Absence of judge stalls el-Zakzaky’s trial

The absence of Justice Gideon Kurada of a Kaduna High Court on Thursday staled the arraignment of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim el-Zakzaky; and his wife, Zeenat, over alleged culpable homicide. The Kaduna State Government had brought eight charge against the IMN leader and his wife. They are being charged for


FIFA tells Putin world is ‘in love’ with Russia

FIFA president Gianni Infantino told President Vladimir Putin on Friday the world was “in love” with World Cup hosts Russia and praised him for overcoming negative stereotypes about the country. Infantino spoke at a meeting with Putin and former world football stars including former England defender Rio Ferdinand and ex-Denmark goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel. “We all


Fayose collapses as police teargas Ekiti Govt House

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose was said to have collapsed after series of teargas attack in Ekiti Government House on Wednesday by the police. Fayose had mobilised citizens of Ekiti State to embark on a peaceful rally towards the Saturday gubernatorial election. He reportedly collapsed as security operatives allegedly besieged and fired teargas at the