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Nigerian Army, Amnesty International clash at Presidential Panel of Inquiry over alleged rights violations
Amnesty International, AI, yesterday, testified before the Presidential Investigation Panel investigating the alleged violation of human rights by soldiers involved in the fight against insurgency in the country.
The Nigerian Army team, led by Prof. Yemi George (SAN), who cross-examined Amnesty International’s researchers at the tribunal on their methodology, said the entire report lacks any iota of credibility to be published in the first instance, if not for selfish motives.
By its terms of reference, he said the Commission is empowered to review extant rules of engagement applicable in the Armed Forces of Nigeria and extent of compliance thereto.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday presented plans for a non-binding vote on a new constitution to address issues ranging from giving the president greater powers to the supremacy of Polish laws over EU ones.
The Nigerian police have denied attacking the convoy of Senator Dino Melaye.
US Consulate in Nigeria says it is strengthening collaboration with the Niger Delta Development Commission to promote peace and security in the region.
The United Labour Congress (ULC) said on Friday that no labour leader has been found culpable in the alleged misappropriation of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) money.
Some residents in Awka, the Anambra capital, on Friday lauded Gov. Wille Obiano for banning commercial motorcycles, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
A former Governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande, has said that death has become very attractive to him since the demise of his wife, Omowumi, a year ago and how his children have been celebrating the deceased.
Google faced a record EU fine Wednesday for using its Android smartphone system to illegally boost its search engine, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan See, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, maintained Saturday that Nigerians had lost confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.
Some cross section of environmental experts and professionals in the upstream and downstream sector, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly assent to the Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill (PIGB).
Donald Trump has asked his national security adviser to invite the Russian president to the White House in the autumn.