Blasphemy: Kano Musician Freed Of Death Penalty Appeals Against Retrial

A 22-year-old Kano musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, who was recently freed of death penalty passed on him for blasphemy, has filed an appeal against a...

Blasphemy: Appeal Court Overturns Umar Farouk’s 10-Year Sentence

Umar Farouk sentenced last year to 10 years’ jail for “blasphemy” by Sharia court in Kano had his sentence overturned on Thursday by the state’s...

Children With Disabilities In Nigeria: Their Right To Education And The Legality Of Street...

By Jennifer Nikoro Children living with disabilities in Nigeria daily face discrimination of all forms. Some are denied their rights to basic education (especially in...

Unlawful Detention: Applicants Sue Chief of Army Staff, Others; Demand N100m

CHIEF of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. General Tukur Buratai; General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army and Attorney General and Minister of Justice, have been sued at the...

Lagos State Government to Review Child’s Rights Law

The Lagos State Government on Monday said processes are in place for the review of the state’s Child Rights Law, 2015. The Director, Directorate for...

ICC Prosecutor Says Enough Evidence Presented To Open Full Probe Into Nigeria’s Insurgents, Violence

The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor said Friday she had enough evidence to open a full probe into ongoing violence in Nigeria by both Islamist...

BREAKING: Federal High Court Rules Data Protection Suit Is Not A Fundamental Rights Enforcement...

In adding to Nigeria’s jurisprudence around data protection, the Federal High Court rules that only Data Subjects can sue under the NDPR and NITDA...

NHRC Receives 214 Rights Violation Cases In Bauchi

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Bauchi office, says it received no fewer than 214 cases of human rights violations across the state between March...

Gbajabiamila Wants Law Prohibiting Discrimination Against Disabled Persons Implemented

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, speaks during a meeting in Abuja on February 5, 2020. The Speaker of the House of Representatives,...

Court Judgment Reserved In Publisher’s N100m Damages Suit

Judgment was Wednesday reserved by Justice Peter Affen of an FCT High Court in an N100 million damages suit filed by a monthly magazine, publisher...