N450m Fraud: Court Throws Out Ex-Minister, Bulama, Others’ Applications for Stay of Proceedings

N450m Fraud: Court Throws Out Ex-Minister, Bulama, Others’ Applications for Stay of Proceedings

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Our CORRESPONDENT: A Federal High Court in Damaturu, Yobe State has rejected applications seeking for “stay of proceedings” filed by a former Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Abdu Bulama and four others in a N450 million…

Panic In South-East: Disregard Rumour Of 4 Days Sit-At-Home Protest, Says IPOB

Panic In South-East: Disregard Rumour Of 4 Days Sit-At-Home Protest, Says IPOB

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID: The Indigenous People of Biafra has allayed fears that there will be four days sit-at-home protest in the South-East to mark Nnamdi Kanu appearances to court next week. In a statement by the Media…

Zulum Signs N269.6 Billion Budget, Child Protection Act Into Law

Zulum Signs N269.6 Billion Budget, Child Protection Act Into Law

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has signed into law, the 2022 budget of N269.6 billion passed by the State Assembly. The Governor also signed two laws: Borno State Child Protection Act, and Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act….

INVESTMENT: DIDA Boss Lauds Gov Okowa, As “Keke” Factory Plant Debuts In Delta

INVESTMENT: DIDA Boss Lauds Gov Okowa, As “Keke” Factory Plant Debuts In Delta

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – By Albert OGRAKA: Chairman of Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA), Mr. Paul Nmah, has commended the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for being keen and supportive of various laudable investment projects in the state. This…

Uzor Resolves Ellu Community Crisis, Urges Aggrieved Parties To Embrace Peace

Uzor Resolves Ellu Community Crisis, Urges Aggrieved Parties To Embrace Peace

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Michael J. EKOKORUWE: THE Special Adviser to the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on peace building and conflict resolution, Chief Edwin Uzor, has resolved the leadership tussle crisis in Ellu kingdom, Isoko North local…

Lagos EndSARS Report: FG Officials To Answer Questions -Reps Minority Caucus *Says Report Reveals Plot To Cover Up Bloody Massacre Of Youths

Lagos EndSARS Report: FG Officials To Answer Questions -Reps Minority Caucus *Says Report Reveals Plot To Cover Up Bloody Massacre Of Youths

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Editor’s DESK: THE Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives had said that the report of the Lagos EndSARS judicial panel has clearly attested to an attempt by officials of the All Progressive Congress, APC, led Federal…

#ENDSARS Protest: US Calls For Response From FG, Lagos On Report

#ENDSARS Protest: US Calls For Response From FG, Lagos On Report

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): United States has called on both Lagos and Federal governments to respond to the report submitted by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the #ENDSARS protest. The US Embassy in Nigeria in a statement on Tuesday…

Release Kanu To Us, South East Traditional Rulers, Christian Leaders Beg FG

Release Kanu To Us, South East Traditional Rulers, Christian Leaders Beg FG

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): ON Sunday, the South East Council of Traditional Rulers and Christian Leaders urged the Federal Government to free Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, and to put an end to the deaths and…

Extra-judicial Killing: Counsel Accuses Nigeria Police Of Fabricating Evidence

Extra-judicial Killing: Counsel Accuses Nigeria Police Of Fabricating Evidence

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Independent Investigative Panel on allegations of human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti – Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigerian Police at a resumed sitting on Tuesday listened to the argument of the…

NHRC Condemns Invasion Of Justice Odili’s House

NHRC Condemns Invasion Of Justice Odili’s House

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu has condemned the incident on Friday October 29 at Justice Mary Odili’s house as violation of her rights to privacy, integrity of her judicial personality, premises…

32.9kg Cocaine Seizure: Court Grants NDLEA’s Request To Attach Ship, Detain 29 Suspects

32.9kg Cocaine Seizure: Court Grants NDLEA’s Request To Attach Ship, Detain 29 Suspects

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted the application by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for the interim attachment of a vessel MV Cha Yanee Naree used to import 32.9 kilograms of cocaine into Nigeria…

Attack On Oyo Custodial Centre: We’ll Recapture All Inmates That Escaped – Aregbesola

Attack On Oyo Custodial Centre: We’ll Recapture All Inmates That Escaped – Aregbesola

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA: MINISTER of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has vowed to pursue and recapture all inmates who escaped from the Abolongo, Oyo, Oyo State, Custodial Centre of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) on Friday night, 22 October, 2021 when the…

Bashorun Askia Seeks Best Legal Practices For Nigerian Lawyers

Bashorun Askia Seeks Best Legal Practices For Nigerian Lawyers

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA: NIGERIAN lawyers have been urged to appliy international best practices to distinguish themselves as legal practitioners of repute. Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA,…

Delta Attorney-General Seeks Cooperation With Assembly C’ttee On Rules, Biz, Other Matters

Delta Attorney-General Seeks Cooperation With Assembly C’ttee On Rules, Biz, Other Matters

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Onoriode ETATSEMI: DELTA State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Isaiah Bozimo Esq, has appealed to the members of the state House of Assembly Committee On Rules, Business, Legal And Judicial Matters for a cordial working relationship with…

Read What NBA President Said About Judges’ Summons By CJN

Read What NBA President Said About Judges’ Summons By CJN

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has frowned at recent recurring contradictory court decisions and orders, mostly arising from ex parte applications in political matters. The NBA President, OLUMIDE AKPATA in a statement on 30 August…

NHRC Commends Court’s Ruling On Abuja Raids

NHRC Commends Court’s Ruling On Abuja Raids

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Nigeria Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended the decision of the Federal High Court, Abuja which ruled in favour of six women harassed and abused during raids in the capital city by Environmental Protection…

War Is Reaction To Jeopardised Rights -Sierra Leonean Judge

War Is Reaction To Jeopardised Rights -Sierra Leonean Judge

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: A Sierra Leonean Judge, Justice Tonia Barnett has said war is a reaction to jeopardised rights, even as she stated that it is only those that have not witnessed war that call for it. Barnett,…

Access Bank Risks Litigation Over Assault, Unlawful Detention, False Accusation Of Staff *As Attorneys Issue 7 Days Ultimatum

Access Bank Risks Litigation Over Assault, Unlawful Detention, False Accusation Of Staff *As Attorneys Issue 7 Days Ultimatum

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: THE Management of Access Bank Plc have been issued a seven-day ultimatum to urgently cause an independent investigation and redress the wrongdoings to one of its staff, with a written apology or risk legal action….

BREAKING: Court Adjourns Kanu’s Trial To October 21, As Nyako Orders DSS To Produce IPOB Leader

BREAKING: Court Adjourns Kanu’s Trial To October 21, As Nyako Orders DSS To Produce IPOB Leader

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, at the Federal High Court Abuja has been adjourned because of Kanu’s absence in court, just as Justice Binta Nyako called the DSS…

Elumelu Hails Justice Diai on Her Elevation As Delta Ag. Chief Judge

Elumelu Hails Justice Diai on Her Elevation As Delta Ag. Chief Judge

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has congratulated Justice Theresa Diai, on her swearing-in As the Acting Chief Judge of Delta State. In a Statement, Elumelu expressed delight over her appointment and said…

Elumelu Applauds Okowa Over Full Autonomy to Delta State Judiciary

Elumelu Applauds Okowa Over Full Autonomy to Delta State Judiciary

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has applauded the Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for signing the Judiciary Autonomy Law as passed by the State House of Assembly granting full operational…

Isoko/Urhobo Monarchs, I.D.U, Restore Final Peace On Igbide/Emede Land Dispute

Isoko/Urhobo Monarchs, I.D.U, Restore Final Peace On Igbide/Emede Land Dispute

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: THE six months land dispute/crisis between Igbide and Emede communities in Isoko South local government area of Delta State that claimed many lives and property worth millions of naira destroyed, have been finally resolved…

Oxfam International Pledges To Sustain Defense Of Marginalized

Oxfam International Pledges To Sustain Defense Of Marginalized

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO:: OXFAM International has promised to continue to defend those who are marginalised, and whose rights have been trampled upon. It gave the promise at the fifth anniversary of its VOICE project, aimed at defending the…

Murder of Ubulu-Uku Monarch: Absence of Defence Counsel Stalls Hearing *Judge Bars Journalists

Murder of Ubulu-Uku Monarch: Absence of Defence Counsel Stalls Hearing *Judge Bars Journalists

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Hearing in the case of kidnap and murder of late Obi Akaeze Ofulue III of Ubulu-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government of Delta State on Tuesday was stalled by the absence of the defence counsel.This is coming as…

Nigerian Sentenced To Prison In US For $11 Mn Global Fraud Scheme

Nigerian Sentenced To Prison In US For $11 Mn Global Fraud Scheme

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: A Nigerian, Obinwanne Okeke has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by an American court over a fraud of $11 million. A press release on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District…

Nigerian Prison Inmates Graduate From Open ‘Versity, Others On Various Studies

Nigerian Prison Inmates Graduate From Open ‘Versity, Others On Various Studies

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: 18 inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) studying with the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Corrections’ Special Study Centres have graduated. They graduated on Saturday, February 02, 2021 in various fields with various…

INFIDELITY: HOW HIGH COURT JUDGE WAS DECEIVED TO FATHER 3 CHILDREN FROM UNFAITHFUL WIFE

INFIDELITY: HOW HIGH COURT JUDGE WAS DECEIVED TO FATHER 3 CHILDREN FROM UNFAITHFUL WIFE

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –Editor A Judge of the High Court of Delta State, Hon. Justice Anthony Ezonfade Okorodas, PhD, has made a mind-blowing revelation about his extranged wife’s infidelity, which led to his fathering three children that were allegedly not his….

Self Acclaimed “Jesus” Of Anambra Lands In Police Net

Self Acclaimed “Jesus” Of Anambra Lands In Police Net

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From SUNNY A. DAVID/ Head of South-East Bureau: Mr. Onyebuchi Okocha, who also goes by the name ‘Onyeze Jesus’, the Founder of Children of Light Anointing Ministries, Nkpor, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State has been…

Police Burst ‘Baby Factory’ In Anambra, Nab 10 Suspects, Rescue 5 Babies

Police Burst ‘Baby Factory’ In Anambra, Nab 10 Suspects, Rescue 5 Babies

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID/South East Bureau: The Police Command in Anambra State says it has uncovered a ‘baby factory’ where young girls are being impregnated and their babies sold by human traffickers.Chief Superintendent of Police Haruna Mohammed, the…

CNN Rejects Lagos Panel Summon On Lekki Shootings

CNN Rejects Lagos Panel Summon On Lekki Shootings

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: American based Cable News Network, Inc.(CNN) objected to a Witness Summons by the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution of Victims of SARS Related Abuses for its Team of Reporters to appear before it…

Man Arraigned for N20m Car Auction Fraud in Maiduguri

Man Arraigned for N20m Car Auction Fraud in Maiduguri

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Mike SOGBOLO: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arraigned a man, Modu Kotoko before a Maiduguri High Court for allege defrauding of N20 million. The defendant allegedly collected the sum from one Abubakar Girgiri…

Breaking: US House Of Reps Impeaches Trump 2nd Time Ahead Biden’s Inauguration

Breaking: US House Of Reps Impeaches Trump 2nd Time Ahead Biden’s Inauguration

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The United States House of Representatives on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 voted 232 against 197 in favour of impeachment of President Donald Trump, making him the first American president to be impeached twice in US history. Ten Republicans…

FORGERY: Court Orders IGP To Prosecute Eunisell Chemicals, Ikenga, Yakubu

FORGERY: Court Orders IGP To Prosecute Eunisell Chemicals, Ikenga, Yakubu

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO (North- East Bureau): Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has been ordered by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to immediately commence criminal charges against Eunisell Chemicals Limited, Chika Ikenga and Suraj Yakubu for…

FALSE PUBLICATION: OGBE SPITS FIRE, THREATENS REDRESS FOR DEFAMATION

FALSE PUBLICATION: OGBE SPITS FIRE, THREATENS REDRESS FOR DEFAMATION

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael EKOKORUWE: The chairman of All branches of Irri indigenes in Diaspora, Mr. Eniye Isaac Ogbe, has condemned in strong terms the malicious false online publication by Daily Watch on 24th of October 2020 with the caption,…

Gov Obiano Signs Sickle Cell Law …3 Years Imprisonment, N200,000 Fine For Offenders

Gov Obiano Signs Sickle Cell Law …3 Years Imprisonment, N200,000 Fine For Offenders

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Sunny A. DAVID: The Executive Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano signs the Anambra State Sickle Cell Law. This was made known to the public by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on General Hospital,…

Abba/Ukpo Land Tussle: Tension Mounts As Another Property Is Destroyed

Abba/Ukpo Land Tussle: Tension Mounts As Another Property Is Destroyed

-From Sunny A. DAVID (South-East Bureau Editor) Indigenes of Abba Community in Njikoka LGA of Anambra State have lamented the incessant attacks and wanton destruction of properties in their community by people believed to be from the neighbouring Ukpo Community.  Our correspondent…

Day Before Inauguration:  S’ Court Sacks Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Deputy Over Forgery

Day Before Inauguration: S’ Court Sacks Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Deputy Over Forgery

Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – Nigeria’s Apex court, the Supreme Court has nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. The Supreme Court’s Thursday judgement has however put aside the mega preparations for Governor-elect David…