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Governor Obaseki signs anti-human trafficking law

Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, in Abuja, signed the Edo State Trafficking in Persons Prohibition Law 2018.

30-year-old woman stoned to death for having 11 husbands

Somalia’s al-Shabaab insurgents stoned to death on Wednesday a woman it accused of having 11 husbands, residents of a town in the south of the country said.

Appeal Court: Regulatory agencies cannot impose fines without recourse to court

The Court of Appeal in Calabar yesterday struck down the powers of regulatory agencies to impose fines without recourse to the courts.

Professor Onoja: EFCC, ICPC secure only 10 high profile convictions in 17 years

Dr Esa Onoja, a senior lecturer at the Nigerian Law School, Abuja, said on Wednesday that the nation’s two anti-graft agencies — EFCC and ICPC — have secured only 10 high profile convictions in 17 years.

Lagos Assembly cautions Police over arbitrarily arrest, torture

Lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday, cautioned the police to desist from indiscriminate arrests.

Butcher bags 6 months jail term for polythene theft

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced 25-year-old butcher, Jamilu Mohammed, to six months imprisonment for stealing polythene worth N52,000.

Parents in Enugu oppose corporal punishment in primary schools

Some parents in Enugu on Monday frowned at the use of corporal punishment in nursery and primary schools in the state as a disciplinary measure to correct children.

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Minister: Federal government committed to timely completion of Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Alhaji Suleiman Zarma, the Minister of State, Power, Works and Housing, said that the Federal Government was committed to timely completion of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

House of Representatives steps down Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps.

Morgan Freeman apologizes after sexual harassment claims

Hollywood movie star, Morgan Freeman, apologized Thursday over reports that multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.