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The Foundation for Human Rights and Anti-corruption Crusaders (FOHURAC), a human rights group, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari not to withhold assent to the National Maritime University (NMU) Bill which has been passed by the National Assembly.
The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, led by Comrade Roland Oweilaemi Pereotubo, Esq, on Sunday called on the Nigerian Military to delist the IPOB group or any of its affiliate groups as “terrorist organisation” saying the declaration of the group as a terrorists organisation is “Unconstitutional” as “it is targeted at ending right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
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 (IYC) Worldwide has called for the outright ban of gas flaring in the Niger Delta as the trend is not only dangerous to health, but detrimental to the nation’s economy and contrary to global best practices.
In a renewed effort to ensure market linkage for farmers in rural communities, the Edo State Government has reopened the monthly market with a charge to women to add value to their farm produce so they could command higher prices.
Patriotic internet users in Myanmar have rushed to defend Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whose tweets following a visit to the “beautiful” country drew global scorn for failing to mention the persecution of Rohingya Muslims.
Suspected rebels attacked a police post in Indian-administered Kashmir Tuesday killing four officers, police said, two days after soldiers killed two teenage rebels in the restive territory.
Swiss club FC Zurich have condemned fans who threw a banana at rival player Aldo Kalulu when he went to take a corner during their league match at FC Basel on Sunday.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has appealed to his supporters and entire members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State to see the eligibility suit instituted by ex-Governor Segun Oni and Monday’s court ruling as part of the beauty of democracy.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) organises workshop on fire outbreaks and other forms of domestic and workplace accidents for stakeholders in disaster management
Bayelsa State Executive Council has vowed to ensure that sponsors and perpetrators of electoral violence in the state are made to face the full weight of the law.
Apparently irked by allegations from the opposition that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the raid of the home of Aliyu and Mustapha, sons of the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Presidency has advised Nigerians to ignore such claims.
The management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it was compelled to award the surveillance contract of the strategic 87-kilometre Trans Forcados Pipeline (TFP) to a new contractor because the country has lost $800 million revenue in 2018 due to incessant breaches on the pipeline.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) of use its school feeding programme as a conduit for fraud and asked Nigerians to vote out the ruling party in the next general election and return Nigeria to her winning ways.