Medical report confirms Keren-Happuch was raped – GBVR coalition

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition of Gender Based Violence Responders (GBVR) has condemned what it described as deliberate attempts by the management of Premiere Academy, Lugbe to allegedly distort facts leading to the death of a – 14 year old student, Keren-Happuch Akpagher who died following infections caused her by the condom left inside her by her rapist. According to the coalition, the Read More

FMJ, law firm unveil new technology on justice delivery

July 27, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The collaboration between the Federal Ministry of Justice in collaboration with a law firm Monday yielded result as a new technology, Q-Soft Denovo CRS, was launched and unveiled in Abuja. At the unveiling of the new device, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the collaboration with the firm stemmed from the need to Read More

Eulogies as Malami names e-Library after out-going SGF

July 23, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), Friday named the e-Library of the ministry after the retiring Solicitor General of the Federation (SGF) and the ministry Permanent Secretary, Mr Dayo Toba Apata (SAN). The announcement was made at the send forth on retirement and handing over ceremony organized in honour of the Perm-Sec. Read More

Keren- Happuch: Mother of dead rape victim breaks down, demands justice

July 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Keren- Happuch: Mother of dead rape victim breaks down, demands justiceBy Bode OlagokeAbujaThe mother of Keren-Happuch, Mrs. Vivien Akpagher has broken her silence and spoke for the first time since her daughter died following medical complications arising from condom, which was left inside daughter by the rapist, infecting the daughter with sepsis and resulting in her death on 22nd of Read More

Suspected kidnapper of a military officer arrested in Ogun

July 19, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A suspected kidnapper of a military officer has been arrested by men of the Ogun state Police Command at Odo Pako Ota, in Ado Odo Ota Local Government area of the state. According to a press statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made available to Blueprint Monday, the suspect was arrested following a distress call received Read More

Justice Tanko’s date with history

July 19, 2021 Mohammed Adamu 0

As the judicial grapevines are abuzz with the speculations that the current Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, may resume the judicial reforms begun some ten years ago by a predecessor of his, the late Justice Dahiru Musdapher, it is necessary to do a recap at least of some of the fundamental aspects of the reforms with a Read More

Breaking: Court stops Zamfara Assembly from impeaching deputy governor

July 19, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja, Monday, stopped the Zamfara House of Assembly from impeaching the Deputy Governor of the state, Mahdi Gusau. Justice Obiora Egwuatu gave the order while delivering a ruling in an ex-parte motion with suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/650/2021 brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), through its Lawyer, Ogwu Onoja, SAN. Details loading…

Review the Criminal Justice Act

July 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

It’s truly a bold step the Lagos State House of Assembly is taking in ensuring that the law is given a role to play, looking at how the law was initially suppressed especially when it comes to anything associated with crime, giving jungle justice euphoria to flourish. Sometimes being a criminal is better than being the suspect in our society Read More

2023 Presidency: It’s the turn of North-east – COPJA

July 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition for Peace and Justice Advocates (COPJA) has called on the political class and all political parties to ensure the Presidency of the country is rotated round the six-geo-political zones of the country, rather than only North and South, as a way of ensuring inclusion and national unity. It, however, said North-east should be allowed to produce the next Read More

Electoral Bill, grand scheme for miscarriage of justice

July 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has in the recent past been regaining the confidence of citizens through improvement and upgrade of its systems to international standards and conducting elections that are generally acceptable to majority of Nigerians. Thus, the Electoral bill is expected to make INEC stronger and give the newly tested and applied methods necessary legal backing. But Read More

NBAIS has roles to play in inculcating spirit of trust, religious cautiousness for peace – Gbajabiamila

July 14, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila says the National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS) has vital role to play in inculcating the spirit of trust, tolerance, patience and religious cautiousness to the teaming students/youths for peace and harmony in Nigeria. The speaker who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Hon Sanusi Rikiji stated this, Read More

NAF alerts public on fake admission into its college of Nursing

July 8, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has warned members of the public against falling victim to fake and fraudulent admission notification for ND/HND programmes into the NAF College of Nursing (NAFCON). NAF’s Director of Public Relations & Information Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet in a statement Wednesday, said NAFCON has not commenced or advertised for any admission into ND or HND Nursing at the Read More

NCC, NJI train judges on emerging technologies, possible areas of litigation

July 7, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in collaboration with National Judicial Institute (NJI) has conducted a workshop for Nigerian judges on emerging technologies in the telecommunications industry and the right knowledge to efficiently adjudicate on matters of ICT. The annual event titled “Adjudicating in a Fast Paced World of Technology and Digital Presence” was held Wednesday at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja. Chief Read More

Breaking: Organised Labour suspends strike in Nasarawa

July 5, 2021 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The Organised Labour in Nasarawa state, Monday, suspended the industrial action declared over the partial implementation of the minimum wage and non-release of promotion of workers for over 12 years. Chairman of the Nasarawa state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Union Comrade Yusuf Sarki Iya announced the suspension at a press conference in Lafia, the state capital. Iya explained that Read More

Women votes ‘ll determine outcome of 2023 elections – Okotete

July 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, women votes will be a key determiner of candidates elected as state/federal legislators, governors and the President, the Woman Leader and representative in Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared said. Okotete, however called on women to cooperate and forge a united front to ensure more women occupy Read More

Breaking: Tinubu’s posters flood Abuja

June 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Posters of the national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, have flooded parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja even as Nigeria celebrates her democracy day anniversary. The posters which carries Tinubu’s bold picture and name surfaced on Sunday strategically pasted on public infrastructure like traffic kiosks, bus stops and other public places in the nation’s Read More

Movement tasks NPF to implement functional units to address GBV

June 8, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The #StateofEmergencyGBV Movement has called on the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to implement well-resourced functional Family Support Units and Force Gender Units of the Nigeria Police Force to address Gender Base Violence (GBV) cases in collaboration with and at the state level. According to the movement, there should also be public disciplinary measures against officers of the Nigeria Police Force Read More

APC: Buni’s 12 months in the saddle under scrutiny

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

BODE OLAGOKE, takes a look at the efforts of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Yobe state governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, and some of the gains recorded in almost 12 months. Precisely by 25th of June it will be one year the current National Caretaker Committee of ruling party, Read More

Northern youth leaders back calls for ban on open grazing

May 23, 2021 Editor 0

A frontline coalition of Arewa groups, Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) has backed the position of the Southern Governors’ Forum, banning open grazing in their states. National Chairman of the forum, Comrade Elliot Afiyo, stated this at a press conference in Yola, Adamawa state capital, on May 22, 2021 after the 27th annual delegates conference. The group however, lamented the Read More

VIDEO: Justice Ayotunde Phillips re-elected into FIFA ethics committee

May 22, 2021 Editor 0

  Nigeria’s Justice Ayotunde Philips has been re-elected into another 4 years as a member of the FIFA Ethics Committee.  He was re-elected at the 71st FIFA Congress which held virtually.  Notable dignitaries that participated in the virtual event were FIFA Council member Mr. Pinnick Amaju, while proceeding was led by the FIFA President Mr. Gianni Infantino

Brutality: BPA writes Kwara gov, demands justice, compensation for victims

May 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Baruten Patriotic Agenda (BPA) has written an open letter to the Kwara state governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, demanding for justice, end to brutality and compensation for the victims of military killings at th Ilesha-Baruba in Baruten local government area of the state. According to the open letter, the governor’s silence “over the brutal killings of three young men and Read More

NCPC and the footprints of a colossus

May 18, 2021 Best Agbese 0

The appointment of the Plateau-born famed minister of the gospel, Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam, as the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), on June 26th 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari attracted loud applauses within the Christian community in Nigeria. Rev. Pam emerged leader of the commission on the hills of the unceremonious exist of his predecessor, Rev. Tor Uja Read More

Entire criminal justice system faulty, Bauchi chief registrar laments

May 17, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The chief registrar of the Bauchi state high court Barrister Emmanuel Danjuma has declared that the entire criminal justice system in Nigeria is faulty. He made the declaration Monday during the inauguration of the Administration of Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee (ACJMC) in the state created by a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) called’Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative and inaugurated by Read More