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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may discard zoning as a criterion for picking its presidential candidate for the 2023 election cycle, if the party hierarchy ratifies the recommendation of a committee it set up to investigate its loss in the 2019 general election.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has set up standing committees on 20 thematic areas including the judiciary, human rights, anti-corruption, among others.
A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State on Wednesday admitted a leader of #EndSARS movement in the state, Emmanuel Adebisi, arrested by the Directorate of State Service, bail.
World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua who is of Nigerian descent, initially thought the anti-police brutality protests that swept through Nigeria in October of 2020, were about a virus.
A Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State on Monday remanded a leader of the State #EndSARS movement, Emmanuel Adebisi, over alleged impersonation.
The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has raised concerns over the growing rate of youth unemployment in the country, warning that it is a time bomb capable of devastating the future of the nation if not immediately tackled.
A Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has ordered the Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory to launch an investigation into 50 notable persons who promoted the #EndSARS movement.
No fewer than 16 #EndSARS campaigners have asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to reverse a temporary restraining order placed on their accounts by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
One of the arrowheads of the #EndSARS protests, Oluwarinu Oduala, has described the recent clampdown by the Federal Government on #EndSARS campaigners as an unfair practice in a democracy.
There is anxiety in Lagos over planned resumption of #EndSARS protest by some youths amidst threat by the police to resist any gathering.
It would be recalled that her passport was allegedly seized by officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) when she wanted to board an Emirate EK 784 flight from Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Lagos to Dubai.
The Federal Government has denied generating a ‘no-fly list’ of youths and persons who participated in the recent #EndSARS protests against police brutality.
The Nigeria Immigration Service on Monday prevented a promoter of the #EndSARS movement, Modupe Odele, from travelling.
Speaking on behalf of #EndSARS Movement at a town hall meeting in Asaba, Mr. Harrison Gwamnishu, also urged the state government to expedite the creation of the five-member Police Complaints Committee to address complaints against errant tactical squad of the police.
The coalition rose from its one-day meeting in Lagos under the aegies of New Nigeria Network (NNN) comprises Radical Agenda Movement in the Nigeria Bar Association (RAMINBA), Federation of Informal Workers’ Organization of Nigeria, Coalition for Revolution (CORE), Take it Back Movement, Movement for A Socialist Alternative (MSA) and Socialist Workers and Youth League (SWL) among others said investigations into the brutality of the armless protesters will be followed to a logical conclusion.
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, said that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the release of 70,000 tonnes (2,333 trucks) of grains from the Strategic Grains Reserve for distribution to states at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A non-governmental organisation, We the People, has expressed fears that the composition of various State Panels of Inquiry might undermine the genuine intention of federal and state governments to investigate the activities of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
The National Consultative Front has been stopped from holding a memorial for the #EndSARS protesters fired at by armed security operatives on October 20, 2020.
The Feminist Coalition has shut down its funding operations in support of the #EndSARS protests.
Convener of the EndSARS movement, Segun Awosanya, has acknowledged the role of the immediate Senate President Bukola Saraki in the Presidential assent of the Police Trust Fund Bill.
Manchester United have identified Alexander Isak as an alternative target to Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer, The Star reports.
The naira, on Thursday, appreciated by 1.8 percent to N493 to a dollar at the parallel market as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) increased forex supplies to banks.
The White House will consider arranging talks between President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, as the two countries spar over issues including human rights, a top U.S. official said on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.
In an effort to decongest correctional centres, the Lagos State Ministry of Justice on Thursday held a plea bargain session for some inmates at...
There was a mild drama in Osogbo after participants in the Democracy Day protest expressed a preference for different venues.
The Nigerian Army has urged remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists to surrender and embrace peace.
Civil society organisation, Amnesty International, has called on the Federal Government to end attacks on peaceful protesters in Nigeria.
CNN’s chief international anchor Christiane Amanpour has announced she has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
The operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Osun State have arrested a woman identified as Omolara Solanke for allegedly obtaining ₦2.6 million from a political office seeker, Razaq Salami, under false pretences.