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The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Tuesday condemned the statement credited to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, over the issue of insecurity, especially kidnapping in the South West and some other parts of the country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.
The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has described as shameful and shocking the demand of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to be allowed to establish vigilante group in Igboland, saying that will amount to a robber issuing notice of attack and one keeping quiet.
The Nigerian Bar Association on Friday bemoaned the “pervasive insecurity of lives and property in the land” and what it described as “systematic erosion” of the independence of the judiciary.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has condemned the Code of Conduct Bureau over its refusal to grant a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project on the ground that asset declaration form is private information.
The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has advised the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to combat the rampancy of brutality common among policemen in the country.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has declared that the nation is passing through difficult times, saying notwithstanding that, the army has been deployed in the 36 states of the federation and Abuja, for the defence of the country’s territorial integrity.
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has called for social justice in Nigeria as panacea to the increasing insecurity ravaging the country.
Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) has declared that the declaration of June 12 by President Muhammadu Buhari’s does not mark the end of the journey of the country’s advocacy and demand for true democracy in the country.
A Kaduna based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Haliru Abdullahi Maraya, has advised Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai not to sign the religious bill recently passed by the State House of Assembly.
Catholic Arch Bishop of Jos, Most Rev Ignatious Kaigama, has tasked Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong to be proactive, committed and honest in governance.
The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that Nigeria is sitting on a keg powder over what he described as increasing population growth in the country.
The National Chairman of We the People Nigeria, Prof. Peter Nwagwu, has said that the Buhari administration has offered nothing but induced poverty to Nigerians in the last four years.
Detectives from the Defence Headquarters, (DHQ) Abuja, and the Department of State Services (DSS) have arrested 14 suspects in connection with the murder of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh.
Desmond Afoah, a popular YouTube personality known as Etika who created Nintendo-centric videos, was found dead, the New York Police Department said today.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has said that there was nothing like jumbo salary for National Assembly members as being speculated in some quarters.
Former Green Eagles midfielder Henry Nwosu has warned the Super Eagles against taking Guinea for granted, ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash in Alexandria on Wednesday.
An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Tuesday struck out a N5.6 billion pension scam suit against Alhaja Kudirat Adeleke, a former Head of Service in the state, and 11 others for lack of diligent prosecution.
A softly-spoken football fan and former district mayor, Ekrem Imamoglu, seems to have come from nowhere to become a figurehead of the long-suffering Turkish opposition.
Ethiopia’s state media have reported the assassination of Ambachew Mekonnen, head of Ethiopia’s Amhara state and his advisor during a coup attempt in their state.
An 18-year old girl identified as Favour Ogheneyenrowho has been reportedly strangled to death by suspected ritualists in Abraka, Ethiope-East council area of Delta state.
Youths from Izombe in Oguta Council Area of Imo State, on Wednesday, threatened to shut down Oil Flow Station belonging to an indigenous oil Firm operating in the community, SEPLAT Oil Company.
Atletico Madrid has reached an agreement with Real Madrid over the transfer of Marcos Llorente, pending medical tests. The 24-year-old Spanish midfielder will sign on a five-year contract.