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Justice Yetunde Adesanya of the Lagos State Judiciary on Monday urged that application of plea bargain concept in criminal jurisprudence must promote justice and serve public interest.
Dr MacJohn Nwaobiala, Co-Chairman, National Child Rights Implementation Committee (NCRIC), on Wednesday in Abuja, urged stakeholders to respond to African Union (AU) draft report on the implementation of the rights of the Nigerian child.
The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) says, 667 cases of domestic and sexual violence were recorded from July to September this year.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has inaugurated its Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Response Team (SGBVRT) secretariat.
The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (ROLAC), an European Union-funded project, has appealed to Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to sign the Violence Against Persons Prosecution (VAPP) Bill into law.
The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has disclosed that if the Bureau is able to fully implement open contracting and e-procurement in the country, it will reduce corruption in the procurement system.
The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.
The toll in a series of eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
One-time wonderkid Renato Sanches has repeated his desire to leave Bayern Munich after another year in which he has struggled to break into the first team.
Massimiliano Allegri insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo was the future of Juventus and the Portuguese superstar said he was “1,000 percent committed to staying” but despite sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title the Turin giants need to find more if they want to conquer Europe next season.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday on Sunday, marking 93 years in the public glare.
A first class monarch in Ondo State, the Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade Olateru Olagbegi is dead.
The Organised Labour has commend President Muhammad Buhari for assenting to the National Minimum Wage Amendment Act approving N30,000 for the least paid worker in the country.
Mr Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, says nearly 60 million Nigerians are illiterates, assuring that literacy centres will reduce the high percentage of illiteracy in the country.
Two-time champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria finished as winners of Group A of the ongoing Africa U17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania after forcing Uganda to a 1-1 draw at the Chamazi Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Saturday.
An Upper Area Court I sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Tuesday sentenced a student, Hamisu Abubakar, to two years in prison for stealing a wireless microphone from a Mountain of Fire and Miracles Church.