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Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday.
An FCT High Court, Apo, on Tuesday adjourned until Sept.23, a N5 billion defamation suit, filed by Chief Raymond Dokpesi against immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and former Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) has threatened to sue the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), for defamation of character.
The media campaign organization of Femi Gbajabiamila campaign organization has said that the speakership candidate of the 9th assembly has never be convicted of any crime whatsoever in any part of the world.
A judge of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Dupe Atoki, has charged Nigerian public officials to seek legal redress when they feel offended by a news report, instead of harassing and intimidating the journalist.
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has suspended ruling on the defamation case between Tuface Idibia, his manager Efe Omorogbe, and his erstwhile Plantation Boys colleague, Blackface.
The police on Monday arraigned Nwaeze Vincent, Nwaeze Emmanuel and Solomon Uwabor in a Kubwa Grade1 Area Court over alleged assault and causing hurt.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to testify in court in a libel case involving Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity of Afenifere and Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC).
The Indian government has proposed new rules aiming to stop the spread of fake news and misinformation in the country on social media — and local civil liberties groups aren’t happy. Late last month, the Internet Freedom Foundation penned a statement saying that these new rules would act as a “sledgehammer to online free speech.”
A federal judge in the US city of Los Angeles has dismissed actress Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein but said she could proceed with a defamation claim against him, according to media reports.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has handed over the Aide De Camp (ADC) to the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Mohammed Baba-Inna, to the police for further investigation over corruption allegations.
Nicki Minaj has threatened to sue TV host Jesse Palmer after he claimed her defences of her new beau were part of a pattern of sticking up for sex offenders.
A Wuse II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted civil activist and coordinator of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, to bail in the sum of N500,000 .
Indian police said on Wednesday that they had registered a rape case against Bollywood actor Alok Nath, a rare development in India’s burgeoning #MeToo movement, with very few accusations under investigation by the authorities.
The United States District Court for the District of Maryland, has been approached in a civil action to sanction the defamation and ancillary torts committed by Omoyele Sowore and Sahara Reporters Media Inc. in several online publications against the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) and its General Overseer, Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya.
Burundi's main, pro-government news website has been suspended over a defamation probe, a judicial source said Saturday.
The raging controversies over the signing of African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement by President Muhammadu Buhari got another big voice on Wednesday in person of the Director-General of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Mr Timothy Olawale.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Wednesday called on the Soil Science Society of Nigeria to collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture to put a complete halt to the issues of herdsmen migration from the North to the South.
Bayern Munich has ended the interest in the pursuit of Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi, according to the latest report in The Independent.
Mario Gotze's decision to leave Borussia Dortmund for Bayern Munich left his team-mate Marco Reus dumbstruck.
U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday.
A Kaduna State High Court will tomorrow hear the application of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and wife, Zeenah, seeking to travel to India for medical attention.
Odion Ighalo believes the Super Eagles were unlucky to lose their semifinal clash at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt to the Desert Foxes of Algeria.
The Eagles were beaten 2-0 by the Barea at Alexandria Stadium in their last Group B encounter almost two weeks ago.
Barcelona new signing Frenkie de Jong reveals why he joined the La Liga Champions when the Camp Nou directors made the offer to sign him.
The leadership of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU), are meeting in Abuja over different issues affecting members of the joint union.