Justice John Tsoho of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the trial of the pioneer Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, to May 9 and 10, 2019 following the absence of his lead counsel, Kanu Agabi, SAN.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday confirmed 37 new cases of Lassa fever recorded between February 4 and February 10.
Nigeria is one of the youngest countries in the world – not in terms of when it was founded but in terms of the age of its population.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied tapping the telephone lines of Nigerians and dismissed as fake news the allegation by Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, a political group allied to the PDP.
A top Yoruba monarch, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama, yesterday, condemned moves in some quarters to drag the military into the murky waters of politics, saying the armed forces as an institution is far above the nation’s ethno-political and religious ills.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation says it is the largest contributor to the country’s Gross National Income with an average of 23 billion dollars (about N7 trillion) sent home by its members annually.
A senior lawyer Mr Joe Agi, SAN, has challenged the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, to come up with evidence to support his claim that the $30,000 he (Agi) deposited in the account of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen was a bribe to compromise the $3.18 billion Paris Club case.
The All Progressives Congress has petitioned security agencies over what it termed the gruesome attack on the party’s Kwara South Senatorial District candidate, Hon. Lola Ashiru, allegedly by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has described any individual, entity or group who intends to engage in violent activities during the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections has enemies of democracy.
Olamijuwon Alao-Akala, the son of a former governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, has rejected his suspension as the Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Council.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday arraigned one Valentine Ezeife, an alleged internet scammer, known as “yahoo–yahoo boy”, arrested with N20 million, a Lexus 570 and Toyota Camry car 2013, before FCT High Court, Apo.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday gave officers and men of the Nigerian Army with doubtful loyalty to the Federal Government Friday deadline to resign from the service.
An Oyo State High Court in Ibadan, on Wednesday, fixed March 22 for report of settlement in a suit filed by parents of some female Muslim students of University of Ibadan International School Ibadan (ISI) over denial on use of Hijabs.
The Federal Government on Wednesday ordered the immediate payment of February salaries to assist workers wishing to travel to vote during Saturday’s rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi praised ‘world class’ team mate Mesut Ozil for his role in Thursday’s 3-0 Europa League win over BATE Borisov, although manager Unai Emery has not guaranteed the German midfielder a starting spot going forward.
North Korea has warned it is facing a food shortfall of some 1.4m tonnes this year and has been forced to almost halve rations, blaming high temperatures, drought, floods and United Nations sanctions, according to a memo by Pyongyang's mission to the world body.
The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
The Osun State Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, on Thursday signed a total of N154, 406,541, 400 as budget for the 2019 fiscal year.
Ahead of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Delta State, leaders of the various factions of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State have signed an agreement, resolving to work together to deliver the party’s candidates.
Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka defeated top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the championship match of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Peter Obi, is calm over the postponement of Saturday’s elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, his media aide, Val Obienyem, has said.
Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, did not sack Nsima Ekere as the managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an aide to the president has said.