…Says Nigerian Army sells weapons to insurgents London-based news magazine, The Economist, has described the government of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as inept and high-handed, adding that he had also failed to tackle corruption.
A human rights lawyer, Tope Temokun, has sued the heads of the State Security Service (SSS), the Nigerian police, as well as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, over media restrictions barring many journalists from covering the trial of Nnamdi Kanu,...
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says it is not responsible for the killings in the south-east. On Friday, the federal government said the separatist group attacked 164 police facilities and killed 175 security operatives in the region.
Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lead counsel to the embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has described claims by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), as false. In a Facebook post, the...
The Nigerian government Friday called on foreign nations allegedly supporting Nnamdi Kanu, and his proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), to desist. The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, said such nations were supporting the “subversive” activities of Mr Kanu,...
Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has called for the protection of journalists from government suppression because “press freedom is the freedom of the society”. Falana spoke on Friday at the West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards...
Ahead of the November 6, 2021 governorship election in Anambra State, Persons with Disabilities under the umbrella of the Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities (JONAPWD), has raised concern over the threatening insecurity in Anambra State, noting that they may not...
No less than N4.8bn is being expended annually to evacuate wastes in the major districts of Abuja, covering phases one to three, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Bello, has said. Bello said this when he...
Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has directed the Abuja-Kaduna train service (AKTS) to resume operations on Saturday. Amaechi gave the directive on Friday, after inspecting repairs on the rail tracks between Rijana and Dutse along the Abuja-Kaduna route.
President Muhammadu Buhari has suggested that author and playwright Ken Saro-Wiwa and the rest of the Ogoni 9 could receive a post-humous state pardon. Buhari said this at an audience with some Ogoni leaders at the State House in Abuja...