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Baba Ijesha: Lagos govt opposes actor's bail application

Nigeria, June 24 -- Prosecutors from the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) on Thursday opposed the bail application made by counsels to Olanrewaju Omiyinka, popularly known as Baba I... Read More


JUST IN: Court grants Baba Ijesha bail

Nigeria, June 24 -- A court has granted bail to a popular Nigerian actor accused of sexually assaulting a teenager. The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja granted Olanrewaju Omiyinka, popularly called B... Read More


Fulani leaders not involved in Yauri abduction - Kebbi gov

Nigeria, June 24 -- Fulani leaders in Kebbi State have denied involvement in the recent abduction of some staff and students of the Federal Government College, Yauri. The state governor, Atiku Bagudu... Read More


Liberian war criminal Kosiah rejects Swiss court conviction, claims plaintiffs lied

Nigeria, June 24 -- Alieu Kosiah, sentenced last week to 20 years in prison for atrocities committed when he was a commander of the rebel group Ulimo during the Liberian civil war, has lashed out at t... Read More


INEC launches online portal ahead of voter registration

Nigeria, June 24 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, unfolded its plans towards ensuring the success of the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR), which resumes on Mon... Read More


The salience of depoliticising election management bodies, By Samson Itodo

Nigeria, June 24 -- Across the world, election management bodies (EMBs) operate as bulwarks of the democratic process. By superintending electoral competition, EMBs uphold democratic values, influence... Read More


Judge speaks about 'chequered history' of Farouk Lawan's eight-year trial

Nigeria, June 24 -- The trial of Farouk Lawan had a chequered history, the judge, Angela Otaluka, said in her judgement sentencing the former federal lawmaker to seven years in prison on Tuesday. Ms ... Read More


As the guber election in Anambra revs up, By Achike Chude

Nigeria, June 24 -- The process has started in ernest; the battle to occupy the topmost political position in the State known as the home for all. That the exercise of this democratic franchise in the... Read More


Why Heritage Bank staff protested at Andy Uba's house over loan

Nigeria, June 24 -- Heritage Bank applied a new approach of recovering an impaired loan Monday when its staff protested at the home of a former senator asking him to pay up. The former lawmaker, Andy... Read More