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UN Wants Cannabis Legalised In Nigeria

The United Nations has called on the Nigerian government to relax laws on consumption of cannabis in future, saying it has approved the use of the drug for medical purposes. The UN is also insisting on decriminalization of drug users in parts of the world, especially sick people who used the drug for treatment, care and rehabilitation. Harsheth Kaur Virk, …

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Man Remanded in Prison For Murder

A Magistrates’ Court in Akure, Ondo State, has ordered the remand of one Isaac Ojo for allegedly killing a trader, Lydia Ayeni, on her farm in Ipe Akoko, in the Akoko South-East Local Government Area of the state. The suspect was said to have raped Ayeni in the bush before killing her on February 28, 2018. The deceased had gone …

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Kaduna Pastor Jailed For Child Trafficking

A High Court sitting in the Mararaba area, Nasarawa state has sentenced a Kaduna State-based pastor, Bawa Madaki, to 14 years imprisonment for trafficking two children, aged five and seven years old. The convict was said to have sent one child to Lagos State in “an illegal adoption arrangement and the other to Abuja as a domestic worker, thus depriving …

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Lagos To Witness Power Outage Tuesday

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has announced that some parts of Lagos will on Tuesday witness four hours of blackout. Ndidi Mbah, spokesman of the company, in a statement said it will carry out an annual maintenance of its equipment at the Itire 132KV Transmission Sub-station in Lagos today (Tuesday) for four hours. Areas to be affected are Ago, …

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Osun Monarch Decries Neglect Of Cultural Heritage

The paramount ruler of Ila-Orangun in Osun State, Oba Adedokun Omoniyi Abolarin has decried the neglect of cultural heritage and learning of Nigeria history in schools. The monarch who spoke as a guest speaker at the 2018 law week of the Lead City University, Ibadan said it was the duty of lawyers to educate Nigerians on their fundamental human right, …

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