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Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, is questioning the ruling of Magistrate Mikhail Kadiri, the Coroner who investigated the death of Master Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old student of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos State. In the ruling delivered yesterday, the Coroner Lagos exonerated Dowen College and blamed the death of the deceased on the negligence of the […]

Following a reported cholera outbreak that allegedly led to the death of some students in the institution, the Dean of students’ affairs of the University of Jos, Professor Christopher Pewuna is saying that the rumors are untrue. While acknowledging that a female student initially hospitalized at the school clinic eventually died at the Jos University […]

The Ganduje Ward Executive Committee and Dawakin Tofa Local Government Executive Committee have vehemently denounced the purported suspension of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Abdullahi Ganduje. Ganduje Ward in the Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano State had suspended the APC chairman over allegations of corruption. But in a joint […]

The Kebbi State House of Assembly has suspended the member representing Birnin Kebbi North Constituency, Hassan Umar, for alleged unguarded utterances. This was contained in a press statement signed by the Clerk of the House, Suleiman Shamaki, and made available to journalists today. The statement notes that the suspension was a result of unguarded utterances […]

Exactly 10 years after the abduction of 276 students of Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok, in Borno State, former abductees, parents and relatives gathered at the multipurpose hall of the school yesterday to pray for the safe return of 92 uncounted girls. At the inter-faith service of prayers, speakers expressed mixed reactions, central among the […]

Students of the University of Jos are currently protesting over the deteriorating state of facilities in the school, lack of quality and affordable medical consumables, water as well as inadequate laboratory equipment.The leader of the various faculties in the school, Zopla Paul, who spoke to our correspondent Ruth Marcus, in the place of student union […]

The Human Rights Writers’ Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, is accusing security forces in Plateau state of ‘collusion and compromise’ in the fight against insecurity in Plateau state.They body says the calculated genocide on Plateau people is one the Federal Government had failed to arrest under the counter-terrorism law of Nigeria despite terrorist wielding sophisticated weapons […]

Organized Labour is demanding N615,000 as the new minimum wage for workers to cope with the many economic realities and high cost of living in Nigeria. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, confirmed the development yesterday. The new wage of N615,000 monthly was reached after consultations between the NLC and the Trade Union […]

Following the announcement of the planned release of a new National Identification Number in the country by the Federal Government last week, the National Identity Management Çommission, NIMC has provided further clarifications on the proposed identification card. In a statement released and signed by Head of Corporate Communications, Kayode Adegoke, the new National Identity Card […]

President Bola Tinubu has called for unity of purpose and more collaboration between the Federal, State governments, and members of the National Assembly to achieve national goal. The President made the appeal while receiving state governors and the leadership of the National Assembly in Lagos. Led by Vice President Kashim Shettima, the delegation included Senate […]