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The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has written his successor, Abubakar Malami, and the International Police Organisation (Interpol) over his detention.
Two men close to the ultra-right were indicted for “terrorist criminal conspiracy” and placed in pre-trial detention, as part of the investigation of a bombing project against French President Emmanuel Macron.
Thousands of people with mental health conditions across Nigeria are chained and locked up in various facilities where they face terrible abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Monday.
Mr Christopher Isiguzo, National President of NUJ, stated this in Makurdi at an interactive session with members of the union in the state, to appreciate members for electing him and also know their challenges.
An FCT High Court , Maitama, on Thursday struck out a N500 million aggravated suit filed by former Spokesman of Boko Haram, Ali Konduga.
Amsterdam police were holding eight Lille fans on Wednesday, a day after arresting more than 300 supporters of the French club ahead of its Champions League game against Ajax.
In a trending video, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky glamorized his detention experience since December 2015.
Shiite leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has alleged that the condition at the Medanta Hospital in India, where he was taken on Tuesday is worse than that of Nigeria and the prison.
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.
Amnesty International has claimed that at least three members of the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have died in police custody while another 15 members of the group, including minors, have been detained “incommunicado for weeks.”
Mr Sowore, a presidential candidate in the last election, was arrested on Saturday for calling for a revolution against poor governance.
Prince Afam Ude, son of the traditional ruler of Okwojo-Ngwo Ime Ama Autonomous Community, Rt. Col. C. C. Ude, has appealed to the federal government to secure his release from detention.
The deaths of 11 people in a Burkina Faso police custody on the night of Sunday to Monday this week have raised tensions in the capital, Ouagadougou.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Tuesday marched on the Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State, to protest the arrest, detention and arraignment of their colleagues.
The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.
The Vice Chancellor of University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof. (Mrs.) Lilian Salami, has approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Benedicta Adeola Ehanire, as the institution’s Public Relations Officer (PRO).
The Lagos State House of Assembly says it will not repeal the state’s pension law permitting former governors and other public office holders to receive juicy pensions from state coffers.
Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel believes star duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe are starting to excel alongside one another on the field again.
The scope and depth of the Geo-Referenced Infrastructure and Demographic Data for Development project also known as GRID3 will enhance Nigeria’s aspirations for financial inclusion, agricultural development and improvement in nationwide school enrollment, amongst others, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Manchester United full-back Ashley Young has said he ignored interest from Liverpool to make the move to Old Trafford instead.