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Law School approves use of Hijab, calls back Fridaus Amasa for Call To Bar

The Body of Benchers yesterday approved the use of hijab for law activities such as when fresh law graduates are being called to the bar.Consequently, this has given the embattled Muslim graduate of law at University of Ilorin, Amasa Firdaus Abdulsalam, the opening to wear hijab at the bar. Amasa was denied entrance to the International Conference Centre, Abuja on December 12, 2017 where the call to bar programme was to take place, as she refused to remove her headgear.The Nigerian Law School had alleged that she was breaking its dress code, but Amasa, who was already wearing her gown,...

Lawyer sues Saraki

For declaring the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, unfit to run for public office, a Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Debo Adeleke, has filed a suit against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and others before a Federal High Court. The Senate had declared Idris ‘’unfit to hold position in...

How MKO Abiola rejected offer from NLC free him under Abacha

  The national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole has said the late Chief MKO Abiola rejected a move by the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to free him from detention. Oshiomhole said the sincere move by labour leaders...

Makaman Lafiaji eulogises late Mustapha Akanbi, says he’d be missed

  A governorship aspirant in Kwara State, Alhaji Tajudeen Audu, has described the death of the pioneer ICPC chairman, late Justice Mustapha Akanbi as a colossal loss to Kwara state and Nigeria at large. In his condolence message, Audu, whom is also the Makaman Lafiagi, said the late legal luminary was always an...

Fayose accuses Fayemi, APC of plotting to implicate hm of murder

  Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has raised alarm over alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi to implicate him and some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with murder. The governor alleged that a meeting on the plot was held in...

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What PDP said during meeting with nPDP attended by Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to the meeting reportedly held by the New Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, where top members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, including the senate President were said to have attended. The main opposition party said without prejudice to crisis within the ruling...

I won’t let those who called me Boko Haram, Hausa man take APC from me – Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has vowed that he would not let those who called him Boko Haram and an Hausa man hijack the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State. He claimed he was called those names when he was working with President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola...

Atletico Madrid defeats Nigeria [PHOTOS]

Spanish LaLiga giants Atlético de Madrid have added to their Europa League triumph by defeating the Nigerian Super Eagles B team in a pulsating clash in Uyo. The match which ended 3-2, saw Fernando “El Nino” Torres getting on the score sheet for the last time as an Atletico de...

NiMet predicts rain in most Nigerian cities on Monday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted morning rains over the Central States of the country on Monday. NiMet predicted that there would be thundery activities over Abuja, parts of Kaduna, Benue, Nasarawa, Kogi, Kwara, Plateau, Taraba and Yola. NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on...

Journalist ignored warning, released viral video of IG of police, went hiding

Aminu Nurudeen, a Liberty Television journalist, has gone into hidding after releasing the trending video portraying the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, struggling to read a speech at a public event in Kano, has gone into hiding. The video which has since garnered so much attention, according to an impeccable...

APC is ignoring truth, justice…learn from PDP’s downfall– Timi Frank

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Timi Frank, has warned that the same warning, strategy used by his group to remove the former ruling Peoples Democratic Party from power would be deployed for APC if it continues with injustice and ignoring the truth. Timi Frank...

Osibajo’s desperation shame on his christian faith– PDP

The People's Democratic Party has cast aspersions on the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, saying his desperation for power drove him in seeking re-election for President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming  2019 elections. The party, which said this in a statement signed by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Emmanuel...

Aisha Abimbola’s death: Actors pour tributes

The Nigerian movie industry, yesterday, was thrown into mourning as popular actress, Aisha Abimbola, reportedly died in a hospital in Canada. Abimbola, also known as Omoge Campus following the role she played in a Yoruba movie, Omoge Campus, is said to have died from breast cancer, though the cause of...