Why I Am Defending Notorious Kidnapper Evans in Court – Lawyer

[Premium Times] Ever since he filed a fundamental rights enforcement action for the release of self-confessed billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudi Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), Olukoya Ogungbeje had been a subject of intense criticism from the pub…

[Premium Times] Ever since he filed a fundamental rights enforcement action for the release of self-confessed billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudi Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), Olukoya Ogungbeje had been a subject of intense criticism from the public and even his colleagues. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, the lawyer explains the rationale behind his action, the police's attitude towards his clients' family, and their chances in court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CNN Mocks Nigeria Over Buhari’s Continued Absence in Country

[Vanguard] The United States television medium, Cable News Network, CNN, has mocked Nigeria in its latest edition of “The Global Public Square (GPS)”, a foreign affairs show anchored on CNN by Fareed Zakaria.

[Vanguard] The United States television medium, Cable News Network, CNN, has mocked Nigeria in its latest edition of "The Global Public Square (GPS)", a foreign affairs show anchored on CNN by Fareed Zakaria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Workers Ambush – We’re Sorry for Misleading Public On Rescue Efforts – Army

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army has tendered unreserved apology to the public over its last week’s information that claimed military troops in the North East successfully rescued members of the oil exploration team and members of Civilian Joint Task Force…

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army has tendered unreserved apology to the public over its last week's information that claimed military troops in the North East successfully rescued members of the oil exploration team and members of Civilian Joint Task Force, abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dangote Still Africa’s Richest Man As Net Worth Falls to $12.2 Billion

[Vanguard] Although, Africa’s richest man, Nigerian Aliko Dangote dropped to 105th on the 2017 Forbe’s real-time billionaires’ ranking, he maintains the lead in Africa, as the richest man.

[Vanguard] Although, Africa's richest man, Nigerian Aliko Dangote dropped to 105th on the 2017 Forbe's real-time billionaires' ranking, he maintains the lead in Africa, as the richest man.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Commonwealth Joins List of August 8 Election Observers

[Nation] The Commonwealth will send a team to be among the 67 observers in the August 8 General Election accredited by the electoral body, signalling the huge global attention to the polls.

[Nation] The Commonwealth will send a team to be among the 67 observers in the August 8 General Election accredited by the electoral body, signalling the huge global attention to the polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

African Union Troops Killed in Al Shabaab Ambush

[Al Jazeera] At least 23 African Union peacekeeping troops and a Somalian soldier have been killed in an ambush carried out by armed group al-Shabab in the country’s south, according to a senior regional official.

[Al Jazeera] At least 23 African Union peacekeeping troops and a Somalian soldier have been killed in an ambush carried out by armed group al-Shabab in the country's south, according to a senior regional official.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia