Monday, April 19, 2021

Rights

April 19, 2021

#EndSARS protests increased cost of cooking jollof rice: Report

The average cost of making a pot of jollof rice, a highly-rated delicacy, rose by 7.8 per cent between March 2020 and March 2021.

April 17, 2021

Emir of Katsina illegally marries off Christian teenager to her abductor

The incident is not the first time the predominantly Muslim community would be oppressing native Christian Hausas.

Aisha Mani and Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Kabir
April 17, 2021

We will support JUSUN strike until demands are met: NBA

Judiciary staff are on strike over the non-implementation of judicial financial autonomy as enshrined in the Constitution.

April 17, 2021

MALABU: CHRICED condemns detention of HEDA chair Suraj, demands apology

The group said the attack on Mr Suraj is a clear indication that the influential ones in the society are using state institutions to harass and oppress citizens for demanding probity.

Lanre Suraj
April 14, 2021

Why marriage mates kill their spouses: lawyers

She also listed a history of stalking, infidelity, lack of trust, and insecurity as other factors of spousal killings

Marriage
April 14, 2021

Afe Babalola mulls 100 as retirement age for Supreme Court judges

“But those who opt for retirement, the average age is 78 years. The average retirement age has grown a whopping 103 years in other climes.”

April 14, 2021

Court reinstates Edo commission sacked by Oshiomhole 13 years ago

The appellate court held that Mr Oshiomhole’s government did not follow the laid-down procedure in dissolving the commission.

Adams-Oshiomhole
April 13, 2021

Canadian judge deems Nigerian police criminal organisation, denies ex-SARS officer asylum

Last October’s abrogation of the notorious squad was not sufficient for Judge Sébastien Grammond to consider Olushola Popoola’s request for asylum.

Force Headquarters
April 13, 2021

Minimum Wage: Workers begin strike as NASS fails to clear 22-month arrears

After passing the minimum wage law in 2019, the National Assembly has been unable to pay its staff on the new wage scale.

National Assembly Complex
April 13, 2021

Governors committed to legislature, judiciary autonomy: Lalong

Mr Lalong said the autonomy was aimed at strengthening the legislature and enhancing democratic values and assured the speakers of all governors’ commitment toward achieving the feat.

Simon Lalong