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Court clears Deji Adeyanju of murder charges

The Kano State High Court on Friday discharged and acquitted Deji Adeyanju of murder charges.
Deji Adeyanju

Kano court remands Deji Adeyanju in prison until February 2019

A Chief Magistrate’s Court in Kano on Friday remanded Deji Adeyanju in prison until February 2019, after taking his plea and concluding that it lacked jurisdiction to hear murder charges against the political activist.

Governor Ganduje frees 317 prisoners, urges them to pray for President Buhari

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has secured the release of 317 inmates from prisons across the state. He also urged the freed inmates to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari against his and Nigeria’s enemies.

Sallah: Ganduje pardons 350 prisoners

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, yesterday, visited Kano Central Prison and Goron Dutse Prison to release 200 and 150 inmates from the prisons respectively.

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Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men for homosexuality

A judge in a Nigerian court has thrown out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country’s laws banning homosexual relationships.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos government promises to compensate victims of Fagba crisis

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday promised to compensate residents who lost their property to the Fagba crisis in Ifako-Ijaiye local government area of the state.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

IPAC congratulates INEC chairman over re-appointment

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has congratulated Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on his re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five years in office.

NSCDC dismisses officer for ‘looting’ virus palliatives in Abuja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has dismissed a Corps Assistant, Illiya Ibrahim, from service for allegedly looting COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

#EndSARS: Nigerian Army denies shooting protesters

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA) has denied allegation soldiers opened fire on #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza last Tuesday.