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Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC seeks commutation of death sentences to life imprisonment

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the president and state governors to consider commuting the sentences of all death row inmates to life imprisonment.

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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Counsel: Tribunal didn’t order INEC to produce Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s certificate

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dismissed reports that the Kwara State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal ordered it to produce the WAEC certificate of the governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq.

Police urge Abians to ignore IPOB sit-at-home order

he Abia State Commissioner of Police, CP, Ene Okon, has called on residents and visitors to the state to ignore that May 30th sit-at-home directives in the state by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: General Sarhem’s bribery allegation against me false

The disagreement between Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the General Officer Commanding, 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarhem, took a fresh turn on Wednesday when the governor dismissed the claim that he attempted to bribe the GOC.
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Man bags 19-year-jail term for drug trafficking

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court, Lagos has convicted and sentenced a 44-year-old man, Onyeuka Chirotam Slyvanus, to 19 years imprisonment for unlawful importation of hard drugs.

LUTH resident doctors protest alleged five-month salary arrears, as management denies claim

The Association of Resident Doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest as they commenced a two-day warning strike.