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Chidi Odinkalu: President Buhari acting like Fulani president

Former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over incessant killings across the country by herdsmen.

NNPC to support efforts to promote quality education

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has promised to support Unity Schools Old Students Association (USOSA) and Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto, in the quest to promote quality education.

Group plans one week rally against Governor Okorocha’s government

A group known as the Imo People’s Action for Democracy, IPAD, has announced that it will hold a one week rally in Owerri, the Imo State capital against the Governor Rochas Okorocha-led government

President Buhari, APC should not be talking about 2019 – Ex-NHRC chief Chidi Odinkalu

A former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, ​has lambasted the President Muhammadu Buhari led APC government for talking about re-election in 2019.

Catholic groups oppose NGO bill

A Christian group has criticised the Non-Governmental Organisation Bill seeking to regulate the affairs of NGOs in the country.

South East leaders back honour for Okwaraji

South East leaders have backed the proposed honour for former Super Eagles player, Sam Okwaraji, who died while playing against Angola in Lagos on August 12, 1989.

Shehu Sani vows to fight ‘dangerous’ NGO bill

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says he is opposed to the bill seeking to regulate non-governmental organisations (NGO).

Christian, Muslim clerics fault NGO Bill

Some Christian and Muslim clerics have kicked against the Non-Governmental Organisation Bill seeking to direct the affairs of NGOs in the country.

Igbo leaders call for support to honour late Okwaraji

Some Igbo leaders have called for support to honour late footballer, Sam Okwaraji, who died while performing a national assignment at the National Stadium in Lagos.

Some NGOs fund terrorism – Reps member

Umar Buba Jibril, deputy majority leader of the house of representatives, says the non-governmental organisation (NGO) regulation bill is in the interest of Nigerians.

Nigerians deserve better from Buhari – Odinkalu

Chidi Odinkalu, human rights activist, says Nigerians deserve a better treatment from President Muhammadu Buhari.

Kenya Supreme Court ruling strong message to Nigeria – Olanipekun

Former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN, saturday described the Supreme Court judgement, which annulled the recent presidential election in Kenya as a strong message to Nigeria, especially the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the need to up their democratic game.


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