Summon Fashola to explain Lekki toll gate camera, #EndSARS lawyer tells panel

Oladimeji RamonCounsel for some #EndSARS protesters’  Mr Adesina Ogunlana, on Friday said he would apply that the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, be summoned by the Lagos State Judicial  Panel of...

US sanctions Chinese, Russian firms over Iran dealings

The US on Friday announced economic sanctions on Chinese and Russian companies that Washington said had supported the development of Iran’s missile program.The four firms, accused of “transferring sensitive technology and items to Iran’s...

Senate probes Federal High Court over N456m staff salaries

Sunday Aborisade, AbujaThe Senate has demanded the Federal High Court Personnel Cashbook following a query raised by the Auditor General for the Federation, regarding discrepancies in its staff salaries.The Chairman, Senate Public Accounts Committee,...

FG frustrated negotiations with #EndSARS protesters, says Aisha Yesufu

Kayode OyeroOne of the prominent faces of the #EndSARS movement for police reform, Aisha Yesufu, has said the Federal Government made negotiations with protesters impossible by coming up with different excuses.She stated this on...
Outgoing US President Donald Trump

Donald Trump tries to leverage power of office to subvert Joe Biden’s victory

By ZEKE MILLER, COLLEEN LONG and DAVID EGGERT WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office on Friday in an extraordinary attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden’s victory,...
Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine arrives at the news conference at his home in Kasangati, Kampala, Uganda July 24, 2019. REUTERS/James Akena

Ugandan death toll now 37 as protests spread after arrest of top musician, Bobi...

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The death toll from protests over the arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful and musician Bobi Wine has risen to 37, police said on Friday. This is the country’s worst...
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Magu: Buhari receives Salami Probe Panel final report

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the final report of the Justice Ayo Salami-led probe panel on alleged infractions by the suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu. The...

#Endsars: 6 men in Lagos court for setting police station ablaze

Six men on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court accused of stealing and setting a police station ablaze. The accused,  Tunde Abiodun, 32, Sodique Tiamiyu,22, Seun Olatokun, 27, Akeem Apena, 52, Olawunmi Lateef,...

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases approaching 2.03m

Addis Ababa (Xinhua) The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has reached 2,026,841, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Friday. The death toll related to the...
Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu

Court fixes December 14 for judgment in suit challenging Akeredolu’s candidacy

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, fixed Dec. 14 for judgment in a suit challenging the validity of the primary election that produced Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State as All Progressives Congress (APC)’s...