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South Africa came under a nationwide military-patrolled lockdown on Friday, joining other African countries imposing strict curfews and shutdowns in an attempt to halt the spread of the coronavirus across the continent.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has revealed that former Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II, is heading to Lagos to be with his family after leaving Awe, a town in Nasarawa State where he has been confined to since last Tuesday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has called on the Nigerian government to address the systemic barriers plaguing women’s rights in the country.
Hundreds of truck drivers on Tuesday blocked the Onitsha-Enugu expressway to protest alleged imposition of taxes, intimidation and violation of court judgement by the agents of Anambra State government.
Ahead of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) in July, the Nigeria’s industrial sector has identified the need for the country to address current market challenges to ensure its gets benefits of the agreement.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo state, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, says the continuous voters’ registration would soon commence.
Authorities in southern India have demolished two luxury lakeside apartment complexes that were built in violation of environmental rules.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the attack against it by the Presidency in defence of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was a confirmation that President Muhammadu Buhari had abandoned governance to engage in threnody for the APC.
Members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Bauchi zone, have raised an alarm, alleging that the Nigerian government wants their leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky to die in detention.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered that the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the Director-General of the Department of Security Sevice (DSS), Lawal Bichi, should appear in court on December 23, over the arrest and detention of Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore.
The ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed a suit brought by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, alleging torture, assault, inhuman treatment and the violation of his property rights by the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
A civil society organisation, the Open Justice Initiative, OJI, has petitioned the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha, asking him to investigate the leadership tussle in the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON.
The Bauchi State Funds and Asset Recovery Committee has indicted the immediate past governor, Muhammed Abdullahi Abubakar, for ‘‘mismanagement of state funds and violation of his oath of office during his tenure’’.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has held that the petition by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking to nullify President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election was validly and competently filed.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Envoy to South Africa expressed “concern at recent events in South Africa” during a meeting with President Cyril Ramaphosa, the latter’s spokesperson has said.
A 54-year-old man, on Monday, sued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) over an alleged unlawful freezing of his thirteen bank accounts.
The normally bustling markets have thinned out and the notoriously clogged roads are eerily free: Lagos is lurching towards shutdown as Nigeria tries to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Prof. Akin Abayomi, the State Commissioner for Health, made this known on his Twitter handle
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has supported the call by Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, for decongestion of Correctional Centres to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has banned travel in and out of the state with effect from Sunday, March 29th until further notice.
The United States Embassy in Nigeria says the recent emergency visa appointment for medical professionals is only for individuals with approved H or J petition.
South Africa saw a dip in foreign direct investment in 2019 compared to the previous year, with inflows falling to 66.8 billion rand ($3.78 billion) from 72.1 billion rand, the central bank said on Tuesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is missing personal contact with colleagues while working from home during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Lagos State Government has paid the sum of N1. 8 billion accrued pension rights into the Retirement Savings Account (RSA) of 418 Retirees for the month of March.
Comedian Ayo Makun, aka, AY, has on Wednesday advised that politicians with coronavirus should be taken to the poor health centres they built for the poor masses.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Borno Command, has deployed 250 personnel to create awareness on coronavirus in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Maiduguri.