According to Amnesty International, and eyewitnesses, who spoke to Al-Jazeera, an international satellite television, at least 17 peaceful and unarmed protesters were killed by soldiers drafted to the campuses by Biya.
Southern Cameroon: Humanitarian crisis brewing in Cross River
On arrival in the country, most of the fleeing Cameroonians, comprising women, children, young boys and girls looked disheveled, haggard and unkempt, after a stressful seven-hour journey, within which they covered over 300km.
Nfor: Repression has reinvigorated demand for liberation of Southern Cameroon
The crisis in Southern Cameroon is a political conflict between two former United Nations (UN) trust territories, because many people think Southern Cameroon is the southern part of the country called the Republic of Cameroon.
Dissecting aftermath of Operation Python Dance II in Southeast
When the Nigerian Army announced plan to commence Operation Python Dance I in the Southeast in the later part of last year to purportedly check criminality and other crimes, not many people raised eyebrows or wagged their tongues that much.
Southeast has remained relatively peaceful with low crime rate
Before now, the Southeast witnessed the Operation Python Dance I that had its base in Onitsha, Anambra State, following the wide scale kidnappings, armed robberies and other crimes in the zone, especially in Anambra and the rampant disruption of economic and social activities by Biafra agitators.
Choking under yoke of substandard Chinese products, lopsided operations
When the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Wednesday, October 4, intercepted three container loads of fake drugs, electricity cables and other contraband goods from China, valued at over N356m in Lagos State, not many were shocked by the seizure, reason being that such encounters were becoming commonplace of late.
Proactive measures greet Monkeypox amid fear, apprehension of spread
This is despite repeated assurances by government at all levels that proactive measures were being in put to checkmate the spread of the disease, while efforts are being made to find its cure.
Nigeria Airways retirees: endless wait for a funeral’s closure
Since the defunct national carrier, Nigeria Airways closed shop in 2003, about 6,000 ex-workers of the outfit have continued to wait on the Federal Government to pay their entitlements
Nzene: How government arrived at N45b instead of N78.3b temains a mystery
Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners, Nigerian Airways Branch, Sam Nzene...
The naira and kobo of bonding in uniform
The sheer patronage that aso-ebi now enjoys has made it a money-spinning venture, especially for its sellers and designers. A trader, Chidinma Onyemachi, told The Guardian that most people spend more money on aso-ebi than other things.