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The World Medical Association has appealed to Iran’s leaders to intervene to prevent the imminent execution of an Iranian-born Swedish doctor.
Retired Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG Peter Ogunyanwo has identified lack of human right courses and poor remuneration of police officers as some of the factors responsible for some of the infractions that led to abuse of human rights by police officers in the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has commended the British parliament for standing in defence of human rights during the recent agitations across the country against police brutality.
The trial of former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, on money laundering charges continued in his absence on Wednesday, as a witness, Mrs. Rouquayya Ibrahim, narrated how he stole over N14billion from the federal pension account.
In order to reduce the cost of governance in the Southwest geo-zone, the Yoruba Council of Elders has called on remaining governors in the zone to follow the step of Governor Babajide Sanwoolu of Lagos State by canceling the pensions paid to former governors and their deputies.
Matteo Guendouzi says he needed to leave Arsenal to have fun, having been hurt by a lack of playing time in north London.
Commenting on the dispute on Saturday, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said Saudi Arabia is continuing to find a way to end the blockade on Qatar, but he added it remains conditional on addressing security concerns.
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that more than 348,000 children out of 1.2 million people, need humanitarian assistance in Libya, due to the impact of the prolonged armed conflict, political and economic crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has commenced investigation into the alleged shooting of a newspaper vendor by its personnel in Abuja.
The family of late Ekene Akabike, a student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) Awka, Anambra State, allegedly murdered by Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives in 2004, have approached the Judicial Panel of Inquiry in the state for justice.
After 12 days in police detention in Abuja and Lagos, EndSARS promoter, Peter Eromosele, regained freedom on Thursday.
The Legal representative of the Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team (headed by Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari) on Tuesday, said that Nzube Obiechinna, who claimed to be a SARS victim is relative of suspected kidnapper, Chukwudidumee Onuamadike, otherwise known as Evans.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Feb. 24, 2021, for hearing in a N100 million suit filed by a whistleblower, George Davidson, against the ICPC.
The Rivers State Police Command said it detained a councillor in the Etche legislative assembly, Blackson Nwanyawu, for allegedly beating up his elder brother’s wife.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has called on judges and chief magistrates to obey the law by visiting detention facilities regularly with a view to decongesting them.
An Igbo group under the aegis of Conference of Igbo Youth Professionals Worldwide has accused the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu of using his foreign citizenship to instigate crisis for Igbo indigenes living in Nigeria.
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum (SMBLF) yesterday demanded the release of all #EndSARS protesters being detained across the country or that they should be charged to court without any further delay.
The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the immediate release of 12 former soldiers belonging to the National Committee for the Recovery of Democracy and the Restoration of the State of Mali linked to the 2012 coup d’état in the Republic of Mali.
Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday abducted Israel Inyanabor, a councillor representing Ewohimi Ward One in Esan South-East Local Government Area of Edo State.
India Police spokesman, Hirendra Chaudhary, said the 38-year-old victim was kidnapped on Tuesday by the brothers, assaulted and made to walk 45 minutes around the western town of Khambhaliya with no clothes on.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N117.6 billion for the rehabilitation of some major roads across Nigeria.
On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee voted to advance the nomination of Nathan Simington, a Republican in favor of greater government oversight of speech on the internet, to the Federal Communications Commission. Simington’s nomination now awaits a floor vote for final approval.
British race driver, George Russell, will take Lewis Hamilton’s place at Mercedes for this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after the seven-time champion tested positive for coronavirus.
Mixed reactions have continued to trail plans by the private sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID), to spend N100 billion in rehabilitating all the 44 damaged and destroyed police stations nationwide, during the #EndSARS protests.
Diego Maradona's off-field antics don't matter in terms of his lasting legacy as a footballer and a human being, according to Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Nigerian major carrier, Air Peace, has announced that it would commence flight operations to Makurdi, Benue State capital, from Lagos and Abuja on December 7, 2020.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the appointment of Dr Yusif Musa as the Provost RMK College of Advanced and Remedial Studies (CARS), and Saminu Bello as Registrar of Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education (SRCOE).
A move to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to brief the House of Representatives on the security situation in the country as a result of the recent killing of farmers in Borno state on Tuesday sharply divided the House of Representatives.