance operations.