AMBASSADOR BURATAI ADVOCATES INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT TO END TERRORISM IN NIGERIA

Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Benin Republic Amb. Tukur Yusufu Buratai has called on United States, United Kingdom, and other international communities to support, President Buhari, to curb insurgency and other…

Judge orders internet fraudster to sweep court premises for 6 months

A High Court in Ibadan on Friday ordered an internet fraudster, Adewale Tosin, to sweep the court premises for six months. Justice Bayo Taiwo, sentenced Tosin, after he pleaded guilty…

FCTA arrests 217 defaulters over street begging

The FCT Administration Social Development Secretariat (SDS) on Friday, in Abuja arrested 217 defaulters over street begging. This is even as the secretariat declared zero tolerance against destitute, child abuse,…

North-East underdevelopment is fuelling insurgency – Amb. Buratai

Nigeria’s Ambassador to Benin Republic, Gen. Tukur Buratai (Rtd), has said the North-East lacks development and this is fuelling insurgency in the zone. Buratai, former Chief of Army Staff, stated…

Presidency to get resolution on declaration of bandits as terrorists next week — N/Assembly

The National Assembly Thursday said it would next week transmit its resolution, asking President Muhammadu Buhari to declare bandits as terrorists, to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation…

RESPITE FOR PREGNANT, NURSING MOTHERS DUE FOR NYSC

All married women who are pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their husbands’ places of domicile can now proceed to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camps within their…

Nigerian youths protest a year after bloody crackdown

Nigerian youths held memorial protests in Lagos and Abuja on Wednesday, one year after security forces violently suppressed mass protests against police brutality and bad governance. Under heavy police watch,…

Former aviation minister Stella Oduah for arraignment November 22

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday fixed Nov. 22 for the arraignment of ex-Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, over allegations bordering on fraud while she served in the office. Although…

Still no justice for survivors from Nigeria crackdown: rights body

One year after Nigerian security forces violently suppressed protests in Lagos, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday that victims were still awaiting justice. Youth-led demonstrations against police brutality in Africa’s most…

UN RECOGNISES CIVILIAN JTF

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has delisted the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) from armed groups recruiting children as soldiers in the North East. According to him, the move is…