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Femi Falana decries prolonged detention of terror suspects in Giwa barracks

Human rights activist and lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, saturday called on the Federal Government panel set up to investigate the abuse of human rights concerning the prolonged detention without trial of over 3,000 terror suspects in Giwa Barracks, Maiduguri, Borno state.

Constitution Review: Senator Saraki hails 25 state assemblies

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, commended 25 state assemblies for voting on the Constitution Ammendment passed by the National Assembly in 2017.

Court frees 475 Boko Haram suspects, okays their rehabilitation

A total of 475 detained Boko Haram suspects, were on Friday, released by the Federal High Court sitting at Wawa Cantonment in Niger State and sent to their state governments for proper rehabilitation.

Nigerian law schools provoking Muslims – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has warned that any attempt to bar female Muslim law students who wish to use hijab from doing so by the Nigerian law school campuses across the country, is an infringement on Allah-given fundamental rights of those students as entrenched in Section 38 (i) & (ii) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Court orders restoration of ex-Governor Kalu’s academic certificate

A High Court in Abia State has ordered the restoration of the academic results and certificate belonging to former Abia State governor, Orji Kalu.

Federal govt asks court to stop Senate probe of Abdulrasheed Maina’s reinstatement

The attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami, has filed a suit before a federal high court in Abuja, seeking to stop the senate from probing the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina into the civil service.

PenCom tasks federal govt on social security scheme

The National Pension Commission has urged the Federal Government to establish a social security scheme to alleviate the sufferings of Nigerians.

Nigerians need basic amenities not restructuring – Ex-lawmaker

Mr Bassey Dan-Abia Jnr, a former lawmaker representing Eket Federal Constituency, has said that Nigerians need more of basic amenities than restructuring.

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2019: We’re not desperate to win at all costs – APC

All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to threats by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to boycott the 2019 general elections, saying such threat was borne out of the fact that the opposition party now understands that its end is near.

NFF crisis: Minister summons emergency meeting of state FA chairmen

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has summoned an emergency meeting of stakeholders for a round-table parley to deliberate on the leadership crisis that factionalised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
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Delta Reps member accused of attacking court bailiff with thugs

A court bailiff, Aakoo Nwiyereka, has accused the member representing Ethiope Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Lovette Idisi, of hiring thugs to attack him and his (lawmaker) younger brother.

Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola’s SSG dumps APC

The Secretary to the Osun State Government, Moshood Adeoti, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.