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Court declares Islamic Banking illegal

The controversy surrounding the issuance of licenses for the operation of Islamic Banks by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, deepened at the weekend after a Federal High Court in Abuja declared this form of banking illegal and unconstitutional.   …

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Former 3rd G.O.C. laid to rest in Jos

Tears flowed freely at the residence of the Major General Peter Gyang Sha when he was laid to rest at the weekend. General Sha, a former General Officer Commanding, GOC, of 3rd Armoured Division in Jos passed away on May …

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PHACCIMA Makes Case for Bonny Youths over Employment

From Blessing Iruoma, Port Harcourt   The Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce Industry, Mines and Agriculture, PHCCIMA has taken a swipe at the Management of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company for allegedly excluding the names of Bonny and Rivers indigenes …

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Environment Task Force Beat Up Journalist in PH

From Blessing Iruoma, Port Harcourt   A group of some angry staff of the Rivers State Environmental Task Force, headed by the Commissioner of Urban Development and Physical Planning, Tammy Danagogo  beat up the State correspondent of Daily Trust in …

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Ndume should face trial declares court

Senator Mohammed Ndume has a case to answer on the terrorism charges preferred against him by the State Security Service, SSS, for allegedly having unholy alliance with the terrorist group, the Boko Haram. Ndume had applied for a no-case submission …

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EFCC arraigns two fraudsters over forgery

For involving themselves in $281,000 fraud, two man, Adeyemi Waheed also known Ahmed Abbas and Ademola Adeshina alias Usman are before a Federal High Court presiding over by Justice Ugochukwu Ogakwu to face trial. They Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, …

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Lagos State gets new Chief Judge

Justice Ayotunde Ayoola Philips has been sworn in as the new chief judge of Lagos State. The swearing-in  done in line with section 271 of the 1999 constitution(as amended) which provides that a state governor on the recommendation of the …

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