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The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday granted N10m bail to a naval captain, Dada Labinjo, believed to have been in a naval underground detention for over a year. The bail followed Labinjo’s arraignment...

An electric power accident has been reported at the Ikoyi Prison, a major correctional facility in Lagos. This was confirmed by the Controller General of Corrections, Ja’afaru Ahmed. Inmates were...

The Court of Appeal in Jos has affirmed the re-election of Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as Governor of Plateau State. The court also dismissed the appeal by Jeremiah Useni of the...

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Thursday upheld the election of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State. In an unanimous judgment by the five-member panel led by Justice A. O. Belgore, the appellate court...

At least two persons have been reported dead, with over 20 others seriously injured in a gas explosion at Aduke Street in Ajegunle, Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State. Confirming the...

The Zamfara House of Assembly on Tuesday repealed a law that allowed the payment of pension and other allowances for the state’s former governors and their deputies. Spokesperson of the state’s assembly,...

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday admitted the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team to bail in the sum of N1 billion. Delivering the ruling, Justice Okon Abang also ordered that...

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it has abolished the policy of catchment areas in the admission of new students into Federal Government-owned universities across the country. President Muhammadu...

The Sokoto State Division of the Court of Appeal on Friday reaffirmed the election of the state Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as duly elected in the governorship election held in the state. In its judgment,...

A Kano High Court on Thursday dissolved four additional emirates and first class emirs created by Kano State Government. The Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje had on May 8, 2019 assented to a controversial...

The United Nations and the European Union Special Representatives to West Africa and the Lake Chad Basin Commission on Wednesday called on the Chief of the Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai to checkmate...

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Wednesday rejected the proposed death penalty contained in the Hate Speech Bill which has passed first reading at the National Assembly. The governors spoke at the...

The Ogun Area 1 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says its operatives have intercepted fake currency notes worth about N2.5 million. The Command’s Controller, Michael  Agbara told newsmen...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said there is little to show for the over N1 trillion budgeted for constituency projects of the National Assembly members in the last 10 years. Buhari stated this...

Civil Society Organizations in Nigeria have alleged that security agencies were complicit in the rigging and manipulation of Saturday’s governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. The Centre for...

Following  widespread criticisms which greeted the Hate Speech Bill which passed first reading in the Nigerian National Assembly last week, the country’s Senate has disassociated itself from the proposed...

The Independent National Electoral Commission has officially declared the incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello, as the winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State. This was announced...

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David Lyon, has been declared winner of the Bayelsa governorship election. INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, announced this...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kogi West senatorial rerun election inconclusive. Returning officer, Professor Olayinde Lawal, said the margin between the candidate...

Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu has appointed Mr. Hakeem Olusegun Odumosu as the new Commissioner of Police for Lagos State. Police authorities confirmed the posting of Odumosu,...