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UNICEF Expresses Concern Over Jailing of 13-Year-old Child in Kano for Blasphemy
UNICEF Expresses Concern Over Jailing of...

UNICEF Expresses Concern Over Jailing of 13-Year-old Child in Kano for Blas...

The United Nations Children’s agency, Unicef has condemned the sentencing of 13-year-old Omar Farouq to 10 years in prison with menial labour for blasphemy by the Kano State Sharia Court at Feli Hockey, Kano. UNICEF representative in Nigeria, Peter Hawkins condemned the sentence by the Sharia... read more »

Presidency Lauds UK Court Judgement on P&ID Feud
Presidency Lauds UK Court Judgement on P...

Presidency Lauds UK Court Judgement on P&ID Feud

The Presidency has lauded the judgment by the United Kingdom court granting Nigeria’s application for an extension of time and relief from sanctions in a $10bn suit with Process and Industrious Development Limited (P&ID) has provided sufficient grounds for the Nigerian Government to proceed... read more »

El-Rufai Reacts to NBA Conference Withdrawal, Questions Endorsement of One-Sided Narrative
El-Rufai Reacts to NBA Conference Withdr...

El-Rufai Reacts to NBA Conference Withdrawal, Questions Endorsement of One-...

Lists efforts at restoring peace in Southern Kaduna The Kaduna State governor, Nasir-El-Rufai, has berated the Nigerian Bar association (NBA) for endorsing a “one-sided narrative” after the association succumbed to public outcry and withdrew the invitation extended to him as keynote speaker... read more »

Anxiety in Bayelsa as Election Tribunal Set to Deliver Judgement
Anxiety in Bayelsa as Election Tribunal ...

Anxiety in Bayelsa as Election Tribunal Set to Deliver Judgement

Bayelsa State Governor, Duoye Diri is set to know his fate as the governor of the oil rich state as the Election Petition Tribunal will deliver judgement in three petitions against his election in Abuja. The petition of Vijah Opuama of the Liberation Movement versus the Independent National... read more »

President Buhari Confirms Appointment of Four Supreme Court Judges
President Buhari Confirms Appointment of...

President Buhari Confirms Appointment of Four Supreme Court Judges

President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed the appointment of four new Supreme Court Judges. This was disclosed in a statement by Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad who named the judges as Hon. Justice Tijjani Abubakar (North-East Zone), Hon. Justice Mohammed L. Garba (North-West Zone), Hon.... read more »

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Ortom Advocates Gun License to Responsible Nigerians as Solution to Insecurity

Ortom Advocates Gun License to Responsible Nigerians as Solution to Insecurity

  Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue State, has called on the Federal Government to issue gun licenses to responsible citizens to wield assault rifles like AK47 as a responsive measure to... read more »

Shagari’s Grandson Reacts to Kano Blasphemy Sentence, Asks Christians Not to interfere in Islamic Affairs

Shagari’s Grandson Reacts to Kano Blasphemy Sentence, Asks Christians Not to interfere in ...

Shehu Shagari’s grandson, Bello Shagari has reacted to the sentencing of a musician to death in Kano for blaspheming Prophet Muhammad, asking Christians not to interfere in Islamic... read more »

Opinion: The Deceit Of Amending the Null and Void 1999 Nigeria Constitution

Opinion: The Deceit Of Amending the Null and Void 1999 Nigeria Constitution

11th August 2020   For the sake of authenticity and thus validity, Nigeria’s Constitution must truly be made by the people, and not be imposed upon the people (unawares) as was the... read more »

Thugs or Doctors: NMA and Another Challenged System

Thugs or Doctors: NMA and Another Challenged System

It would seem a familiar scene in Nigeria to witness a squabble and exchange of punches in a motor park. But the events that took place at Michael Okpara Square in Enugu on Thursday took a... read more »

NDDC Issues Senator Two weeks Ultimatum to Refund N2.5bn for Failed Contracts

NDDC Issues Senator Two weeks Ultimatum to Refund N2.5bn for Fail...

Case pending before two courts, letter has not reached me – Nwaoboshi The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has hit back at the Nigerian Senate, asking Chairman, Senate Committee on... read more »