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Let’s consider separate court for political cases – Body of SANs

Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Thursday frowned at undue delays in civil cases in Courts.
A man waves as he disembarks from a plane as a first group of Nigerians repatriated from South Africa following xenophobic violence arrives in Lagos on September 11, 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Xenophobia: Nobody should blame those who don’t want to return – Jonathan Nnaji

Dr. Jonathan Nnaji, chairman board of trustees of Igbo speaking community in Lagos State, has said that Nigerians who have chosen to remain in South Africa than return to the country should not be blamed because the country has refused to set its priorities right.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Court fixes date for ruling on BCO’s libel suit against Atiku Abubakar, others

A High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, on Monday, fixed October 24 for ruling on the suit filed before it by the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) seeking N40 million damages from the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, for alleged libelous claims against President Muhammadu Buhari.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

IPOB: Why we attacked Senator Ekweremadu in Germany

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday gave reasons why its members attacked former deputy senate president, Ike Ekeremadu, in Germany.

FG: IPOB’s attack on Senator Ekweremadu shamefully pathetic

The Federal Government has condemned the attack on the former deputy senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg Germany.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa: Attack on Senator Ekweremadu ‘an embarrassment to the country’

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has condemned “in its entirety”, the attack on the former deputy senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Germany.
Emeka Ihedioha

Group protests alleged molestation of women by Governor Ihedioha’s agents

Fresh round of protest Wednesday rocked Owerri, the Imo State capital as women activists across the country protested the continued ‘molestation of women’ by agents of the Imo State government.

Bauchi farmers drop food crops for cash crop cultivation

The report says a lot of farmers have either switched from cultivation of food to cash crops, or reduced the size of their farmlands following the loss they incurred occasioned by price stability.

Miners displaced from Zamfara flooding Ijeshaland – Osun monarch

The Owa Obokun of Ijesaland, Oba Adekunle Aromolaran, has expressed worry over the influx of displaced miners from Zamfara State into his domain, urging the state government to ban mining activities in the state.

Uniport vice chancellor, former Asuu chairman in war of words

Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Prof. Ndowa Lale, and former Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), UNIPORT chapter, Prof. Andrew Efemini, an activist, are entangled in a brawl.

Prisons officer shoots fleeing robbery suspect in Ogun

A fleeing robbery suspect, Kamoru Adedayo, has been shot by an operative of Nigerian Prisons Service, Ogun Command, after he allegedly bolted from a Black Maria, parked in the premises of the Magistrate’s Court, Abeokuta, the state capital.

Felix Owolabi: FIFA’s decision to oversee CAF an embarrassment to Africa

Felix Owolabi, an ex-international, on Friday described the decision of world football governing body FIFA to take over the affairs of CAF as an embarrassment to the continent.
The University of Education, Winneba, Ghana, has sacked its visiting Nigerian lecturer, Prof. Augustine Uzoma Nwagbara, over comments he made in a video that has since gone viral.

Ghanaian university sacks Nigerian professor over ‘inciteful comments’

The University of Education, Winneba, Ghana, has sacked its visiting Nigerian lecturer, Prof. Augustine Uzoma Nwagbara, over comments he made in a video that has since gone viral.
The FA's fears of trouble ahead of Nations League semi-final were realised on Wednesday. @-MATTBROWN

Gareth Southgate: Troublemakers aren’t supporters of England

England manager Gareth Southgate labelled a section of the country's supporters an "embarrassment" after trouble during the Nations League Finals.
Tayo Ayinde

Tayo Ayinde: Governor Sanwo-Olu has not made any cabinet appointment

Mr. Tayo Ayinde, the Chairman of Committee for the inauguration of newly sworn-in governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has debunked some online reports suggesting he has been appointed as the Chief of Staff to the Governor.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar demands N500 million, apology from President Buhari’s aide for alleged defamation

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February election, Atiku Abubakar, has demanded N500m and a written apology from an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie, for allegedly spreading lies capable of damaging his reputation.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) made good their threat on Wednesday when they picketed the house of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige over his refusal to inaugurate the Frank Kokori led board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).

VATLAD: NLC acted unlawfully in picketing minister’s residence

Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy, VATLAD, has strongly condemned the reported decision by the leadership of Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to picket the residence of the Minister of Labour (Dr Ngige Chris) which led to violence and injuries.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Yinka Odumakin: Nigerian Army ‘propaganda’ on May 29 attack unnecessary

The Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, has expressed disappointment over the alarm raised by the Nigerian Army that some domestic and foreign agents want to scuttle the May 29 inauguration day, warning that the alleged propagandist act of the military was totally uncalled-for.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.