The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Monday revealed that the events that saw his ascension to his present position shook the nation’s judiciary to its very foundation. Although, Justice Muhammad didn’t mention the name of his predecessor, Justice Walter Onnoghen, he went ahead to call for the...

A human right lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) on Wednesday cautioned Nigerian Government on what he described as illegal agreements in billions of dollars with foreign countries. He said such as agreement may be challenged and set aside. Falana addressed newsmen in Abuja on the decision of Western Sahara to challenge the...
The House of Representatives has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria to suspend the planned Cashless policy. The House resolved to mandate the committee on banking to investigate the policy and report to the House in 4 weeks. The decision followed a motion of urgent public importance moved by Benjamin Kalu
BANK customers are to pay more for Point of Sale (PoS) transactions. This follows a Central Bank of Nigeria’s directive to banks to charge N50 Stamp Duty on individual transactions. The directive on the Unbundling of Merchant Settlement Amounts was contained in the CBN circular to banks, processors and switches,...
*Says it’s NIWA’s responsibility The federal government on Tuesday in Abuja, ordered the Lagos state government to as a matter of urgency hands off the waterways in the state, noting that it is the responsibilities of the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to oversee the sector. Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike...
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to, henceforth, seek presidential approvals for agencies under his supervision, TheCable can report. Under the laws setting up the agencies, the president is empowered to give final approvals but TheCable understands that the provisions were not followed during the first term. TheCable learnt...
South Africa’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, has denied reports of Xenophobic attacks in his country. Monroe denied that the attacks in South Africa are xenophobic and targetted at Nigerians. The Commissioner made the comments at a media briefing with Nigeria’s foreign affairs ministry headed by Geoffery Onyeama. He described...
The Federal Government has urged Nigerians among the 80 persons indicted by the United States for massive email fraud and money laundering that are in the country to turn themselves in voluntarily or be arrested and extradited. The Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, who expressed sadness over...
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has said that, henceforth, the Ministry of Justice will vet certain categories of contracts before any Federal Government agency signs them. Malami, who spoke in Abuja on Thursday as he resumes work as Justice Minister, said the...
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of state and local government Police. He also approved the dismissal of 37 police officers as recommended by the National Human Rights Commission Presidential Special Panel on SARS Reforms. The decision is contained in the statement by the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission...