[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, sitting at a Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed a suit by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd challenging the imposition of $3.6billion fine on it by the Federal Government.
[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian military said Wednesday there was no evidence that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) had sneaked in fighters from Syria to support Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria, as recently reported by the media.
[Premium Times] The Federal Government says it will commence the voluntary repatriation of over 91,000 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon in July.
[GroundUp] The Equality Court has found a Cape Town-based pastor in contempt of court for making hateful comments against gays and lesbians. The court sentenced the pastor to imprisonment for a period of 30 days
[Daily Trust] President Muhammmadu Buhari says reforming a nation like Nigeria, “pushed into near decay on account of corruption”, comes with teething pains.
[Premium Times] A Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Ahmad Gumi, has said he has no sympathy for any political party in Nigeria.
[Premium Times] Nearly 90 million children in the world under one year old live in countries where fathers are not entitled to paid paternity leave, a new analysis by the United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) has revealed.
[Guardian] Protesting Shiites, under the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), yesterday, charged the Federal Government to release their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-zakzaky, and his wife from detention or imprison them all.
[ISS] ‘Good fences make good neighbours,’ the American poet Robert Frost wrote in 1915. This remark has been widely misinterpreted to mean that Frost was advocating the erection of barriers between people as the best way of getting along. In fact he was disapprovingly quoting his neighbour whom he was trying to persuade instead to knock down the wall between their properties.
[This Day] Abuja -The youngest Chibok girl abducted by Boko Haram in 2014, Maeda Dorcas Yakubu, turns 20 years old in captivity today.