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Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to put an end to continued “indiscriminate illegal arrests and detention” of some Nigerian citizens as well as foreigners by the State Security Service.
A professor of Law at the University of Lagos, Ayodele Atsenuwa, has said that most of the funds allegedly stolen under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan were money recovered from late Nigeria’s dictator, Sani Abacha.
A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the face-off between officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and those of the State Security Service (SSS) and National Intelligence Agency (NIA) over the foiled attempt to arrest the former heads of SSS and NIA, Ita Ekpeyong and Ayo Oke respectively.
Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi on Friday visited the scene of a violent clash between farmers and herdsmen in the Bakoshi community in Suru local government area of the state.
Kogi State government says 30 criminals have been arrested during a joint task force operation code named Operation Lion Roars, which necessitated the imposition of a 2-day full curfew on the Central Senatorial District of Kogi State made up of Adavi, Ajaokuta, Ogori/Magongo, Okehi and Okene LGAs.
Nigeria's government was on Thursday urged to order the release of a pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim group leader, who has been in custody for nearly two years since clashes with soldiers.
A former President, Goodluck Jonathan, may have to repeat his request to be given N1 billion before appearing as a witness in the trial of former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisah Metuh.
The trial of former Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson, Olisa Metuh, has again been adjourned till Wednesday to allow the court entertain arguments by prospective witnesses in the matter.
A Federal High Court, sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State Capital, has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from preventing the Chief Makanjola Ogundipe-led South-West Zonal Executive Committee and other delegates from the zone from attending the December 9 elective national convention of the party.
Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has inaugurated the Committee for the flag-off of Transport short code *735# and Transport Social Media (TSM) Mobile Application as a policy tool for the enhancement of passengers and Motor Parks safety as well as providing database for stakeholders.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday unveiled the second phase of a special operation code named ‘Operation Crocodile Smile II‘ in Cross River State.
A former director of the State Security Service, SSS, Mike Ejiofor, has faulted the ongoing military operation in Nigeria’s South-east, describing it as having the potential to compound the security challenges in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security agencies to crack down on the perpetrators and sponsors of the latest violent attacks in Ancha village in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.
The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.
An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.
A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the failure of the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress to properly investigate issues in the Edo State House of Assembly caused the crisis to linger.
Former Super Eagles forward Victor Agali hopes the team can finish their campaign at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on a high by securing third place at the expense of Tunisia.
The Group Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, has made case for a strong air carrier for Nigeria, saying it would benefit Africa and help reduce dominance of foreign carriers (non-African airlines) on the continent.
Pogba returned to Premier League side United for a then-record fee of £89million in August 2016, though he has been criticised for failing to consistently deliver the type of performances he did when helping France to win the World Cup at Russia 2018.
Neymar needs to put wellness before wallet when it comes to choosing between Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, according to former Brazil boss Dunga.