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As the #EndSARS protests turn violent in different parts of the country, a Methodist Bishop, Dr Sunday Onuoha, has called on the demonstrating youths not to take the laws into their own hands.

#EndSARS: Methodist Bishop sues for peace

As the #EndSARS protests turn violent in different parts of the country, a Methodist Bishop, Dr Sunday Onuoha, has called on the demonstrating youths not to take the laws into their own hands.
Adegboyega Oyetola

#EndSARS: Osun governor inaugurates 12-man judicial panel of inquiry on police brutality

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun on Thursday inaugurated a 12-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry to look into alleged brutality and other forms of rights abuses by officers and men of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police.

Four NAF officers jailed, suffer rank reduction over N41 million misappropriation

Four executive members of the 151 Base Services Group (151 BSG) Multipurpose Cooperative Society, Makurdi, standing trial before a General Court Martial sitting at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Makurdi for criminal misappropriation of over N41 million have been found guilty and sanctioned appropriately.

Ekiti governor reacts to ‘suspension’ by APC faction

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has reacted to his purported suspension by a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, describing it as a joke taken too far.

Man in court for ‘fighting’ creditor

A 24-year-old man, Bello Lateef, who allegedly fought his creditor when she asked for her money back, on Friday appeared in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

Governor El-Rufai signs amended Kaduna rape law

The amendment updates the penalties for the offence of the rape of a child. These new provisions include the punishments of surgical castration and bilateral salpingectomy for male and female convicts of child rape, and death.
The Ghanaian Minister of Information, Kojo Nkrumah, on Sunday, defended the $1m trade levy and other regulations imposed on Nigerian traders in Ghana, noting that Nigeria had equally issued executive orders preventing foreigners from getting jobs which Nigerians can do.

Ghana: 700 Nigerians involved in fraud, prostitution, robbery deported

The Ghanaian Minister of Information, Kojo Nkrumah, on Sunday, defended the $1m trade levy and other regulations imposed on Nigerian traders in Ghana, noting that Nigeria had equally issued executive orders preventing foreigners from getting jobs which Nigerians can do.
People ride on a boat past A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S branded shipping containers stacked at the Ladol free trade zone port in Lagos, Nigeria, on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Ladol, a logistics hub for the offshore oil industry in Lagos, Nigeria, is mulling a stock-market listing and corporate bonds to expand its facilities and get more business from major production companies. Photographer: George Osodi/Bloomberg

NCMDLCA: Cumbersome system in ports hinders trade facilitation

Mr Lucky Amiwero, President, National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA), on Saturday said that cumbersome and archaic system in the ports hindered trade facilitation.

Former banker, two others in court over ‘attempt’ to steal N1.3 million

A former bank staff, Oluwafemi Raji, and two others on Wednesday appeared in an Ile-Ife Magistrates ‘ Court over alleged attempt to steal N1.3 million, belonging to customers.
Popular Nollywood actress, Ruth Kadiri, has stated that voting in Nigeria should be stopped until it is expressly stated that death sentence should be given to politicians and public servants who misuse government funds.

Actress Ruth Kadiri wants voting abolished in Nigeria

Popular Nollywood actress, Ruth Kadiri, has stated that voting in Nigeria should be stopped until it is expressly stated that death sentence should be given to politicians and public servants who misuse government funds.

Police arraign man for alleged breach of peace, stealing

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 35-year-old man, Maroof Buhari, at an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for alleged breach of peace and stealing.

Youth Day: NYC appoints global youth ambassadors

Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC), a youth organisation under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, has appointed some Nigerians in the Diaspora as its Global Youth Ambassadors.

Herdsman to die by hanging for killing colleague in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti Division, on Thursday sentenced a 25 years old herdsman, Mohamodu Haruna, to death by hanging for killing a fellow herder, one Mohamadu Usman.
Lai Mohammed is the current Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. A Nigerian lawyer, and former National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress.

Nigerian government raises hate speech fine to N5 million

The code also contains the Antitrust provision aimed at boosting local content and local industry due to laws prohibiting exclusive use of rights by broadcasters who, according to the minister, intend to create monopolies and hold the entire market to themselves.
Tanzania's main opposition party, Chadema, has nominated national vice chairman Tundu Lissu as its presidential candidate for the October 28 General Election, pending approval by the national delegates conference slated for Tuesday.

Tanzania’s opposition picks Tundu Lissu to battle President Magufuli in 2020 polls

Tanzania's main opposition party, Chadema, has nominated national vice chairman Tundu Lissu as its presidential candidate for the October 28 General Election, pending approval by the national delegates conference slated for Tuesday.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that ‘want to destroy the state.’

CSO: Governor Wike’s suspension of council chairmen, abuse of power

The Rivers State Civil Society Organization, RIVSC, has condemned the suspension of three local government chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign man over ‘N1.6 million fraud’

The police, on Wednesday, arraigned a 28-year-old man, Emmanuel Segun, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged N1.6 million fraud.
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 to begin teaching of ICT in schools

The Ekiti State government has approved a new education policy that would guarantee the teaching of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) as a course from the primary cadre of education.

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested and paraded 201 suspected looters and made recoveries of some looted items.

Police arrest, arraign 201 suspected looters in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested and paraded 201 suspected looters and made recoveries of some looted items.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Ahmad Ahmad, has been found to have breached various codes of ethics, BBC Sport Africa understands.

CAF president facing FIFA ban after ‘breaching code of ethics’

Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Ahmad Ahmad, has been found to have breached various codes of ethics, BBC Sport Africa understands.
Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General (DG) of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the monthly allowance of corps members is tied to the national minimum wage and any hike will depend on the new wage.

NYSC boss says three-year jail term awaits anyone unlawfully in possession of uniforms

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, says anyone caught unlawfully with NYSC uniforms will face a three-year jail term.

NAF reaffirms commitment to improve welfare of personnel

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reaffirmed its commitment to improve the welfare of its personnel.
The Management of Kaduna Electric has said it supported the suggestion of the leadership of the National Assembly on giving two months free electricity to customers as a palliative to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic.

Kaduna Disco to distribute one million prepaid metres

The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (Kaduna Electric) will on Friday, commence the distribution of one million prepaid metres to electricity consumers in its franchise States of Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara.