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There is a link between AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and very rare blood clots in the brain but the possible causes are still unknown, a senior official for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said in an interview published on Tuesday.
The Committee for the Defence of Human Right (CDHR) has asked the authorities of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Benin-city, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports, and the Edo State Government to reverse the dissolution of the UNIBEN Students’ Union Government (SUG).
The Human Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) Resource Centre, has declared that the partial freedom granted oil giants by Italian courts in the celebrated OPL 245 corruption case will not stop the prosecution of the accused in Nigeria.
The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdurrasheed Bawa, has called on Nigerians in Diaspora to support the Commission in the fight against Money laundering and other financial crimes.
The statement further adds that, “The Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, commends the State Intelligence Bureau for making it difficult for criminals to escape arrest and directs for further investigations into the case to bring up more Human and Material evidences for proper prosecution.”
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at the weekend disclosed that it would unveil Regional Action Plan on Disability to fully include persons with disabilities in all strata of the society.
An American nurse, Kari-Ann R’ouke, has approached the Federal High Court, Lagos, over her ‘unlawful and indefinite’ detention by the Nigerian Police Force.
Chelsea’s Reece James has deleted his Instagram account, following stream of abuse he was receiving online
The African Centre for Justice and Human Right (ACJHR) led by Barrister Nduka Edede Chinwendu has lauded the Central Bank of Nigeria for its Healthcare Sector Research and Development Intervention Scheme (HSRDIS).
The African Bar Association (AfBA) has called on the African Heads of States and governments to rise as a body, and persuade the authorities of the Cape Verde Island to rescue itself from the diplomatic mud of holding on to Ambassador Alex Saab, accredited Venezuela Special Envoy and Alternate permanent representative to the African Union.
Three daughters of the late the Alaye-Aba of Aba, Aiyepe, Ogun State, Oba Rauf Adebayo Raji-Suleimon, have sued the unincorporated Osugbo Society of Ijebuland (known as the Ogboni) over the alleged hijack of the late monarch’s corpse.
A former Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Communication and Information Science at the University of Ilorin, Adesina Azeez, has been promoted to the position of a professor.
The disgruntled shareholder, filed that the directive of the SEC suspending Oando's Annual General Meeting is in breach of his right to freedom of association as guaranteed under Section 40 of the Nigerian Constitution and Articles 9, 10 & 11 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights.
The suit filed against Air Peace Limited, Inspector-General of Police (IGP), the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and others over alleged right abuse has suffered set back, following the withdrawal of the trial judge, Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor from hearing it.
A Federal high Court in Abuja has been asked to compel the Accountant General of the Federation to release details of the N173 billion released to various Ministries, Departments and parastatals during COVID-19
Aggrieved by the plan by the Federal Government to borrow the over N158 billion outstanding unclaimed dividends, shareholders have sued the government at Federal High Court of Nigeria, Abeokuta Division, seeking to restrain the government from going ahead with the plan.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja, to “stop President Muhammadu Buhari from implementing draconian and unlawful provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 which allow the Federal Government to arbitrarily merge a new association with an already registered association; to suspend and remove trustees of any association; and to take over funds belonging to any association, and transfer such funds to another association on the pretext that the account is dormant.”
Adoke, in his petition dated February 5, claimed that the evidence presented against him at the Italian court was “forged” with the intent to interfere with the course of justice.
Human rights activists and supporters took part in a sit-in at the Casablanca Appeals Court to rally behind a journalist, who’s being tried over accusation of sexual assault in Morocco.
The Ekiti State Government through the Attorney-General (AG) and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Wale Fapohunda, has dragged the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu, to court over the dismissal of a police constable, Omolola Olajide, for getting pregnant without serving the required number of years.
Nigeria’s leading anti-corruption group, Human and Environmental Development Agenda, (HEDA Resource Centre) has dragged to court the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, over the Asset Tracing, Recovery and Management Regulations, 2019.
Mino Raiola is determined to make Erling Haaland the first £1 million-a-week player.
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed.
The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone.
The UN National Programme Manager, Patience Ekeoba, lamented that the country’s security is weak in handling gender-based matter.
No fewer than five lost their lives in Ondo State on Sunday in two separate incidents of a robbery attack and a road accident.
President Hassan Rouhani reiterated Iran’s commitment to nuclear non-proliferation on Saturday while overseeing the launch of advanced centrifuges at the underground Natanz nuclear plant to mark National Nuclear Technology Day.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, yesterday convened a meeting of Police Strategic Commanders – Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police, Commissioners of Police and Deputy Commissioners of Police (Operations) – in charge of the South-east and South-south states to brainstorm on how to tackle the security crisis in the two zones.
President Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed Ambassador Rabiu Dagari as the substantive Director-General of the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA).
Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) has faulted the claims of the newly appointed Inspector General of Police Usman Baba of dire security situations in the South-east region of the country.
Chad’s interior ministry says it has arrested several people after uncovering a plot to assassinate prominent political figures and bomb polling stations and the electoral commission headquarters ahead of Sunday’s presidential election.