A 24–year- old unemployed Nigerian, Chibuzor Ebele, has been Friday arraigned before Magistrate Abiodun Etti of the Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.
A Dutch appeals court has ruled that a groups of Nigerian farmers can now sue the international oil company Royal Dutch Shell for pollution the farmers say was from oil leaking from Shell subsidiary pipelines.
The court in The Hague handed down its ruling on Friday December 18, 2015 .
…a part of Lagos Abattoir!
The Registrar, Veterinary Council of Nigeria, Doctor Marcus Avong has declared that there were only three standard abattoirs in the country.
Avong told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the facilities were located in Lagos, Borno and Nasarawa states.
Reports coming all the way from Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital, Nigeria has revealed that there was pandemonium on Saturday and Sunday near the Trailer Park at Ebubu in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers. This was as a result of scores of youth, women and children descending on a burrow pit.
They reportedly dug out and took home several tonnes of chicken condemned and buried by men of the Nigerian Customs. The scavengers reportedly came with shovels, pans, basins and buckets to cart their loot home.
THE SENATE IN NIGERIA AD HOC COMMITTEE ON RICE WAIVERS HAS REPORTEDLY SUMMONED THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF CUSTOMS, COLONEL AHMED ALI (RETIRED), TO EXPLAIN WHY HE LIFTED THE BAN ON THE IMPORTATION OF RICE THROUGH THE LAND BORDERS.
THE RESOLUTION FOLLOWED A MOTION MOVED BY SENATOR ADAMU ALIERO DECRYING THE COMPTROLLER-GENERAL’S DECISION. HE SAID THE ACTION WOULD FURTHER UNDERMINE LOCAL PRODUCTION OF RICE BY NIGERIAN FARMERS.
ALIERO, WHO RECALLED THAT THE BAN ON IMPORTATION OF RICE THROUGH THE LAND BORDERS WAS PLACED BY THE ADMINISTRATION OF FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN, SAID THE COMPTROLLER-GENERAL DID NOT HAVE THE POWER TO UNILATERALLY LIFT THE BAN.
A frozen fish seller, in Lagos, Nigeria has reportedly appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining N3.9 million frozen fish under false pretenses.
This is according to the News Agency of Nigeria which reported that 55-year-old Tawa Kollington, whose is address unknown, is facing a two-count charge of stealing and obtaining money under false pretences.
A husband in Lagos, NigeriaOlufade Adekoya who became “totally fed up” with his wife because she didn’t prepare his food on time has reportedly divorced his wife.
Adekoya was granted a divorce from his wife of 25 years, Olusola, by a judge in Lagos, Nigeria, after he insisted she made him feel “hungry” on numerous occasions.