Motion On notice Comes Up For Hearing August 17 After 25 Years

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, has fixed Aug.17 for hearing the motion on notice, filed by Mr Daniel Makolo of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), seeking elevation to the rank of Deputy Comptroller-General of Immigration. Makolo, a Chief Superintendent in the NIS, sued the Service over alleged denial of promotions since 1992. The NIS officer... Continue Reading →


Electoral Act Amendment To Tackle Malpractices, Violence and Other Issues

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed confidence that the recent amendments to the electoral law will strengthen the nation's electoral process and make it conform with the international best practices. Saraki stated that when assented to, the amendments will eliminate rigging, violence and other malpractices associated with the voting process. The Senate President... Continue Reading →

You Have No Legal Right To Take Over EFCC’s Case

Barely a week after a controversial ruling by Justice Idrissa Kolo of the Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto which authorised the Attorney General, AG, of Sokoto State to take over the prosecution of the case of Mohammed Bello, a serving Commissioner in the state and former Permanent Secretary of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs... Continue Reading →

Kenyatta Signed In To Law Anti-Torture Law

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Thursday signed an anti-torture law seen by human rights activists as an important step towards eliminating torture in police cells. The law, which was passed by parliament on April 6, empowers the country’s National Commission on Human Rights to investigate torture allegations and provides for reparations to victims. Human... Continue Reading →

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