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Twice rejected by the State House of Assembly for being a security threat Justice Akon Bassey Ikpeme was on Monday sworn-in by Cross River Governor, Prof Ben Ayade at...

Court orders forfeiture of Yari’s N284m to FG

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered a final forfeiture of about N284, 306, 294.04 linked to a former governor of Zamfara,...

Court reverses dismissal of 3 police officers, orders recall

Justice Elizabeth Oji of the Lagos Judicial division of the National Industrial Court has nullified the purported dismissal of Mufutau Olaosun, Temitope Adebayo, and...

Court acquits lawyer of stealing N50.2m from Domino Stores

An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday acquitted a lawyer, Yetunde Sousa, accused of stealing N50.2Million from Dominos Stores and Ozone Cinemas. Delivering judgment, Justice Raliat...

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Court temporarily halts re-trial of Orji Uzor Kalu over alleged N17.1bn fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the re-arraignment of former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu in an alleged N7.1bn money-laundering charges...
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Business

Again, Nigeria’s Economy Slips Into Recession

Nigeria’s economy has slipped into another recession. The same happened in 2016, making it the second recession in a space of four years. This is according...

Rising Food Prices Raise Nigeria’s Inflation to 14.23% in October

Nigeria’s inflation rate increased by 14.23% (year-on-year) in October 2020, this is 0.06% higher than the rate recorded in September 2020 (13.71%). Rising food prices...

Tax Now Accounts for 70% of Nigeria’s Revenue, Federal Revenue Service Says

Nigeria’s Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has disclosed that receipts from tax, which were previously supplementary, now account for about 70% of Nigeria’s total...

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Court temporarily halts re-trial of Orji Uzor Kalu over alleged N17.1bn fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the re-arraignment of former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu in an alleged N7.1bn money-laundering charges...

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Economy

NSE Index: Top Five List Of Gainers And Losers

The Nigerian Stock Exchange market closed with 4,235 deals on Monday, October 26, 2020, higher than the 2,942 deals it closed with on Friday,...

World Bank’s Malpass Says Fuel Increase Good For Nigeria

World Bank President, David Malpass, said the decision of the Federal Government to remove subsidy would benefit Nigeria in the longrun. He commended the...

BREAKING: NNPC releases 2019 audited financials, reports N1.7bn loss

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Thursday declared a loss of N1.7 billion for the 2019 financial year, a 99.7 per cent reduction from...

FG releases reports on 10yrs subsidy programs, expenses

The Federal Government has released reports on the country’s subsidy programmes and expenses, saying the government spent no fewer than N8.94 trillion on oil...

BREAKING: Nigeria’s Economy Shrinks By 6.10% In Q2

For the first time in more than three years, the nation’s economy shrank in the second quarter of this year as the Gross Domestic...

Download The CBN Monthly Economic Report Here via Law Reporters Live

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has enhanced the reporting format and presentation of its periodic economic reports. The latest report released by the...

News
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Ayade swears in Justice Akon Ikpeme as Cross River Chief Judge

Twice rejected by the State House of Assembly for being a security threat Justice Akon Bassey Ikpeme was on Monday sworn-in by Cross River...

Court asked to compel CCB to produce assets declaration forms of INEC chair, family

The Federal High Court has been approached to compel the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to produce the certified copies of the assets declaration...

Trump ignores Biden as new President’s inauguration holds today

President Donald Trump has spent his last full day on Tuesday in the White House mulling pardons as President-elect, Joe Biden was set to...

Buhari appoints Marwa as NDLEA chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of former military Governor of Lagos State, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (retd), as the new Chairman/Chief Executive...

FG to establish six new correctional facilities in Nigeria

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said on Saturday the Federal Government would establish six modern correctional facilities in the country’s six geo-political zones. The...

Joe Biden appoints another Nigerian into his cabinet

President-elect of the United States of America, Joe Biden, has appointed Nigerian-born Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo into his cabinet. The President-elect made announcement when he named...

Court

Court temporarily halts re-trial of Orji Uzor Kalu over alleged N17.1bn fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the re-arraignment of former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu in an alleged N7.1bn money-laundering charges...

Court orders forfeiture of Yari’s N284m to FG

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered a final forfeiture of about N284, 306, 294.04 linked to a former governor of Zamfara,...

Court reverses dismissal of 3 police officers, orders recall

Justice Elizabeth Oji of the Lagos Judicial division of the National Industrial Court has nullified the purported dismissal of Mufutau Olaosun, Temitope Adebayo, and...
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Crime

Court sentences man to 10-months’ imprisonment over impersonation, $600 fraud

A Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Thursday, sentenced an internet fraudster, Saheed Azeez, to 10 months’ imprisonment over impersonation and $600 fraud. Delivering judgment,...

INEC arraigns Prof Ogban over alleged 2019 electoral fraud in Akwa Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has dragged one Prof. Peter Ogban, before a High Court in Ikot-Ikpene, Akwa Ibom State, for the electoral...

JUST IN: EFCC Questions Fowler Over Fraud Allegations Against Alpha Beta

The former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Babatunde Fowler, is currently been questioned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Flower is...

Legislature

Oyo Assembly proposes jail term, N5,000 fine for open defecation

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday said residents of the state who defecated openly in any part of the state would serve...

Nigerian senate plans law for hunters to tackle bandits, kidnappers

The Senate has started a legislative process to enact a law that will legalize the activities of various hunter groups in Nigeria. The proposed legislation...

Nasarawa Assembly passes life imprisonment bill for rapists

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed a Bill for a Law to Prohibit all Forms of Violence Against Persons and Provide Maximum...

Reps reject bill to set age limit for elective positions in Nigeria

The Nigerian House of Representatives has rejected a bill seeking to amend the constitution to put an age limit on some elective posts in...

Nigerian Senate passes 2021-2023 MTEF/FSP

The Nigerian Senate, on Thursday, passed the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, and Fiscal Strategy Paper, FSP. The passage followed the consideration of a...
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Executive

Kwara governor presents bill to repeal pension law for ex-governors, deputies

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq, on Wednesday presented an executive bill to repeal the law granting payment of monthly pension to former governors and...

President Buhari Signs CAMA Bill, 2020 into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has, on Friday in Abuja, assented to the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, 2020 recently passed by the National Assembly. In a...

Buhari’s Executive Orders are aimed at complementing existing legislations – Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, says the recently signed Presidential Executive Orders are aimed at complementing the...

Legal Practice
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Businessman sues brother-in-law over N69,000 debt

A businessman, Abdulkadir Oyeleke, has dragged his brother-in-law, Malam Sani, before a Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, seeking recovery of N69,000. Oyeleke told the court that in...

ICPC arraigns Obono-Obla, two others over alleged diversion of funds

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, has arraigned a former Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel, SPIP, for the Recovery of Public Property,...

WhatsApp faces first legal challenge in India over privacy

WhatsApp’s updated privacy policy verges on user surveillance and threatens India’s security, a petition filed in an Indian court said on Thursday, presenting another...

Police arraign Lagos club owner for flaunting COVID-19 rules

The Police on Wednesday arraigned Owede Bruno, the owner of Club Victoria in Lagos. He appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate Court for flouting...

Reviews & Law Reports

Law Reporters Top 10 Headlines Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020

Welcome to Law Reporters roundup of the top 10 headlines for today Thursday, December 24, 2020. 1. FG Declares Holidays For Christmas, Boxing Day, New...

Law Reporters Top 10 Headlines Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020

Welcome to Law Reporters roundup of the top 10 headlines for today Tuesday, December 22, 2020.1. : Court discharges Atiku’s son-in-law https://lawreporterslive.com/alleged-140000-fraud-court-discharges-atikus-son-in-law/ 2. Court declares termination...
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Effects of the coronavirus pandemic on existing contracts

As at the 9th day of April, 2020, Nigeria has reported a total of 288 cases of the Coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) with 51 discharged cases...

Lawyers demand NBA split, write Malami

A new body of lawyers, the New Nigerian Bar Association (NNBA), has notified the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, of its...

#ENDSARS: As Judicial Panels of Inquiry begin sitting

The last two weeks have witnessed young Nigerians taking to the streets to demand an end to police brutality in Nigeria with the hashtag...