Nigeria deposits amendment instrument on law against unrully behavior onboard at ICAO

Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika on behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has deposited ratification on ‘Protocol to Amend the Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, done at Montreal on 4 April 2014’ also known as “The Montreal Protocol 2014.” Nigeria deposited it’s…

‘NIPC committed to promoting investment’

The Chairman of the Governing Council of the Nigerian investment promotion Commission ( NIPC), Hon Babangida S. Nguroje says Nigeria remains a destination of choice for investment. Nguroje in a statement said the Federal Government has been proactive in promoting Nigeria as a destination of choice for investment and global…

Foundation renders free medical services to 6000 people in Jigawa

No fewer than 6,000 indigent persons in Jigawa state benefited from a free medical outreach sponsored by a non- governmental organization, Nasiru Haladu Danu (NHD) Medical Mission Foundation. The outreach was conducted by seven medical doctors and three nurses from the United States of America (USA). The foreign doctors worked…

Teenager docked for allegedly stabbing mediator

A 19-year-old tailor who allegedly stabbed a man who attempted to stop him from fighting, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikorodu Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos State. The defendant, Ibukun Adegoke, who lives at No. 4, Dada St., Itu-pate, Ikorodu, was charged with assault occasioning grievous harm. Adegoke, however, pleaded…

Kidnappers to get life jail; rapists in for tough time

The Senate yesterday endorsed a proposal that anybody found guilty of kidnapping should be jailed for life as against the 10-year imprisonment provision contained in the current law. The upper legislative arm also approved the removal of a two-month Statue of Limitation on the prosecution of rape offenders as contained…

CBN, NFIU sensitise students, others on anti-money laundering laws

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), in collaboration with the Clinical Moot Court, Faculty of Law, Baze University, have sensitised students, traders and other relevant bodies on anti-money laundering laws and regulations. Speaking during the one-day sensitisation workshop held at the university’s Faculty…

My wife sleeps with my younger brother, man tells court

An Ibadan-based businessman, Mr Saheed Eniola, on Wednesday told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan that his wife, Kafayat, was caught at different times sleeping with his younger brother. He said that the alleged romance with his brother had caused disharmony in his extended family. Saheed made the allegation while…

Man docked for inability to pay hotel bill

The police on Monday dragged a 24-year-old man, Francis Ugochukwu, before an Ejigbo, Lagos chief magistrate court for alleged failure to pay his one month hotel bill. Police prosecutor, Superintendent Kenneth Asibor, told the court that Ugochukwu lodged at Golde Destiny Hotel, on Awoniyi Elemo Street, Ajao Estate, with his…