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Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

Group petitions NHRC, demands apology, compensation for arrested judges

A human rights group, Citizens Rights Realisation and Advancement Network (CRRAN) has asked the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), to compel the Federal Government to apologise to judges who were arrested by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) in 2016, but later freed for want of evidence to sustain charges against them.

Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Rivers win landmark judgment against oil majors

Three oil-producing states of the Niger Delta on Wednesday secured a landmark judgment at the Supreme Court of Nigeria against multinational oil firms operating in the country.

‎Supreme Court affirms Victor Oye as APGA national Chair ‎

The Supreme Court, on Friday, dismissed the multiple appeals seeking the sacking of Dr. Victor Oye as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

Supreme Court dismisses Yanaty’s appeal to stop N1.8 billion subsidy fraud investigation

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal filed by Yanaty Petrochemical Limited seeking to set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, allowing the EFCC to continue investigation and prosecution of the company over alleged N1.8 billion petroleum subsidy fraud.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.