Army wants Amnesty’s offices closed as report blames military over killings
The Nigerian Army has called for the closure of the Amnesty International (AI) offices in Nigeria, alleging there is credible evidence the organisation is working hard to destroy the country.
Buhari assures opponents of level playing field
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, promised a level-playing field for all contestants, even his rivals, into political offices in next year’s elections.
Amnesty says over 3,600 killed in Nigeria's farmer-herder violence
More than 3,600 people have been killed in clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria since 2016, Amnesty International said on Monday, blaming the government's failure to punish the perpetrators for fuelling the violence.
Army calls for closure of Amnesty International offices in Nigeria
The Nigerian Army has called for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging there is credible evidence the organisation is working hard to destabilise the country.
Atiku condemns Buhari’s absence at soldiers’ funeral
Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari for not showing up at the funeral of soldiers killed by Boko Haram.
Boko Haram: Coalition lauds army for lifting suspension on UNICEF
A civil society group, Coalition Against Terrorism (CATE), has praised the Army’s prompt reversal of its earlier suspension of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) from the Northeast.
Insecurity: Buhari summons sub-regional leaders again
President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned another Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) to address prevailing security challenges in the sub-region. President Buhari stated that the meeting, which is a follow up to a similar one held in N’djamena, the Chadian capital in November, was convened for…
In Bakassi… Joel Benson’s harrowing tales from IDP camp
Since the rise of insurgency in northeast, millions of Nigerians have been displaced from their homes. Bakassi IDP Camp is one of the most populated IDP Camps in the region...
Nigerian military lifts ban on UNICEF in restive northeast
The Nigerian military lifted a ban on UNICEF operations in the ravaged northeast late Friday after earlier suspending the aid agency and accusing it of training...