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Human rights lawyer Femi Falana drags government to court for negligence over Fulani cattle herdsmen

HUMAN rights lawyer and former chairman of the West African Bar Association Femi Falana has dragged the federal government to court over its inaction regarding the ongoing incessant killings by Fulani cattle herdsmen.

 

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Taraba lawmaker flees after members of the public attack him while trying to buy over party officials

ANGRY members of the public in Taraba State stoned Hon Garba Hamman Julde their lawmaker in the House of Representatives elected to represent the Bali-Gassol Federal Constituency claiming he had neglected them since assuming office.

 

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Anti-apartheid icon and activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela passes away at the age of 81

ANTI-apartheid icon Winne Madikizela-Mandela has passed away at the age of 81 after succumbing to a long illness this afternoon at the Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg surrounded by her family.

 

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German clubs eye Leon Balogun as his contract with Bundesliga club Mainz ends this summer

SUPER Eagles centreback Leon Balogun is poised to move from his Bundesliga side Mainz 05 list side on a free transfer this summer with Schalke 04 leading the charge to procure his services.

 

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Oluwo of Iwo denies dropping the title of oba in preference for the designation emir

OLUWO of Iwoland Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi has debunked media reports suggesting that he has adopted the emir title explaining that he only said he would embrace the attitude of northern traditional rulers.

 

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Thai Airways ban fat passengers with waists over 56 inches from travelling in its business class

THAILAND'S national carrier Thai Airways International has introduced new laws banning passengers with waists bigger than 56 inches from the business class cabin of its Boeing 787-Dreamliner fleet.

 

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Former Ekiti governor Kayode Fayemi says he will stand for office during July elections

FORMER Ekiti State governor and current mines and steel development minister Dr Kayode Fayemi has thrown his hat into the ring for the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in the state saying that he will be a candidate in the polls.

 

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English Premiership side Newcastle United aim to sign Super Eagles winger Simon Moses before the World Cup

SUPER Eagles winger Moses Simon looks set to join the English Premier League next season following a string interest in him from Newcastle United who have already opened talks with his Belgian club Gent.

 

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Ipob threatens to disrupt Ohaneze's restructuring summit and warns it will attack their children if need be

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) activists have vowed to stop Ohanaeze Ndigbo from holding its planned summit to discuss the restructuring of Nigeria saying such a move was unacceptable as all they want is secession.

 

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Aare Ona Kakanfo Ganiyu Adams urges UK diasporans to organise national dialogue twice a year

AARE Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland Otunba Ganiyu Adams has urged the Nigerian diaspora in the UK to try and organise interactive national dialogues twice a year so that community leaders like him can come and rub minds with them.

 

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