#EndSars Protests: Lagos Panel Concludes Sitting, Awards N410m To 70 Victims

  The Lagos State Judicial Panel on restitution for victims of SARS-related abuses and other matters has held its valedictory sitting after 131 proceedings. Chairman of the panel, Justice Doris Okuwobi, who read out the decisions of the panel on Monday, announced the award of N148.2 million to 23 deserving petitioners. They include Michael Owoicho … Continue reading #EndSars Protests: Lagos Panel Concludes Sitting, Awards N410m To 70 Victims

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Eid-Ul-Maulud: Buhari Congratulates Muslims, Says Govt Making Progress In Securing Nigeria

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Muslims in the country, Nigerians of all faiths, and the followers of Islam all over the world on the occasion of the Maulud-Un-Nabiyy. “I am delighted to send greetings of peace, unity, and goodwill to the Muslim Ummah, fellow citizens and Muslims all over the world as they … Continue reading Eid-Ul-Maulud: Buhari Congratulates Muslims, Says Govt Making Progress In Securing Nigeria

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Delisting CJTF From Groups Recruiting Children, A Step Forward – UNICEF

  United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says the delisting of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) from the United Nations Secretary-General’s report on Children and Armed Conflict as one of the armed groups recruiting and using children in north-east Nigeria, is one step forward for child protection. “This is a welcome development for the children … Continue reading Delisting CJTF From Groups Recruiting Children, A Step Forward – UNICEF

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Court Summons Ogun Assembly Over Suit Filed By Ex-OPIC Boss

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has summoned the Ogun State House of Assembly (OGHA) to show cause within seven days, why it should not be restrained from proceeding with the case against the former Managing Director of the Ogun State Property Investment Corporation (OPIC), Mr Jide Odusolu. Justice Peter Lifu made the … Continue reading Court Summons Ogun Assembly Over Suit Filed By Ex-OPIC Boss

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Banditry: Deploy More Troops To Sokoto, Tambuwal Urges Army

  Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto has called for additional deployment of troops to the state, in a bid to stem the rising insecurity currently being experienced. Tambuwal made the request on Monday when the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya, visited the state. The governor said as a result of the ongoing … Continue reading Banditry: Deploy More Troops To Sokoto, Tambuwal Urges Army

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Ten Bandits Killed As Security Operatives Raid Hideouts In Kaduna  

  Ten bandits have been killed after a gun battle with a joint team of security forces in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The troops according to a statement signed on Monday by the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan encountered the heavily armed bandits in Kwanan Bataru, … Continue reading Ten Bandits Killed As Security Operatives Raid Hideouts In Kaduna  

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Federer Drops Out Of Top 10 As Norrie Climbs Rankings

  Roger Federer dropped out of the top 10 in the ATP rankings on Monday for the first time in almost five years, as newly-crowned Indian Wells champion Cameron Norrie jumped 11 spots. Federer, 40, has not played due to a right knee injury since losing in the Wimbledon quarter-finals to Hubert Hurkacz in July. … Continue reading Federer Drops Out Of Top 10 As Norrie Climbs Rankings

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FIFA To Discuss Biennial World Cup With Coaches This Week

  FIFA said on Monday it will hold talks with national team coaches this week over the controversial idea of holding the men’s World Cup every two years. The consultations about the proposals, which have come in for heavy criticism from UEFA and CONMEBOL, the International Olympic Committee, as well as coaches and players, will … Continue reading FIFA To Discuss Biennial World Cup With Coaches This Week

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2022 AWCON Qualifier: Nigeria Target Victory Against Ghana

  Nine-time African champions, Nigeria’s Super Falcons are confident they can achieve a good win on home ground on Wednesday that will put them at relative advantage in their 2022 Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Ghana’s Black Queens. Both fierce continental rivals will battle at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in the first … Continue reading 2022 AWCON Qualifier: Nigeria Target Victory Against Ghana

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El-Zakzaky, Wife Sue FG Over Passport Seizure, Demand N4bn

Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife have filed a suit at the Federal High Court Abuja, challenging the seizure of their international passports by the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.

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