Nigerians Condemn ‘Illegal’ Detention of Opposition Leader By SSS

[Premium Times] Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, on Wednesday joined other Nigerians to mount pressure on the State Security Service to release Rasheed Gbadamosi, an opposition party chieftain who was arrested nearly a week ago.

[Premium Times] Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, on Wednesday joined other Nigerians to mount pressure on the State Security Service to release Rasheed Gbadamosi, an opposition party chieftain who was arrested nearly a week ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Refugees Receive Shs1.9 Billion Relief

[Monitor] Entebbe -Uganda Red Cross society has, through International federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies (IFRC), received relief water equipment worth Shs1.9 billion meant for refugees settled in camps in northern Uganda.

[Monitor] Entebbe -Uganda Red Cross society has, through International federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies (IFRC), received relief water equipment worth Shs1.9 billion meant for refugees settled in camps in northern Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lawmaker Wants ‘Big Brother Naija’ Banned

[Premium Times] A member of the House of Representatives from Ogun State, Segun Adekoya, has called for the removal of the ‘Big Brother Naija’ reality TV show from Nigeria airwaves.

[Premium Times] A member of the House of Representatives from Ogun State, Segun Adekoya, has called for the removal of the 'Big Brother Naija' reality TV show from Nigeria airwaves.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Troops Killed 48 Boko Haram Fighters, Arrested 7,898 Suspects in February – Army

[Premium Times] The Nigerian military authorities said Wednesday that troops fighting insurgency in northeast Nigeria arrested 7, 898 suspected Boko Haram terrorists and killed at least 48 others in various operations last February.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian military authorities said Wednesday that troops fighting insurgency in northeast Nigeria arrested 7, 898 suspected Boko Haram terrorists and killed at least 48 others in various operations last February.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chief Justice Onnoghen Condemns Disobedience of Court Orders

[Premium Times] The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has condemned disregard for court rulings, saying it is an act of impunity that is threatening the independence of the judiciary.

[Premium Times] The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has condemned disregard for court rulings, saying it is an act of impunity that is threatening the independence of the judiciary.

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DJ Threatened With Interdict Following Facebook Post

[News24Wire] East Coast Radio on Tuesday threatened its former employee, popular Durban radio personality Kevin Minter-Brown, with a court interdict following a Facebook post he sent out.

[News24Wire] East Coast Radio on Tuesday threatened its former employee, popular Durban radio personality Kevin Minter-Brown, with a court interdict following a Facebook post he sent out.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Let’s Discuss Reforms for a More Effective Constitutional Court

[Monitor] On February, 23, three Justices of the Constitutional Court (Kakuru, Egonda- Ntende & Musoke JJCC) after reviewing several decisions delivered a land mark decision whose major import was that any decision rendered by a single judge or a panel of three justices in a constitutional matter does not conform to the jurisdictional requirement of Article 137 (2) of the Constitution. The Article provides that, “When sitting as a Constitutional Court, the Court of Appeal shall consist of a bench of five members

[Monitor] On February, 23, three Justices of the Constitutional Court (Kakuru, Egonda- Ntende & Musoke JJCC) after reviewing several decisions delivered a land mark decision whose major import was that any decision rendered by a single judge or a panel of three justices in a constitutional matter does not conform to the jurisdictional requirement of Article 137 (2) of the Constitution. The Article provides that, "When sitting as a Constitutional Court, the Court of Appeal shall consist of a bench of five members

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Trevor Noah Buys House in Manhattan for $10 Million

[This is Africa] Trevor Noah is not only a New York bestselling author, he is also a New York home owner. The popular comedian who took over The Daily Show from Jon Stewart in 2015 bought his three bedroom house for $10 million. Convert to your currenc…

[This is Africa] Trevor Noah is not only a New York bestselling author, he is also a New York home owner. The popular comedian who took over The Daily Show from Jon Stewart in 2015 bought his three bedroom house for $10 million. Convert to your currencies to get an idea of how the comedian is flourishing.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Biafra – Court Strikes Out Six Charges Against Kanu, Others

[Premium Times] The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Wednesday struck out six of the 11-count charges brought against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

[Premium Times] The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Wednesday struck out six of the 11-count charges brought against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria