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Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Thursday, granted DAAR Communications and the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) leave to settle their dispute out of court.
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 Communications Commission has stressed the need to protect telecommunication infrastructure in the country to ensure quality services.
The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to discuss suspected attacks on two oil tankers in a strategic sea lane.
The Senate at plenary on Thursday set up a 12-member ad hoc committee to liaise with management of the National Assembly for seat and office allocation to lawmakers.
Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give the southeast the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Thursday donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Anka Emirate, Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara.
The Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, on Thursday said he spent 124 days in police custody in 2018 in his various confrontations with the authorities.
The governors sighted so far are those of Adamawa, Borno, Taraba, Kebbi, Delta, Sokoto, Imo, Ebonyi, Kogi, Yobe, Gombe, Ekiti, Lagos, Jigawa, Bauchi, Kano, and Niger states.
Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, on Wednesday said the United Nations Security Council had “failed to live up to its responsibilities” in conflict prevention.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal is now headed by Justice M. L Garba, who is the Presiding Justice of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal.
Six people died when fire swept through a psychiatric hospital for war veterans in the Ukrainian city of Odesa, authorities said Tuesday.