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The Digital Rights Lawyers Initiative, DRLI, has dragged the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) before the Federal High Court, Abuja over fines recently imposed on three television stations – ARISE TV, Channels TV and AIT.
Amnesty International says at least 38 people, including 12 in the capital Lagos, were killed by the Nigerian army and police in a brutal crackdown on protesters Tuesday that drew international condemnation.
A 43-year-old father of five girls sliced open his pregnant wife’s stomach hoping to confirm she was having a boy in India.
A Clinical Psychologist with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Mrs Ijeoma Laluwoye, says family issues and crises could predispose individuals, especially adolescents and youths, to drug abuse.
Poor intake of fruits and vegetables, late supper, and excessive consumption of processed carbohydrates are among the dietary habits of Nigerians.
George Floyd's family has filed a lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis and the four police officers charged in his death, alleging the officers violated Floyd's rights when they restrained him and the city allowed a culture of excessive force, racism and impunity to flourish in its police force.
Four police officers in Minneapolis were sacked Tuesday as a video showing one of them kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed black man who later died sparked street protests in the midwestern US city.
The Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, has accused the Nigeria Customs Services, NCS, of the “frequent obstruction” caused by men and officers of the agency, a development, stating that the situation is hindering the Ease of Doing Business policy of the Federal Government.
Sudanese security forces deliberately killed 241 people in a crackdown on a pro-democracy protesters in June, an international rights group said Thursday.
Pope Francis is on Wednesday to release a much-anticipated text about the Amazon, which is not expected to open up the priesthood to married men in the region despite an appeal from a historic Vatican meeting of bishops last year.
Thousands of people were gathering before dawn Sunday in the Madagascar capital Antananarivo, braving a cold windy morning to hear Pope Francis say mass on the second leg of his three-nation African tour.
Ada became a surrogate mother after her landlord threatened to evict her family from their apartment in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, two years ago.
The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.
Excessive intake of alcohol and cigarettes are major contributory factors to male infertility, Dr Olawale Oba, an Obstetrician and Gynecologis, has said.
The FGOEs affected included the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), Nigeria Ports Authority, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Maritime Administration Agency, Department of Petroleum Resources, Corporate Affairs Commission, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, and Nigeria Shippers’ Council.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, yesterday told the House Committee on Ecological Fund that the presidency believes the proposed law would either clash with or duplicate the existing ones.
Head coach of the national U17 team, Fatai Amoo, is confident of building a very solid team for the country before the next international outing.
Following the speculations linking Samuel Chukwueze with a transfer in the summer, Villarreal FC coach Unai Emery has disclosed that the forward will continue his development at the club.
Manchester City booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League but there were more concerns for Pep Guardiola over his side’s lack of ruthlessness in a 1-0 win at Olympiakos on Wednesday.
African envoys went to Ethiopia to plead for peace on Wednesday, hours before an ultimatum was to expire for Tigrayan forces to surrender or face an assault on the northern region’s capital that rights groups fear could bring huge civilian casualties.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday expressed sadness over killing of a vendor in Abuja, by one of the security men attached to him.
The police on Thursday arraigned a 38-year-old Uber driver, Yinka Makinde, before Ogudu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over alleged armed robbery.
The United States has formally withdrawn from the Treaty on Open Skies, an agreement that sought to foster trust by allowing the 34 participating nations to observe one another’s militaries through unarmed flyovers.
Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has stressed that the North Central zone had played a prominent role in the development and togetherness of Nigeria.