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The Controller of Prisons, Bauchi State Command, Suleiman T. Suleiman, has said that five persons who were sentenced to death-by-stoning; and 10 others whose legs and hands are to be amputated are still languishing in prison.
The women, including Esther Kiobel, sued Shell for its alleged role in the unlawful arrest, detention and execution of their husbands by the Nigerian military.
The Ogun state governor – elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday declared that his in – coming administration is imbued with determination to make a difference in the governance of the State.
Jumia Technologies, a pan-African technology company, has listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), becoming the first-ever technology company from Africa to list on the world’s largest stock exchange.
Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha on Thursday directed Imo workers to dismiss any directive handed to them on discharge of their official responsibilities by the governor-elect, Hon Emeka Ihedioha.
Imo State governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, has barred civil servants in the state from further engagement in matters relating to processing, issuance, execution and collection of Certificates of Occupancy.
The Federal Government has condemned the execution of a Nigerian national, Kudirat Afolabi, by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences.
The Federal Government has approved the execution of several power projects aimed at achieving more improvement in electricity distribution in the country.
Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has said the ongoing construction of Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line project would witness speedy execution following the return of the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) to site.
A head of the formal inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, a committee to aid the administration deliver on fresh mandates and policy have been constituted and has commenced work.
President Muhammadu Buhari has picked Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), to chair the committee for his inauguration on May 29.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is making moves to include its candidates on the ballot for the 2019 elections.
A Dutch court will today hear the first arguments in an historic case against Shell, in which the oil giant stands accused of instigating a raft of horrifying human rights violations committed by the Nigerian government against the Ogoni people in the 1990s.
Alabama death row inmate Domineque Ray was executed just hours after the Supreme Court ruled it could go ahead without his Muslim spiritual adviser present, local media reported on Friday.
The Presidential Candidate of Young Peoples Party, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has advised the government to respect agreements reached with the Nigerian Labour Congress on the N30,000 minimum wage.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has tackled the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, over an alleged negligence to their welfare, which borders on payment of bursary, issuance of scholarship, improved condition of learning and grants for special students (Law and Medical students).
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The sixth Nasarawa State House of Assembly has re-elected Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi (APC-Umaisha/Ugya constituency) as Speaker.
President Donald Trump said Monday the US central bank has been “very, very destructive” to the economy by raising interest rates too quickly.
An Engineering firm, Evanpower Engineering Limited, has threatened to drag brewery giant, Nigerian Breweries to court over alleged usage of its Intellectual Property without pay.
The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, has assured that two children of the late Union Leader, Mr Francis Johnson, will get full scholarship to study at any level of their choice.
Scores of technology, media and fashion executives took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Monday denouncing restricting access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare.
The corner where Heyitkah Mosque in China’s restive Xinjiang region once hummed with life is now a concrete parking lot where all traces of the tall, domed building have been erased.
Worried by the rising spate of kidnapping and other forms of criminality in the region which used to be very peaceful and safe, the All Progressives Congress (APC) South-West, has called on commissioners of police of all the states in the region to be more proactive and consider the option of a collaboration with the military in order to deal decisively with the menace.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have blamed Christians for continued persecution of Christians in Nigeria.
The caucus of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) may have jettisoned its reported interest in contesting for the position of the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives, it emerged Tuesday.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has lost an aunt, Alhaja Neematalahi Shehu AbdulRazaq.