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The trial of Angolan former vice-president Manuel Vicente for alleged corruption opened on Monday in his absence in the Portuguese capital, raising tensions between the oil-rich African country and its former colonial ruler.
Kano musician, Yayaha Aminu-Sharif, who was recently freed of death penalty passed on him for blasphemy, has filed an appeal against a retrial for the same offence.
An update posted on the website of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said that on January 25, 2021, 1,430 new confirmed cases and three deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
Mr Conte survived two confidence votes in parliament last week, but then lost his absolute majority in the Senate after centrist ally and former PM Matteo Renzi defected.
The spokesperson for the police command in Oyo, Fadeyi Olugbenga, says the force is investigating the fire that gutted activist Sunday ‘Igboho’ Adeyemo’s house in the early hours of Tuesday.
West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed the club’s interest in Ahmed Musa, who is a free agent.
Lekoil Nigeria Limited, the oil and gas exploration and production company and affiliate of Lekoil Limited Cayman, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode as Chairman of the Board.
African Council on Narcotics, ACON, has lauded the appointment of former military administrator of Lagos State, Brigadier General (retd) Buba Marwa, as the Chairman/Chief Executive, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, describing it as among the best appointment made by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
An Imo State Magistrate Court, sitting at Umundugba, Isu local government area of the state, has convicted a 20-year-old school leaver, Peter Nwoke, for being the mastermind of a simulated group sex video that recently went viral, allegedly involving the state’s Public Complaints Commissioner, Chief Willie Amadi.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who brokered the talks process between Donald Trump and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un, on Thursday congratulated Joe Biden on his inauguration as US president, tweeting: “America is back.”
The Forum of State Independent Electoral Commissions (FOSIECON), has urged the National Assembly to make laws that will ensure a uniform tenure for elected local government council officials in the country.