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Lawyers back calls for prisoners’ right to vote

Some legal practitioners in the Federal Capital Territory have supported the calls for prisoners to exercise their civic rights during elections.
Solomon Ewuga

Solomon Ewuga: I remain in PDP

A senator from Nasarawa State, Solomon Ewuga, has declared that he still remained a bonafide member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Alex Badeh was killed by expert marksmen – associate

Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh was killed by expert marksmen, an associate of the deceased has alleged.

Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi calls on Egyptians to lose weight

In televised comments earlier this month, the general-turned-president railed about the number of overweight people he sees and told Egyptians they must take better care of themselves.

Lawyer drags NSA, others to court over security spending

Mr. Osaze Agbonifo, an Abuja based lawyer, has dragged the National Security Adviser, Ministry of Defence, State Security Service, and National Intelligence Agency to court, seeking an order restraining the release of security spending details to the public.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti government tells community accusing Ayodele Fayose of imposing monarch to seek redress in...

The people of Orin Odo-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area have been told to seek redress in court over an alleged imposition of a monarch on them by the former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose.

EFCC obeys court oder, removes Aiteo chief Benedict Peters’ name from ‘wanted’ list

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has conformed with the order of Nigeria’s High Court directing the removal of the name of the Executive Vice Chairman of Aiteo Group, Benedict Peters, from its list of wanted persons.
FILE PHOTO- Cameroon's President Paul Biya is seen at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, U.S. September 22, 2017. REUTERS-Stephanie Keith - RC1A35221360-File Photo

Cameroon protesters demand Paul Biya step down

Hundreds of people, most of them youths, Saturday marched and sang in the streets of Cameroon’s economic capital city, Douala, calling for Cameroon President Paul Biya to step down immediately.

Forgery: Olusegun Obasanjo’s in-law John Abebe loses bid to stall trial as EFCC presents...

Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, dismissed an application filed by John Warimeme Abebe, seeking to strike out the four-count charge of forgery, fabricating evidence, using fabricated evidence and attempt to pervert the course of justice preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Kayode Ajulo: Muhammadu Buhari’s poor handling of IPOB issue will cost him votes in...

Dr. Kayode Ajulo, lawyer and rights activists said President Muhammadu Buhari’s poor handling of the agitation by the proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) will greatly affect his chances in the South-East during the 2019 presidential election.

Police arrest man for claiming to be a lawyer

The Police in Enugu State have arrested a man, Festus Ozonwanji, for allegedly claiming to be a lawyer in court.

Suspected assassins attack Udom Emmanuel’s ex-aide

An alleged assassination attempt was yesterday made on a former Special Assistant to Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel on Electoral Matters, Mfon Udeme.
Suleiman Abba

Suleiman Abba cautions Jigawa electorate to be wary of deceitful politicians

Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba, aspiring for senatorial seat for Jigawa Central under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the electorate to be wary of politicians using money to deceive them.

Osun election: INEC not independent – Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa

Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission was sympathetic to the ruling All Progressives Congress rather than being neutral in the Osun State governorship election.

Police invasion: Edwin Clark demands full investigation, says sacking of officers not enough

The convener of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, has called for full investigation into the invasion of his Abuja home by police operatives saying that the sacking of the officers who were carrying out their superior’s directive was not enough.

Mentally sick lawyer causes stir in Yola court

A mentally sick lawyer, Ibrahim Waley, on Thursday caused a stir during sitting at a Yola High Court when he joined his colleagues (lawyers) at the front row while clad in traditional dress as against the formal gown and wig.

Ex-lawmaker leads 1,000 APC members to PDP in Ebonyi

About 1,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ebonyi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, have defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi

Comoros ex-president Ahmed Sambi rejects criminal charges

Former Comoros president Ahmed Sambi rejected charges of corruption and embezzling public funds in connection with a scheme to sell his country’s passports and will prove his innocence, his lawyer said on Thursday.

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Mario Gotze has held discussions with Borussia Dortmund about extending his contract but revealed he is open to a move abroad, amid reported interest from Arsenal.

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Antoine Griezmann airs Alexandre Lacazette transfer wish while reflecting on Manchester United ‘possibility’

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Ex-President Jonathan’s in-laws arrested for ‘stealing’ jewellery, valuables

Men of the Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested four in-laws of former President Goodluck Jonathan over alleged involvement in the illegal entry into his home in Otuoke community in Ogbia Local Government Area and carting away jewellery, custom made walking stick and other valuables worth over N.3billion.