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Twenty days after the expiration of the tenure of Acting Chief Justice of Cross River State, Justice Maurice Eneji, the Federation of Akwa Ibom Women Associations (FAIWA) has decried the non-appointment of Justice Akon Aquaisua Ikpeme as the substantive Chief Judge of Cross River State.
Human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, has sued the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; the Federal Government, and the National Broadcasting Commission for arbitrarily amending the Broadcast Code and hiking the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to N5m.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “urgently instruct Mr Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to withdraw the apparently illegal Broadcasting Code and Memo threatening to sanction any broadcast that denigrates, disrespects, insults, and abuses president, governors, lawmakers, and other elders and leaders in authority.”
The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Taiwo Akerele, suddenly resigned on Saturday for being sidelined, over his refusal to join the fight against the National Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
Ibrahim Rufai, also known as Deezell, has sued his ex-lover and popular Kannywood actress, Maryam Booth, for false accusation and defamation of character.
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday sentenced a liberal scholar and former university lecturer to death on blasphemy charges.
US President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron’s criticism of NATO as “brain dead” was very insulting.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Friday said the genuflections of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu of Edo State to Kogi State electorate on Friday on behalf of Governor Yahaya Bello have come too late.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Portal Welby urging him to use his good offices and leadership and his friendship with President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on him to obey court orders most recently involving activists Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare who remain in arbitrary detention despite a court order for their release.
Counsel to the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, Femi Falana (SAN), has informed the court that his clients has met the bail condition imposed on him and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare, in respect of their trial on charges of treasonable felony.
Four days after they were arraigned and remanded in custody, the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, granted bail to detained activist and convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare (aka Mandate).
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State, yesterday, berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, over the raid on his Abuja residence by the police.
Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey is to contest an FA charge for making an alleged Nazi salute during a meal with team-mates.
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.
The Nigeria Police Force has said that the allegation by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, that his life was in danger is false and an unwarranted attack on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
A Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row has been freed from prison.
Jose Mourinho has been charged over comments he made in Portuguese to a television camera after Manchester United's game against Newcastle United on 6 October.
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Oil prices dived Thursday on demand fears as more nations go into lockdown to staunch the spread of the coronavirus, while stock prices attempted a modest rebound.
Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property
Eva Longoria has joined previously announced Matt Walsh on the in-production digital detox comedy Unplugging, which is currently in production in Oklahoma.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information in the state, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, stated that the hoodlums who hijacked the otherwise peaceful #EndSARS protests took away vaccines, X-ray machines, sterilizers, air conditioners, fans, and other equipment as well as disposables and consumables carted away.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday called for an end to all forms of medical tourism especially by elected and appointed government officials.
This is as youths in some communities in Osogbo helped police to arrest some hoodlums who looted government and private properties in the state. It would be recalled that hoodlums invade major towns in the state on Saturday vandalising and looting government and private properties.
President of the Nigeria football federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has once again expressed his confidence that the Super Eagles will win the next African cup of nations.
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Ministry, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has urged Akwa Ibom youths to embrace peace as President Buhari was committed to meeting their demands with regard to police reforms.
A roadside bomb tore through a passenger bus east of the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing nine civilians, officials said, in the latest attack blamed on the Taliban.
Ajax set a new Eredivisie record as they put thirteen goals past 10-man VVV-Venlo on Saturday to secure a mammoth 13-0 result.