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A Kano based musician, Sharif-Aminu Yahaya sentenced to death for blasphemy by the Upper Sharia Court of Kano has filed an appeal at the state high court to challenge his conviction.

Kano singer appeals against retrial for ‘blasphemy’

Kano musician, Yayaha Aminu-Sharif, who was recently freed of death penalty passed on him for blasphemy, has filed an appeal against a retrial for the same offence.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Niger governor advocates stiffer penalty for bandits, kidnappers

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has called for stiffer penalty for those found guilty of banditry, kidnapping and their informants.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Niger governor advocates stiffer penalty for bandits, kidnappers

Worried by the unending activities of the armed bandits in the state which has claimed hundreds of lives and rendered thousands homeless, the Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has advocated for a stiffer penalty for both the bandits, kidnappers and their informants.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Niger governor demands stiffer penalties for bandits, kidnappers

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has called on the Judiciary and the Legislature to come up with stiffer penalties for bandits, kidnappers and their informants in the state.
Seplat Petroleum Development Company

Appeal court unseals Seplat Petroleum’s offices

The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has suspended the interim order issued by a Federal High Court sealing the corporate offices of Seplat Petroleum Development Company over loan which Cardinal Drilling Services Limited allegedly owed Access Bank Plc.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River government, protesting magistrates bicker over 24 months salary

Governor Ben Ayade had in a letter signed on behalf of the acting Chief Judge of the state, Eyo Effiom Ita, by Chief Registrar Edem N Okokon, last week ordered the sack of 30 magistrates protesting the non-payment of two years worth of salaries.

Protesters storm Ebonyi court over judge’s recusal from PDP case

The protesters, numbering at least 100 and believed to be loyal to the former Chairman of the committee, Chief Onyekachi Nwebonyi, marched to the court premises at about 4 pm to register their anger over the development.
A Kano based musician, Sharif-Aminu Yahaya sentenced to death for blasphemy by the Upper Sharia Court of Kano has filed an appeal at the state high court to challenge his conviction.

Blasphemy: Court orders retrial of Sharif Aminu

A Kano High Court (Appeal Division) on Thursday ordered the retrial of alleged blasphemer, Yahaya Sharif Aminu, who was slammed with a death sentence by an upper Shari’a court presided over by Muhammad Aliyu Kani in the state.

Kano judiciary treated 21,000 cases in 2020 – official

The Kano State Judiciary says it handled a total of 21,013 cases between January and December 2020.

PDP drags judge to court, accuses him of working for Ebonyi governor

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Justice Vincent Nwancho of Ebony State High Court, of acting under the influence of the Governor of the State, Engr. Dave Umahi in a matter before his court, against the state’s helmsman.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo to relocate appeal, federal high court from Ikpoba hills to GRA

Edo State government has set in motion plans to relocate both the Federal Court and the Benin Division of the Court of Appeal from their present locations from Ikpoba Hills to Aiguobasimwin Street in the Government Reservation Area (GRA).
Rebels killed two peacekeepers in the Central African Republic on Monday, the UN mission MINUSCA said, hours after the top court confirmed President Faustin Archange Touadera's re-election in a December vote marred by low turnout.

Two UN troops killed in CAR as president’s re-election confirmed

Rebels killed two peacekeepers in the Central African Republic on Monday, the UN mission MINUSCA said, hours after the top court confirmed President Faustin Archange Touadera's re-election in a December vote marred by low turnout.

Court orders judge to resume ‘N1.9 billion fraud’ trial of ex-Niger governor

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, ordered the resumption of proceedings in the money laundering charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, entered against former Governor of Niger State, Dr. Babangida Aliyu.

2023: Igbo president‘ll ensure post civil war full integration – aspirant

A presidential aspirant for 2023 general election and former Chief Judge of Anambra State, Professor Peter Umeadi has argued that electing an Igbo as president of Nigeria in 2023 would ensure full integration of all sections of the country, which is being clamoured for since the end of the Nigeria civil war 51 years ago.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Appeal Court dismisses suit against Kogi governor’s election

The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal on Thursday dismissed the appeal challenging the election of Yahaya Bello as the Governor of Kogi State for lacking in merit.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos governor swears-in two high court judges

They are Justice Olubukola Aigbokhaevbo, who until her appointment was the Deputy Chief Registrar (Special Duties), Lagos Division, and Justice Rahman Oshodi, who once acted as Secretary to the Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Section on Business Law.
Justice Sunday Omeiza Otu has been sworn in as the Ag Chief Judge of Kogi State following the retirement of the immediate past occupant of the position, Justice Henry Olusiyi.

Kogi gets new acting chief judge

Justice Sunday Omeiza Otu has been sworn in as the Ag Chief Judge of Kogi State following the retirement of the immediate past occupant of the position, Justice Henry Olusiyi.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Rivers APC: We’ve uncovered plans to halt membership revalidation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers said it had uncovered a pending court injunction billed to be delivered on Monday against its proposed membership registration and revalidation.

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PDP: Ban on open grazing will improve Nigeria’s security

The Benue State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed optimism that the security situation in the country will improve following the decision of Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) to ban open grazing.
The Commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna, Maj-Gen Jamil Sarham, said the development of the solid minerals sector will reduce the over-dependence of Nigeria on petroleum.

NDA chief: Developing solid minerals will reduce over-dependence on petroleum

Gen. Sarham disclosed this on Tuesday in Jos while signing a memorandum of understanding with the National Metallurgical Development Centre (NMDC) Jos for the establishment of Academic and scholarly Comprehensive linkages held at the NNDC, Jos, Plateau State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says ensuring an indivisible Nigeria and safeguarding its sovereignty were the cardinal objectives and mandate of the force, Air Marshall, Sadeeq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), said in Yola.

NAF wings 7 fighter pilots to fight terrorists, bandits

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday winged seven fighter pilots with a charge on them to be strong, bold and disciplined to tackle the myriads of security challenges bedeviling the nation.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has called on the US to help rein in the power of social media firms, creating a global rule book “based on our values.”

EU calls on US to help rein in powerful social media giants

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has called on the US to help rein in the power of social media firms, creating a global rule book “based on our values.”
Bright Osayi-Samuel, 23-year-old winger, with whom the club Queens Park Rangers was signed, came to Istanbul. Speaking to Fenerbahçe Television at the airport, the young player made the following statements.

Bright Osayi-Samuel excited to join Fenerbahce

Bright Osayi-Samuel, 23-year-old winger, with whom the club Queens Park Rangers was signed, came to Istanbul. Speaking to Fenerbahçe Television at the airport, the young player made the following statements.