Hundreds Of Women Just Won A Landmark Case Against Johnson & Johnson Over Pelvic Mesh Implants

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 21, 2019
Hundreds of women living in pain after they were fitted with transvaginal mesh devices have won a landmark class action case against Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. Seven years after a class action involving more than 1,350 women began, the Federal Court’s Justice Anna Katzmann handed down a searing judgement in which she […]

Court Fixes Jan 16 for Hearing of Ambode’s Suit against Lagos Assembly

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 21, 2019
The Lagos State House of Assembly has filed a preliminary objection challenging the suit filed by former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode seeking to stop the probe of his administration over procurement of 820 buses for public transportation. A Lagos High Court in Ikeja yesterday fixed January 16, 2020 for hearing of the suit filed by Ambode, […]

Group demands probe of PDP women leader’s murder

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 21, 2019
National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), yesterday condemned the alleged murder of Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Women Leader, Mrs. Salome Abuh and three others in Ochadamu by some political thugs. NCWS President Dr. Gloria Shoda, in a statement in Abuja, frowned on the killings. She said: “It is bad that in this time in our […]

Dino Melaye tenders petition with 21 video evidence at INEC

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 21, 2019
People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate for the Kogi West Senatorial District by-election, Dino Melaye, has presented 21 video clips to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to serve as evidence of electoral violence and malpractices during last Saturday’s election. Melaye, in a petition put together by his solicitors and signed by Tobechukwu Nweke, claimed that […]

Respect the views of Nigerians on hate speech bill, Governors warn NASS

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 21, 2019
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Wednesday night advised the National Assembly to hold a public hearing on the hate speech bill to ensure that views of Nigerians were captured in the passage of the bill. The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, stated this while fielding questions from journalists at the end of the forum’s […]

INEC issues certificate of return to Yahaya Bello

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 21, 2019
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) presents the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, with his Certificate of Return today, having won last Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The presentation of the Certificate of Return to the winner of the November 16 governorship election will took place at 11am at the Mahmood Yakubu Collation Centre, […]