Retired soldiers are currently protesting at the Federal Ministry of Finance, Abuja, over the non-payment of their pension arrears. The ex-servicemen are appealing to the Federal Government to approve the payment of minimum wage arrears...
Solomon Akuma, the father of Emmanuel Akuma, a pharmacist, who has reportedly been detained by the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) in Abuja for about nine months, has narrated to PREMIUM TIMES how the police ‘deceived’ him to get his son arrested.
Four soldiers have been sentenced to jail terms ranging from one to four years for torturing a civilian to death. The erring soldiers are Sani Ishaya, Bidemi Fabiyi, Abdulrasheed Adamu, and Bala Musa. They were sentenced...
Uganda’s communications regulator has ordered the shutdown of social media and messaging applications, ahead of a highly-charged election on Thursday. The vote will come after one of the bloodiest campaigns in years, as veteran leader Yoweri Museveni seeks a sixth...
Human Rights , Liberty Access and Peace Defenders' Foundation (HURIDE) has knocked Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State over the lavish decorations of some places in the State during this Yuletide season. Some of the places...
Twitter’s German-listed shares slumped as much as 8 per cent on Monday, the first trading day after it permanently suspended U.S. President Donald Trump’s account late on Friday. The company said suspension of Trump’s account, which had more than...
Facebook has shut a slew of accounts belonging to Ugandan government officials accused of seeking to manipulate public debate ahead of elections Thursday, the internet giant told AFP on Monday. The East African nation is holding presidential and parliamentary...
A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to Sahara Reporters ’ publisher , Omoyele Sowore in the sum of N 20m . Four other activists , who were arrested with Sowore on New Year’ s Eve...
A human rights lawyer , Lucky Odigie, has dragged a constitutional lawyer , Femi Falana ( SAN) , and nine others before a Federal High Court in Abuja , over the setting up of an independent panel to probe killings that...
Global human rights organisation, Amnesty International has condemned the arrest of the convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore, and four others. In a series of tweets on Saturday, it called for the immediate release of the activists and...