Human rights activists, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) and Senator Shehu Sani, have called for a holistic review of the nation’s Constitution to address challenges regarding nationality.
HUMAN Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, nominated The Guardian for Best Human Rights Newspaper of the last decade at its 2023 yearly lecture, to be held on September 27 in Abuja.
Senior counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, Mike Ozekhome, has told the Supreme Court his fear that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) may die in the custody of Department of State Services (DSS).
Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has prayed a Federal High Court Abuja to set aside the bench warrant issued against her on July 24, 2020.
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The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), has expressed delight over the appointment of Abdul-Azeez Suleiman as spokesperson for the Northern Elders Forum (NEF). The group which extended its heartfelt congratulations to Suleiman, said as the former Spokesman of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), he has proven himself to be reliable and capable, making him…
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The Edo State government in partnership with Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has trained 29 virtually impaired people in digital technology to empower and help them facilitate employment. At the graduation ceremony/summit under the theme, “Fostering Digital Inclusion to Empower and Facilitate Employment for Visually Impaired Persons held on Thursday, Dr Detlef Barth, Team Leader,…
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Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has said President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the release of 150 inmates in the maximum Correctional Centre in Kano. The release, according to the Minister was part of President Tinubu's renewed hope mantra tailored towards decongesting the correctional centres nationwide. The Minister represented by the Assistant Director, Dr…
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The Governor of Enugu, Peter Ndubuisi Mbah, met on Thursday with the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshall Hasan Abubakar, and other security bigwigs in a bid to strengthen security in the state.
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The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday accused the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) of fueling the violent protests and mass possession of major streets in Kano against the judgment of the Appeal Court that sacked Governor Abba Kabiru Yusuf. The court had affirmed Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress APC as…
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The Commissioner for tertiary education in Lagos State, Hon. Tolani Sule, has emphasised the need for fostering collaborations between technology and tertiary institutions.
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The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to grab the investments from the climate funds. Okonjo-Iweala made this call on Friday at the ongoing 28th meetings of the COP28 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and suggested that Nigeria as a country needs to commence…
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With the estimated N3.5 trillion annual post-harvest loss of agricultural produce in Nigeria, the effort of the government to accelerate policies and program implementation on food sustainability may not yield positive results. Country Director, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), Dr. Godwin Atser made the observation yesterday while inspecting the post-harvest technology intervention during Kano State Agro-Pastoral…
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A priest in charge of St. Michael’s Catholic Church Parish in Umuekebi, Osuoweerre autonomous community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, Rev Fr Kingsley Eze, has been kidnapped by gunmen.
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The China-African International Economic and Trade Promotion Council and the Kano Business Community have mutually agreed to promote agricultural commodities trade. The exchange trade partnership is intended to explore the exportation of the local agricultural value chain from Kano to the Republic of China, and the import of sustainable technology solutions to Nigeria. Addressing a…