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Lawyer and activist Femi Falana (SAN) has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo view that Boko Haram is about Fulanisation of Nigeria and other West African countries must have been influenced by social media.
In Nigeria, being a young woman "is a crime", said a 25-year-old beautician, arrested two weeks ago while walking home in the capital Abuja.
The Commander-General of Kano Hisbah, Nabahani Usman, has said from Monday when Ramadan begins, his men will begin to arrest adults who are seen eating in public.
Saudi Arabia will issue three billion to five billion dollars in new international sukuk or Islamic bonds around the third quarter as part of plans to diversify financing of the national budget deficit, a senior finance ministry official told Reuters.
The National Christian Elders Forum has described the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal as part of “the jihad” against Christians in the country.
A Sharia Court in Minna on Thursday sentenced a labourer, Hamisu Umar, to 20 strokes of cane for stealing a mobile phone.
After 30 years in power, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was arrested and deposed by the military on Thursday, following nearly four months of protests against his rule.
The Federal Government has condemned the execution of a Nigerian national, Kudirat Afolabi, by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences.
A 28-year-old divorcee, Bilkisu Aminu has dragged her ex-husband, Muhammad Jibril, to a Sharia Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State over his denial of her pregnancy.
Senator Kabir Marafa, representing Zamfara Central in the Senate, has declared that the outgoing governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has brought shame to the people of the state.
The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has called for the regular supervision of the lower courts by relevant judicial officers to ensure efficient and effective justice delivery at the grassroots.
Jamila Abubakar, 33, on Thursday dragged her former husband, one Isah Aliyu, to a Sharia Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, for taking their two children to an ‘Almajiri’ school.
A 26-year-old woman, Hajara Shuaibu on Monday prayed to a Sharia court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna to allow her return N90,000 dowry to her husband Aliyu Muhammad, so as to redeem herself from their marriage.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zero its campaign on pro-people policies, not killings ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The National Bureau of Statistics said it is collaborating with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Department for International Development to conduct a national survey on how corruption is affecting the average Nigerian.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for accepting the voluntary retirement of the immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.
As lawmakers elect principal officers of the 9th National Assembly today, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, not to muzzle the legislature and other arms of government.
Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry said on Monday he would ‘love’ to see Germany teammate and Manchester City star Leroy Sane join him at Allianz Arena.
Senator Ajayi Boroffice says he has withdrawn from the race for Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly in deference to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday granted bail to three former executives of the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), accused of defrauding the association of N20.1 million.
Two new studies have provided more evidence that consuming high levels of ultra-processed foods, such as packaged snacks and soda, could be harmful to health.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal is now headed by Justice M. L Garba, who is the Presiding Justice of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal.
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday sentenced a former acting Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Calistus Obi, to seven years imprisonment for N225m fraud.
The Emir, Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Dr Shehu Idris, today urged elected officers to prioritise security of lives and property of Nigerians above any other issue.