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Rap superstar Jay-Z filed a lawsuit against the Mississippi Department of Corrections Tuesday on behalf of nearly 30 prisoners, claiming inmates are being subject to inhumane, violent and unconstitutional conditions that have led to the death of five people over the last two weeks.
A human rights lawyer and the founder, Women Empowerment and Legal Aids, Mrs Funmi Falana, said on Monday that the opening of offenders’ register was not enough to stem incidents of rape and gender-based violence in the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, warned that the policy of exclusion allegedly being implemented by President Muhammadu Buhari and his governing All Progressives Congress (APC) is impacting negatively on the unity of the country.
If the recent threat by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is anything to go by, then it will no longer be business as usual for politicians who rely on violence and other means outside the confines of the law to be declared winners and defend same at the Law Courts.
A Taliban roadside bomb ripped through a US army vehicle in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, with no immediate details of casualties.
National Security Adviser, Major Babagana Mongonu, has said desperate politicians and their agents who indulged in frustrating the electoral process must be prepared to face consequences for their actions.
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.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has responded to the attack launched at it by the Presidency on Thursday, where it suggested that the main opposition party was the greatest obstacle to Nigeria’s development, with the PDP saying now that President Muhammadu Buhari was ill-equipped for governance.
Amnesty International says the “failure” of the Rivers state government to protect residents from violent gangs has led to the loss of many lives.
Asian stocks had their best session in weeks on Thursday, as the U.S. and Iran backed away from the brink of conflict in the Middle East and investors reversed their flight to safety.
Trump said in a live address on Wednesday that the US is ready to embrace peace. “People and leaders of Iran, we want you to have a future and a great future that you deserve; the one with prosperity and harmony. The United States is ready to embrace peace.”
The Global Action for Peace has alerted the United States of America and Britain over the safety of its citizens in Nigeria following threat by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN).
Communications Commissioner Murtala Olarewaju said in a statement last night that the narrative about government demolishing old people’s home was a fabrication by the opposition to cover up for not having any document to prove their ownership of the property bordering the civil service clinic in Ilorin, the state capital.
The European Union's top diplomat on Monday warned that more intense fighting could be about to break out around the Libyan capital Tripoli, calling for a political solution to the crisis.
Two Middle East airlines suspended flights to the Iraqi capital on Friday as a protective measure after the US killed a top Iranian commander in an air strike near Baghdad’s airport.
Protests escalated across Iraq’s south and its capital Baghdad on Sunday as demonstrators sealed off streets with burning tyres in outrage at the government’s slow pace of reform.
The United Kingdom’s exit of the European Union is now all but certain. Only the passage of time will reveal what their new relationship shall be. But with this new arrangement, I – like many other Commonwealth leaders – also seek a new settlement: not only of closer relations between the UK and my own nation, but of unleashing trade within the club in which we together shall remain.
The Nigerian forward, who was in action for the duration of the encounter, made his 19th league appearance at the Estadio de la Ceramica but could not add to his La Liga tally of three goals and an assist this season.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit.
It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.
The Zamfara Police Command said 14 people lost their lives in attacks by bandits in Babban Rafi village of Gunmi Local Government Area of the State.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday said it was surprised at the judgment of the Supreme Court on the Imo State governorship election.
Quique Setien began his first session as Barcelona coach on Tuesday morning just as the sacked Ernesto Valverde drove out of the training ground for the last time.
A Federal High Court, Jalingo division has ordered the Taraba State command of the Nigeria Police to immediately reopen all the branches of Taraba Microfinance Bank Ltd, pending the hearing and determination of the suit before the court.
Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has alleged that the presidency is pressurising the supreme court to rule in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in its appeals challenging Sokoto, Bauchi, Adamawa and Benue governorship elections.