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The 1999 Constitution is awkward, creates disunity among Nigerians― Adebanjo

LEADER of a pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, Ayo Adebanjo, has said that the root cause of crisis facing Nigeria as a nation is embedded in...

State Security Service has no legal power to arrest, detain anybody — Sowore’s legal team

THE State Security Services (SSS), contrary to what has become its tradition, is not empowered by the law to make arrests and detain people,...

‘We don’t need it’… Reps say no to single six-year term for president, governors

  LAWMAKERS at the House of Representatives have voted against a constitutional amendment bill that sought to keep presidents and governors in office for only...
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I try to be loyal to constitution ‘as long as it is humanly possible’ーBuhari

PRESIDENT Muhammad Buhari has said he “always" try to be loyal and obedient to the Nigerian constitution so long as it is "humanly possible",...

FLASHBACK: 12 times Buhari spoke about rule of law, promised to respect human rights

NIGERIA's Department of State Services (DSS), an intelligence agency operated under the presidency, has refused to release Saharareporters' founder Omoyele Sowore on bail despite...

Violation of court orders, arrest of journalists, other anti-democratic actions of Buhari administration

DESPITE constitutional provisions that guarantee Nigerians' freedom of expression, association, and assembly, the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari, several times,  has demonstrated it...
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Odinkalu, former NHRC boss, sues commission over plans to ‘force staff to sign oath of secrecy’

A former chairman the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Chidi Odinkalu has sued the Commission for directing its workers to sign an oath of...

Ibrahim Muhammad confirmed as substantive CJN, six months after appointment

IBRAHIM Tanko Muhammad has been confirmed by the Senate as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, six months after he was sworn-in by...

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THE federal lawmaker who sponsored the recently signed National Health Insurance Authority Bill, Sen. Yahaya Oloriegbe, has called the...

2023: Emefiele withdraws presidential election suit

GODWIN Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has withdrawn a suit in which he asked the...

UK govt extradites Nigerian to US over alleged email compromise scams

A 39-year-old Nigerian, Chibundu Joseph Anuebunwa, has been extradited from the United Kingdom (UK) to the United States (US)...

Former Nigeria Police spokesman dies after brief illness

FORMER spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force, Don Awunah, has been confirmed dead.  The spokesperson of the force, Muyuiwa Adejobi,...

Ango Abdullahi’s son wins PDP Reps ticket from kidnappers den

SADIQ Ango Abdullahi, son of the convener of Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Ango Abdullahi, has won the Peoples Democratic...
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