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The South African government on Friday threw its weight behind Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya ahead of next week’s landmark hearing against proposed rules that aim to restrict testosterone levels in female runners.
UN experts say that racial discrimination "is endemic" in Belgium's institutions and that the nation needs to apologise for crimes committed during its colonisation of Congo.
Mr Kayode Ajulo, a Human Rights Lawyer, has expressed optimism that the people of South East region will vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb. 16 polls.
Mariah Carey has defended her decision to perform in Saudi Arabia, insisting her appearance is “a positive step” towards ending gender segregation.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Tuesday accused the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) of playing double standard by taking a position to support the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.
The UN has raised an alarm over what it termed the “alarming increase” in bigotry fuelled by the Internet.
Bahrain's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a life sentence for Shia opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman over charges of spying for neighbouring Qatar, according to a judicial source.
Sen. Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, on Saturday urged journalists in the country to maintain utmost morality and integrity in the discharge of their duties.
Concerned by the flagrant abuse of human rights by some members of the armed forces, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, yesterday charged the military and other security agencies across the country to sensitise their officers on the tenets and principles of the rule of law in order to guarantee cordial relationship between civilians and the Armed Forces.
The President of the Senate in the Third Republic, Senator Ameh Ebute, has revealed how the Nigerian military has been able to tackle the lingering crisis between herders and farmers in the country.
At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, Europe (NIDOE) on Sunday cautioned Nigerians against fake news and provocative utterances that could incite violence before, during and after the 2019 general elections.
The Police Service Commission, PSC, would annually recruit 30,000 personnel into the Nigeria Police Force to address the noticeable shortfall of needed personnel in the force.
An outspoken opposition member and proponent of sanctions against Cambodia was arrested and charged with "incitement", just days after Prime Minister Hun Sen threatened to renew his political crackdown if the European Union (EU) went ahead with plans to withdraw trade benefits.
A Human Rights activist, Mr Emmanuel Onwubiko, has urged the media to continue to promote national security through their reportage.
The Police in Edo has arrested about 214 suspects for various criminal activities within the last two weeks.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau notched himself a political win ahead of Canadian legislative elections by granting asylum to the teenage Saudi girl fleeing her parents, experts here say.
A Lagos-based Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, says the charges pending before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, are illegal.
At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.
Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
A new private radio station, ‘Our People’s FM’, allegedly owned by former Governor Ayo Fayose has been sealed off by the Ekiti State government.
Police authorities in Kano said over 15,000 policemen have been deployed for Saturday’s presidential election.
Junior foreign ministers from Britain and Russia met in Germany on Saturday in the highest-level contact between the two countries since an alleged nerve agent attack in Britain last March froze diplomatic relations.
President Muhammadu Buhari says he will probe the spending of the $16 billion Independent Power Project executed by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, has passed on.