The African Union, through its Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has ordered the Nigerian government to stay impending execution of 870 prisoners on death row across prisons in the country, pending the determination of a communication brought by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP). SERAP had alleged before the African Commission that the […]

Hospital staff caught with dead babies in bags- NEXT

Five staff of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-araba, are in police custody for allegedly selling unclaimed corpses. The workers, who were attached to the Morbid-Anatomy Department of the hospital, are in charge of private contractors who assist the hospital to clear the mortuary of unclaimed corpses. Luck ran out on them when one […]

Bayelsa speaker to be sworn in as deputy governor

Speaker, Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Right Honourable Werinipre Seibarugu, is to be sworn in as the deputy governor, following the impeachment of Honourable Peremobowei Ebebi. Nigerian media had earlier reported that the speaker was favour to clinch the position. This development was confirmed, on Tuesday, by a source that preferred anonymity. A letter to […]


The anger and frustration that trailed Nigeria’s poor performance at the world cup has not only claimed the job of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Alhaji Sani Lulu but also earned him an invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Lulu and three others were invited by the anti-corruption agency […]


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