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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.
Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has secured the release of 2,517 inmates within four years of his first tenure in office.
The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II has paid N5m to settle fines imposed on some inmates at Kurmawa and Goron Dutse Prisons within Kano metropolis to secure their release.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said it has not abandoned the 140 Nigerians being held for various offences at Kality prison, in Ethiopia.
The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has promoted 18, 954 personnel of the four departments.
The newly appointed Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, on Thursday advanced reasons why he accepted his appointment, saying it was not meant to spite Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi.
The Controller of Prisons, Bauchi State Command, Suleiman T. Suleiman, has said that five persons who were sentenced to death-by-stoning; and 10 others whose legs and hands are to be amputated are still languishing in prison.
An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the remand in prison of a 23-year-old man, Rasheed Shitta, for allegedly stabbing his father to death, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Nigeria Police Thursday arraigned two dismissed personnel Idoko Sunday and Katdel Dabit in court for complicity in the unfortunate death of an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ogar Jumbo.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N2.8 billion for the installation of a digital web-based integrated system to aid decongestion of prisons in Nigeria.
The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.
The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.
Egypt have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to commence on June 21.
The newly inaugurated Executive Council of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has congratulated the the President of the 9th Senate Ahmed Lawan on his election.
Mr Abdullahi Gana, Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has ordered massively deployment of personnel to areas of banditry and cattle rustling in Katsina State.
A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has passed away.
Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets of the Chinese-ruled city in recent days to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to the mainland to stand trial.