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Defamation: Muslim cleric demands apology from colleagues

A Muslim cleric Sheik Imuran Abdulmojeed Eleha has asked two other preachers, Jamiu Adegunwa, and one Ismail Salahudeen to retract an alleged defamation and publish an apology in two national daily newspapers within seven days.

NBA’s boycott stalls trial of murder suspect in Edo

Withdrawal of legal services to persons charged with heinous crimes by the Benin branch of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has stalled the trial of a former Chairman of the outlawed Community Development Association in Edo State, Monday Edegbe.

Zamfara NBA commends supreme court judgment voiding APC’s victory

The Zamfara Chapter of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has commended the Supreme Court over the judgment against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Umar Gonto, Managing Director-Chief Executive, Federal Housing Authority (FHA)

Umar Gonto approved as acting FHA boss

Mr Umar Gonto, a legal practitioner has been appointed as the acting Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA).

Ondo local councils committee get 94 memoranda

Ninety-four Memoranda have been submitted by communities across Ondo state that are demanding the creation of Local Government Council Development Areas, (LCDA’s).

Edo NBA bans members from defending kidnappers

The Benin Branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), on Thursday, barred its members from defending kidnappers in court.

Governor Akeredolu pledges to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has assured workers in the state of his administration’s readiness to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000.
Kidnap Victim

Official: Kidnapped lawyer, driver freed

An Ibadan-based lawyer, Musibau Adetunbi, and his driver, who were kidnapped on Monday have regained their freedom, an official has said.
Kidnap Victim

Senior lawyer Musibau Adetunmbi kidnapped in Osun

A senior lawyer in Ibadan, Oyo State, Mr. Musibau Adetunmbi, has been kidnapped in Iwaraja, Osun State.

Kano election tribunal receives 33 petitions

The Chairman of the Kano State Election Petitions Tribunal, Justice Nayai Aganaba, has assured the people of the state that the body would not be influenced by external factors in the discharge of its duties.

Kano elections: We won’t condone external influence – Tribunal chairman

The Governorship/National and State Houses of Assembly petition Tribunal has been inaugurated in Kano on Thursday by Justice Nayai Aganaba who is the Chairman of the Election Petition Tribunal.

Gunmen kidnap former NBA chairman in Jalingo

Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday abducted the immediate past Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Jalingo branch, Mr Joel Ubandoma.
Mohammed Wakili

Kano police chief apologises to NBA over unlawful arrest

Kano state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Wakili, has apologised to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over molestation and unlawful arrest of its members by policemen.
National Judicial Council | NJC

Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Miyetti Allah tasks federal government on illegal weapons

The Kebbi state chapter of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has urged security agencies in the country to retrieve illegally acquired weapons from unauthorised persons.

Bauchi elections: PDP candidate promises to improve teachers welfare

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Bauchi state, Sen. Bala Mohammed, has promised to improve the welfare of teachers and restore the lost glory of the profession in the state, if elected.

Miyetti Allah warns members against reprisal attacks

The National President of Miyetti Allah Associations of Nigeria, Alhaji Muhammed Kiruwa Ardon-Zuru, has warned Fulani people across the country, especially those that were attacked in their communities by unknown assailants, against launching reprisal attacks.

Lawyers: INEC legally empowered to postpone election

Mr Kazem Gbadamosi, former Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association, Ibadan branch, says the Independent National Electoral Commission has the legal backing to postpone elections.

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Beijing confirmed Saturday that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased tensions in the disputed South China Sea, but denied claims it was a “hit and run”.

Beijing denies ‘hit-and-run’ in South China Sea collision

Beijing confirmed Saturday that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased tensions in the disputed South China Sea, but denied claims it was a “hit and run”.
UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin, has defended the decision to hold this year’s Europa League final in Baku and criticised English clubs over persistent complaints.

UEFA president slams “mad” Premier League clubs

UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin, has defended the decision to hold this year’s Europa League final in Baku and criticised English clubs over persistent complaints.
The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Félix Tshisekedi met with Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza during his visit to the east African nation on Friday.

DRC’s Félix Tshisekedi meets with Burundi’s Pierre Nkurunziza

The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Félix Tshisekedi met with Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza during his visit to the east African nation on Friday.
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Arab Republic of Egypt, His Excellency Professor Dandatti Abdulkadir has urged players and officials of the Super Eagles to strive to be worthy representatives of the country while fighting for her pride during the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.

AFCON: Why Super Eagles will do well – Deji Okeowo

Mr Deji Okeowo, a sport analyst, has expressed optimism that the Super Eagles of Nigeria would perform well in the forthcoming African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Tammy Abraham is hoping to get a chance to prove himself at Chelsea next season after a successful loan spell at Aston Villa last season

Abraham: I want Chelsea breakthrough

Tammy Abraham says he wants to "breakthrough" at Chelsea in the Premier League next season after a successful loan spell with Aston Villa.