FG Vs ASUU: Court adjourns case to September 19

The National Industrial Court has adjourned the suit filed by the Federal Government challenging the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to Monday, September 19 for a hearing of the interlocutory application of the Federal Government.…

ASUU: Court adjourns proceedings till Friday

The suit against the Academic Staff Union of Universities which was filed by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has been adjourned, The PUNCH reports. The matter came up before Justice Polycarp Hamman of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria…

Falana, Sowore, others storm Gani Fawehinmi memorial Monday

Human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, SAN, would be joining the presidential candidates of the African Action Congress, and the Social Democratic Party, Omoyele Sowore and Adewole Adebayo respectively, and a host of others to storm the memorial to…

Timothy Adegoke: Judge stands down case as second defendant slumps in court

Proceedings into the murder trial of Timothy Adegoke, OAU’s postgraduate student has been standing down following sudden sickness suffered by Magdalene Chiefuna, the second defendant in the matter. The matter was slated for the defendants to open their defence today…

*2009 agreement: ASUU issues strike notice (Vanguard)*Oromoni’s death: Coalition calls for urgent intervention on violence in schools (Guardian)

2009 agreement: ASUU issues strike notice (Vanguard) The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Monday threatened to embark on another indefinite strike if the Federal Government fails to implement the agreement it reached with the union in 2009. Addressing reporters…

*Baby’s disappearance from church: Appeal Court frees convicted church founder (Sun)*It’s illegal to review Lagos #EndSARS panel’s findings – Falana (Punch)

Baby’s disappearance from church: Appeal Court frees convicted church founder (Sun) The Akure Division of the Court of Appeal on Friday discharged and acquitted the founder of Sotitobire Prayer Centre, Akure, Prophet Alfa Babatunde who had earlier been sentenced to…

EndSARS Panel: Govt lawyers weeping more than the bereaved —Falana

Lagos lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has said that government lawyers who are trying to dispute the report of the panel on EndSARS, particularly the Lekki shooting, are “obviously weeping more than the bereaved.  “In a lengthy op-ed on Monday night,…

Falana to chair 13th Wole Soyinka Centre Media Lecture as Soyinka turns 87

The 2021 Wole Soyinka Centre Media Lecture Series will feature eight panellists to engage the theme – ‘Remaking Nigeria: Towards a secure and viable union’ on Tuesday,  July 13 at NECA Hall, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos, by 1 pm (WAT), with…

*Lagos police warn Sunday Igboho, Yoruba nation agitators against rally (Tribune)*Lagos Yoruba Nation Rally Showdown: It must hold, says Akintoye as Lagos bans rally (Vanguard)

Lagos police warn Sunday Igboho, Yoruba nation agitators against rally (Tribune) The police in Lagos State have warned against any rally billed for this Saturday at the Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Park in Ojota. The state commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu…

Army releases civilian detained for 8 months over Facebook video

A civilian, Emmanuel Odaudu, has regained his freedom after languishing in the Nigerian Army Special Investigation Bureau underground cell in Abuja for over eight months because of an old Facebook video. PUNCH Metro gathered that Emmanuel was released on Friday,…

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