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Federal government warns corps members against hate speech, fake news

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has warned corps members against promoting hate speech and fake news because of their destructive effect on the society.
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Federal government orders AGF to fast-track decongestion of prisons in Nigeria

The Federal Government has directed the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, (AGF), Abubakar Malami, to fast-track the decongestion of prisons and set up a stakeholders committee to that effect.

Court adjourns Senator Misau’s ‘injurious falsehood trial’

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday adjourned till July 19, a case of alleged injurious falsehood preferred against Senator Isah Misau, to enable counsel to address the court on a subpoena issue.

No-case submission: Ruling on Olisa Metuh’s case adjourned to July 11

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday fixed July 11 for ruling on the no-case submission filed by Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, accused of destruction of evidence.

Police: How Senate stolen mace was recovered under bridge

The police have said the mace that was stolen from the Senate chambers on Wednesday was recovered under the flyover before Abuja city gate.

Senator Isah Misau’s trial adjourned till April 25

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday adjourned till April 25, a case of alleged injurious falsehood preferred against Isah Misau, to enable counsel address the court on a subpoena issue.

Court fixes April 23 to rule on Olisa Metuh’s no-case submission

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed April 23 for ruling on the no-case submission filed by Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, accused of alleged destruction of evidence.

Justice Walter Onnoghen directs law school to send students to ADR firms only

Justice Walter Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria, has directed the Nigerian Law School to post students on chamber attachment to only law firms with Alternative Dispute Resolution facilities.

School feeding: 10.27 million pupils enrol in public primary schools in North West, North...

No fewer than 10.27 million children have been enrolled into public primary schools in the North West and North Central Zones of the country in the last one year, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reveals.

Federal govt, Rivers collaborate to de-congest prisons

The Rivers State Government and the Federal Government have agreed to work towards the decongestion of the Port Harcourt Federal Prisons.

Dana Steel to feed 1, 000 pupils in Katsina

Dana Steel Rolling Mills, Katsina will offer free food to 1, 000 pupils in Katsina State to compliment the Federal Government Home-Grown School Feeding Programme.

Port-Harcourt Prison has 5,000 inmates instead of 800 – VP Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has revealed that the Port-Harcourt Prison, originally designed by the British colonial masters to conveniently take 800 prisoners, currently has total inmates of almost 5,000.

IGP: Court cautions Senator Isah Misau against making comments in media

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, on Monday cautioned the senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau, against making further comments in the media on issues bordering on the charges for which he was being prosecuted.

Governor Ganduje calls for transfer of prisons management to states

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has urged the Federal Government to transfer the management of prisons to states.

Prison decongestion panel frees 458 inmates in Kaduna

The special panel, which was inaugurated on October 31, 2017, by Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), is under the chairmanship of Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello.

Senator Isah Misau’s alleged injurious falsehood trial adjourned until January 29

An FCT High Court Maitama, on Monday adjourned until Jan. 29, commencement of trial of Sen. Isah Misau (APC-Bauch-Central), charged with injurious falsehood.

126 convicts freed after ministers, others pay their fines

The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Ishaq Bello, on Thursday, freed from Abuja prisons 33-year-old Abdullahi Musa, who was first sentenced to death some years ago.

Court adjourns Senator Isah Misau’s trial till January 15

An FCT High Court in Maitama has adjourned until Jan. 15, for the commencement of the trial of Senator Isah Misau representing Bauchi Central Senatorial district of Bauchi.

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Court orders internet fraudster to pay N100.000 fine for defrauding American lady

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