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Shell launches NXplorers education initiative in Nigeria

Osagie-Okunbor

Shell has launched its global education initiative, NXplorers, in Nigeria, in the latest effort to inspire young people to find solutions to the global challenges of food, water and energy in the face of an increasing  global population. “NXplorers will connect Nigeria to the global search for solutions to the interlinked challenges of food, water and energy by inspiring, preparing ...

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Melaye: Court strikes out INEC’s motion for substituted service

Dino Melaye

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday, September 28, 2017 struck out a motion exparte seeking a substituted service on Senator Dino Melaye by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The motion, which was earlier withdrawn by INEC before it was struck out by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, appears to be a setback on several efforts at enforcing a court ...

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EFCC arraigns vessel, six alleged oil thieves

Federal High Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, September 28, 2017 arraigned a vessel, MT Vine, and six suspected oil thieves before a Federal High Court, Lagos. They were arrested for allegedly stealing 1080 Metric Tons of Automated Gas Oil (AGO), popularly known as diesel. Those arraigned alongside the vessel are Okpene Peter, Lateef Akin, Sarumi Evans, Obodo Cosmos ...

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Ooni, group keep hopes alive with new TV programme

Ooni of Ife

His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, in conjunction with New Breeze World, is set to produce a TV advocacy programme, Hopes Alive Initiative. The programme is designed for the under-privileged who have a lot to give but are often at a disadvantage due to public misperceptions that limit their opportunities and access to resources. Temitope Oluseyi-Oshin is the ...

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Alleged money laundering: I never had any dealing with Fani-Kayode, says witness

Femi Fani-Kayode

A witness brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Idowu Olusegun yesterday told a Federal High Court, Lagos that he never had any dealing with the former aviation minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode. Olusegun, who is the first prosecution witness, said this while being cross-examined by counsel to the former minister, Norrison Quakers (SAN), before Justice Mohammed Aikawa. The witness, who ...

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Law empowers you to drive restructuring process, Agbakoba tells Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr Olisa Agbakoba, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to drive the restructuring process as provided in Section 5 of the 1999 Constitution. President Buhari had in a national broadcast shortly after returning from United Kingdom on a medical vacation declared that the National Assembly and the National Council of State would initiate ...

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Supreme Court to rule on mode of signing court processes

Supreme-Court-of-Nigeria

The Supreme Court will on December 15, 2017 deliver a landmark judgment in relation to the practice of law, especially as it concerns legal practitioners and the filing and signing of court processes. In the appeal pending before the court, the issue of proper person to sign processes to be filed in court has come up for review and determination. The ...

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IPOB: Army chief dragged to court over Kanu’s whereabout

Nnamdi Kanu

Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, counsel to the leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 dragged the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, to court, praying for an order to compel him to produce Kanu in court on his next trial date coming up on October 17. In an originating summons filed at the Federal ...

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Court requests medical report of suspects charged with illicit arms importation

arms importation

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court in Lagos has called for medical reports detailing the health status of four out of the five men charged with illegal firearms importation by the Federal Government. The judge on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 directed authorities of the prison where the accused persons were remanded to make the medical report available to ...

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Adesina, Peterside, Eresia-Eke, Uwazurike, to grace News Express 5th Anniversary Lecture

Femi-Adesina

An array of distinguished personalities have confirmed their attendance at the News Express 5th Anniversary Lecture, holding on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja, Lagos. A statement issued on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in Lagos by the News Express Management listed dignitaries who have confirmed their attendance at the lecture to include Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina; ...

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