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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor orders lockdown, shuts borders

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Sunday announced a lockdown in the state, directing residents to stay at home from Monday.
An anti-incumbent government protester waves a flag during a demonstration in front of the Knesset celebrating the resignation of the Knesset Speaker Yuli Eldenstein in Jerusalem on March 25, 2020. – Yuli Eldenstein, th speaker of Israel’s parliament, an ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, resigned, clearing the way for a vote that could see him replaced by an opponent of the embattled premier. (Photo by Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP)

Benjamin Netanyahu ally resigns as speaker of Israel parliament

A right-wing ally of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped down as speaker of parliament on Wednesday in a blow to the embattled premier, the latest development in a months-long political crisis.

Kaduna judiciary limits sitting to 10 persons per court

The Kaduna State Judiciary, on Monday says only 10 persons would be allowed in court rooms in any ongoing session in both high and magistrate courts across the state.

NBA asks state judiciaries to limit number of persons in court

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has called on other states in the federation to follow the Lagos State Judiciary directives that were announced in an effort to prevent the possibility of the court houses in the state becoming centers for the spread of the dreaded coronavirus.
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Court order: Yekini Nabena takes charge as APC spokesperson

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, has announced his resumption of the position of the party’s spokesperson on acting capacity pending the vacation of the Court judgement restranning Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu from performing as the National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party.

Kaduna restricts entry into courts

The Kaduna State Judiciary has restricted entry into Magistrate and State High Courts to a specific category of people as part of measures to contain the coronavirus in the state.

Social Media Bill: Why media must be held accountable – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Saturday in Abuja said the media should be held accountable for misinformation capable of causing devastating consequences on the nation, economy and individuals.
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Zamfara guber: APC warns PDP to mind their business

The All Progressives Congress (APC0 has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP0 to steer off its appeal to the Supreme Court asking for a review of the apex court’s judgment on the Zamfara Governorship election.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that his administration increased the budgetary allocation for the health sector in the 2020 budget because of his commitment to universal health coverage in the state.

Governor Wike: APC doesn’t mean well for Nigeria

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, for alleging that the PDP is responsible for the attempted removal of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, saying that the allegation is baseless and untrue.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Rivers governor berates Imo counterpart over ‘false allegation’ against PDP

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has berated the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma for alleging that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was responsible for the attempted removal of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, saying that the allegation was baseless and untrue.

US: Nigerian Army, DSS intimidated voters, electoral officials, observers

A report by the United States Government suggests that security operatives in Nigeria intimidated voters, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and election observers during the 2019 general elections.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Imo governor appoints retired Justice Nnadi as adviser

Governor Hope Uzodinma has appointed retired Imo chief judge, Justice Paschal Nnadi his 28th adviser, a statement by his chief press secretary Oguwike Nwachuku said today.
Senator Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.

Governor Diri blames Adams Oshiomhole, Timipre Sylva for violence in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has blamed the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and the Minister of State for Petroleum and former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva for the February 13 violence that swept across Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital after the Supreme Court sacked Chief David Lyon as governor-elect.
A legal practitioner in Nigeria, Assam Ekanem Assam, has asked lawyers and judges to rise up and save the nation’s judiciary.

Assam Assam: Justice sector going through debased, bestial moments

A legal practitioner in Nigeria, Assam Assam, has asked lawyers and judges to rise up and save the nation’s judiciary.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate amends law for FCT customary courts to undertake criminal trials

The Senate on Thursday commenced amendment to the Federal Capital Territory Customary Court Act, 2007, to expand the jurisdiction of customary courts in the FCT to include criminal trials.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi and the conspiracy of Northern oligarchy

His background in Islamic Studies at a leading Islamic University in Khatourm, the capital of Sudan, should have ordinarily perverted critical reasoning in him, paradoxically, the recently ‘deposed’ Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11, frantically utilized Islamic knowledge as an intellectual instrument to illuminate the dark sides of his society.
The United States on Tuesday called for Iran to release all American prisoners held in the country as the coronavirus outbreak reportedly spreads through its prisons.

Coronavirus: US will hold Iran responsible for any American deaths

The United States on Tuesday called for Iran to release all American prisoners held in the country as the coronavirus outbreak reportedly spreads through its prisons.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan with the Chairman of Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Opeyemi Bamidele, during the public hearing of the social media bill on Monday, March 9, 2020 3

Senator Lawan: National Assembly won’t pass social media bill without input of Nigerians

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly would not arrogate to itself the power of exclusively passing the social media bill into law without inputs from the Nigerian public.

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The state commissioner for health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, made the call in a telephone interview in Uyo on Saturday.

Akwa Ibom government demands second coronavirus tests, questions NCDC announcement of confirmed cases

The Akwa Ibom government appears to be contesting the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)’s announcement of cases of the novel coronavirus in the state.

Shippers council donates N10 million items to curtail coronavirus spread

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), has donated protective gears for port users worth N5 million and an additional N5 million to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lagos and FCT respectively.
Acting Governor Baba Tella made the observation at the weekend while updating reporters on efforts by the state to fight COVID-19.

Official: Bauchi to discharge two coronavirus patients

The Bauchi State Government has said that two out of the three index Coronavirus (covid-19) patients would soon be discharged.
At least 18 people including eight Somali government soldiers and 10 al-Shabaab militants were killed, and more than 13 others wounded when fighters from al-Shabaab attacked Somali National Army and African Union peacekeeping mission troops bases

Multi-national troops launch massive offensive operations against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists

The Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has launched a coordinated offensive to dislodge Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists from Tunbuns Islands of the Lake Chad.
Juventus are weighing up a summer move for Chelsea’s contract rebel Willian.

Willian set for Stamford Bridge exit after seven seasons

“I have a beautiful story at Chelsea. I have a great relationship with the fans and everybody at the club. But my contract is ending and it’s going to be difficult,” the 31-year-old was quoted as saying by Brazilian news service Uol.