Niger Delta: LEDAP Files Suit Challenging Powers Of Godswill Akpabio

  The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has filed a suit at the Federal High Court, challenging the powers of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, to constitute an interim management committee to run the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission. The announcement of an interim management team had sparked outrage … Continue reading Niger Delta: LEDAP Files Suit Challenging Powers Of Godswill Akpabio

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Court Adjourns Sowore’s Trial

  Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court has adjourned the trial of Omoyele Sowore to the 5th and 6th of December, 2019. The adjournment is occasioned by the objections raised by Counsel to Sowore, Mr Femi Falana to the effect that the defense team was never served with the witness statement that the … Continue reading Court Adjourns Sowore’s Trial

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Appeal Court Sacks Senate Spokesman, Adeyeye

  The Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal has nullified the election of spokesman of the Senate, Senator Dayo Adeyeye. The Appellate Court subsequently upheld the tribunal judgment which declared Senator Biodun Olujimi and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner of the Ekiti South Senatorial election held on February 23. The … Continue reading Appeal Court Sacks Senate Spokesman, Adeyeye

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Self-Driving Uber Not Programmed To Recognise Pedestrians Walking Against Traffic – Report

  An Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman last year in Arizona failed to recognize her as a pedestrian because she was jaywalking, US transport regulators said on Tuesday. The woman had been crossing the street “at a location without a crosswalk; the system design did not include a consideration for jaywalking … Continue reading Self-Driving Uber Not Programmed To Recognise Pedestrians Walking Against Traffic – Report

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Edo Lawyers Boycott Court Over Judge Iheme-Nwosu’s Kidnap

  The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Benin branch, on Wednesday commenced a three-day boycott of courts. The boycott by the lawyers is to protest the kidnap of Justice Chioma Iheme-Nwosu. Channels Television reporter upon arrival at the court premises in the state observed that the courtrooms were under lock and key. The Evboriaria Magistrate Court … Continue reading Edo Lawyers Boycott Court Over Judge Iheme-Nwosu’s Kidnap

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Nigerian ‘Sex Slavery’ Ring Goes On Trial In France

    Twenty-four suspected members of a sex trafficking ring accused of forcing Nigerian women into prostitution in France go on trial Wednesday, the latest case to highlight the growing use of Nigerian migrants as sex slaves in Europe. Nigeria was the main country of origin of the migrants arriving across the Mediterranean to Italy … Continue reading Nigerian ‘Sex Slavery’ Ring Goes On Trial In France

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Chelsea Fightback Salvages 4-4 Draw Against Nine-Man Ajax

Chelsea fought back from 4-1 down to salvage a 4-4 draw against nine-man Ajax as a memorable night at Stamford Bridge left both sides with work to do to reach the last 16 of the Champions League.

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Boeing Chairman Says CEO Muilenburg Did ‘Everything Right’

Boeing's new chairman on Tuesday gave a forceful vote of confidence in CEO Dennis Muilenburg amid calls in Congress for the embattled Boeing chief executive to resign after two deadly crashes.

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Valverde Accepts Barca Under Pressure After Slavia Stalemate

Ernesto Valverde admitted Barcelona are in a rut after they followed up their La Liga defeat by Levante with a goalless draw at home to Slavia Prague on Tuesday in the Champions League.

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Lebanese Protest Again As Army Works To Open Blocked Roads

Lebanese demonstrators hit the streets again on Tuesday evening to demand a new government, facing off in some areas with security forces attempting to re-open blockaded roads.

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