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NIGERIA prisons are overcrowded with prisoners. While thousands of them are awaiting trial prisoners, others are serving prison terms or have been sentenced to death. As of July 2022, the number of inmates on death row in correctional facilities across the country was approximately 3,145. The Nigerian Correctional Service said 3,084 were men and 61 were women. Over time, decongestion of correctional centers has become almost impossible. Prison overcrowding is fueled by a strained justice system and indiscriminate arrests of innocent people by security agents, especially the police. Efforts by state governors, state chief justices and the Minister of Justice…

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Kabiru Dogo has stepped down as head coach of Wikki Tourists FC after a poor start to the 2022/23 Nigeria Professional Football League season. PUNCH the reports The Kwara-born tactician did not travel with the team to Port Harcourt ahead of the fifth round match against Rivers United, billed for Wednesday (today), news of his resignation broke on Tuesday evening. Dogo stepped down in his second season at the club after joining Bauchi at the end of the 2021 season when they finished 15th in the table, three points off the relegation zone. He took Wikki to a 10th place…

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I find this article very interesting and quite important in this very difficult time in our national life, that a large number of our people may be really depressed without knowing it or making any effort to hide it. This article was originally written by Dr. John Grohol, an author, researcher, and online mental health expert who has been writing about mental health and psychology since 1992. However, the following signs may indicate depression that these people have tried to hide. They have unusual sleeping, eating or drinking habits. When a person seems to have significantly changed the way they…

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Maybe In one of the most surprising deadline day moves, Remo Stars midfielder, Ebenezer Akinsanmiro, on Tuesday completed a move to Italian giants, Inter Milan from Nigeria Professional Football League side. The 18-year-old, a product of Remo’s academy, signed a four-year deal with the Serie A club, beating off competition from Real Madrid, Benfica and Hammarby to secure his signature. Remo confirmed the move on their website on Tuesday, “Midfielder Ebenezer Akinsanmiro has completed his move to Italian giants Inter Milan from Remo Stars. The teenager, a product of the club’s academy, has signed a four-year contract. Remo Stars from…

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The human trafficking case against former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice resumed in a London court on Tuesday. However, they staged anti-Ekweremadu and pro-Ekweremadu protests in front of the court before the proceedings began. As reported by AFP, there was a gathering of demonstrators in front of the court, some of them in support of the member of parliament and others against him. The lawmaker was arrested in June 2022 along with his wife at London’s Heathrow Airport after flying a young man from Nigeria to the UK to harvest his organ. The complaint added that…

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Enyimba coach George Finidi is talking tough ahead of their clash against Ikenne-based Remo Stars in matchday five of the 2023 Nigeria Premier Football League season. The two-time African champions comfortably dispatched Kwara United with a 3-0 win in Aba last weekend, thanks to excellent braces from Chukwuemeka Obioma and Ademola Adebambo, who scored his third on his debut to seal the victory. The 51-year-old Finidi, who also doubles as the assistant manager of the Super Eagles, has assured Aba fans that the Elephants will leave no stone unturned and continue to excel. Looking at the stats, it looks like…

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“….. The defenses of the Respondents are fatally flawed in that they are highly inconsistent and unreliable, unable to overcome the credible evidence presented by the Petitioner in respect of the 744 electoral units where voting has been instituted. Consequently, we draw from the evidence on record the fact that the elections held on July 16, 2022 were conducted in significant non-compliance with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2022 (Supra) and the existing regulations… “. – Hon Justice TA Kume, the President, while delivering judgment on the Osun State Government Election Petition on Friday, January 27, 2023. After barely…

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The Director General of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Lanre Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday visited the National Lottery Nigeria in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. Gbajabiamila’s visit was to inspect the facilities before the country’s National Games took off. The visit aimed to understand the company’s operations, its commitment to responsible gaming and demonstrate the government’s commitment to the development of NLN. NLN Managing Director Layi Onafowokan welcomed the DG and took him on a tour of its facilities, including state-of-the-art digital lottery systems, security measures and customer service operations. While speaking, Gbajabiamila expressed his satisfaction with the progress made in the…

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(Editor’s note: The initial interpretation contained in the previously published version of this report has been found to be incorrect. Contrary to our initial report, a further review of Transparency International’s index shows that while Nigeria’s score remains the same, its position among the 180 countries assessed has improved. The mistake is regretted). Nigeria has moved up four places in the last 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index (KPI) Although the West African country has not improved the points of the previous year, according to the new index released by Transparency International (TI). TI’s partner in Nigeria, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy…

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…says the mafia driven by politicians, supporters of terror The Presidency on Tuesday accused the main opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party, of allegedly withholding “false reports” about the stoning of the President’s convoy in Kano putting the All Progressives Congress at odds with the Federal Government. In a statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu on Tuesday, the Presidency argued that the mob seen in a widely circulated video were “innocent children protected by politicians and terrorist sympathizers”. The statement is titled “PDP’s sad celebration of fake news of Kano stone pelting…

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