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UN Watchdog Reports Continued Human Rights Abuses in Burundi
UN Watchdog Reports Continued Human Righ...

UN Watchdog Reports Continued Human Rights Abuses in Burundi

  A UN watchdog reports that there has been continued human rights violations such as sexual violence, murder, and summary executions in Burundi The citizens had earlier hoped on a new era where peace will reign with the election of new President Evariste Ndayishimiye, who was elected in May... read more »

UNICEF Expresses Concern Over Jailing of 13-Year-old Child in Kano for Blasphemy
UNICEF Expresses Concern Over Jailing of...

UNICEF Expresses Concern Over Jailing of 13-Year-old Child in Kano for Blas...

The United Nations Children’s agency, Unicef has condemned the sentencing of 13-year-old Omar Farouq to 10 years in prison with menial labour for blasphemy by the Kano State Sharia Court at Feli Hockey, Kano. UNICEF representative in Nigeria, Peter Hawkins condemned the sentence by the Sharia... read more »

Northern Cyprus Unsafe for Education, Nigerian Government Alerts Parents
Northern Cyprus Unsafe for Education, Ni...

Northern Cyprus Unsafe for Education, Nigerian Government Alerts Parents

The Nigerian Government has flagged Northern Cyprus as unsafe for Nigerians seeking education abroad due to the continued and mysterious killing of blacks in the country, Sahara Reporters reports. The alarm was raised by Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Monday... read more »

Nigeria – Are You A Unionist Or A Secessionist?
Nigeria – Are You A Unionist Or A Secess...

Nigeria – Are You A Unionist Or A Secessionist?

25th August 2020   Given the bloody events in Nigeria, I strongly urge us to dialogue not only at national, but also at international levels regarding what I have termed the “territorial credence*” of Nigeria. That is, how real is this country called Nigeria? Such a dialogue is needed, and... read more »

Violent Clash in Enugu Claims Lives of ‘21’ IPOB Members, Two DSS Operatives (See Video)
Violent Clash in Enugu Claims Lives of ‘...

Violent Clash in Enugu Claims Lives of ‘21’ IPOB Members, Two DSS Operative...

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has claimed that 21 of its members were killed in a violent clash with security operatives and 47 others arrested in Emene, Enugu State on Sunday. The Department of State Services (DSS) has also alleged that two of its operatives were killed by members of the... read more »

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Ortom Advocates Gun License to Responsible Nigerians as Solution to Insecurity

Ortom Advocates Gun License to Responsible Nigerians as Solution to Insecurity

  Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue State, has called on the Federal Government to issue gun licenses to responsible citizens to wield assault rifles like AK47 as a responsive measure to... read more »

Opinion: The Deceit Of Amending the Null and Void 1999 Nigeria Constitution

Opinion: The Deceit Of Amending the Null and Void 1999 Nigeria Constitution

11th August 2020   For the sake of authenticity and thus validity, Nigeria’s Constitution must truly be made by the people, and not be imposed upon the people (unawares) as was the... read more »

Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to Address Injustices

Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to Address Injustices

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has been issued a 30-day ultimatum by four aggrieved ethnic groups in the state to address lingering injustices meted out to them by successive... read more »

I Ask for Some Patience With the Acquisition of Equipment – Buhari

Buhari Reacts to NDDC, EFCC Probes, says it’s an Abuse of trust

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reacted to corruption allegations rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He said that some... read more »

Protest in Zimbabwe: US Summons Zanu-PF Spokesperson Over Comments

Protest in Zimbabwe: US Summons Zanu-PF Spokesperson Over Comment...

The United states has summoned spokesman of the ruling Zanu-PF party in Zimbabwe after his disparaging comments about the US ambassador in Harare. Patrick Chinamasa, spokesperson of the ruling... read more »