CJN swears in 72 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria – Nairametrics


The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Wednesday, swore in 72 legal practitioners who were recently elevated to the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN). The ceremony took place at the main courtroom of the Supreme Court in Abuja. Out of the 159 senior lawyers that applied for the rank during the … Read more

Borno disburses N418 million to support healthcare of 33,000 vulnerable households – Nairametrics


Borno State has disbursed N418 million to 79 primary health care centres to support 33,000 vulnerable households in accessing quality healthcare in the state. This was disclosed by the state governor, Babagana Zulum, during the flag off of the Borno State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (BOSCHMA) programme, News Agency of Nigeria reports. According to Zulum, … Read more

Lagos moves against government officials frustrating housing development efforts – Nairametrics


The Lagos State government is set to move against government officials that frustrate its efforts at ensuring housing development in the state, threatening to fish out and deal with them ruthlessly. This is coming at a time when there have been several reported cases of building collapse across the state with many casualties. This warning … Read more

Sacked NFIU directors sue agency over dismissal – Nairametrics


Two directors of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) have instituted a suit against the agency at the National Industrial Court in Abuja on Tuesday. The directors, Ms Fehintola Salisu, Associate Director, Compliance & Analysis, and Mr Muhammed Abdulrahaman associate director, Intelligence & Investigation were both relieved of their duties for alleged insubordination, according to … Read more

3 of the mentioned Dowen College students in police custody – Lagos Police Commissioner – Nairametrics


The Lagos State Police Command has revealed that 3 of the 5 students of the Dowen College, Lekki, who were mentioned by the deceased 12-year old student of the college, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, are currently in police custody and assisting the police with their investigation. This is as the whereabouts of the other 2 students, … Read more