• Judge refuses to order Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia’s release

    Judge refuses to order Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia’s release

    Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday declined to grant an ex-parte application filed by Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, seeking to secure her release from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    Justice Hassan instead directed the embattled judge to put the EFCC on notice to enable them file their response to the application.

    Also on Monday, another judge of the court, Justice Mohammed Idris fixed November 25 for judgement on a similar application filed […]

  • Michelle Obama’s Designer Refuses To Dress Melania Trump As First Lady

    Michelle Obama’s Designer Refuses To Dress Melania Trump As First Lady

    New York-based French fashion designer Sophie Theallet is mixing business with politics by refusing to to dress future first lady Melania Trump because of the political views of her husband, President-elect Donald Trump.

    Theallet wrote: “As one who celebrates and strives for diversity, individual freedom and respect for all lifestyles, I will not participate in dressing or associating in any way with the next first lady,” she wrote in an open letter published Thursday.

    “The rhetoric of racism, sexism and xenophobia unleashed […]

  • Court refuses to stop Buhari, others from taking action against ‎arrested judges

    Court refuses to stop Buhari, others from taking action against ‎arrested judges

    A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday refused to grant an application filed by a Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, seeking an order restraining President Muhammadu Buhari, the Department of State Service and others from re-arresting or taking any “untoward action” against five of the eight judges’ whose houses were recently raided by DSS’ operatives.

    Delivering a bench ruling after Ogungbeje’s counsel, Mr. Ayo Ogundele, moved the ex parte application on Friday, Justice Gabriel Kolawole held that he needed to […]

  • Senate condemns invasion of Judges homes, refuses to summon DSS boss

    Senate condemns invasion of Judges homes, refuses to summon DSS boss

    According to reports, the Senate on Tuesday condemned the invasion‎ of the residences of Judges by operatives of the Department of State Services over allegations of corruption.

    The Upper Chamber however kicked against the request to summon the Director General of the DSS, Lawal Daura, to explain why his men invaded the Judges’ residences without recourse to the National Judicial Council.

    The decision of the Senate was sequel to a matter of urgent national importance brought under Orders 42 and 52 of […]

  • CBN committee refuses to reduce high interest rate

    CBN committee refuses to reduce high interest rate

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has opted to maintain benchmark interest rate at record-high, intensifying its battle against inflation.

    Godwin Emefiele, governor of the CBN, who made the disclosure at the central bank headquarters in Abuja, said the committee decided that monetary policies alone could not totally save the economy.

    He also called on the fiscal side of government to complement the CBN’s monetary policies.

    All ten members of the MPC voted to keep interest rate […]

  • Chris Brown refuses to stand for national anthem during charity basketball game on 9/11 anniversary (photos)

    Chris Brown refuses to stand for national anthem during charity basketball game on 9/11 anniversary (photos)

    Chris Brown on Sunday refused to stand for the national anthem during a charity basketball game held to commemorate the 9/11 anniversary in Los Angeles joining NFL player  Colin Kaepernick in his national anthem protest.

    Chris Brown on Sunday refused to stand for the national anthem during a charity basketball game held to commemorate the 9/11 anniversary in Los Angeles joining NFL player  Colin Kaepernick in his national anthem protest.

    The 27-year-old singer became the latest star to support NFL player Colin Kaepernick’s protest […]

  • Extradition: Justice Abang refuses Kashamu’s fresh application to stop DSS, Police

    Extradition: Justice Abang refuses Kashamu’s fresh application to stop DSS, Police

    A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused an application by Senator Buruji Kashamu to stop the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Police from going ahead with his arrest and extradition to the United States.

    Kashamu is the Senator representing Ogun East in the National Assembly.

    Justice Okon Abang in his ruling on Wednesday held that the application was incompetent.

     

    He added that the security agencies deserved to be served notice to show cause before the order was granted.

    Kashamu’s counsel, […]

  • Ethiopian Silver Medalist Refuses to Return Home After Rio Games…His Reason Will Touch You (Photo)

    Ethiopian Silver Medalist Refuses to Return Home After Rio Games…His Reason Will Touch You (Photo)

    A successful Ethiopian long distance runner has refused to go back home after winning sliver at the just concluded Rio 2016 as he fears for his life.

    A victorious long distance Ethiopian athlete, Feyisa Lilesa, has refused to return to his country after winning silver at the just concluded Rio 2016 Olympics. It is now reported that the male marathon silver medalist skipped his flight to Addis Ababa on Monday night, August 22.

    The runner said he is afraid he might be […]

  • Elderly Man Refuses to Pay Prostitute After Oral S*x…What Happens Next is Shocking (Photos+Video)

    Elderly Man Refuses to Pay Prostitute After Oral S*x…What Happens Next is Shocking (Photos+Video)

    An elderly man has engaged a prostitute in an argument leading to an altercation after he refused to pay her money for s*x.

    An elderly man has attacked a prostitute by whacking her with a walking stick for trying to collect money from him. It was gathered that the prostitute had shouted at the man: “I want my money” as they strolled on the street before the man did the unthinkable.”

    It was revealed that the video, filmed in Walsall, West Mids, […]

  • Porsche owner abandons his car to floodwaters while another driver refuses to leave his three wheel delivery van in China

    Porsche owner abandons his car to floodwaters while another driver refuses to leave his three wheel delivery van in China

    Porsche proprietor abandons his automotive to floodwaters whereas one other driver refuses to go away his three wheel ship van in China

    It is said that pictures tell a thousand stories, these pictures tell a tale of the haves and the have nots. In scenes which succinctly describe the yawning gulf between the rich and poor in China, the driver of a Porsche car left his luxury ride to the mercy of floodwaters while the driver of a three wheel delivery […]

  • BREAKING!!! Abia Governorship tussle:Justice Abang refuses to hear Ikpeazu’s application

    BREAKING!!! Abia Governorship tussle:Justice Abang refuses to hear Ikpeazu’s application

    An Abuja Federal High Court on Friday refused to hear the application for stay of execution brought before it by the embattled Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu.

    Justice Okon Abang referred both Ikpeazu and his challenger in the 2014 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, primaries, Dr Uche Ogah to Court of Appeal for resolution.

    Recall that the Justice Abang-led court had recently sacked Ikpeazu as governor of the state over tax evasion.

    The judge had also ordered the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue […]