• Why judges must insist on justice – CJN explains

    Why judges must insist on justice – CJN explains

    According to reports, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mahmud Mohammed, has reminded judges of the need to operate according to law.

    He spoke, yesterday, while delivering a lecture entitled, ‘Bridging The Legal, Moral And Social Interprexplainetation Of Law’, during the second Justice Anthony Aniagolu Memorial Lecture Series, at Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu.

    Describing judges as bastions of hope, he said: “Sometimes, politicians and public commentators express irritation or resentment at the refusal of judges to conform to the wishes and policies […]

  • Portland Timbers insist Fanendo Adi Is not for sale

    Portland Timbers insist Fanendo Adi Is not for sale

    Major League Soccer (MLS) side, Portland Timbers, have made it clear that their Nigerian striker, Fanendo Adi, is not up for sale this summer.

    The club’s general manager, Gavin Wilkinson, says they will not listen to any offer for the striker.

    “Adi signed a three-year extension in March and we expect him to honor his commitment to our club,” Wilkinson told MLSSoccer.

    “Adi is an important player for the Timbers and we are not entertaining any move for him this summer.”

    The player has […]

  • Resident Doctors insist strike continues

    Resident Doctors insist strike continues

    The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) insists its strike continues until congress takes decision on the outcome of the meeting with the House of Representatives.

    The President of NARD, Dr. Muhammed Askira, made the statement while addressing reporters on Wednesday in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

    He was reacting to the statement made by the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, that both parties had agreed to sheath their swords after Tuesday’s meeting with the lawmakers.

    “If you interpret the statement of the Minister […]

  • S*x scandal: Accused lawmakers deny allegation, insist on proof

    S*x scandal: Accused lawmakers deny allegation, insist on proof

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday, mandated its committees on Ethics and Privileges and Foreign Affairs to investigate alleged sexual misconduct against three of its members.

    This followed a motion brought under Order six, Rules two and 22 of the House Standing Orders by one of the accused, Rep. Mark Gbillah (APC, Benue).

    In the motion, Gbillah described the action of the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr James Entwhistle, in petitioning the house, as a move to tarnish the image of the […]