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The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olumide Akpata, has called on Nigerian lawyers to remain calm over the unilateral amendment of the Rules of Professional Conduct, RPC (2007) by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, without proper due process as provided by the rule.
America’s top athletes may be banned from the Olympics and other major sports events if the U.S. follows through on its threat to withdraw funding from the World Anti-Doping Agency.
President Donald Trump said Thursday he had heard Democratic vice-presidential running mate Kamala Harris was not eligible to serve, stoking a false claim echoing the baseless "birther" theory he promoted about Barack Obama.
The Federal Government on Tuesday unveiled the new amendment to the 6th Edition of the Broadcasting Code, stressing that it will not yield to blackmail by a segment of the stakeholders opposed to the new code.
An advocacy group, South-East, South-South Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to restructure the country, review the present devolution of powers and whittle down the centre to allow for competition and calculated economic growth in accordance with the needs of the different regions.
The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has said there is no plot to block or stifle opposition in the September 19 and October 10 governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has set up legal committee to address arbitrary and illegal deduction from federal account.
Arising from the global COVID-19 pandemic with its attendant socio-economic impact on the national economies and its effects on human lives, the Ogun State government has revised its 2020 budget to N280B, to reflect the prevailing economic realities.
A former Commissioner of Information in Kogi State, Dr. Tom Ohikere has said the ‘sack’ of National Assembly Clerk, Mohammed Sani Omolori and 150 other top officers by the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) is unjustifiable.
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) have announced that the five substitutions rule will be continued next season.
The Kano State House of Assembly has began a process to further amend the State’s Penal Code amendment (No.12), law of 2014 to provide for castration as punishment for rape in the state.
The House of Representatives has passed for a second reading, an electoral act amendment, which seeks to bar electoral officers from engaging in partisan politics within five years of retirement, resignation and official relief of duties.
More than 17 months at the White House as national security adviser, John Bolton says he never came across evidence that President Donald Trump had been personally compromised by a foreign power, financially or otherwise.
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 Amended Executive Order 008 on Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS).
The former governor of Lagos state, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, says history will not be kind to the federal government if it fails to protect citizens from hunger and disease during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria midfielder Obinna Nwobodo has joined Turkish Super Lig outfit Goztepe on a three-year contract.
The National Economic Council says 15 states have qualified to benefit from the Global Partnership for Education funding for education as part of measures to cushion the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the sector.
Quique Setien has confirmed he will be taking legal action against Barcelona after only being legally informed about his sacking on Wednesday.
Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has said they’re capable of beating defending Premier League champions, Liverpool.
Otunba Adejare Adegbenro has described problems confronting Nigeria as self inflicted and not political.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market capitalisation on Friday improved further by N37 billion following price growth in some blue chips.
The Joint Health Workers Union, JOHESU, has asked its members to withdraw their services and embark on a nationwide strike starting from midnight on Sunday, September 13, 2020.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration, on Wednesday, demolished makeshift houses and brothels in Daki biyu community, Jabi District, Abuja.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented that Nigeria is gradually becoming a failed state and a basket case and poverty capital of the world due to the recent mismanagement of Nigeria’s diversity
The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has urged security agencies to live up to their constitutional obligations in the Edo governorship election billed for Sept. 19.