Rights Defender Shot Dead In Brazil’s Amazon

A human rights defender has been shot dead in the Amazon, Brazil's National Indian Foundation, Funai, announced Monday.

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Court Orders Detention Of Dalori For Alleging Diverting $2.8m, N6.5bn, Investors’ Funds

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Nyanya, has ordered the detention of the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Galaxy Transportation and Construction Services Limited, Babagana Abba Dalori, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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DHQ Denies Reports Of Detaining Children As Terrorists In Facilities

  The Defence Headquarters has denied reports that troops of the Armed Forces of Nigeria are arbitrarily detaining children in its facilities in the North East. The DHQ in a statement by it’s Acting Director Defence Information, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu said that children used as suicide bombers by terrorists are arrested, managed and treated as … Continue reading DHQ Denies Reports Of Detaining Children As Terrorists In Facilities

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Xenophobia: Eight Policemen Arraigned For Maltreating Nigerians, Says Dabiri-Erewa

  The recent xenophobic attack on foreigners, particularly Nigerians have continued to generate reactions in the country. This time, the Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa and a Professor of International Law and Jurisprudence, Professor Akin Oyebode, have both faulted the South African government over the issue. Both individuals were … Continue reading Xenophobia: Eight Policemen Arraigned For Maltreating Nigerians, Says Dabiri-Erewa

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Federal, States, LGs Get N3,84trn FAAC In Six Months – NEITI

  The Federal, States and Local governments shared N3.84trillion allocations between January and June 2019. This is according to the latest edition of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Quarterly Review. In a statement by NEITI’s Director, Communications and Advocacy, Orji Orji, that the Federal Government received N1.599 trillion, the 36 states got N1.335 trillion … Continue reading Federal, States, LGs Get N3,84trn FAAC In Six Months – NEITI

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My Mandate Will Be Restored, Kalu Reacts To Tribunal Judgement

The senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Kalu, has urged people of the state not to lose hope, stressing that his mandate will be re-claimed at the Court of Appeal.

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IGP Directs Police Commissioners To Avert Planned IMN Procession

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has directed the Commissioners of Police in all the States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to put measures in place to avert any planned procession by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). The order follows a decision by the IMN to proceed on a yearly peaceful Ashura … Continue reading IGP Directs Police Commissioners To Avert Planned IMN Procession

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Oshiomhole: Don’t Join Issues With ‘Hostile Comments’, Obaseki Tells Aides

  The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has instructed all state actors within his government to desist from making comments or reacting to what he described as “hostile comments and discussions” credited to the National Chairman and former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole. Mr Obaseki, in a statement jointly signed by the Commissioner for … Continue reading Oshiomhole: Don’t Join Issues With ‘Hostile Comments’, Obaseki Tells Aides

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US House Steps Up Trump Impeachment Probe

  Democrats moved Monday to intensify their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump as whiffs of new scandal surrounding the White House emerged related to Trump’s business and his lawyer’s involvement in Ukraine. While the Democrat leadership remains reluctant to go all-in on impeachment, given that the Republican-controlled Senate would vote down any effort to … Continue reading US House Steps Up Trump Impeachment Probe

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Netanyahu Accuses Iran Of Destroying Secret ‘Nuclear Site’

  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday accused Iran of having a previously undisclosed site aimed at developing nuclear weapons that it destroyed. Iran destroyed the site located near the city of Abadeh, south of Isfahan, sometime between late June and late July after realising that Israel had detected it, Netanyahu alleged. In an … Continue reading Netanyahu Accuses Iran Of Destroying Secret ‘Nuclear Site’

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