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The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and one of Nigeria’s airlines, Air Peace Ltd, on Tuesday in Lagos signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on partnership against human trafficking.
The National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC) has urged the Federal Government to make the necessary declaration, recognising the competence of the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights to receive cases from NGOs and individuals.
National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has declared two women, Emerald Bassey and Edith Omon, wanted for allegedly trafficking a three months old baby.
West Africa’s leading carrier Air Peace has said it will begin non-stop flights from Lagos to Banjul, The Gambia from Monday, January 7.
Nigeria’s foremost human rights lawyer Femi Falana SAN has dragged the government of Cameroon to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, The Gambia over the impending trial of 47 asylum seekers and naturalised Nigerians.
Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has commended the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, for his tireless contributions to the economic development and peace of the South West Region and Nigeria as a whole.
Britain’s Prince Charles congratulated Gambia on Thursday for turning its back on “autocratic” rule at home and returning to the Commonwealth fold as he began a nine-day Africa tour.
Member states of the Economic Community of West African States Commission have made significant progress to end statelessness since the launch of the global campaign in November 2014.
The tiny West African state of The Gambia will journey into its grim past on Monday as it begins a probe into atrocities committed under former dictator Yahya Jammeh.
The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has said the suspension of the national carrier project, Nigeria Air, which was scheduled to commence operations in December, is not “politically motivated.”
Nigerian Carrier, Air Peace, has announced plans to expand its regional operations with flights from Lagos and Abuja to Monrovia and from Abuja to Accra from Aug. 6.
Banjul on Thursday condemned former president Yahya Jammeh's pledge to come back to the West African country in a leaked phone call that went viral on social media.
Gambian president Adama Barrow paid tribute on Friday to three young protesters killed by police in an anti-pollution rally, urging witnesses to come forward to a commission of inquiry set up by his government.
A human rights activist, Femi Falana, has asked the federal government to recognise other Nigerians who played a part in the struggle for the annulled June 12, 1993, election.
After the June 12, Democracy day celebration in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari revealed he took time out to watch the Super Falcons World Cup match against South Korea and was pleased with the female footballer’s victory on the nation’s special day.
Some soccer fans in the country have given League Management Company (LMC) a pat on the back for dishing out punishments following the show of Shame involving Premier league side Kano pillars and team Captain Rabiu Ali.
Uber on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions.
A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Tuesday heard that some of the biological material found on the night wears of a murdered Nigerian woman and her child, matched that of a Dane, Peter Nielsen.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released 15,490 results of candidates it initially withheld for alleged malpractices.
The Edo State Government has said that it has completed the reorganisation of the administrative structures and verification of students of Ihogbe College and Oba Akenzua Secondary School, both in Benin City and would soon reopen the schools for regular academic activities.
Chief Charles Airhiavbere, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo, says the emergency of Sen. Ahmed Lawan as President of the Senate would stabilise the 9th National Assembly.
The Presidency has expressed delight at the withdrawal of one of four petitions challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 2019 election.
Scorer of the winning goal at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, Vincent Aboubakar, has been left out of Cameroon's final squad for the upcoming tournament in Egypt.