Legal Nigeria

Cannabis farm own­ers in the Niger Delta of Nigeria’s South-South region are cre­at­ing a new kind of drug car­tel.  This new car­tel type is defined strictly by blood rela­tions, and it fre­quently involves par­ents recruit­ing their own chil­dren, by pulling […]

One of Nigeria’s foremost celebrities, Onyeka Onwenu, has been accused of demanding and collecting kickbacks through her personal assistant, Chika Abazu, from a contractor employed to carry out renovation works at the National Centre for Women Development [NCWD], where she […]

Suspected killer of former Governor Gabriel Suswam’s political godfather, Chief Atoza Ihindan has been paraded by the Benue State Police Command. The suspect, Aondoaver Nough who was paraded alongside 52 other suspected criminals who were arrested within the state in […]

Mr Waheed Odusile of the Lagos State council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), has been elected as the new National President of the NUJ at the union’s election held last night in Abuja during its 5th triennial delegates’ […]

The Oyega and Oyegbemiga family of Gbodo Village in the Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State has petitioned the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, over a large piece of land at Gbodo Village. In a petition, dated July […]

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC) has started probing the activities of the Presidential Amnesty Programme and has invited immediate past Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Kingsley Kuku, for questioning on July 28. On his […]

A mild drama played out yesterday at the Ondo State secretariat in Akure, as protesting commercial motorcyclists, also known as Okada riders chased out the state Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Nicholas Tofowomon, from his office. The Okada riders, who stormed […]

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has discovered 3,000 ghost pensioners in the police pension scheme, the Director-General, Nellie Mayshak, has said. Mayshak made the disclosure at a two-day sensitisation workshop in Abuja on Thursday, saying, “when PTAD was first […]