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Catholic bishop warns FG against deploying soldiers in protest grounds

  Alfred Martins, Catholic archbishop of Lagos, has asked the federal government not to deploy soldiers to crack down on #EndSARS protesters across the country.   Protesters have been on the streets in the last one week, demanding better governance.   The protesters called on the authorities to scrap the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) over […]

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Diri files 12 grounds of appeal to reverse sack by tribunal

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State, on Tuesday, lodged 12 grounds of appeal before the Court of Appeal in Abuja to challenge the tribunal judgement that sacked him from office and ordered the Independence National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct a fresh election in the state within 90 days.  In the Notice of Appeal he […]

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Ekiti Court Dissolves 11-year-old Marriage On Grounds Of Threats To Life, Others

An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court on Thursday dissolved an 11-year-old marriage between Adebayo Oluwafemi and his wife, Funmilayo, on grounds of threats to life, wife being troublesome, and no rest of mind for him. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the parties had earlier given their evidence on July 14 and judgment was reserved […]

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Eid-el-Kabir: Oyo opens praying grounds, says social distancing compulsory

By Adeola Badru The Oyo State Government, on Thursday, said Muslim praying grounds across the state will be opened for the 2020 Eid-el-Kabir prayers, warning, however, that Muslim faithful must ensure strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols in the state. According to the government, it has become imperative for the sake of public health and wellbeing […]

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Eid-el-Kabir to be observed next week without prayers at Eid grounds

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Friday 31 July as Eid-el-Kabir Sallah day and urged Muslims to observe prayers in mosques. Abubakar, also the President General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), made the call in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate […]

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British Airways grounds 747 jumbo fleet early amid coronavirus woes

“It is with great sadness that we can confirm we are proposing to retire our entire 747 fleet with immediate effect,” BA said, in a statement. The post British Airways grounds 747 jumbo fleet early amid coronavirus woes appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Danish football to welcome supporters back to grounds

The footballs are disinfected during the German first division Bundesliga football match Fortuna Dusseldorf v SC Paderborn on May 16, 2020 in Duesseldorf, western Germany as the season resumed following a two-month absence due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by SASCHA SCHUERMANN / various sources / AFP) The end of the Danish league […]

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Eid-el-fitr: Gombe records low turnout at prayer grounds

<p class="">Some residents who spoke to NAN, attributed the low turnout to the COVID-19 pandemic.</p> <h1>Gombe State on Sunday, recorded low turnout of Muslim Faithful at the Eid prayer grounds across the state, as most of them opted for private prayers in line with the stay at home directive, occasioned by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.</h1> […]

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Court admits 3 members of banned IMN to N5m bail each on health grounds

<p class="">An FCT High Court on Monday admitted three members of the banned Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) to bail in the sum of N5 million each on health grounds.</p> <h1>Delivering a ruling, Justice Sulaiman Belgore, also ordered Mohammed Mohammed, Imran Ayuba and Mohammed Kamisu to produce two sureties each in like sum.</h1> <p class="">The […]

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FULL TEXT: Ihedioha’s grounds for review of supreme court judgment

Emeka Ihedioha has filed an application at the supreme court for the review of the judgment that sacked him as Imo state governor. The apex court declared Hope Uzodinma, who came fourth in the Imo governorship election of 2019, as the duly elected governor of the state in January. Ihedioha had described the judgment as […]

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Supreme court judgement on Imo was based on false grounds, say Ihedioha’s lawyers

The legal team of Emeka Ihedioha, former governor of Imo state, says election did not hold in the 388 polling units excluded by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the Imo governorship poll. Hope Uzodinma, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the governorship election, had said INEC denied him victory by excluding […]

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