Tanzania’s ‘sham’ election leaves democracy reeling

Tanzanian President John Magufuli’s landslide re-election has been dismissed as a sham by the opposition and diplomats who say democracy has been dealt a crushing blow in one of Africa’s…

Landmine kills 9 troops in northeast Nigeria

At least nine Nigerian troops were killed when a military truck hit a landmine in jihadist-wracked northeast Nigeria, two security sources told AFP Wednesday. The incident happened on Monday near…

Young boy who allegedly filmed a Nigerian politician shooting at #EndSars protesters, found dead (Video)

A 20-year-old journalist was allegedly murdered after he was arrested by Lagos task force, while reporting on looting going on at the time. Pelumi Onifade, an undergraduate of the Tai…

BREAKING: You Can’t Dictate To Us Anymore, Southern/Middle Belt Leaders Blast Core North

An emergency meeting of Southern and Middle Belt Leaders was held today in Abuja on some urgent business of national importance, the central one being the meeting of Northern states…

CJN swears in eight Supreme Court judges Friday

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, will on Friday inaugurate eight judges to the Supreme Court bench. Our correspondent confirmed this through sources close to some of the…

NHRC inaugurates independent investigative panel on allegations of violations by the defunct SARS

The NHRC has inaugurated and independent investigative panel to complement the work of the State Judicial Panels. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has inaugurated an Independent Investigative Panel (IIP)…

ANYIM PIUS ANYIM TO DELIVER 2020 HUMAN RIGHTS LECTURE :- HURIWA

In a concerted effort to brainstorm on the best ways to attain good governance and rapid industrial development of Nigeria, the nation’s foremost Civil Rights Advocacy group:- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS…

ALLEGED LEKKI TOLL GATES’ KILLINGS: MALAMI HAS INDICTED PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AS AN INCOMPETENT COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES- SAYS HURIWA

A Statement By The Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy Group; Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) Condemning The Attorney General Of Federation; Abubakar Malami’s claim that Hoodlums In Military Uniforms…

FORMER IMO GOVERNOR FACES CRIMINAL CHARGES ON NOVEMBER 11TH

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, has summoned a former governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, to appear before it on November 11 for his…

Algeria president tests positive for COVID-19

Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has the Covid-19 illness, his office said Tuesday, ending days of speculation after he was hospitalised in Germany following cases of the virus among his staff.…