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Femi Falana: Kaduna government’s fresh conditions on Ibraheem El-Zakzaky height of provocative contempt
Human rights activist and lawyer, Femi Falana, has criticised the Kaduna State government over the stringent conditions it issued with regards to the permission granted by the court to Sheikh Ibrahim El-zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, to embark on a medical trip abroad.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said June 12 remained a threshold in Nigeria’s national life and demanded some soul-searching from Nigerians.
The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.
Nigerian filmmaker Francesca Tilley-Gyado has been selected for the prestigious Short Film Competition at the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival scheduled to be held from 14 to 25 May 2019.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday sacked his education minister, an ultra-conservative who had drawn public ire over a range of controversial proposals including a revision of school textbooks to deny the 1964 military coup.
Paul Ogwuma, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and his wife have acquired property worth £33 million (N15.6 billion), a UK investigative journalism magazine has revealed.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, and others to accept the outcome of the 2019 election.
The presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in last Saturday’s election, Atiku Abubakar, has described the election that produced incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari as winner as a “sham”.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari as a coup against democracy and a deliberate attempt to endanger our hard-won democracy.
Brazil’s indigenous peoples have long battled to protect their ancestral lands and native cultures — but the election of far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro has sparked concerns that hard-won rights could be eroded.
Former army captain Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil on Sunday, promising a fundamental change in direction for the giant Latin American country, the latest to take a turn to the far-right.
Brazil's jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday strongly criticized the far-right vice presidential candidate who blamed social problems among youth on the absence of a father figure.
Italy's top diplomat held talks with General Khalifa Haftar, leader of the self-declared Libyan National Army (LNA) in a bid to strengthen ties, the Italian foreign ministry said.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement of prioritizing national interest above the rule of law is strange to the nation’s extant laws.
A Federal lawmaker representing Yewa North/Imeko-Afon Federal Constituency of Ogun State, Hon. Kayode Oladele, has condemned in very strong terms the “illegal and irresponsible” shutting down of the National Assembly complex by the sacked Director General of the Department of State Services, Alhaji Lawal Musa Daura, in the early hours on Tuesday.
The immediate past Deputy National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has finally dumped the party, assuring Nigerians that he will continue to speak against what he termed “injustice, intimidation, political persecution, criminalisation of all opponents of the ruling party”.
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Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru has been joined by Africa Cup of Nations winner and Leicester City ace, Islam Slimani at AS Monaco, and the two Africans, as well as other new arrivals at the Ligue 1 club were officially unveiled on Thursday.
Nigeria winger Samuel Chukwueze will look to score his seventh league goal for Villarreal when he makes his 28th appearance for the club in Friday’s (today) clash against Levante at the Etadio Ciudad de Valencia.
Defending Champion, Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to take the fight with Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia on December 7, but with a new financial package, according to Mike Coppinger.
Barely two days after being sworn in as Minister, the Minister of Transportation, Hon Chibuike Amaechi, has embarked on an inspection tour of the Lagos Ibadan rail line.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impact on human health.
The Coalition of Northern Groups has accused an unnamed governor of one of the North-Western States of sponsoring a planned protest against President Muhammadu Buhari because he (governor) failed to secure a key appointment in the presidency.
To unleash the full economic potential in the Nigerian power sector, Siemens AG has said that the sector must not only aim to remove Aggregate Technical, Commercial, and Collections losses, ATC&C, but also increase its generation capacity.
A 20-year old woman identified as Mary Agada, who sells petrol at the black market has been burnt to death.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Katsina State, has confirmed the death of three corps members in a ghastly motor accident in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
It was a moment of confusion for some Big Brother Naija housemates in the early hours of Thursday as Frodd and Sir Dee engaged in an intense quarrel which eventually turned out to be a birthday prank on Esther.