Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja has withdrawn from the fundamental rights enforcement suit instituted by the ‘RevolutionNow’ protests convener, Omoyele Sowore, seeking an order for his release from custody of the Department of State Service. Justice Mohammed ruled today that he could not hear Sowore’s case filed on December 10 […]

A Federal High Court in Lagos has refused to grant a former governor of Abia State, Uzor Orji Kalu, a post-conviction bail. Justice Mohammed Liman ordered that the former governor be remanded in prison until his appeal has been heard. Ruling on Kalu’s application on Monday, the judge wondered how the motion for bail was […]

French President Emmanuel Macron has appealed to transport unions to suspend strikes that threaten travel chaos over the Christmas holidays. Macron who is visiting Ivory Coast, Macron suggested the strikers should “observe a truce out of respect for families and family life”. Two weeks of strikes over planned pension reforms have caused widespread disruption across […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria has reduced the withdrawal fee charged for the use of other banks’ Automated Teller Machines from N65 to N35. The N35 ATM fee according to the CBN should be imposed on customers after the third withdrawal within one month. The new directive is part of the major highlights of the […]

The Federal Government has rejected the US designation of Nigeria as a country that engages in or tolerates severe violations of religious freedom. A statement by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said that the tag is birthed from disgruntled politicians who have latched on to religion as their trump card to discredit […]

The Super Eagles of Nigeria has been ranked the 31st best team in the world in the latest FIFA ranking. Super Eagles is the third best ranked team in Africa. Nigeria being the third best country in Africa has a significant bearing on the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification – CAF Second Round as they […]

The Federal Government says the solid minerals sector is expected to provide jobs, prosperity for Nigerians. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, in a statement said the expectation is seen in the importance President Muhammadu Buhari has placed on mines and steel sector as one of the major focus of his administration with […]

Members of Parliament will vote later on whether to back the prime minister plan for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union on 31 January. Prime minister of United Kingdom Boris Johnson said it would end delay and rancor and provide certainty. Members of Parliament will have their first chance to debate it in […]

The State Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State has suspended the State Secretary of the Party, Emma Tuang for insubordination. The party’s governorship candidate in the State, Jeremiah Useni said a committee has been set up to investigate the insubordination of the party secretary. Useni said the Committee has been given […]

Minister of Power, Saleh Mamma says the Federal Government is set to increase electricity tariffs as it expects the completion of power projects across the country. Mamma said the increase in electricity tariffs is inevitable in view of the rising cost of electricity generation in the country. He said Nigerians should be more responsible, by […]

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