80.2 Bn: EFCC Arraigns Ex Kogi State Gov Yahaya Bello

80.2 Bn: EFCC Arraigns Ex Kogi State Gov Yahaya Bello

Blank NEWS Online have gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will today arraign a former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Adoza Bello before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. He is being arraigned on a 19-count charge before…

Breaking: Edo Deputy Governor impeached

Breaking: Edo Deputy Governor impeached

The Edo State House of Assembly has reportedly impeached the state’s deputy governor Philip Shaibu. He was impeached during the house’s plenary session on Monday in Benin City, the Edo State capital. Shaibu’s impeachment followed the adoption of the report of a…

Izeze’s thesis on ‘standing order of legislative houses’ published in international law journal

Izeze’s thesis on ‘standing order of legislative houses’ published in international law journal

Delta State Commissioner for Works Highways and Urban Roads, Comrade Reuben Izeze has yet again scored an academic feat as his Masters Degree thesis has been published in an international law journal. The article titled “Critiquing the democratic ideals of standing orders of…

ECOWAS COURT HOLDS ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR NEW STAFF MEMBERS

ECOWAS COURT HOLDS ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR NEW STAFF MEMBERS

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has commenced a two-day orientation programme for newly recruited staff members at the seat of the Court in Abuja. Speaking at the opening of the orientation programme, Dr Yaouza Ouro-Sama, Chief Registrar of the Court, charged the…

Insecurity: Go all out for drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges NDLEA commanders

Insecurity: Go all out for drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges NDLEA commanders

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has declared all round war against drug barons, instructing all commanders of the agency at different level to go all out and smoke out those still…

Marwa: 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years in jailRewards 104 personnel, 13 Commands for outstanding performances

Marwa: 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years in jailRewards 104 personnel, 13 Commands for outstanding performances

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has said that a total of 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders that were successfully prosecuted and convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years of imprisonment…

AAU Alumni Association Worldwide Ekpoma Congratulates Governor Oborevwori on Supreme Court Victory

AAU Alumni Association Worldwide Ekpoma Congratulates Governor Oborevwori on Supreme Court Victory

-From Pastor Joseph Obaro Ikupa (Worldwide Publicity Secretary) The Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association Worldwide has congratulated Sheriff Oborevwori, Governor of Delta State on his victory at the Supreme Court which affirmed him the duly elected Governor of Delta State. In a…

Delta Solicitor-General, Erebe Urges Orientation Bureau To Intensify Campaigns Against Sexual Abuse, Illegal Migration

Delta Solicitor-General, Erebe Urges Orientation Bureau To Intensify Campaigns Against Sexual Abuse, Illegal Migration

…As Oghenesivbe, DSOB Magt staff commences familiarization visits to stakeholders Permanent Secretary and Solicitor-General, Delta State Ministry of Justice, MOJ, Omamuzo Erebe, Esq, has again emphasized on the urgent need to curb rising cases of illegal migration, sexual abuse/child rape and use…

EA, Renewal Energy, Safugha congratulates Gov Oborevwori on Supreme Court Victory

EA, Renewal Energy, Safugha congratulates Gov Oborevwori on Supreme Court Victory

By Harrison Akamule The Executive Assistant, Renewal Energy, Barrister Newworld Safugha congratulates the Governor of Delta State, Rt. Honourable Sheriff Oborevwori over his victory at C on 2023 Governorship elections, saying it was well deserved victory. Barr. Safugha thanked God, PDP Supporters,…

DSCTDA POISED TO ENFORCE SANITARY ORDER IN CAPITAL TERRITORY THROUGH MOBILE COURTS –Ukah

DSCTDA POISED TO ENFORCE SANITARY ORDER IN CAPITAL TERRITORY THROUGH MOBILE COURTS –Ukah

–By Isharo Odafe: Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency (DSCTDA) has commenced the inspection of all residential and business premises within the Capital Territory and its environs and will prosecute any defaulter(s) at the mobile courts in accordance with the provisions of…

Supreme Court judgement, Victory for Deltans – Bashorun Askia

Supreme Court judgement, Victory for Deltans – Bashorun Askia

Former Managing Director of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) and the Udu of Isoko Nation, Bashorun Askia Ogieh JP, has described the judgement of the Supreme Court, reaffirming the mandate of Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori as Governor of…

Supreme Court Victory: Why Oborevwori survived 38 lawsuits – Oghenesivbe

Supreme Court Victory: Why Oborevwori survived 38 lawsuits – Oghenesivbe

…Says Apex Court knocked off unpopular candidates capitalizing on technicalities Governor of Delta State, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, survived a total of thirty eight criminal lawsuits, from party primary to post governorship election, making him the most fortunate and divinely anointed celebrant…

NSCDC Arrests Father at the Point of Selling 8 Years Old Son for N20 million

NSCDC Arrests Father at the Point of Selling 8 Years Old Son for N20 million

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested in Abuja one Chinana Tali at the point of selling his eight year old son, Ushafa Tali for N20 million. Speaking during the parade of the suspect in Abuja the…

EREBE EXTOLS IMPACTS OF UMUZE IN DELTA JUSTICE MINISTRY, SAYS HE IS A GREAT ASSET

EREBE EXTOLS IMPACTS OF UMUZE IN DELTA JUSTICE MINISTRY, SAYS HE IS A GREAT ASSET

By Onoriode Etatsemi The Delta State Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry ofJustice, Mr. Omamuzo Erebe, has eulogised the impacts of Mr. Louis Umuze , a Chief State Counsel that retired from service voluntarily, describing him as a great asset to…

NBA WOMEN FORUM, HOLDS GET TOGETHER PARTY, COMMENDS EREBE FOR HIS SUPPORTIVE ROLE

NBA WOMEN FORUM, HOLDS GET TOGETHER PARTY, COMMENDS EREBE FOR HIS SUPPORTIVE ROLE

By Onoriode Etatsemi The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Women Forum, Asaba Branch has commended the Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary in the Delta State Ministry of Justice, Mr. Omamuzo Erebe for his supportive role to the forum and the entire Ministry of Justice….

Convicted Drug Baron Forfeits VGC Mansion, Jeep to FG

Convicted Drug Baron Forfeits VGC Mansion, Jeep to FG

A multi-million-naira mansion used as clandestine laboratory for the production of methamphetamine by a convicted drug baron, Okenwa Nzewi, has been forfeited to the federal government. The property is located at K-5A/2 Road 14, Victoria Garden City (VGC) Estate, Lekki area of…

ECOWAS Court Says It Lacks Jurisdiction to Transfer Nigerian Serving Jail Term in America to Nigeria’s Prison

ECOWAS Court Says It Lacks Jurisdiction to Transfer Nigerian Serving Jail Term in America to Nigeria’s Prison

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has declared it lacks jurisdiction and dismissed all the requests made by one Richard Ugbah, a Nigerian who asked the Court to order his transfer from the United States, where he is serving a 12-year imprisonment for…

COURT DISMISSES CLAIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AGAINST GUINEA, AMID CLAIMS OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY

COURT DISMISSES CLAIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AGAINST GUINEA, AMID CLAIMS OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed a case brought by a Guinean alleging violation of his rights to fair, impartial and independent court proceedings by the State of Guinea. In its judgment delivered by Hon Justice Sengu Mohamed Koroma, Judge Rapporteur,…

ECOWAS COURT PARTNERS STAKEHOLDERS FOR EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF ITS DECISIONS

ECOWAS COURT PARTNERS STAKEHOLDERS FOR EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF ITS DECISIONS

West Africa’s regional court – ECOWAS Court of Justice is participating in a two-day capacity building seminar organised by the Pan African Lawyers’ Union (PALU), aimed at advancing strategies for the implementation of decisions of regional courts. In his keynote remarks, Mr…

UKODHIKO EMPOWERS 144 YOUTHS, WOMEN IN AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS IN ISOKO FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY

UKODHIKO EMPOWERS 144 YOUTHS, WOMEN IN AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS IN ISOKO FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY

-BY MICHAEL J. EKOKORUWE: The member representing Isoko federal constituency in the House of Representatives , Hon. Engr. Jonathan Ukodhiko, has empowered 144 youths and women in Agricultural business at the council secretariat Ozoro, Isoko North local government area of Delta State….

Two years on: Late Sylvester Oromoni’s father insists on justice

Two years on: Late Sylvester Oromoni’s father insists on justice

Father of late Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old student of Dowen College, Lekki, has vowed to pursue case of his late son to a logical conclusion. Today, Thursday, November 30, 2023 will mark two years of his demise. The late Oromoni Jnr reportedly…

A/Court judgment: Judiciary works for the people, says Solomon, Oborevwori’s aide

A/Court judgment: Judiciary works for the people, says Solomon, Oborevwori’s aide

The Director General of the Delta State PDP Campaign Organization in the 3024 general elections, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, has lauded the judiciary for protecting the sanctity of voters in Delta State, saying that in dismissing the petition of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege…

NDLEA Smashes Illicit Drug Abuse Party in Osogbo

NDLEA Smashes Illicit Drug Abuse Party in Osogbo

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has smashed a party organised for illicit substance abuse at a lounge in Osogbo, the Osun state capital, arresting the organisers who were found in possession of drugs. A statement on Sunday by…

Concerned ECOWAS Parliamentarians Call for Lifting of Sanctions on Niger

Concerned ECOWAS Parliamentarians Call for Lifting of Sanctions on Niger

A call has been made for the lifting of the sanctions imposed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Niger following the coup d’etat that ousted President Mohamed Bazoum. The Head of State in ECOWAS had last July imposed…

Sanctions Against Niger, ECOWAS Court Fixes December 7 for Ruling on Legality

Sanctions Against Niger, ECOWAS Court Fixes December 7 for Ruling on Legality

The ECOWAS Court of Justice will on December 7, 2023 deliver its ruling on interim measures in a case between the State of Niger and seven others, and the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS and two others. The…

Judges Resolves to Reposition ECOWAS Court

Judges Resolves to Reposition ECOWAS Court

Hon. Justice Edward Amoako Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has expressed his commitment to the implementation of the recommendations emanating from the Judges’ Retreat which took place from 15 – 19 November, 2023 at Global Village Suites in Nasarawa,…

ECOWAS COURT TO REVIEW ITS RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR IMPROVED EFFICIENCY, EFFECTIVENESS

ECOWAS COURT TO REVIEW ITS RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR IMPROVED EFFICIENCY, EFFECTIVENESS

A three-day judicial retreat of the ECOWAS Court of Justice on the theme Case Management before ECOWAS Court of Justice: Relationship between the Registry Department, the Chambers of the Honourable Judges and the Legal Research Departments, opened on 13th of November, 2023…

ECOWAS Court Adjourns Hearing in Case of Unjust Decision of Conference of Heads of States, Govt on Niger

ECOWAS Court Adjourns Hearing in Case of Unjust Decision of Conference of Heads of States, Govt on Niger

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has adjourned the hearing in the case between the State of Niger, six Nigerien organisations, and a Nigerien national, and the Conference of Heads of State and Government, the Mediation and Security Council and the ECOWAS Commission….

NHRC Commends FG on Rights of Older Persons

NHRC Commends FG on Rights of Older Persons

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended the Federal Government for ratifying the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights of Older Persons. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Dr. Tony Ojukwu handed down this commendation in Abuja,…

CSJ Describes Purchase of SUV to Lawmakers in this Time as Insensitive

CSJ Describes Purchase of SUV to Lawmakers in this Time as Insensitive

Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has described as insensitive the purchase of Toyota SUVs worth about N130 million each as official vehicles to members of House of Representatives against the background of Nigeria’s perilous fiscal position, insisting that from all indications money…

OLEH COMMUNITY COMMENDS OBOREVWORI, APPEAL WHITE PAPER ERRORS, DELINEATION MARK BETWEEN OLEH, OZORO LAND DISPUTE

OLEH COMMUNITY COMMENDS OBOREVWORI, APPEAL WHITE PAPER ERRORS, DELINEATION MARK BETWEEN OLEH, OZORO LAND DISPUTE

The people of Oleh community in Isoko South local government area of Delta State, have commended the Delta State government on the steps taken so far in promoting peace between land owners families from Ozoro and Oleh communities. They appealed to Governor…

Malicious reports: Press statement by Pastor Emmanuel AZUBUIKE on behalf of family of prophetess LILIAN CHIBUZOR ABUA

Malicious reports: Press statement by Pastor Emmanuel AZUBUIKE on behalf of family of prophetess LILIAN CHIBUZOR ABUA

I am constrained to react to some newspaper publication today, especially that of Tribune, Vanguard and the Nation over the judgment delivered by an Ondo Customary Court on the 10th of October by Magistrate Stephen Rotiba, on the case between my daughter and sister Mrs. Lilian…

Presidential Election Appeal: DG SS Not Blackmailing S’Court Justices’ – Investigation

Presidential Election Appeal: DG SS Not Blackmailing S’Court Justices’ – Investigation

…Report figment of Ude’s imagination – Intelligence Sources Reports alleging that the Director General of the Department of State Services (DG SS), Alhaji YM Bichi, is blackmailing justices of the Supreme Court to tilt judgement in the pending appeal in favour of…

Delta alerts residents on recurring scam acts 

Delta alerts residents on recurring scam acts 

Delta State Government, Monday, alerted Deltans and the general public against falling prey to the activities of scammers whose specialty was fooling the unsuspecting public in order to obtain unjust financial favours under the guise of giving them appointments.  Chief Press Secretary…

SPEEDY DISPENSATION OF JUSTICE: My Govt’ll invest in judiciary – Oborevwori

SPEEDY DISPENSATION OF JUSTICE: My Govt’ll invest in judiciary – Oborevwori

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Sunday, said his administration would continue to invest in the judiciary to enable it meet up with its obligations of dispensing justice speedily. Speaking at a special thanksgiving Mass to mark the beginning of the…

CSJ Advocates for Establishment of Health Development Bank

CSJ Advocates for Establishment of Health Development Bank

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has advocated for the establishment of a Health Development Bank of Nigeria to tackle the perennial challenges facing the nation’s health sector The non governmental organisation (NGO) made the call on Thursday at an advocacy engagement…

KANO ELECTION: ZOOMING ON THE “ZOOM” JUDGEMENT

KANO ELECTION: ZOOMING ON THE “ZOOM” JUDGEMENT

-By Austen Akhagbeme: Like a bolt out of the blue, the Election petition tribunal in Kano gave a big blow, with their Judgment, to the sitting Governor and the Kwakwassiyar grassroots movement led by the embattled former Governor Rabiu Kwakwaso who until…

Death of Remilekun Meshioye, NIDCOM Demands Justice from Egyptair

Death of Remilekun Meshioye, NIDCOM Demands Justice from Egyptair

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has demanded for justice from the management of Egyptair over the death of a Nigerian, Ms Remilekun Toyosi Meshioye, who died aboard the airline’s plane on Sept. 4, 2023. The demand for…

DELTA DISTINGUISHED AT NBA NATIONAL CONFERENCE

DELTA DISTINGUISHED AT NBA NATIONAL CONFERENCE

…AS BOZIMO, EREBE EMERGE SPECIAL SPEAKERS -By Onoriode Etatsemi: The 63rd Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has ended with the immediate past Attorney General/ Commissioner for Justice, Sir Isaiah Bozimo and the Solicitor- General/Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice…

Zulum Signs Law on Special Support to Victims of Boko Haram

Zulum Signs Law on Special Support to Victims of Boko Haram

… Signs law on rape, thuggery… Signs 7 other Laws Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, on Wednesday signed into law nine different Bills passed by the State House of Assembly, one of which was the “Borno State Social Investment Bill” which…