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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 called for stiffer penalty for those found guilty of banditry, kidnapping and their informants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Kano State Judiciary says it handled a total of 21,013 cases between January and December 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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) 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.”
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.
Governor Kayode Fayemi has restated the readiness of his administration to collaborate with the Federal Government and other relevant agencies on initiatives aimed at ensuring child protection in the state.
Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, began mass inoculations in December after the approval of vaccines by Chinese firm Sinopharm and US drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech.
Alphabet’s Google and French publishers said on Thursday they had concluded an agreement over copyrights, the first in Europe under which the U.S. tech giant will sign a general framework to pay publishers for content.
British police said on Friday they had broken up a wedding with almost 400 guests in violation of COVID lockdown rules, which only allow six people to attend.
Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday, said Nigerians should reject the presidential ambition of Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC.