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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

#RevolutionNow: 90-day detention must be challenged – Femi Falana

Is it constitutional for a judge to order the detention of a citizen for 90 days as provided under the Terrorism Prevention Act? Activist-lawyer Femi Falana SAN said yesterday that it is time to find out.

Kwara Assembly passes law to stop governor from dissolving elected councils

A Bill for a law to amend the Kwara State Lacal Government (Amendment) Law No. 3 of 2006, has been passed by the State House of Assembly.

Groups urge Plateau lawmakers to reject water privatisation

Trade unions and civil society groups on Tuesday mounted pressure on members of the Plateau State House of Assembly to expunge privatisation clauses from a bill on the water sector.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Group threatens to picket Lagos Assembly over Akinwunmi Ambode’s impeachment plot

A Lagos-based civil rights movement, Save Lagos Group (SLG), has threatened to picket the Lagos State House of Assembly next week if it goes ahead with alleged plans to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

APC suspends national deputy chairman

The Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), North East Zone, Abubakar Ajiya, has announced the suspension of the Zonal Chairman, Mustapha Salihu.

2019: David Mark promises to tackle security challenges if elected

Sen. David Mark, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, on Friday promised to tackle the security challenges facing the country if he emerges as the PDP candidate and wins the 2019 presidential election.

General Abdulsalami hails peaceful transition of power in Liberia

Former military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), on Sunday hailed the ongoing peaceful transition of democratic government to another in Liberia.

‘Power is not sexually transmitted’

We’ve heard of sexually transmitted diseases. But sexually transmitted power? No! Yet that was the scenario the Zimbabwean military succeeded in preventing a week ago when it first placed Robert Mugabe, the country’s president for 37 years, under house arrest in order to prevent the ascension to power of Grace, wife of Mr. Mugabe.

No special privilege for anybody in PDP – Makarfi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is opened to new to members, but there will not be special privilege for anybody, its national chairman Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, has said.

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Florentino Perez: Real Madrid must recover hunger for ‘Madridistas’ to dream

Real Madrid's supporters will only be able to dream about new titles and trophies once the club meet the demands placed on themselves to succeed again, according to club president Florentino Perez.
Bayern Munich's David Alaba

David Alaba to miss Champions League clash with thigh injury

Bayern Munich full-back David Alaba is set to miss out on Wednesday’s Champions League opener against Red Star Belgrade after picking up a thigh injury, the club confirmed Sunday.

Group asks court to order President Buhari to appoint NDDC chairman from Delta

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Community Watch of Nigeria (CWN), has prayed a Federal High Court for an order restraining Federal Government from appointing any other person representing any state of the Niger-Delta other than from Delta as Chairman of Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Stop grumbling over President Buhari’s certificate, prepare for 2023 – ARDI tells Igbo

The Executive Secretary, Anti-Corruption and Research-Based Data Initiative (ARDI), Chief Dennis Aghanya, has said that rather than focusing on the certificate of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Igbo should strategise ahead of the 2023 presidency.

Climate change: Stakeholders commend Nigeria’s efforts

Stakeholders in the environment sector have commended Nigeria’s implementation of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in terms of mitigation and adaptation of climate change.