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The Nigerian authorities must adopt a rights-respecting approach and give clear instructions to security agencies not to abuse their powers as the nation tightens its effort to tame the COVID-19 pandemic, Amnesty International, a non-governmental organisation, has said.
Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua, the Life Patron of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigerian (NPAN), a politician, businessman and a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the Igbos and deceased former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, lost the presidency in 1999 because the late politician refused to play politics of inclusiveness, saying the Igbos are doing the same thing today.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the democratic process is slowing down his administration’s fight against corruption.
￼The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested two prison officials for giving exaggerated medical reports that warranted jailed internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke, being given a referral to be treated outside the facility.
Concerned Itsekiri Orere Coastal Communities of Warri North and Warri South-West of Delta State, have raised the alarm over alleged denial of the State of revenue accruable to it by operators of OML 108, Ukpokiti oil field, Express Petroleum and Gas Company Limited and its Technical Partner, Conoco Phillip Energy.
An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday remanded two men in the Kirikiri Prison for allegedly robbing a man of his tricycle at cutlass point.
An Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court on Monday remanded a 42-year-old man, Bola Isiaka, in Kirikiri prison for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s daughter.
A suspected robber arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that he broke into a Night Club in Igbobi area of Lagos State to raise money for a member of his gang in order to perfect his bail condition from Kirikiri prison.
The Lagos State taskforce at the weekend arrested 11 suspected members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) for allegedly causing mayhem at the Yaya Abatan area of Ogba.
An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered the remand of a 49-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Taiwo Ojo, for allegedly obtaining N225,000 from a man on the pretext of purchasing a motorcycle for him.
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Wednesday remanded a 65-year-old security guard, Alilu Abubakar, in Kirikiri prison for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl.
A father, Chukwuma Eze, accused of defiling his teenage daughters, has been remanded at the Kirikiri Prison in Lagos on the orders of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court.
An Odogbolu, Ogun State-based businesswoman, Wuraola Folashade Oluloye, accused of hacking a First Bank Plc account and stealing a customer’s N16.2million, was on Tuesday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that four men be remanded in prison after they allegedly raped a 15- year-old girl leading to her conception, pending legal advice. The Magistrate, B.O Osunsanmi, ordered that Stephen...
An Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday ordered that a 26-year-old security man, Paul Oko, be remanded in prison for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old pupil of the school under his watch.
The absence of defence counsel has stalled the trial of five students accused of gang-raping and blackmailing a fellow student, at an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court.
A police woman simply identified as Inspector Justina has been accused of assaulting a Sergeant’s 26-year-old pregnant wife Mrs. Usuman at the MOPOL 20 Barracks in Ikeja, Lagos.
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 32-year-old security guard, Dennis Nba, in prison for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old girl pending legal advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
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.
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.
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.
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 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA) has denied allegation soldiers opened fire on #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza last Tuesday.
Mexico’s famed masked wrestlers are trying to get their coronavirus-hit sport off the canvas by taking their colourful fights to a small island nestled in the heart of Mexico City’s popular Xochimilco canals.
Ex-Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has appeared to confirm that Barcelona have accepted an invitation to join a proposed European Super League.
Fenerbahce are monitoring Mesut Ozil's situation at Arsenal.
Former deputy senate president and patron of the forum, Ibrahim Mantu, General Jeremiah Useni insisted that the both parties must sit down and talk “we should not allow what happened in the Arab countries to happen here because none of the Arab countries are better off after that so we must learn our our lesson from what has happened there, are they better? No they are worst than what has happened before.”
Pep Guardiola says the Manchester City considered signing a striker in the summer but finding one of the requisite quality proved elusive.