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IYC: Ijaws marginalised in appointment of judges into Delta judiciary

The Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) Worldwide has alleged that the Delta State Judiciary has been infected with the virus of nepotism and sectionalism, stressing that the composition of the Bench in the state does not reflect the time tested Federal Character principles.

Niger gets new chief judge

Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.

$9.5 million fraud: Absence of defendants’ counsel stalls trial of NFF officials

The trial of five officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was on Thursday stalled following the absence of their counsel Mr Festus Ukpe.
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Court remands painter for ‘raping’ girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger State, on Thursday ordered that a painter, Zubairu Apaila, be remanded in prison, for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl.

Governor Akeredolu bemoans corruption in judiciary

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday blamed the corruption in the judiciary in recent times on the challenges arising from incursion of strange elements into the nation’s legal system

Police arraign student for being in possession of Indian hemp

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 23-year-old student of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ishola Oluwaferanmi, in an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for being in possession of five wraps of Indian hemp.

Man docked over alleged phones theft

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Wednesday docked one Ibrahim Abdullahi for allegedly stealing two Tecno phones.
Algeria's magistrates, who play a key role overseeing the country's elections, said on Saturday they would boycott a July 4 presidential election in support of the protest movement.

Algeria’s magistrates threaten to boycott July presidential poll

Algeria's magistrates, who play a key role overseeing the country's elections, said on Saturday they would boycott a July 4 presidential election in support of the protest movement.
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Algeria magistrates to boycott election

Algeria's magistrates, who play a key role overseeing the country's elections, said Saturday they would boycott a July 4 presidential election in support of the protest movement.
Algerian protesters gathered for the first Friday protests since the announcement of presidential elections to succeed ousted leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika fearing a ploy by the ruling system to stay in power.

Algeria protests keep up pressure on regime

Algerian protesters gathered for the first Friday protests since the announcement of presidential elections to succeed ousted leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika fearing a ploy by the ruling system to stay in power.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Justice Tanko charges magistrates on fairness, impartiality

Justice Tanko Muhammad, the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), has urged magistrates in the country to be fair and impartial in the course of discharging their judicial functions.

Presidential Committee frees 84 prisoners

The Presidential Committee on Prisons Reform and Decongestion has secured the release of a total of 84 prisons inmates from the Edo State Command of the Nigerian Prisons Service.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi

French judges question PSG president in athletics corruption probe

The Qatari boss of top French soccer team PSG Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been questioned in France in connection with a corruption probe over the awarding to Doha of the World Athletics championships, a judicial source said Saturday.

Court remands bricklayer for allegedly raping housewife

A Senior Magistrates’ Court in Kano on Monday ordered that a 30-year-old bricklayer, Abdulrazak Dahiru, accused of raping a housewife, be remanded in prison.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Justice Onnoghen: Lawyers boycott courts in Enugu, Ebonyi

Absence of lawyers at various courts in Enugu on Tuesday stalled court proceedings, following the directive by the Nigeria Bar Association to lawyers to boycott courts for two days.

Kano lawyers shun NBA’s court boycott order

The Kano State Branch of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says it will not comply with its national body’s order to boycott courts nationwide from Tuesday, Jan. 29.

CDHR raises the alarm over Police extortion in Delta

Members of the Committee For Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) Udu unit, in Udu Local Government Area of Delta state, have decried the growing rate of police extortion within the locality and called on the state’s Police Commissioner, CP Anthony Ogbizi, to come to their rescue in tackling the situation.

Driver remanded in prison for allegedly causing death of FRSC personnel

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone 6, Abuja on Friday remanded Chibuzor Ezede in prison for alleged dangerous driving resulting in the death of an official of the Federal Road Safety Corps.

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Broadband: NCC to ensure availability of spectrum infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
Helen Oritsejafor

Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.