Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has filed an application before the Federal High Court in Abuja.
Kanu is seeking to be transferred from the Department of State Service (DSS) custody to the Nigerian Correctional Service Centre in Kuje.
In the application filed through his team of lawyers led by Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the IPOB leader claimed he has been denied access to his medical doctors.
He said he might die in DSS custody, if nothing was done to urgently address his deteriorating health condition.
Kanu applied for an order of the trial court, “directing the transfer of the Applicant from the custody of the National Headquarters of the State Security Service to the Nigerian Correctional Service Centre in Kuje, Abuja, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, where he was initially detained before he was granted bail, pending the determination of the charge”.
He also asked the court “to grant access to his medical experts/doctors to carry out a comprehensive independent medical examination of the defendant/applicant’s health condition/status, while in custody.”
Kanu was on June 27 returned back to Nigeria, after he was arrested from a yet to be confirmed African country.
Nollywood actress Nkechi Blessing has been publicly called out for owning a hair vendor the sum of a hundred thousand and has refused to pay.
Trouble started after a hair vendor paid the controversial actress a million Naira to influence her brand. Still, she refused to share the products on her Instagram page instead signed a deal with another hair brand.
A series of chats shared by Instagram blogger Gistlovers revealed Nkechi Blessing refused to refund the payment to the hair brand but fabricating stories over her inability to pay back the money.
However, the blogger reached out to Nkechi Blessing via her Instagram DM, and she succumbed to paying back nine hundred thousand Naira.
According to the chats, Nkech Blessing insists...
Lionel Messi has agreed a new five-year contract extension at Barcelona.
However, his salary to be reduced by 50 per cent under terms of the new deal.
Messi was officially a free agent as of July 1, after he failed to agree fresh terms before his previous contract expired on June 30.
The 34-year-old has now agreed to stay on at his boyhood club for another five years, meaning he will be 39 by the time his new deal runs out - when he will have totalled 26 years on the club's books.
Messi sparked an acrimonious transfer row in August last year, when he officially informed the club his wish to activate a clause in his contract which would have seen...
Following the increasing number of students that have tested positive to the deadly COVID-19, management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has ordered students to vacate hostels on campus.
There were fears in the university community on Tuesday after about 20 of the university students contracted the disease. The development led the school management to convey an emergency Senate meeting on Wednesday.
In a statement issued after the meeting, the Senate said the students who tested positive for the disease, are being treated, and contact tracing already in place.
“The situation is, indeed, worrisome especially noting the reluctance of the majority of students to comply with the COV1D-19 prevention protocols,” the statement read. “To avoid the escalation of cases on campus, the University Senate at an emergency meeting...