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Following reports of plans by the federal government to recruit repentant Boko Haram terrorists into the Nigerian Army and the Police, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday warned the federal government against such plan.
Former Ghana captain Abedi Pele has been appointed to help run football in the country in the wake of a corruption scandal that saw the government dissolve the sport’s governing body.
A South African man who murdered his parents and brother with an axe has been sentenced to life in prison.
The High Court in Abeokuta on Wednesday, ruled that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has not established any case against the former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNNAB), Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, and two others over an alleged fraud of N842 million.
The Rivers State House of Assembly has resolved to write the United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU), to alert them of what they described as ‘ill-treatment by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government’ and for their intervention.
A suspended lawmaker, Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central), has declared that the appeal filed by the Senate against the Federal High Court’s judgment nullifying his suspension will not stop him from resuming his legislative duties.
Abe, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by his spokesperson, Parry Saroh Benson, said it was regrettable that party leaders will descend so low by attempting to obstruct the functions of the Judiciary and disrupting the courts from sitting in the face of violent intimidation.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Friday sworn-in three new judges for the recently established Customary Court of Appeal in the state.
The Senate has filed a notice of appeal and a stay of execution on a High Court judgement, nullifying the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the sack of one judge and commenced investigation of seven others.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Adekunle Ajasin University and the Government of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, over “unfair and arbitrary tuition hike, abuse of power, lack of free, prior, and informed consultation as well as a fundamental breach of legitimate expectations of students.”
A fresh controversy over the prescribed dress code for legal practitioners is brewing in the country with the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria rejecting a new directive by the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on how lawyers should dress.
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The former president of world soccer’s governing body FIFA, Sepp Blatter, has arrived in Russia where the football World Cup is currently ongoing.
Poland coach Adam Nawalka says he is confident his side will bounce back from their 2018 FIFA World Cup Group H opening game 2-1 loss to Senegal on Tuesday.
Free-scoring Russia's World Cup dream continued with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Egypt in their second Group A match in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the All Progressives Congress, (APC) remains the only party capable of liberating the people of Ekiti state from their current challenges.
The Nigerian Army has announced the arrest of three gang members of the wanted militia leader, Mr Terwase Akwaza, who confessed to the killing of the Senior Special Assistant to the Benue state governor on Special Security, Mr Denen Igbana.
Diego Maradona has apologised for violating ongoing FIFA World Cup non-smoking rules after puffing a cigar during Argentina’s 1-1 draw with Iceland in Moscow.
Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) head Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday urged politicians to ensure the sustainability of peace and unity in the country.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Saturday, restated his opposition to the sale of nomination forms to aspirants for elective offices by political parties.