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Binance official's wife urges Nigerian govt to stop husband's trial, seeks US help

Nigeria, June 21 -- The wife of a top Binance official, Tigran Gambaryan, on Thursday, called on the Nigerian authorities to stop prosecuting him and free him from detention. Yuki Gambaryan also rest... Read More


IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu seeks out-of-court settlement of charges to end trial

Nigeria, June 19 -- The detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, seeks to negotiate with the Nigerian government to drop the treasonous charges against him. Mr Kanu, wh... Read More


Nigerian govt declares looming labour strike illegal

Nigeria, June 2 -- The federal government says the planned strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) is illegal. Nigeria's two major workers' unions - NLC and TUC... Read More


Court to deliver judgement on ex-minster's N500m libel suit, ex-ambassador's N2bn counterclaim

Nigeria, June 2 -- The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court at Zuba, Abuja, is set to deliver judgement on a N500 million libel suit filed by Geoffrey Onyeama, a former Minister of Foreign Affai... Read More


One year on Tinubu's watch, rule of law, justice sector reform yearn for change

Nigeria, May 31 -- On 24 April, Nigeria's Senate President Godswill Akpabio, during the National Summit on Justice 2024 held in Abuja, recalled his frustrations in trying to secure the release of a se... Read More


Court grants Erisco tomato paste reviewer, Chioma Okoli, N5 million bail

Nigeria, May 31 -- After spending three nights in prison, Chioma Okoli, who is being prosecuted by the police for her critical review of a Erisco Foods product, was, on Friday, granted N5 million bail... Read More


Supreme Court orders state govts to file defence to local govt autonomy suit

Nigeria, May 30 -- The Supreme Court has ordered Nigeria's 36 state governors to file their respective defence to a suit instituted against them by the federal government seeking full autonomy of loca... Read More


Nigerian govt seeks review of ECOWAS Court procedure

Nigeria, May 28 -- The Nigerian government has advised the ECOWAS Court of Justice to review its practice and procedure to avoid conflict with national courts. Nigeria's Attorney-General and Minister... Read More


Tribunal upholds re-election of Douye Diri as Bayelsa governor

Nigeria, May 27 -- The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja has upheld the re-election of Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, South-south Nigeria. A three-member panel of ... Read More


Federal govt sues 36 governors at Supreme Court over LG autonomy

Nigeria, May 27 -- The federal government has filed a suit at the Supreme Court against the the 36 state governments, seeking the enforcement of full autonomy of the local governments in Nigeria. The... Read More