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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: N-Power Begins Enrollment For Batch C Applicants, Ozekhome Speaks On JUSUN Strike

N-Power begins enrollment for Batch C applicants The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has announced the next step for the N-power Batch C Stream One applicants. The Permanent Secretary, Bashir Alkali, in a statement on Sunday said the ministry has commenced the next stage of enrollment with the verification of email addresses by applicants.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: N-Power Begins Enrollment For Batch C Applicants, Ozekhome Speaks On JUSUN Strike

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kill 2 Officers In Akwa Ibom, "Buhari Is Missing In Action" - Ozekhome

Senate Confirms Justice Salisu Abdullahi As FCT Chief Judge The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Justice Salisu Abdullahi as the Chief Judge for the High Courts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.Justice Abdullahi’s nomination was approved by the lawmakers on Wednesday during plenary in the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kill 2 Officers In Akwa Ibom,

ENTERTAINMENT

Ozekhome Reveals Reason DSS Released Actor Chiwetalu Agu

Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN has said the Department of State Services, DSS, released veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu after searching his phone and finding nothing incriminating. He made this known in a statement on Tuesday that Agu committed no offence to have warranted his arrest.

  8 months ago ago
Ozekhome Reveals Reason DSS Released Actor Chiwetalu Agu

SOCIETY

Family Of Super TV CEO Accuses Lagos Police Of Low-Level Professionalism, Hires Ozekhome

The family of murdered super TV boss, Usifo Ataga has accused the Lagos state police of low-level professionalism, asking a constitutional lawyer, Mike Ozekhome to help them get justice. In their letter to Ozekhome, the family decried the low level of professionalism exhibited by the Lagos state police in handling the murder case of their son.

  10 months ago ago
Family Of Super TV CEO Accuses Lagos Police Of Low-Level Professionalism, Hires Ozekhome

SOCIETY

Today's Headline: Tension In Kaduna As Bandits Kills 8 People; Ozekhome blast Buhari over appointment of new IGP

Bandits strikes again in Edo : Suspected bandits have reportedly kill three persons in Edo Community on Monday on their way to Utesi on Ovia Northeast .

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headline: Tension In Kaduna As Bandits Kills 8 People; Ozekhome blast Buhari over appointment of new IGP

ENTERTAINMENT

Ozekhome takes up murdered SuperTV boss case

Chief Mike Ozekhome, a constitutional lawyer, has stated that the family of deceased SuperTV CEO Michael Ataga briefed him to guarantee that they get justice. He told The Nation yesterday that he is the family's legal representative. “All I can reveal to you is that I have been informed by the family to ensure that justice is done in the matter,” Ozekhome said when asked if he was to watch briefs on behalf of the family or if a fiat had been secured from the state to enable him to pursue the prosecution.

  10 months ago ago
Ozekhome takes up murdered SuperTV boss case

JUSTICE

Northern Elites Are Scared Because Southerners Are Now United & Have Achieved Libration- Ozekhome

A popular Nigerian lawyer, Mike Ozekhome has once again spoken.Ozekhome is one Nigerian lawyer who is always out to say things the way they are. While speaking, he asked to know why Northern governors who held a virtual meeting on 9th of February, about the need to ban open grazing would question the authority of the southern governors who held a similar meeting and also came up with similar resolutions.

  1 year ago ago
Northern Elites Are Scared Because Southerners Are Now United & Have Achieved Libration- Ozekhome

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Nigerian Governors Are Like Bandits - Ozekhome, US Mission Warns Nigerians

Nigerian Governors Are Like Bandits -Ozekhome Photo credit: Peoples gazette Mike Ozekhome, A human rights lawyer said that Nigerian Governors are like bandits. He accused the governors of impoverishing rural dwellers, and he also held them responsible for the underdevelopment at the grassroots. Mike Ozekhome He said, "Governors like bandits always waylay council allocations from Abuja".

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Nigerian Governors Are Like Bandits - Ozekhome, US Mission Warns Nigerians

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Bans, suspensions, and dissolutions on Twitter aren't enough, Ozekhome appeals to the FG

Mike Ozekhome, SAN, a human rights lawyer, has urged the Federal Government to go beyond the suspension of Twitter and "dissolve the Nigerian people, to whom it has become so allergic and no longer want to see or hear about." With its move to suspend Twitter's activities in the country, the government is attempting to hide its atrocities from worldwide scrutiny, according to the senior advocate.

  1 year ago ago
Bans, suspensions, and dissolutions on Twitter aren't enough, Ozekhome appeals to the FG

POLITICS

Electoral Act: Your Action Is A National Disaster— Ozekhome Tackles National Assembly.

Human rights activists, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has criticized the National Assembly over the passage of the Electoral Act Amendment that restricts the electronic transmission of results. Photo credit: Vanguard. The popular lawyer in his statement criticised the lawmakers for their action, explaining that they have destroyed democracy in the country.

  11 months ago ago
Electoral Act: Your Action Is A National Disaster— Ozekhome Tackles National Assembly.

JUSTICE

Aisha Yesufu Reacts As Mike Ozekhome Said FBI Can’t Walk Into Nigeria To Pick Abba Kyari

Popular human rights activist, Aisha Yesufu has reacted to the statement credited to Mike Ozekhome, Senior Advocate of Nigeria over Abba Kiyari's indictment case. Recall that Ozekhome had insisted that the Federal Bureau of Investigation can not treat the Deputy Commissioner of Police like a common criminal.

  10 months ago ago
Aisha Yesufu Reacts As Mike Ozekhome Said FBI Can’t Walk Into Nigeria To Pick Abba Kyari

POLITICS

The President Cannot Singlehandedly Appoint An IGP - Legal Practioner Reacts To IGP's Appointment

A senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mike Ozekhome has reacted to Mr. President's recent appointment of the acting Inspector General Of Police (IGP).

  1 year ago ago
The President Cannot Singlehandedly Appoint An IGP - Legal Practioner Reacts To IGP's Appointment

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Buhari Missing In Action, Says Ozekhome, Bandits Struck In Kebbi, Kills DPO

Killings: Buhari missing in action, Ozekhome laments Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), says the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is missing in action amid the worsening security situation in Nigeria.Ozekhome lamented the multiple attacks on lives and properties in the country this week which claimed at least 15 cops, five soldiers, and 20 civilians.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Missing In Action, Says Ozekhome, Bandits Struck In Kebbi, Kills DPO

JUSTICE

The Appeal Court's Ruling on the VATS Collection Row Favors Rivers State Government - Mike Ozekhome clarifies

A renowned human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, has clarified that the recent judgment of the Appeal Court on the matter brought before it by The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) challenging the ruling of the high court which had granted Rivers State the authority to collect Value Added Tax (VAT), backed the state.

  9 months ago ago
The Appeal Court's Ruling on the VATS Collection Row Favors Rivers State Government - Mike Ozekhome clarifies

JUSTICE

Twitter ban: "You don't have the power to make laws by declaration" - Ozekhome tackles AGF Malami

In Nigeria, the banning of the micro blogging site, twitter, have stirred mixed reactions amongst several people including the political leaders. According to the news report from PUNCH, the human right advocate and lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, sent a message to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, explaining to him that he does not have the power to enact laws by declaration or pronouncement.

  1 year ago ago
Twitter ban:

SPAM

Today’s Headlines: Dissolve and Suspend Nigeria-Lawyer Begs FG; Hawkers Crushed To Death In Lagos

Go beyond Twitter ban, suspend, dissolve Nigeria, Ozekhome begs FG Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, has asked the Federal Government to go beyond the suspension of micro-blogging site, Twitter, and “dissolve the Nigerian people which it has become so allergic to and no longer wants to see or hear about”.

  1 year ago ago
Today’s Headlines: Dissolve and Suspend Nigeria-Lawyer Begs FG; Hawkers Crushed To Death In Lagos

POLITICS

Ozekhome on Electoral Act: Why are we killing this country?

One of the Nigerian rights activists who is also a constitutional lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome tackles the National Assembly(NASS) on the passage of Electoral Act Amendment that rejects electronic transmission of election results. He described their action as a murder of democracy in Nigeria. The renown lawyer stated this while delivering a lecture at the 2021 graduation ceremony of the Pace Setter School in Abuja on Saturday.

  11 months ago ago
Ozekhome on Electoral Act: Why are we killing this country?

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kill 2 Officers In Akwa Ibom, "Buhari Is Missing In Action" - Ozekhome

Justice Salisu Is Confirmed as the chief judge of the Federal Capital Territory by the senate Justice Salisu Abdullahi's appointment as Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory's (FCT) High Courts in Abuja has been confirmed by the Senate.The appointment of Justice Abdullahi was endorsed by lawmakers on Wednesday during plenary in the National Assembly's upper chamber in Abuja.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kill 2 Officers In Akwa Ibom,

POLITICS

Ozekhome Drops Bombshell On Buhari's Appointment Of Baba Akali As Acting IGP.

Basic freedoms legal advisor, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), said the arrangement of Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector-General of Police by President Muhammadu Buhari is unlawful and nepotistic.

  1 year ago ago
Ozekhome Drops Bombshell On Buhari's Appointment Of Baba Akali As Acting IGP.

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: I regret supporting Buhari in 2015, says Dino Melaye, Court Stops EFCC From Arresting Ozekhome Over Magu Criticism

I regret supporting Buhari in 2015, says Dino Melaye Former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, has carpeted the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.He described Buhari’s administration as the “greatest scam that came out of Africa”.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: I regret supporting Buhari in 2015, says Dino Melaye, Court Stops EFCC From Arresting Ozekhome Over Magu Criticism