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Presidency: Buhari will not re-introduce onshore/offshore dichotomy

A presidential aide has said that the onshore/offshore dichotomy will not be reintroduced in the distribution of oil revenue to littoral states.

US Supreme Court snubs Donald Trump over Dreamer immigrants

President Donald Trump’s effort to end a scheme shielding young immigrants from deportation faced an uncertain future Monday, after the US Supreme Court declined to hear the case.

South Africa to announce decision on Jacob Zuma

South African state prosecutors will announce in two weeks whether they will reinstate corruption charges against former president Jacob Zuma, eNCA television reported on Monday.

Microsoft data warrant case in top US court has global implications

Microsoft faces off with the US government before the Supreme Court Tuesday over a warrant for data stored abroad that has important ramifications for law enforcement in the age of global computing.

PDP staff plan “black cloth” demonstrations over unpaid allowance

Administrative Staff of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Secretariat are planning to stage a “black cloth” protest at the party secretariat on Thursday, March 1, over the refusal of the party management to pay their outstanding allowances in the last four year.

Supreme Court asks INEC to create constituencies for displaced Bakassi people

The Supreme Court on Friday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to create constituencies for the Bakassi people of Cross River State displaced from Bakassi Peninsula in Cameroon.

Supreme court set aside judgment compelling INEC to conduct election in 10 new wards

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Calabar, which compelled INEC to conduct elections in the 10 wards of Ikang, Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State.

Court affirms Henry Okah’s prison sentence

South Africa’s top court on Friday reinstated a 24 year prison sentence for Henry Okah convicted of a series of terror attacks in Nigeria eight years ago.

Court adjourns Sambo Dasuki‘s case till March 22

An FCT High Court wednesday adjourned until March 22, continuation of hearing in the case involving former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd), pending outcome of judgment of the Supreme Court on his appeal.

Pakistani Supreme Court disqualifies ousted premier Nawaz Sharif from being PML-N chief

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from being President of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), saying that all the decisions made by him as the party chief would also stand null and void.

Court adjourns hearing of ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki‘s case until March 22

An FCT High Court, on Wednesday adjourned until March 22, continuation of hearing in the case involving former National Security Adviser, retired Col Sambo Dasuki, pending outcome of judgment of the Supreme Court on his appeal.

MURIC: Corrupt Nigerians behind attack on President Buhari

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has said that corrupt Nigerians are those behind the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari, whom the group described as incorruptible.

APC moves to stop defection of Senators Kwankwaso, Saraki, others

With dwindling goodwill from the six geo-political zones of the country, if President Buhari is seeking reelection in 2019 he must arrest the drift of many chieftains of the party who are being wooed by the opposition parties, especially the PDP, analysts said.

Court adjourns hearing in ex-NSA Dasuki’s trial until March 22

An FCT High Court on Thursday adjourned until March 22, hearing in the trial of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), former National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan.

Ethiopia releases journalist, politician, drops blogger charges

Ethiopia released a jailed opposition leader and journalist on Wednesday and dropped charges against a group of bloggers in a wave of prisoner releases and pardons.

CCT accuses prosecution of stalling Justine Ngwuta’s trial

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Wednesday accused the prosecution of stalling the trial of Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court.

Court rules Nigerians cannot pursue Shell spill claim in England

Court of Appeal in London ruled on Wednesday that two Nigerian communities could not pursue Royal Dutch Shell in English courts over oil spills in the Niger Delta region.

Ex-Governor Ibrahim Shema’s trial resumes in Katsina

Standing trial alongside the former governor were, a former Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Sani Makana, a former ALGON Chairman, Lawal Dankaba, and a former Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Local Governments, Lawal Rufai.

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Newly promoted Serie A club interested in signing ex-Super Eagles skipper

Newly-promoted Italian Serie A club Benevento has expressed interest in signing former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, this summer.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna social protection policy will rescue residents from poverty – report

Newsmen report that the draft policy document was made available by the State Steering Committee on Social Investment, headed by Mrs Saude Atoyebi, Focal Person on Social Investment.
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Bayern wary of Leverkusen’s speed ahead of German Cup final – coach

Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick says he is wary of how devastating Bayer Leverkusen can be on the counter-attack but that his team was well-prepared to handle their opponents in Saturday’s German Cup final.

Court orders Lagos public defender to take over ‘kidnap kingpin’ Evans’ case

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday ordered the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender to take over the defence for alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans due to his inability to afford legal fees.
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Kano conducts 12,918 coronavirus samples test

The Kano State Government has so far conducted 12,918 coronavirus (COVID-19) samples test, the state’s Ministry of Health disclosed on its official Twitter handle @KNSMO on Friday.