Court Frees 15 Shiites Unlawfully Detained By El-Rufai Govt

The Kaduna State High Court has today freed fifteen members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites unlawfully detained by the Governor Nasir El-Rufai-led government. The…

Senate mulls five years jail term for sexual predators in schools

PRESS STATEMENT The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill which was sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) and passed by the 8th Senate. The Bill which…

Hall of Shame: List of Nigerian lecturers accused of sex-for-admissions/grades scandals

The BBC Africa Eye sex-for-admission video is not the first time lecturers are being accused of soliciting sex to help female students. The story is the same in virtually all…

#SexforGrades scandals: HURIWA blames ASUU

Calls for strong legal framework against the menace A leading pro-democracy and civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has demanded concrete steps by the…

HURIWA to Zamfara Governor- pay N900 MILLION compensation to 9 soldiers killed by bandits

The leading civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the reported gruesome killings of nine soldiers by suspected armed bandits in Zamfara even…

‘Sex for grades’: Undercover in West African universities

Academic institutions in West Africa have increasingly been facing allegations of sexual harassment by lecturers. This type of abuse is said to be endemic, but it’s almost never proven. After…

American arraigned for defrauding Nigerians seeking green card

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Monday, arraigned an American, Marco Ramirez, before a Lagos State Special Offences Court for allegedly defrauding two Nigerians seeking the United States green…

ICPC retrieves N900bn constituency funds from Federal lawmakers

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has uncovered and retrieved over N900 billion diverted constituency project funds, the commission has said. The funds were allegedly siphoned…

Mob lynch VIO official in Niger State -CP

The Niger State Police Command says a mob of protesters have lynched one Ahmed Bello, a Vehicle Inspector Officer in Mariga Local Government Area of the state. Alhaji Adamu Usman,…

Confusion over Customs’ clampdown on auto dealers

Customs warning stickers placed on some of the car marts that were sealed off at Ojodu Berger, Lagos on October 3