Lawyers call for reform in Nigerian...
Two Nigerian men sentenced to have a hand amputated each for theft have had their convictions overturned, in the latest acquittals to raise questions about standards in the Islamic justice system.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Bauchi, Shippers' Council, to partner to boost economy
The state Commissioner for Commerce and Industries, Hajiya Amina Katagum, stated this on Thursday at a one- day seminar organised by the council.
4 men flogged for homosexuality in Bauchi
An Islamic court in Bauchi, northern Nigeria on Thursday ordered four men to be flogged with horsewhips and fined after being convicted of homosexuality.
Nigeria court orders men whipped for gay sex
The hearing in Bauchi city had been delayed from January after crowd tried to stone the accused men [Al Jazeera] Four young men were convicted of gay sex and whipped publicly as punishment in an Islamic court in northern Nigeria, a human rights activist said.
4 Accused Gays Whipped in North Nigerian Court
A human rights network says four young men convicted of having gay sex have been whipped publicly in an Islamic court in northern Nigeria.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Kerosene subsidy: Removal delayed to avert labour, masses unrest
Available evidence has indicated that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, was advised to stay action on the implementation of the removal of subsidy on kerosene to avert labour and masses unrest.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Don't stop our rallies, APC tells INEC
The All Progressives Congress on Sunday warned the Independent National Electoral Commission and the Police not to stop its members from campaigning for the 2015 elections, should they decide to start now.
Nwosu tasks NNL over league
Gateway United coach Henry Nwosu has called for an improvement on refereeing in the Nigerian National League this season, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Centenary celebration: FG assures on readiness
By Henry Umoru, ABUJA THE Federal Government yesterday boasted that it was prepared to put in place a very successful Centenary anniversary celebration.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Social injustice, cause of insecurity in N-East - Maitama Sule
Bauchi-An Elder statesman and First Republic Minister of Mines and Power, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule, has blamed the current security challenges facing the country, particularly in the North East, where Boko Haram insurgency has claimed thousands of lives, on social injustice.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Nigeria: Blame Obasanjo for Lagos Infrastructure Decay - Akiolu
The recent political shuttle by President Goodluck Jonathan seems to be yielding fruits as the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu I, one of the monarchs he visited in the South West, yesterday, said that residents of Lagos should desist from blaming the president over infrastructure deficit in the state, rather, former President, Chief Olusegun ... (more)
Tue Feb 18, 2014
The Deafening Silence Of Satisfaction: Encroaching Gay Holocaust Won't Distance the Big CR
UPDATE: DAKAR, Senegal -- A mob attacked gay people in a neighborhood in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria , dragging young men from their homes, beating them with nail-studded clubs and whips, and shouting that they were "cleansing the community" of gays, several Nigerian activists and a witness said Saturday.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Ban on rallies at airports: APC accuses police of selective enforcement
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the police of selective enforcement of its ban on political, socio-cultural and religious rallies at the nation's airports.
Nigeria spends N1.2trn on vehicle imports
Nigeria spent a total of N1.2 trillion on importation of vehicles last year. A break down of the figure showed that N550 billion was spent on importation of cars, buses and trucks.
Goodnight Col. Lucky Mike Torey
The Nigerian Army has produced a good number of officers whose overall contributions during and after their sojourn in the service have continued to withstand the test of time.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Gay men dragged from homes, beaten
A MAN has been found guilty of child abuse homicide in the death of a teenager who died after a night of drugs and sex that included the man's wife.
Search for prettiest teenager in Nigeria ends
The search for the prettiest teenager in Nigeria came to a glamorous end on the 9th of Feb as Miss Ogun , Princess Adesile was announced as the Miss Omolewa 2014 taking over from Miss River's Chisom Obike.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
APC chieftain predicts landside victory for party
A chieftain in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bauchi State, Mallam Ali Wakili has predicted a resounding victory for the party in 2015.
Ethnic nationalities in the North-East elect 15 delegates for National Dialogue
Ethnic nationalities in the North-East geopolitical zone have elected 15 delegates to represent the zone at the forthcoming National Dialogue organised by the Federal Government.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
National dialogue: CAN wants delegates elected
The Christian Association of Nigeria , North-East Zone, on Tuesday said delegates to the proposed national conference should be elected so as to be accepted and trusted by Nigerians.