47 Nigerian men plead not guilty to homosexuality charge

Forty-seven Nigerian men pleaded innocent on Wednesday to a charge of public show of affection with members of the same sex, an offence that carries a 10-year jail term. Homosexuality is outlawed in many socially conservative African societies where some religious groups brand it a corrupting Western import. The Nigerian men, who appeared at a…

Babcock student is overall national best in Law School Bar exams

A Babcock University (BU) graduate of Law, Mayowa Mubashir Abiru, has emerged Nigeria’s overall best at the 2019 Law School Bar Exams. Abiru, who made a Second Class Upper credit from Babcock, is one of the 10 BU alumni with a First Class grade at the Bar exams. Also, Babcock University ranked third among universities…

Kaduna Assembly confirms 2 more women as commissioners

The Kaduna House of Assembly on Thursday, confirmed two more women as commissioners. The Assembly also confirmed the nomination of a board member of the state Fiscal Responsibility Commission. Their confirmation followed a letter sent to the House by the Acting Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe. Those confirmed include Dr Amina Baloni as Commissioner for Health…

Buhari leaves Nigeria for Equatorial Guinea on Friday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday, November 29, 2019, embark on a trip to Malabo in Equatorial Guinea for a summit. After the summit, the president will return to his country home, Daura, in Katsina State for a five-day visit. Explaining the purpose of his trip to Malabo, the presidency on Thursday, November 28, 2019,…