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The final burial rites for the first governor of Kwara State, Brigadier-General David Bamigboye (rtd) began yesterday with the arrival, in Ilorin, the state capital, of the late military officer’s remains.
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has been asked to declare the seats of Governors Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State, vacant by reason of their defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed the death of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has directed Chief Judges of the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to compel Chief Magistrates to conduct an inspection of Police Stations or other detention centres within their territorial jurisdiction.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the sack of one judge and commenced investigation of seven others.
The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has expressed worry over the high rate of accidents at road construction sites in the country.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has demanded that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), should release a certified true copy of the electronic database of records of arrests made by all law enforcement agencies.
Twenty one prison inmates have regained freedom after they were granted pardon by the Chief Judge of Rivers State, Justice Adama Iyayi Lamikanra.
The National Judicial Council has constituted separate panels to investigate various allegations of misconduct against two Chief Judges, 13 others.
Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has said chief judges and the chief justice of Nigeria are constitutionally empowered to release prisoners deemed to be held illegally.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Sebastine Hon, has said that the practice of granting pardon or amnesty to offenders by state Chief Judges is unconstitutional.
A Nigerian pastor based in the UK, Tobi Adeboyega, has denied claims that his late-night parties were disturbing his Surrey Hills UK neighbourhood.
A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Aliyu Modibbo, has joined St Antony College, University of Oxford, as a senior academic visitor.
Former Super Eagles’ striker, Julius Aghahowa, has named the Super Eagles as favourites to win the forthcoming 2019 AFCON tournament in Egypt later this year.
Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, an outspoken Donald Trump critic and champion of women’s issues including the #MeToo movement, announced Tuesday she is running for president.
Super Eagles forward Samuel Kalu scored his third goal in five games to help the Girondins return to winning ways at the Stade Raymond Kopa. Kalu was on target to help Bordeaux claimed their second French Ligue 1 away win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Angers on Tuesday.
Senegal’s two best known opposition figures have been barred from running in presidential elections next month, the Constitutional Council said on Monday, increasing President Macky Sall’s chances of securing a second term in office.
The police in Anambra State have arrested about 100 persons suspected to be cultists. They have also nabbed three armed-robbery suspects and recovered some ammunition including a barreta pistol.
Russia's Alrosa, the world's leading producer of diamonds, announced Monday it plans to launch in Zimbabwe on the eve of talks in Moscow between the country's president and Vladimir Putin.
Arsenal are looking at signing players who can ensure a strong finish to their Premier League campaign, but their transfer activity this month could be restricted to loan signings, manager Unai Emery has said.
Multichoice, the digital satellite television operator announced on Friday that the company would not operate the “pay as you view’’ tariff system in Nigeria, in spite of demands for such.