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The project is with the support of three rights groups, the Civil Society Coalition for Mandate Protection, the Nigerian Human Rights Community and the Green Peoples Environmental Rights Groups, a member of the International Alliance on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forest, based in Thailand.
As President Muhammadu Buhari is expected back from his four-day medical trip to London on Saturday, the Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has blamed the past administration of Gen Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), for promulgating Decree 10 of 1985, which it said, debased the nation’s health sector and reversed the fortunes of Nigeria as a top destination for medical tourism in Africa.
The Africa Group at the UN has restated its commitment to ensure free movement of people and goods within the region to foster regional integration.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Saturday, donated relief materials to victims of Jan. 5, suspected gunmen attacks in Katibu, Lau Local Government Area (LGA), Taraba.
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday laid before the state House of Assembly the 2018 budget of N98.6 billion.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse criticised his team for letting Japan equalise twice in their World Cup Group H game on Sunday, and said he expected more from central defenders Kalidou Koulibaly and Salif Sane.
Colombia kept their World Cup hopes alive while eliminating Poland in a 3-0 victory in Group H on Sunday.
Gunmen, in the early hours of Sunday, invaded Bagiwa village in Mani Local Government Area of Katsina state killing two students of Al-Qalam University, Katsina, injuring one and kidnapping another.
The police in Plateau State have confirmed 86 people dead in the violence that erupted on Saturday in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area.
Neymar received the support of his Brazil teammate Fagner on Sunday after his tears at the end of their World Cup win over Costa Rica and subsequent criticism at home.
Egypt head coach Hector Cuper has insisted that Mohamed Salah was not hundred perfect fit and that his absence in previous training sessions has been heavily felt at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, has insisted that issues of June 12, 1993 presidential election remain unresolved, even as he declared that “corruption has become so bad that it is in every area of our national life.”
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has raised pensions for military personnel and salaries for civil servants by 15% amid a wave of price hikes linked to austerity measures.
The House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes in collaboration with Sunrise Media Limited, has concluded arrangements for a 2-Day National Retreat for senior Civil Servants in the States and Local Government Areas. The retreat is meant to strengthen the war against corruption.
Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, has said that he and other aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will quit the party if the identified challenges were not resolved.