HURIWA condemns police killing of Kano’s ‘wanted’ boy

*condemns non-release of Sowore by DSS and forceful quelling of protest The prominent civil Rights Advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the Kano state…

Kano dad submits ‘wanted’ son to police station; cops beat him to death in his presence

Police in Kano have beaten to death a 26-year-old man, Abdulkadir Nasiru, after his father took him to police station for questioning. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that the father handed over…

BREAKING: Court Disqualifies Bayelsa APC’s Deputy Gov Candidate

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has, on Tuesday, disqualified the deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. The Court disqualified him over false information…

Hate speech offenders to ‘die by hanging’ as bill resurfaces in Senate

A Bill to Establish a Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches on Tuesday bounced back in the Senate. The Bill titled, “National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches…

HURIWA ASKS NYSC TO REINSTATE DISMISSED CORPERS

*says it would amount to double standard since some Moslem corpers wear hijab The Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy group HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has resolved to write…

Bolivia crisis: Morales accepts political asylum in Mexico

Evo Morales has accepted an offer of political asylum in Mexico a day after resigning as president of Bolivia amid election fraud protests. In a tweet, he said it hurt…

Apple throws Instagram ‘stalker’ app off store

Apple has banned an app that let people monitor others’ activity on Instagram. Like Patrol charged a fee to notify users which posts their friends had “liked” and who they…

Formula 1 launches a plan to become carbon neutral by 2030

Formula 1 has launched a plan to become carbon neutral by 2030. The intention is to wipe out the carbon footprint of activity at race tracks, including road and air…

Spanish Super Cup: Saudi Arabia to host Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Valencia

The Spanish Super Cup tournament will be played in Saudi Arabia in January 2020, the national football association (RFEF) said on Monday. The four-team event features Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico…

Seed council sets N1.1b five-year strategic plan

The National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC), said it requires about N1.1billion to execute various programmes under a five-year strategic plan, 2019-2024. The sum is in addition to statutory budget allocations…