• Judge orders ‘out-of-court settlement’ for FUTO land

    Judge orders ‘out-of-court settlement’ for FUTO land

    A High Court sitting in Owerri, and presided over by Justice Sabinus Ifeanyi Opara, has ordered the parties in the disputed 4,500 hectares of land within the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) to ‘settle the case out of court’.

    The court threatened to commit any defaulter including the 10 host communities and the state government and FUTO officials to prison, in the case of contempt.

    In an order in a suit number 772/2013, issued on September 8, 2016, the court in […]

  • N676m debt: Niger government, NECO, WAEC agree on settlement

    N676m debt: Niger government, NECO, WAEC agree on settlement

    It was gathered that the Niger State government, the National Examination Council NECO and the West African Examination Council, WAEC have agreed on the modalities for the payment of examination fees which made it impossible for candidates of the state that sat for the last public examinations organised by the examination bodies from accessing their results NECO AND WAEC recently released the Senior Schools Certificate Examinations results they conducted between May and July this year but the websites were shut […]