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The Foundation for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade (FHRACC), a Niger Delta-based rights group, has said that the recent Amnesty International (AI) report over the existence of secret detention centres being operated by the federal government has vindicated its stand that such places indeed exist in parts of the country.
The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has flayed President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of agitations by the Indigenous People of Biafra and the people of the Niger Delta.
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari against re-arresting the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, over his violation of his bail conditions, warning that doing that would “set Nigeria in flames.”
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has been crowned BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017, The Express reports.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said “strategic advice” from independent sources, anti-corruption committees and special panels set up for the recovery of assets allegedly looted by previous government officials had prevented the current administration from going forward with its desire to prosecute the looters.
The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, said on Monday that Nigeria lost election into Category ‘C’ of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) due to late preparations.
President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has expressed concern that out of 38.2 million youths component of the labour force in the country, 15.2 million are either seeking employment or out of job.
The Ibadan Council of Obas has issued a 21-day deposition notice to the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, accusing him of acts unbecoming of his office as the paramount ruler of the ancient town.
Olivier Giroud is “one of the best strikers in the Premier League”, according to Jack Wilshere, with Arsenal fortunate to have such depth to their squad.
The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) on Thursday shut 11 hotels, restaurants and event centres over alleged failures to remit their taxes under the Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant Consumption Laws of Lagos State 2009.
Chad's interior minister has said that a ban on some protests in the country is justified because of security risks.
Say No Campaign, a coalition of some civil society organisations, says plans are underway by the organisation to establish database of corruption cases across the country to enhance investigation.
Raba’s dismissal was the turning point in Barcelona’s 2-0 win at Villarreal on Sunday, Luis Suarez has admitted as the La Liga leaders maintained their grip on the league table.