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Kaduna State High Court has discharged and acquitted the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’ites, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat. In a judgement that lasted several hours,  presiding judge, Justice Gideon Kurada upheld the no-case submission filed by Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife through their counsel. […]

In China, a prominent billionaire  Sun Dawu has been sentenced to 18 years in prison, the latest in a string of punishments against outspoken corporate bosses. Sun, 67, who in the past had  spoken out about human rights and politically sensitive topics was found guilty of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” – a charge often […]

A suspected Fulani herdsman in Barmo community, Wamba Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, killed Samuel Monday, A 30-year-old man. The Oriye of Barmo, Yakubu Sarki, made the disclosure on Wednesday when the state Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dogo Shammah, who hails from the area, paid a condolence visit to the deceased’s family […]

Ten Nigerian Athletes have been disqualified from competing at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The athletes were disqualified for not meeting the minimum testing requirements under Rule 15 governing National Anti-Doping Federations according to a statement from the Athletics Integrity Unit made available to The Athletics Integrity Unit is an independent body created by […]

The 2020-2021 Season’s final games in the Nigeria National League (NNL), Northern Conference, A1 have been scheduled to hold on Saturday July 31. The four games to cap the regular season in the group will hold in four cities Jalingo, Jos, Zaria and Gombe. All matches are to be played at the same time of […]

The Appeal Court in France is set to make a ruling today on a conviction handed to the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president for using public money to fund his lavish lifestyle. If the decision goes against Teodorin Obiang, his assets could be redistributed to people living in his home country. Obiang, who is the […]

Cour D’Appel De Cotonou has ordered that Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, should be be transferred to another detention facility. Though the new detention facility has not been disclosed. This is after the activist’s lawyers complained that his fundamental human rights were being abused. Ilana Omo Oodua in a statement yesterday said the leg chain […]

Supporters have arrived at the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja in continuation of the child molestation case involving embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha. The embattled actor arrived at the court around 9:30am. Yesterday, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo adjourned the matter after the counsel for comedienne, Adekola Adekanya, also known as Princess, […]

No fewer than 20 farmlands with different grown crops have been destroyed in Iregwi Chiefdom, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. The latest attacks on farmlands, which took place on Monday, July 26 was carried out in Nchetahu village, Kpatenvie Miango District, Irigwe Chiefdom, Bassa Local Government area. When contacted, the Plateau State Police […]

The Registrar, Chief Executive Officer of National Examinations Council (NECO), Professor Dantani Wushishi, has promised to reposition the institution to become a credible and internationally acclaimed examination body. Professor Dantani Wushishi made the promise, while officially taking over the affairs of the council from the former Acting Registrar, Ebikibina Ogborodi. The registrar acknowledged that there […]

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