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In reaction to the alleged electoral malpractices that characterized the 2019 general elections, the Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Kaduna, Rev. Timothy Yahaya, has called for financial autonomy of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in order to guarantee its independence, free, fair and credible subsequent elections.
The Nigerian Bar Association on Friday bemoaned the “pervasive insecurity of lives and property in the land” and what it described as “systematic erosion” of the independence of the judiciary.
The Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) Worldwide has alleged that the Delta State Judiciary has been infected with the virus of nepotism and sectionalism, stressing that the composition of the Bench in the state does not reflect the time tested Federal Character principles.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to a statement credited to the Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that Governor Seyi Makinde should do all he has promised since he has allegedly got N7.9 billion bailout funds.
A suit instituted against the nomination of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Kebbi South Senatorial District was on Tuesday stalled due to the absence of trial judges.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says despite efforts to promote women participation in the politics and decision making, female membership in National Assembly remains low at 5.8 per cent in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has cautioned against undue interference in the activities of judges assigned to handle post-election litigations in various election petitions tribunals across the country.
A 20-year-old man was on Tuesday flogged 40 lashes for eating a mango fruit during Ramadan.
The newly appointed Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, on Thursday advanced reasons why he accepted his appointment, saying it was not meant to spite Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi.
The Presidency has admonished the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stop dragging the presidency into its sponsored media smear campaign against the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.
Litigants at the Delta State National Assembly Petitions Tribunal have been warned against making advances of inducement towards any of the tribunal members.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, yesterday in Abuja declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s ongoing 10-day private visit to London, United Kingdom, is an illegal and unconstitutional trip.
Huge crowds of protesters have rallied in the streets of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, stepping up pressure on the country's ruling military council to cede power to an interim civilian body.
A US judge kept Chelsea Manning locked up Monday for refusing to testify in the secret grand jury investigation of WikiLeaks, despite its founder Julian Assange having already been charged in the case.
The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria has expressed displeasure over the growing rate of examination malpractices in Nigeria.
A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.
The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
Algeria manager Djamel Belmadi believes Ivory Coast are one of the contenders to claim the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations.
Instagram will introduce new features aimed at curbing online bullying, the Facebook-owned platform announced Monday, as social media giants face increased scrutiny over the harassment faced by many users.
The Southern Youth Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria, YOWICAN, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to quickly arrest members of the Northern Coalition, who issued a 30-day ultimatum to Southern leaders to accept the Buhari’s Ruga policy for cattle settlements.
Kano State Police Command has arrested three suspects following the death of a five-year-old boy, Ahmad Ado, who was kidnapped by a gang of kidnappers at Karkasara Quarters Kano.
European police have arrested six suspected members of a Finnish-led gang who trafficked women for sex, seizing almost three million euros in assets in four countries, officials said Wednesday.