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Five non-governmental organisations and four journalists have filed a suit against the federal government at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja.
Peter Gulacsi is ready to wreck Germany’s dreams of reaching the last 16 of Euro 2020 and cement his reputation as one of Europe’s best goalkeepers, but off the pitch the Hungary shot-stopper is a strong believer in human rights.
President Cyril Ramaphosa urged developed economies to aid Africa’s post-pandemic recovery by allocating more International Monetary Fund (IMF) reserves to the continent.
The pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily looked set to close for good by Saturday following police raids and the arrest of executives - a move that critics say undermines the city's status as a free and open society as Beijing tightens its grip.
President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Monday backed talks between Iran and six world powers to revive a 2015 nuclear deal but flatly rejected meeting U.S. President Joe Biden, even if Washington removed all sanctions.
RéAnna Simone Kelly, the granddaughter of legendary American singer-songwriter Nina Simone, has accused Vice President Kamala Harris of causing the family to lose control of Simone’s estate and giving to “white people” while Harris was California attorney general.
The U.N. rights chief said on Monday she was “deeply disturbed” by reports of continued violations including executions in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, and added that a long-awaited joint investigation should be ready by August.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja “to stop the federal government and the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Muhammed from using their patently unlawful directive to all TV and radio stations not to use Twitter, and to delete their accounts as a pretext to harass, intimidate, suspend or impose criminal punishment on journalists and broadcast stations simply for using social media platforms.”
U.S. President Joe Biden will meet at the White House with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah on Friday to discuss U.S. troop withdrawal amid a surge in fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban across the country.
NADECO: President Buhari’s ‘Fulanisation’ policy, disregard for constitution fueling secessionist agitations
The National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) has said it has no option but to join those insisting that there should be no more elections under the 1999 constitution, while also demanding the return to the 1960 and 1963 Federal Constitutions which were in operation in the First Republic.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ondo State Chapter, has decried deliberate delay by the Court of Appeal in making the Certified True Copies of the judgment on Ondo governorship election available.
The Peoples Democratic Party has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against “pushing the nation to the precipices by his arrogant and dictatorial remarks as well as inflammatory referencing to war, particularly in his apparent aversion towards the constitutionally guaranteed rights of Nigerians.”
The governors of Nigeria’s South-east region may be preparing to hold talks with IPOB, going by the positions adopted by the governors and other leaders of the region during their Saturday’s meeting in Enugu.
Hong Kong's strategy to strengthen the city's global financial hub status is through greater integration with mainland China, now that Beijing has helped restore "stability" in the city, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Sunday
South-east governors and leaders have requested security agencies in the zone to respect the rights and privileges of all those living in the zone.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja “to stop the Federal Government and the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed from using their patently unlawful directive to all TV and radio stations not to use Twitter, and to delete their accounts as a pretext to harass, intimidate, suspend or impose criminal punishment on journalists and broadcast stations simply for using social media platforms.”
Eighteen political parties recognised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has mounted pressure on the commission to impress it on the National Assembly to pass the new electoral laws before the next general election in 2023.
Unlike the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that boasted to rule Nigeria for 60 years, Nigeria’s foremost human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) yesterday disclosed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had perfected plans to rule the country indefinitely.
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said Ebrahim Raisi's election as Iran's new president was a blow for human rights and called for him to be investigated over his role in what Washington and rights groups have called the extrajudicial executions of thousands of political prisoners in 1988.
The Police Command in Akwa Ibom said it arrested 15 suspected cultists in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
UEFA has abolished the away goals rule for all of its club competitions from next season.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is warming-up his engine in Lagos by playing regularly with local footballers in the community.
Jack Grealish's stock in the footballing world has been on the rise for quite some time now.
BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says it is targeting about 30,000 rural dwellers in five communities across Nasarawa State for its Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) programme.
Oscar De La Hoya is planning to call out long-time rival and former opponent Floyd Mayweather after his comeback fight against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort, set for September this year.
Minister: Nigerian government has paid N24 billion to 413,630 beneficiaries of special public works...
The minister of state, labour and employment, Festus Keyamo, says the federal government has paid N24 billion to 413,630 beneficiaries of the special public works scheme.
The pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Sunday said the call for restructuring of the country’s political architecture is a popular one among all knowledgeable personalities, elected governors and leaders of entrenched federating ethnic nationalities.
Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Mr Abdulkareem Asuku, has called for youth assertiveness in political party structures.