Abacha Loot: Supreme Court Declines Family’s Request To Access Frozen Foreign Accounts

  The Supreme Court has again refused the request by Ali Abacha, a brother to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, to unfreeze the accounts traced to him and relatives of the late Abacha in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Jersey, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg. In a unanimous judgment delivered on Friday by a five-man … Continue reading Abacha Loot: Supreme Court Declines Family’s Request To Access Frozen Foreign Accounts

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SSANU, NASU To Commence Indefinite Strike On February 5

  The Senior Staff Association of Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have declared an indefinite strike beginning from February 5. Announcing the decision on Friday in Abuja, the spokesperson of the joint action committee of SSANU and NASU, Peters Adeyemi, explained that the Federal Government has reneged on their October … Continue reading SSANU, NASU To Commence Indefinite Strike On February 5

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Schools In Edo To Resume February 1

The Edo State COVID-19 response team has announced that schools in the state will now resume on February 1.

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Belgium To Ban Non-Essential Foreign Trips From Wednesday

  Belgium will ban non-essential trips out of the country from Wednesday in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19 infections, especially highly contagious variants, a government official said. The official spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity ahead of a media conference by Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, who was to present details … Continue reading Belgium To Ban Non-Essential Foreign Trips From Wednesday

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US Senate Confirms Lloyd Austin As First Black Chief Of Pentagon

  The US Senate confirmed retired general Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense Friday, the second cabinet nominee of new President Joe Biden to gain approval, and the first African American to lead the Pentagon. Austin sailed through with overwhelming support from both Biden’s Democrats and opposition Republicans, who voted 93-2 in his favor. The … Continue reading US Senate Confirms Lloyd Austin As First Black Chief Of Pentagon

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Trump Impeachment Trial To Begin Next Week

  Donald Trump will go on trial in the US Senate soon after an impeachment case against the former president is transmitted by the House of Representatives on Monday, top lawmakers announced. The House impeached the Republican leader for a historic second time on January 13, just one week before he left office, but Speaker Nancy Pelosi … Continue reading Trump Impeachment Trial To Begin Next Week

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COVID-19: IMN Demands Immediate Release of El-Zakzaky, Wife From Detention

  The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) on Friday renewed the call for the immediate release of their embattled leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenah Ibrahim. This comes after his wife reportedly contracted COVID-19 in detention at Kaduna Correctional center. IMN spokesperson, Ibrahim Musa in a statement made available to Channels Television said six … Continue reading COVID-19: IMN Demands Immediate Release of El-Zakzaky, Wife From Detention

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Police Brutality: Osun Panel Summons Director Of Public Prosecution

The Osun State Panel of Inquiry on Police brutality and extrajudicial killings has ordered the Director of Public Prosecution in the State Ministry of Justice to appear before it on issues surrounding the killing of two children in 2015 by a police officer.

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Police Brutality: Osun Panel Summons Director Of Public Prosecution

The Osun State Panel of Inquiry on Police brutality and extrajudicial killings has ordered the Director of Public Prosecution in the State Ministry of Justice to appear before it on issues surrounding the killing of two children in 2015 by a police officer.

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Police Brutality: Osun Panel Summons Director Of Public Prosecution

The Osun State Panel of Inquiry on Police brutality and extrajudicial killings has ordered the Director of Public Prosecution in the State Ministry of Justice to appear before it on issues surrounding the killing of two children in 2015 by a police officer.

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