INEC Moves to Restore Prisoners’ Voting Rights

[This Day] Abuja -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is making efforts to ensure that certain categories of the nation’s prisoners are granted access to vote for persons of their choice during elections.

[This Day] Abuja -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is making efforts to ensure that certain categories of the nation's prisoners are granted access to vote for persons of their choice during elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oando Claims Court Order Halting Suspension On Shares, Forensic Audit

[This Day] Following the technical suspension placed on its shares and the decision to undertake a forensic audit into its affairs, Oando Plc has claimed it has obtained an interim injunction from a Federal High Court restraining the Nigerian Stock Exc…

[This Day] Following the technical suspension placed on its shares and the decision to undertake a forensic audit into its affairs, Oando Plc has claimed it has obtained an interim injunction from a Federal High Court restraining the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and any other parties working on its behalf from giving effect to the directive of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to implement the suspension, pending the hearing and determination of the motion for injunction.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tribunal On Rights Abuses Against Military Invites Falana, Boko Haram Suspects to Testify

[This Day] The Presidential Investigation Panel to review compliance of the armed forces with human rights obligations and rules of engagement has called on human rights lawyers, Femi Falana, and other counsel representing Boko Haram suspects to come f…

[This Day] The Presidential Investigation Panel to review compliance of the armed forces with human rights obligations and rules of engagement has called on human rights lawyers, Femi Falana, and other counsel representing Boko Haram suspects to come forward and present their cases before the panel.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Sliding Dangerously, Needs Urgent Rescue, Group Laments

[This Day] A new political movement, New Nigerian Nationalists (NNN), has expressed great sadness that the country is going through the most dangerous time in its history, adding that if the people hesitate to muster the courage to halt the sliding, Ni…

[This Day] A new political movement, New Nigerian Nationalists (NNN), has expressed great sadness that the country is going through the most dangerous time in its history, adding that if the people hesitate to muster the courage to halt the sliding, Nigeria would be badly decimated beyond repairs.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MPs Hospitalised After Police Fire Teargas, Live Bullets at Age Limit Rally

[Monitor] Two MPs have been admitted to Lira medical center after after they collapsed when police fired teargas and live bullets to disperse a consultative meeting on the age limit Bill in Lira District.

[Monitor] Two MPs have been admitted to Lira medical center after after they collapsed when police fired teargas and live bullets to disperse a consultative meeting on the age limit Bill in Lira District.

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Govt Set to Cater for Vulnerable Nigerians

[Guardian] A National Social Welfare Policy that will address economic hardship being faced by Nigerians especially, persons with disabilities, victims of wars, children, women and internally displaced and other less privileged is underway..

[Guardian] A National Social Welfare Policy that will address economic hardship being faced by Nigerians especially, persons with disabilities, victims of wars, children, women and internally displaced and other less privileged is underway..

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Pastor ‘Voluntarily Confessed N918 Million Fraud’ in Atiku’s Wife’s Suit

[Guardian] A retired detective with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Dickson Graymond, has told a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja that Pastor Nsikakabasi Akpan-Jacobs confessed voluntarily to defrauding Mrs. Titi Atiku, wife of fo…

[Guardian] A retired detective with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Dickson Graymond, has told a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja that Pastor Nsikakabasi Akpan-Jacobs confessed voluntarily to defrauding Mrs. Titi Atiku, wife of former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, of N918m.

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UN Decorates Police Peacekeepers in South Sudan

[New Times] At least 239 Rwandan police peacekeepers serving as Formed Police Unit (FPU) under the United Nations mission in South Sudan (UNIMSS) were, on Tuesday, decorated with service medals for their outstanding peacekeeping role in the world’s you…

[New Times] At least 239 Rwandan police peacekeepers serving as Formed Police Unit (FPU) under the United Nations mission in South Sudan (UNIMSS) were, on Tuesday, decorated with service medals for their outstanding peacekeeping role in the world's youngest nation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan