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A criminal case instituted by the Oyo State Government against Mr Kamil Akinlabi, a former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) has been discontinued and withdrawn by the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described Thursday’s nullification of the election of David Lyon as Bayelsa state governor-elect, as victory for democracy.
The Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 1 Kano AIG Sadiq A. Bello, said Community policing is the only way out of security threats happening in Nigeria.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has said that the action of some local government council chairmen not to swear-in their elected Vice-Chairmen and or Councilors is wrong and against the rule of law.
Nigeria’s economy will grow by 2.1 per cent for three consecutive years covering 2020, 2021 and 2023, the World Bank has predicted.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, says the federal government had the right to continually detain Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore; and a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), despite court orders.
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, does not possess the constitutional power to release anyone on compassionate grounds.
Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has said it will stop complaining about religious persecution in the country only when all Nigerians perceive that rule of law, fairness, and social justice were allowed in the country.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary and Human Rights, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele, has described the release of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and the leader of “RevolutionNow”, Omoyele Sowore, from detention, as a testimony to the fact that the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government, respect judiciary.
Senator Bamidele: Sambo Dasuki’s, Omoyele Sowore’s release shows President Buhari’s respect for rule of...
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Human Rights, Opeyemi Bamidele, has said the release of a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), and #RevolutionNow Convener Omoyele Sowore from detention proved President Muhammadu Buhari as an apostle of the rule of law.
While hailing the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki and Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, Labour leader, Comrade Issa Aremu, has said they must prove their innocence of the charges against them.
The ruling All Progressives Congress has said neither the party national secretariat nor the presidency instigated the attacks on a peaceful protest led by Deji Adeyanju at the Nigeria Human Rights Commission (NHRC) head office in Abuja on Monday.
US lawmakers have written a letter to Nigeria’s Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, over the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, a political activist.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Barrister Caleb Mutfwang, has cautioned those giving the impression of crisis in the Party in the State to desist.
A total of 33 places in the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 will be up for grabs at the African Olympic qualifier beginning in Dakar tomorrow.
Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
South Korea reported its first death from the new coronavirus on Thursday, with 53 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in a single day to bring the total to 104.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.
An actress who starred in the Queen of Katwe, a Disney film about a chess prodigy from a Ugandan slum, has died aged 15, Ugandan media report.
Manchester United coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has listed some attributes of ex-Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo.
The management of Adamawa State University has banned a students’ press club operating in the institution for three months for allegedly posing a threat “to the security of other students on campus”.
Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions that Liverpool are the favourites to retain to the Champions League this season, revealing Juventus were his favourites for the European competition.
Ighalo’s participation for the Red Devils against Frank Lampard’s men means the 30-year-old is now the 200th player to make an appearance for Man United in the Premier League and also the first Nigerian to do so, according to Opta Joe.