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Chidi Odinkalu: President Buhari and his security chiefs have become part of Nigeria’s problem

human rights lawyer, Chidi Odinkalu, says President Muhammadu Buhari and security chiefs in the country “have become part of the problem” in Nigeria.

Don’t expect President Buhari to police your states – Femi Falana tells governors

Human rights lawyer and senior advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, on Wednesday told governors of the 36 states of the federation not to expect President Muhammadu Buhari to help them maintain law and order in their states.

2019: US consulate to train 100 political journalists

The United States Consulate in Nigeria is to train 100 political reporters and editors ahead of the 2019 General Elections.

Ex-NHRC chief Chidi Odinkalu urges compulsory insurance scheme for journalists on election duty

A former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Chidi Odinkalu, on Tuesday advocated for a compulsory insurance scheme for media organisations that deploy reporters for elections.

Ex-Governor Peter Obi: No hope for Nigeria unless we get our politics right

“This is critical because, for any society, if you get most things right and your politics is wrong, everything will go wrong,” Obi said.
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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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