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,…

KACRAN Calls On Southern State Govts To Reconsider Ban On Open Grazing

KACRAN Calls On Southern State Govts To Reconsider Ban On Open Grazing

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: A pastoralist association, Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN) has called on governments of southern states of the country to reconsider their decision to ban open grazing in their domain, insisting that they…

Coups, Tenure Elongations Attracting Bad Image To West Africa -Speaker ECOWAS Parliament

Coups, Tenure Elongations Attracting Bad Image To West Africa -Speaker ECOWAS Parliament

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Sidie Mohammed Tunis has lamented that the sub region is attracting bad image with recent military putsches, tenure elongations and undemocratic…

Akume Accused Of Fueling Crisis At NLRC *As Board Insists Minister Undermining HOS, SGF

Akume Accused Of Fueling Crisis At NLRC *As Board Insists Minister Undermining HOS, SGF

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)  –From Editor’s DESK: SOME members of the Governing Board of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) are warning that the activities of the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume are beginning to impede the…

Head Of Service Of Federation Backs Reforms At NLRC *Orders Senior Staff Audit

Head Of Service Of Federation Backs Reforms At NLRC *Orders Senior Staff Audit

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –:From Editor’s DESK: The Head of Service of the Federation, Dr.FolashadeYemi-Esan, in a move to deepen on-going reforms and the streamlining of operations at the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC), has instructed the Governing Board and Management to…

Cannabis Sativa Can’t Be Legalised Under Prevailing Security Situation In Nigeria -Marwa

Cannabis Sativa Can’t Be Legalised Under Prevailing Security Situation In Nigeria -Marwa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: CHAIRMAN/CHIEF EXECUTIVE of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has said that legalization of cannabis sativa as propounded by few Nigerians cannot be allowed under the prevailing security situation…

Sanwo-Olu Signs Law Prohibiting Open Cattle Grazing, Trespass Of Cattle On Land In Lagos

Sanwo-Olu Signs Law Prohibiting Open Cattle Grazing, Trespass Of Cattle On Land In Lagos

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: LAGOS State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, signed the bill to prohibit open cattle grazing and trespass of cattle on land in the state into laws. “By the powers vested in me as the Governor…

UNHCR Says Lake Chad Needs More International Attention

UNHCR Says Lake Chad Needs More International Attention

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday said the world should be worried about happenings in the sub Saharan region, especially the Lake Chad axis. Addressing a press conference in Abuja after…

Okowa Deserves To Be President of Nigeria, Says Elumelu …Calls on him to make self available for post

Okowa Deserves To Be President of Nigeria, Says Elumelu …Calls on him to make self available for post

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK DELTA Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has been called upon to make himself available for the president of Nigeria come 2023. The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu made the…

NEDC Says Boko Haram Destroyed 500,000 Structures In North East

NEDC Says Boko Haram Destroyed 500,000 Structures In North East

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: North East Development Commission (NEDC) on Friday decried the destruction by Boko Haram on the North East region, lamenting that 500,000 structures from the existing 4 million in the region were destroyed. Speaking at the…

Borno To Export Wheat, Gum Arabic To Sudan

Borno To Export Wheat, Gum Arabic To Sudan

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: BORNO State is to export wheat and gum arabic to Sudan. This follows discussion between Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum and a team of experts at theheadquarters of Arab Bank for Economic Development in…

$418m Judgement Debts: Reps Minority Caucus Back Govs, Demand Probe …Urges Buhari To Halt Payment Until After Probe

$418m Judgement Debts: Reps Minority Caucus Back Govs, Demand Probe …Urges Buhari To Halt Payment Until After Probe

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)  –From Editor’s DESK: THE Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has cautioned against the reported approval by President Muhammadu Buhari for the payment of the $418 million suspicious debt despite wide spread national objection by stakeholders, including…

Minister’s Sack Is Diversionary Gimmick To Cover Failure – Reps Minority Caucus

Minister’s Sack Is Diversionary Gimmick To Cover Failure – Reps Minority Caucus

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has described the sack of two Ministers by President Muhamadu Buhari as a diversionary gimmick geared towards covering failure. In a Statement on Thursday September 2, 2021…

U.S. Coast Guard Begins Training With Nigerian Navy On Maritime Law Enforcement Capabilities

U.S. Coast Guard Begins Training With Nigerian Navy On Maritime Law Enforcement Capabilities

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: AS part of Nigeria’s military collaboration with the United States, 24 officers of the Nigerian Navy are currently participating in a four-week intensive U.S. Coast Guard Boarding Officer training programme which kicked off on Monday,…

Minority Caucus Flaws FG On Harassment Of Channels TV, The Media

Minority Caucus Flaws FG On Harassment Of Channels TV, The Media

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has flayed the Federal Government over an unwarranted harassment of Channels Television and its staff; a development that smacks of another toxic push against press freedom and…

Nigerian Army Does Not Enlist Former Boko Haram/Islamic State Terrorists -Says Director Army Public Relations

Nigerian Army Does Not Enlist Former Boko Haram/Islamic State Terrorists -Says Director Army Public Relations

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: OUR attention has been drawn to an online video making rounds in the social media by one Young Elder and produced by Anthony Jay. In the video, the so called Young Elder attempted to draw…

Another Chibok Schoolgirl Resurfaces With Two Kids From Boko Haram’s Den

Another Chibok Schoolgirl Resurfaces With Two Kids From Boko Haram’s Den

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: ANOTHER abducted Chibok schoolgirl has resurfaced with two children birthed in captivity seven years after Boko Haram kidnapped her alongside over 200 others. Hassana was one of over 200 schoolgirls abducted at a Government Secondary…

Nigeria Summons Ambassador To Indonesia For Debriefing Over Assault Of Official (See Video)

Nigeria Summons Ambassador To Indonesia For Debriefing Over Assault Of Official (See Video)

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Nigerian Government on Tuesday summoned its Ambassador to Indonesia, Muhammed Buba Ahmed for debriefing over the circumstances surrounding the manhandling and arrest of the one of the nation’s diplomat in Jakarta. A Nigerian diplomat…

Oleh Diocese Of Anglican Communion Holds 8th Synod In Delta, Advocates For Restructuring Of Nigeria

Oleh Diocese Of Anglican Communion Holds 8th Synod In Delta, Advocates For Restructuring Of Nigeria

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: THE Bishop of the Anglican Communion, Oleh Diocese, Rt. Revd. John U. Aruakpor has advocated for the restructuring of Nigeria to reflect true federalism where the states will be in control of their resources…

AAU NEC Resolves To Engage Edo Govt Over Unwholesome Interference *As Meeting Ends In Asaba

AAU NEC Resolves To Engage Edo Govt Over Unwholesome Interference *As Meeting Ends In Asaba

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE National Executive Council of the Ambrose Alli University has promised to continue to engage the Edo State Government over the unwholesome interference in the management of the University and the enactment of the obnoxious…

FG Launches Strategy Document To Tackle Deforestation, Forest Degradation

FG Launches Strategy Document To Tackle Deforestation, Forest Degradation

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Federal Government has launched the Nigeria’s National Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) Strategy document to tackle the challenges of deforestation and forest degradation. The journey towards the development of the REDD+…

Eid-el-Kabir: Greater Devotion To God Will Enthrone Justice, Fairness -Bashorun Askia

Eid-el-Kabir: Greater Devotion To God Will Enthrone Justice, Fairness -Bashorun Askia

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA: MANAGING Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has called for prayers to God to enthrone a new era of justice, fairness and development in Nigeria. Bashorun Askia, who…