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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

[email protected]: All is not well with Nigeria – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Monday asked Nigerians to stand up to the task of defending the country’s constitution.

Tribunal dismisses Atiku Abubakar’s ‘star witness’ Osita Chidoka’s testimony

The Presidential Election Petition tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the testimony the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) star witness, Osita Chidoka, for introducing facts not canvassed in the petition when it was filed.
Abdallah Morsi, 25, suffered the fatal cardiac arrest while at the wheel of his car, Abdel Moneim Abdel Maqsoud told AFP.

Son of Egypt’s Mohamed Morsi dies of heart attack at 25

The youngest son of deceased ex-president Mohamed Morsi himself died Wednesday night of a heart attack in Cairo, a family lawyer said.

We’re ready to die defending our land – Anambra community

Residents of Odumodu in Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State have said their monarch, Igwe Kris Onyekwuluje, should be held responsible for any calamity on any of their leaders.
Street preacher Oluwole Ilesanmi was arrested for breach of the peace

Nigerian preacher arrested in London wins £2,500 compensation

A Nigerian preacher who was halted from expressing his Christian views and driven four miles away by police has been awarded a £2,500 payout for wrongful arrest, it was reported today by several British media.

Nigerian Navy seizes 130 vessels in two years

Over 130 vessels have been seized for maritime infractions by the Navy since 2017, Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas said on Thursday.
North Koreans work on a rice field during the harvest outside the North Korean capital of Pyongyang

UN: North Koreans ‘forced to pay bribes’ to survive

North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says.

Ebonyi elders council scribe dies after row with VIO officers

An elderly man has died in Ebonyi State after a row with vehicle inspection officials, the governor said.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders immediate release of driver remanded for six years without trial

A Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi-Lagos, on Monday, ordered the immediate release of a driver, Jones Ofori, also known as James Ofori, who has been in prison custody since 2013 without trial.
The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

MASSOB-BIM condemns arrest, torture of member

The Head of State of New Biafra, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has condemned the arrest, torture, and detention of BIM-MASSOB member at Mgbidi Police Station in Oru West Council Area of Imo State.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Former governorship candidate condemns Senator Adeleke’s arrest, tasks judiciary on justice

Former governorship candidate of Restoration Party at the last election in Osun State, Mrs Mercy Ayodele, has described the Tuesday arrest and detention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, as an attempt to intimidate and silence opposition voices in the country.
Some protesters on Saturday stormed the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command at Garki over the alleged illegal arrest, detention and rape of some women for alleged prostitution.

Protesters storm police command over alleged arrest, rape of women

Some protesters on Saturday stormed the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command at Garki over the alleged illegal arrest, detention and rape of some women for alleged prostitution.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu orders arrest of perpetrators of attack on four IRT personnel

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution of all persons involved in the gruesome attack on four Police officers in Cross River State.
Nigeria Police Force - NPF

IGP Adamu deploys ‘Operation Puff Adder’ squad to Kogi

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has approved the deployment of a squad of “Operation Puff Adder” to Kogi, in response to the wave of violent crimes in the state.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Federal government condemns execution of Nigerian national for drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government has condemned the execution of a Nigerian national, Kudirat Afolabi, by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences.

Police arrest 220 suspected criminals in Kano

Kano State command of the Nigeria Police has announced the arrest of a total 220 suspected criminals who have been posing a threat to the security of the state.

Shell faces trial in Netherlands for alleged role in execution of Ogoni leaders

A Dutch court will today hear the first arguments in an historic case against Shell, in which the oil giant stands accused of instigating a raft of horrifying human rights violations committed by the Nigerian government against the Ogoni people in the 1990s.

Kogi House of Reps member alleges threat to his life

A federal lawmaker representing Dekina/Bassa federal constituency in Kogi State, Hon. Benjamin Okolo, has raised the alarm over an alleged threat to his life by the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in his constituent for defecting to opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

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