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Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has warned that if nothing was done to address impunity in the electoral system, Nigeria would continue to witness decreasing rate of voters turnout in future elections.
No fewer than 302 residents of Akpoha community in Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State have benefitted from the Nigerian Army free medical outreach.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, has suspended students involved in the bullying of their female schoolmate in one of the off campus hostels on Saturday, Adegbenro Adebanjo, Deputy Director, Corporate Communications of the institution said on Sunday.
A 45-year-old policewoman (name withheld) on Thursday narrated to an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court how a fellow Police officer, Mohammed Alidu, allegedly defiled her nine-year-old daughter in a Police barracks.
The Kogi State Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council on Tuesday accused the All Progressives Congress and the Kogi State Government, under Governor Yahaya Bello, of engaging in moves to shift the November 16 governorship election in the state by two weeks.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Portal Welby urging him to use his good offices and leadership and his friendship with President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on him to obey court orders most recently involving activists Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare who remain in arbitrary detention despite a court order for their release.
Soldiers attached to the 14 Brigade, Nigerian Army in Ohafia, Abia State, have arrested a suspected human trafficker and rescued a pregnant victim identified as Chinonyerem Nkemakolam.
In continuation of clearance operations against terrorists in North East and criminal elements in other parts of Nigeria, troops bombardments have resulted in 16 Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists surrendering.
The Deputy Director Public Communication, Austin Okai Usman, of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council, has stated that the All Progressive Congress (APC) will not score up to 30 per cent in the coming gubernatorial election in Kogi State.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has flagged off Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA II in Takum, Taraba, with a charge on troops to consolidate on the gains recorded during the first exercise in the state.
Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education, has said that the Federal Government would work very closely with states and local governments toward closing down secondary schools found to be sub-standard.
The Auditor-General for the Federation, Mr Anthony Ayine, has identified corruption and lack of Audit Act as major challenges facing auditing in the country.
The Nigerian Army, on Thursday, urged residents of Enugu and its environs not to panic if they see movement of large numbers of personnel of security agencies on Friday.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, on Sunday, asked the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, to suspend repayment of the $460 million loan meant to fund Abuja Closed-Circuit Television contract.
FCT Universal Education Board and Nestlé Nigeria PLC with support from Nigeria Association of Professional Chefs on Thursday trained pupils on healthy cooking and eating to enhance nutrition indices in Nigeria.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.
Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.
Manchester City fans have instructed the club to consider selling two first-team squad members in the January transfer window.
Manchester City winger Sterling was dropped for England’s qualifying win over Montenegro on Thursday night following his angry confrontation of Liverpool defender Gomez earlier this week, tensions from the huge meeting between their respective clubs in the Premier League last weekend spilling over into the international break.
Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has sacked 21 out of its 47 permanent secretaries and announced the creation of 7 new Directorates in the state.
Inter manager Antonio Conte is now getting security surveillance around him after Police confirmed that the former Chelsea gaffer received a threat to his life by an unknown person with an anonymous envelope containing a bullet.
An Edo State Criminal Court Division sitting in Benin City has fixed December 13 for hearing in a N1.5bn fraud case instituted against some former officials of the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).