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Prof. Oyesoji Aremu of Counselling and Criminal Justice, University of Ibadan, has advised the Nigeria Police to provide more pragmatic professional trainings to police officers and men.
Cleen Foundation, an NGO, and the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Kaduna State, have inaugurated a resource centre to host soft and hard copies of judgments on corruption cases in the state to facilitate their access by legal practitioners.
The suspect, whose name is yet to be disclosed was reported to have attacked the BDC last week.
The Ekiti State police command has called for a robust relationship between the command and lawyers in a bid to end waves of crimes in Ekiti state.
President Donald Trump painted a grim picture of life in the United States if his rival, Joe Biden, were to win the November presidential election, promising that there would be insecurity economic decline, and an end to basic rights such as free speech and gun ownership.
U.S. President Donald Trump has pardoned a convicted bank robber, Jon Ponder, who is now running a post-prison assistance programme.
The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting pardon to 2600 inmates at various Custodial centres the country.
The report analyses major developments from the past year including the deposition of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, the Zimbabwean government’s response to mass protests, and increasing attacks on civilians in Mozambique and Mali.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the US President Donald Trump asking him to exercise his constitutional powers “pursuant to the Presidential Proclamations 7750 and 8697 to instruct the US Secretary of State and US Ambassador in Nigeria to temporarily ban Nigerian state governors and other senior public officials misusing the criminal justice system to jail journalists, bloggers and activists reporting on allegations of corruption from entering the US.”
At least 119 Nigerians are on death row in Malaysia over drug-related offences according to Amnesty International.
The FCT Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 49 suspected drug peddlers and seized 30 kilogrammes of psychotropic substance and hard drugs in August.
The Nigeria Prisons Service plans to establish Borstal homes in Enugu and Bayelsa States, to serve the South East and South regions of the country.
The National Coordinator, Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN) Okechukwu Nwanguma has said the call for State Police has been recurrent because of concerns over deteriorating insecurity in Nigeria.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday heard that one of its judges facing money laundering charges before the court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, is on admission at a Lagos hospital and could not stand trial.
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said oreign interference in the internal affairs of the country will not be accepted because Nigeria is not anyone’s colony.
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Yoweri Museveni has been president longer than most Ugandans have been alive, and his disputed election win Saturday cements his place among the world’s longest-serving and authoritarian leaders.
According to the Times, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who was working remotely from a private island the day the riot occurred, was not totally convinced a temporary ban on the president that day was the right decision. Twitter executives told Dorsey that the response to Trump’s tweets in the day after the riot suggested there was great potential for more real-world violence, ultimately leading to the permanent suspension.
Some unauthorised tailors said to have been sewing fake uniforms of the Oyo State Security Network Agency otherwise called Amotekun to unscrupulous elements in the state have been arrested.
The victim, a native of Eziama autonomous community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the State, was whisked away by his abductors who were allegedly dressed in police uniform.
Osun State Government has stated the readiness to test every willing resident to ensure that the further spread of the coronavirus is curtailed in the state.
A woman, Joy Olakawogu, has pleaded guiltily to a charge of child stealing before a Port Harcourt Magistrate Court, Rivers state, admitting that she received N30,000 reward for her first stolen child in 2018.
Reason: the industry is faced with a tougher operating environment that could threaten the operators’ ability to meet their stakeholders’ needs and expectations yet perform meaningful corporate social responsibility roles.
A statement by the Information and Orientation Commissioner, Donald Ojogo in Akure said the ” governor’s move is in the overall interest of the smooth running of government, and to stave off unnecessary hitches as Government inches towards a period of transition within the 3 months period in question.
A prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Eburu of Iba, Adekunle Okunoye Oyedeji II, has described the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi who clocks 50 years on the throne on Tuesday as the symbol of peace and unity in Yorubaland.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office, have arrested a legal practitioner, Barrister Bardi Robert.