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An Ado-Ekiti High Court, on Thursday, sentenced a 55-year-old father, Mr Bashiru Adeyanju, to 14 years imprisonment for attempted rape on 17-year-old daughter without an option of fine.
The reconciliation move by the Kano elders led by Alhaji Bashir Tofa to amicably settle the matter on the creation of new emirates has on Thursday suffered a set back.
Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has assented to the Bill which prescribed death penalty for anyone found indulging in kidnapping in the state.
The police in Ekiti State on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of three secondary school teachers for allegedly having carnal knowledge of female students believed to be minors.
The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
United States’ President Donald Trump is on the attack against two liberal judges on the Supreme Court, in a move that follows sharp criticism over his interference in the judiciary in ongoing cases.
Alhaji Yakubu Bello, Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeder Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Oyo State chapter, on Monday, called for the inclusion of members of Miyetti Allah into the Amotekun Corps in the state.
Dissatisfied with the discharge and acquittal of Zakzaky’s disciples by a court in Kaduna on Friday, the Kaduna State Government said it will appeal the acquittal of the defendants in the State versus Mahdi Munkaila and 91 others, one of the cases arising from the Zaria clashes of December 2015.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday ruled that Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick and general secretary, Muhammed Sanusi would remain as witnesses in the alleged mismanagement of $9.5m FIFA grant meant for football development.
A criminal case instituted by the Oyo State Government against Mr Kamil Akinlabi, a former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) has been discontinued and withdrawn by the state.
Former secretary to the Nigerian government Babachir Lawal said states governors in Nigeria are “parasites” eating up resources that are meant for the people.
The Kano State High Court has dismissed a suit filed by Kano kingmakers challenging the creation of four new emirates and the appointment of first-class emirs.
Eight permanent secretaries reinstated by the National Industrial Court (NIC) after their sack by Rivers Government are calling on Gov. Nyesome Wike to assign them portfolios.
Three persons have been nabbed by the Anambra State Internal Revenue Service for allegedly impersonating it officials and collecting revenue from unsuspecting citizens and shop owners across the state.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the federal government to “disclose within 7 days of the receipt and/or publication of our Freedom of Information requests the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha, and details of spending of about $5 billion recovered loot since the return of democracy in 1999.”
US President Donald Trump dismissed rare criticism from his attorney general Friday, tweeting that he has the “legal right” to intervene in criminal cases whenever he likes.
US Attorney General Bill Barr on Thursday delivered an extraordinary public rebuke of Donald Trump, saying the president’s tweets were making his job at the Justice Department “impossible.”
Norwich boosted their bid for Premier League survival as Jamal Lewis fired the bottom club to a crucial 1-0 win over third-placed Leicester on Friday.
The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.
The Tax Appeal Tribunal, Lagos Zone, has ruled as lawful an assessment in additional tax liability of N1.738,481,875.33 issued to Prime Plastichem Nigeria Limited (PPNL) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as the correct income tax which the PPNL should pay on its profit for doing business in Nigeria under the provisions of Transfer Pricing Regulation No1 2012.
In the heart of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, a street has been named in honour of late Stella Adadevoh, six years after she died to save the country from the dreaded Ebola epidemic.
Algeria has reported its first case of the novel Coronavirus recognised by the World Health Organisation as COVID-19.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to immediately undertake a forensic probe of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Ekiti State Government on Friday announced the immediate dismissal from service of the three public secondary school teachers accused of sexually harassing their female students.