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Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau, addressing stakeholders during a meeting to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the state, on Monday at Government House Jos.

Plateau governor urges judges to be firm while handling kidnapping, rape cases

Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau on Friday urged judges in the state to be firm while handling cases involving kidnapping and rape.
A Kano based musician, Sharif-Aminu Yahaya sentenced to death for blasphemy by the Upper Sharia Court of Kano has filed an appeal at the state high court to challenge his conviction.

Kano singer appeals against retrial for ‘blasphemy’

Kano musician, Yayaha Aminu-Sharif, who was recently freed of death penalty passed on him for blasphemy, has filed an appeal against a retrial for the same offence.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos governor swears-in two high court judges

They are Justice Olubukola Aigbokhaevbo, who until her appointment was the Deputy Chief Registrar (Special Duties), Lagos Division, and Justice Rahman Oshodi, who once acted as Secretary to the Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Section on Business Law.
In continuation of its renewed efforts to provide more critical infrastructure in the state, the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the execution of development projects worth over N2.5 billion.

Enugu governor swears in six new judges

The Chief Judge of Enugu State, Priscilla Ngozi Emehelu, has paid glowing tribute to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his administration’s commitment in the provision of critical infrastructure for the state judiciary to efficiently discharge its responsibilities in the state.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

CJN swears in Justice Garba as acting CJ of FCT high court

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, Wednesday, swore in Justice Salisu Garba as Acting Chief Judge (CJ) of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Chief Judge of Kogi, Justice Henry Olusiyi, has urged judges in the state to see their jobs as divine calling to deliver justice to humanity.

Kogi CJ urges new judges to be fair

The Chief Judge of Kogi, Justice Henry Olusiyi, has urged judges in the state to see their jobs as divine calling to deliver justice to humanity.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Kogi governor inaugurates four new judges, tasks them on integrity

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has inaugurated two new High Court Judges and two judges of the Customary court of Appeal in the state judiciary, with a charge to them to uphold integrity and tenets of justice, fairness and the rule of law.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto governor resuscitates state judicial, law reform commission

Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said his administration is set to resuscitate the operations of the State Judicial Service Commission and the Law Reform Commission.

Osun: Election as theatre

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the Osun Gubernatorial election of September 22 inconclusive and has ordered a supplementary election at seven polling centres in four local councils on September 27. Many Nigerians are taking a keen interest in the Osun election.

Governor Bello swears in three new judges

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has sworn in three new high court judges who were recently appointed for the state to enhance quick dispensation of justice.

NJC recommends sack of Justice Goji, investigates seven others

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the sack of one judge and commenced investigation of seven others.

Governor Tambuwal swears in four new judges

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Wednesday swore in four new judges that would serve in the state High Court and the Sharia Court of Appeal.

Full list: NJC appoints 60 judges for 25 states

The National Judicial Council has just released the statement below announcing the appointment of 60 judicial officers in 25 states of the federation.

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Ex-VP Namadi Sambo advocates shift in Nigerian educational system

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo has advocated for a dynamic approach of the Nigerian educational system to produce employees with skills and ability to handle complex jobs and create opportunities for others.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has not approved any drug or vaccine for the treatment of COVID-19.

NAFDAC busts alleged illegal maize flour production facility in Yobe

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has busted an alleged illegal maize flour production outfit in Potiskum town of Yobe.
Osun Governor Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun governor condemns ethnic colouration in fight against terrorism

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has condemned the ethnic coloration in which the fight against terrorism and insurgency is taking in Nigeria.
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wọlé Soyinka, has warned that the conflict between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in different states of the federation can degenerate into civil war if the federal government fails to properly handle it.

Wole Soyinka to Nigerians: Don’t accept child hostage taking as a way of life

Following the Friday abduction of over 300 school children in Jangebe in Zamfara State, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday warned Nigerians against accepting kidnapping of school children in parts of the north as a way of life.
A former Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshall Nsikak Eduok, is dead.

Former NAF chief Nsikak Eduok laid to rest in Akwa Ibom

It was a harvest of tributes for a former Chief of Air Staff, late Air Marshall Nsikak Eduok as his remains were laid to rest in his hometown in Ibesikpo Asutan, Akwa Ibom state on Saturday.

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As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

NCDC activates Ondo state public health laboratory to its network

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has activated the inclusion of the Ondo State Public Health Laboratory to its Molecular Laboratory Network in the country.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Zamfara government confirms abduction of female students

The Zamfara Government has confirmed the abduction of female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Talata-Mafara Local Government area of the state.
Zimbabwe Vice President Constantino Chiwenga returned to the capital Harare on Saturday after spending four months in China, according to Bnnbloomberg.ca reports.

Zimbabwe praises China for coronavirus vaccine supplies

Zimbabwe is set to receive a further 800,000 doses of the Covid-19 jab from China, indicating the “excellent relationship” between the two nations and the Asian giant’s willingness to give the southern African state “preferential treatment” amidst a global “stampede” for vaccines, Zimbabwe’s presidential spokesman George Charamba is quoted by the state-owned Herald newspaper as saying.
At least 317 schoolgirls were abducted by bandits in the Friday morning raid on Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Zamfara State, the police have said.

UN amplifies condemnation of Zamfara schoolgirls’ abduction

President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Volkan Bozkir, has added his voice to the growing condemnation of Friday's abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in Zamfara, Northwest Nigeria.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

Group calls for total clampdown on IPOB

Concerned Igbo elders have called on relevant authorities to deal decisively with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), saying the current level of force being deployed may not be enough to curb their violent excesses.