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Australian nun who angered President Duterte wins stay in deportation

An Australian nun ordered to leave the Philippines after angering President Rodrigo Duterte won a reprieve on Monday from imminent deportation but is still subject to proceedings to expel her.

Senator Adeleke’s family faults alleged killer’s prosecution

The family of the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke has described the arrest and prosecution of Mr. Alfred Aderibigbe, the nurse who treated the late politician before his death over a year ago as an attempt to further politicise the Senator’s death.

Timi Frank: My arrest may be imminent

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has alleged that there may be plans to arrest and prosecute him for voicing opposing views regarding the style of the administration.

Lagos CP: Police officers caught gambling on duty to face dismissal

Two officers of the Lagos State Police Command caught engaging in gambling while on duty are currently facing disciplinary action that could lead to reduction in rank or dismissal, the Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, said on Tuesday.

NDLEA nabs man in ‘possession of cannabis sativa’

A thirty-eight-year-old man and father of two children was arrested by the Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for allegedly being in possession of sacks of dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis sativa.

NJC recommends sack of Justice Goji, investigates seven others

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the sack of one judge and commenced investigation of seven others.

Newspaper vendors protest police harassment, detention in Rivers

Vendors under the aegis of the Newspaper Distributors Association of Nigeria, Rivers State Chapter, have embarked on strike over alleged incessant harassment, unwarranted arrest and detention by the police.

Police arrest herder, recover AK-47 rifle in Enugu

The Police have arrested a herder with one AK-47 Rifle and 7.62 Ammunition in Isigwe Ugbawka community in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu state.

Senator Ekweremadu: PDP cautions military to steer clear of politics

The party faulted the Defence Headquarter’s claim that Ekweremadu’s “statement may appear cautionary and sincere in the atmosphere of discourse, it is however derogatory to the army used in the expression and by extension to the armed forces of Nigeria”.

Nigerian Navy seizes stolen crude oil off Rivers coast

The Nigerian Navy has seized huge quantity of petroleum product suspected to be crude oil off Rivers coast, a senior navy official has revealed.

Lawyer blames Governor Fayose for detention of Ekiti monarch

Morakinyo Ogele, an Akure-based human rights lawyer, at the weekend alleged that Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, was the mastermind of the arrest, prosecution and detention in prison custody of Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Obasanyin Ganiyu.

Shell withholding evidence crucial to Ogoni Nine case – Amnesty

Amnesty International says oil giant Shell has refused to hand over 100,000 documents on the arrest, detention, and execution of nine men by the military regime of late Sani Abacha.

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