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A security guard at a residence on Gabriel Okoyi Street, Ikate-Lekki, Springbay Estate, Lagos State, Bitrus Peter, has died from injuries he reportedly sustained in the hands of two naval ratings.
A human rights lawyer and national coordinator of Advocates of Peoples Right and Justice, Mr Victor Giwa, has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to release the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, following his purported arrest by officials of the Department of State (DSS) at the weekend.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, to “immediately open an investigation into the allegations of international crimes committed by the government of former president Yahya Jammeh.”
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana and former Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa have warned President Muhammadu Buhari to take pragmatic steps in tackling wanton insecurity and ethnicity brewing in the country as the nation is already heading towards anarchy.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has condemned the Code of Conduct Bureau over its refusal to grant a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project on the ground that asset declaration form is private information.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has decried the illegal detention of 15 civilians and military officers for seven months by the Nigerian Navy without trial.
A radical historian, who taught generations of students at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Dr. Olusegun Osoba, has cautioned Nigeria over what he described as the ubiquitous use of the word ‘restructuring’ by the ruling elites, describing it as a recurring and blatant lie that has been used to deceive Nigerians as the solution to the economic, political and social ills in the country.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, on Tuesday accused the National Assembly of towing with the nation’s security.
A human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has faulted the repatriation of non- Nigerians into Cameroon, saying the action lacks legality.
A Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday granted a motion exparte to serve former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, through substituted means in a suit filed against him alleging that he was not a citizen of Nigeria.
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.
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says no court has the right to stop a trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer and counsel to detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, yesterday, at a court hearing, said his client has lost one eye and was in need of urgent attention.
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.
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has advised Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, to submit himself for arrest without any delay.
Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana; Transition Monitoring Group (TMG); Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), and other rights activists have tasked the federal government to end the incessant killings in Zamfara State.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it would make a case for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging the human rights group “is working hard to destabilise the country.”
The Federal Government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday Dec.10, over the ongoing nationwide strike.
Nigeria defender Valentine Ozornwafor is set to join Spanish Segunda B side, Almeria on loan from Turkish champions, Galatasaray for the 2019/2020 season.
It was a moment of confusion for some Big Brother Naija housemates in the early hours of Thursday as Frodd and Sir Dee engaged in an intense quarrel which eventually turned out to be a birthday prank on Esther.
President of National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Mr. Bello Bala Shagari, has expressed confidence that the new Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, would save the NYCN from what he described as political interference.
E! News has confirmed that the Hunger Games actor has filed for divorce from “Mother’s Daughter” singer, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the breakup. The court documents, obtained by E! News, state that Hemsworth is not asking for spousal support.
Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has weighed in on the controversial Video Assistant Referee (VAR) that was introduced into the Premier League this season, saying that only thieves complain of security cameras.
Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Monday said that members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, who attacked him weekend in Nuremberg, Germany, were under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
The Iranian oil tanker seized by Britain for weeks has left Gibraltar for international waters, Iran’s Ambassador to Britain, Hamid Baeidinejad, confirmed Monday, Xinhua news agency reported.
The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Friday said recommendations of the committee on sale of public assets may be tested in the court in a bid to get justice for the people of the state.
The arrival of Jordon Ibe marked a considerable milestone in Bournemouth’s transfer activity, as Eddie Howe’s side aimed to establish the club in the top-flight and, in the process, made Ibe their record signing.
Fifteen ships conveying petroleum products and other commodities have berthed at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.