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Onnoghen: Agbakoba Frowns At CCT Issuance Arrest Warrant

  Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Activist, Olisa Agbakoba has expressed disgust over the decision of the Code of Conduct Tribunal to issue a bench warrant on the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. According to Agbakoba ” I am shocked that the Code of Conduct Tribunal will issue a Bench warrant for the arrest of Hon. Justice Walter ... Read More »

‘I Will Retire Agbaje From Politics”-Sanwo-Olu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Lagos State Gubernatorial Candidate, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described his opponent, Mr Jimi Agbaje of being out of touch with reality, adding that he would retire the PDP Flagbearer from politics. In a statement issued by his media team which was a reaction to Mr Agbaje’s statement which called the APC names including being a ... Read More »

Court Orders COSON Accounts Reopened

By Leke Adeosun Mr. Justice Mohammed Hassan of the Federal High Court Lagos, on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 has ordered the re-opening of all bank accounts of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) at United Bank for Africa (UBA), Diamond Bank PLC and First Bank of Nigeria, frozen as a result of an interim order issued by him on November 30, ... Read More »

How Tinubu Settled Rift Between Ambode & Lagos Lawmakers

  National leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Sunday finally put the impeachment saga which had dominated the polity in the last one week in Lagos State to rest, declaring that there is no longer a question of impeachment of the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode. Speaking after a peace meeting brokered by the APC ... Read More »

Ambode Will Not Be Impeached-Tinubu

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has revealed that the rift bewtwen Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and the House of Assembly will be resolved and the governor will not be impeached. Asiwaju who spoke  to reporters shortly after a meeting of APC Leaders that included Governor Ambode, his Deputy, Mrs Idiat Adebule, Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa ... Read More »

Agriculture Revolution: Buhari lauds Captain Hosa Okunbor’s Green House Farms Investment

By Orobosa Omo-Ojo Proverbs 22:29 reads, “See thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before obscure men.” Professionalism pays! Hard work works! The diligent worker (if you like, the diligent service provider) will be promoted over an average and mediocre worker. It follows also, that, an honest and professional businessman will ... Read More »

Update: Onnoghen’s Trial To Continue On Feb. 4

The Lightnews can now reveal that the trial of the Code Of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) will resume on Monday February 4th, 2019 News from the tribunal indicated that the trial which was postponed indefinitely in obedience of an Appeal court order has resumed after the same court said the trial can continue. Read More »

Onnoghen: My APC Colleagues Are Being Mischievous “- Senator Olujimi

Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has advised her colleagues in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caucus to stop spreading misleading information about how Senate decision to file a case in court is taken and who can authorize such a decision. Olujimi, in a reaction to the statement credited to Senate majority leader, Ahmad Lawan, in which he dissociated the ... Read More »

Just in: NJC Gives Onnoghen, Muhammed 7 Days To Respond To Petitions

The National Judicial Council after its emergency meeting held today have given suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen and Acting CJN Taboo Mohammed 7 Days to respond to petitions written against them. In a release signed by Mr. Soji Oye, the NJC also referred a petition against the CCT Chairman, Danladi Yakubu Umar.to the Federal Judicial Service Commission. The ... Read More »

Breaking: Reps Endorse N30,000 As New Minimum Wage

The Federal House of Representatives has ignored the Council of State and approved N30000 as the new minimum wage. The lawmakers passed the bill during Tuesday’s plenary presided over by the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara. They approved the figure after the bill was read and passed for the third time on the floor of the lower chamber of ... Read More »