Kaduna: Adara indigenes report fresh attacks, killings
Indigenes of Adara in Southern Kaduna, yesterday, raised the alarm over killing of 20 persons by gunmen. They blamed the government for escalation of attacks.
Rep says killings in southern Kaduna turning to genocide
Worried by the incessant kidnappings and killings by herdsmen in his locality, Umar Barde representing Chikun/Kajuru federal constituency of Kaduna State
When BBC World Questions spotlighted Nigeria’s insecurity conundrum
While the spate of insecurity bedeviling the country has continued unabated, President Muhammadu Buhari has stuck with service chiefs, whose tenures have since expired just as they seem out of depth on innovative ideas
Nexus between insecurity and children
A Nigerian northern monarch recently decried the growing numbers of children who are orphans in Northern Nigeria. He said that the increase in insecurity in Nigeria has significantly contributed to this trend
Group tackles Lalong over Boko Haram killings
The National Youth Leader, Middle Belt Forum, Emma Zopmal, in a strongly-worded statement, yesterday in Jos, has called on Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong
Groups urge government to respect citizens’ rights
Human rights groups, Legal Defense and Assistance Project (LEDAP) and the Improved Sexual Health And Rights Advocacy Initiative (ISHRAI) have called on the government at all levels
Kogi guber: Ethnic politics, violence take centre stage
Ethnicity has always played a major role in the outcome of elections in Kogi State. Of the three major ethnic groups in the state, the Ebiras and the Igalas are more likely to play the ethnic card
HURIWA mulls petitioning world leaders, ICJ over killings by suspected herders
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) yesterday said it had resolved to petition world leaders and the International Criminal Court (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands to seek justice on the mass killings perpetrated by suspected armed herdsmen in Nigeria.