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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday rested its case on evidence extracted from the petitioner and the documents tendered in the Benue State gubernatorial legal tussle.
New Yorkers and visitors around Times Square ran helter-skelter on Tuesday night as the sound of a backfiring motorcycle was mistaken for multiple gunshots from a shooter.
Relatives of people murdered by death squads in The Gambia expressed outrage on Monday over the release of three former hitmen, who said they committed dozens of assassinations ordered by ex-president Yahya Jammeh.
Amnesty International has claimed that at least three members of the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have died in police custody while another 15 members of the group, including minors, have been detained “incommunicado for weeks.”
An angry husband has reportedly shot dead his brother in-law over his wife’s infidelity with his brother simply identified as Pius, in Amukpe, Sapele council area of Delta state.
Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have allegedly killed an Ogun-based transporter, Agbomofuegbe Odion, while hunting for suspected kidnappers in Ijebu-Ode area of the State.
No fewer than 700 witnesses have been listed to testify before the Kano State Governorship Election Tribunal under the chairmanship of Justice Halima Shamnaki, counsels to the parties yesterday revealed.
Witnesses of Atiku Abubakar, 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have been reportedly attacked by unknown gunmen.
Defendants in the case of alleged misapplication of N2.5 billion Federal Government Digital Switch-Over (DSO) programme, have countered application by the prosecution to present former Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, as a witness in court.
There was a mild drama at the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State when a witness, Mr. Godwin Afangideh, presented a document confirming that Senator Godswill Akpabio won the Akwa Ibom Northwest senatorial election.
Thirteen witnesses on Tuesday told the Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, that the March 9 governorship elections did not hold in parts of Zaria Local Government Area of the state.
Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia after the killing of a policeman by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, police said Saturday.
The EFCC’s prosecuting counsel, S. O Jaji, on Monday informed an Ikeja Special offences court that Ogunlana Adesina, a former president of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) should not be granted bail as he not only jumped administrative bail, but is also actively tampering with prosecution witnesses.
Three persons were injured on Saturday in a clash among suspected cultists and vigilantes at Fugar in Estako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.
Reports confirm that Forces loyal to the UN-backed Government of National Unity (GNA) have made progress in areas previously controlled by the Libyan National Army (LNA) loyal to Marshal Khalifa Haftar.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Thursday described the two Lagos Port Complexes of Apapa and TinCan Island as “overwhelmed and attained breaking points.”
A double-digit investment in the agricultural sector backed by a vibrant rural infrastructural network will help states in Nigeria to accelerate the transformation of agriculture, says Nteranya Sanginga, Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).
A Senator representing Delta North senatorial district, Peter Nwaoboshi, as prayed a Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside its orders freezing his accounts in four banks.
The naira on Monday traded at N358.6 to the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos.
Victims of the 2001 military invasion in Benue State are to pocket N8billion as compensation for the various degrees of losses during the deadly attacks that took place about 18 years ago.