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EFCC Hails Move to Prioritise Corruption Cases in Nigerian Courts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has commended the move by the Nigerian judiciary to prioritise corruption and financial crime cases brought before...

Borno Records Cholera Deaths, 530 Suspected Cases

Cholera has claimed no fewer than 23 deaths and 530 suspected cases in Borno, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Thursday. The UN...

Police Decry Rising Cases of Child Rape in Plateau

The Plateau Police Command has decried the increasing spate of child rape and molestation in the state. “The cases of child rape are on the rise in Plateau; no day...

Govt to Appeal Lost Graft Cases

•Onnoghen: no steam lost The setback suffered by the Federal Government in the prosecution of anti-corruption cases at the high court is temporary, Minister of...

Group Wants High-Profile Nigerian Corruption Cases Sent to International Criminal Court

Following a string of court rulings against high-profile corruption cases last week, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President...

Police Fault Judge’s Call to Strip It of Power to Prosecute Criminal Cases

The Nigeria police have faulted the call that it should be stripped of the power to prosecute criminal cases. The Chief Judge of Delta State, Marshall Umukoro, said on...

Centre Cautions Nigerians on Increased Lassa Fever Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday raised concerns over the increasing cases of Lassa fever and urged increased focus on prevention and...

FG to Train Prosecutors Handling High-Profile Corruption Cases

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — The Federal Government, yesterday, said it would conduct special training for prosecutors handling high-profile corruption cases across...

Angola Records First Two Cases of Zika Virus

Angola said on Wednesday it has recorded its first two cases of the Zika virus, just three months after a yellow fever epidemic that killed at least 400 people was...

El-Zakzaky, Saraki, Nnamdi Kanu, Other High Profile Cases Before Nigerian Courts in 2017

As Nigerians await full resumption of Nigerian courts on January 9, a number of cases top the wish list. These cases, because of the personalities involved, previous...

Nigeria Records 273 Lassa Fever Cases, 149 Deaths in 2015/16

Nigeria recorded the largest outbreak of Lassa fever in its history between 2015 and 2016, with 273 reported cases resulting to 149 deaths, the Nigeria Centre for...

CJ: courts inundated with rape, related cases

The 10 family courts in Lagos State receive at least three cases of sexual offences and domestic violence against children daily, the Chief Judge, Justice Funmilayo...

‘Lagos courts get three child abuse cases per day’

The 10 family courts in Lagos State receive at least three cases of sexual offences and domestic violence against children daily, the state’s Chief Judge, Justice...

Ebola: U.S predicts over 500,000 cases in West Africa

Global experts issued stark new warnings of the scale of West Africa’s Ebola outbreak on Tuesday, with the United States’ government estimating between 550,000...

13 new polio cases found in Pakistan -Report

A report from Islamabad, Pakistan, on Wednesday, said 13 new cases of crippling polio virus have been detected in Pakistan, taking this year’s total of the new...