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UN Special Rapporteur Maria Giammarinaro will assess the issue of trafficking in persons in Nigeria, during an official visit to the country from Monday to Sept. 10.
U.S. President Donald Trump is pushing back against the coordinated editorial attacks by the U.S. media on him on Thursday over what the media called Trump’s consistent attacks on them.
The organization urged the Human Rights Council to adopt a resolution to “condemn in the strongest possible terms the ongoing killings and revenge attacks on innocent Nigerians and residents by suspected herdsmen and/or unknown persons as well as the ongoing impunity enjoyed by suspected perpetrators and groups that have suggested these atrocities may be retaliatory killings.”
The organization said, “Selective enforcement of court orders if not urgently addressed would ultimately put the rule of law in Nigeria under siege.”
Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has urged the United Nations, UN, Special Rapporteur on genocide to investigate what it called the alleged ethnic cleansing by herdsmen in Nigeria.
More than 100 drug suspects have been killed since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the police to rejoin his "war on drugs", an official said Saturday.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Eritrea, has reiterated a call on the U.N. not to turn its back on Eritrean nationals who continue to flee the repressive regime back home.
The organisation proposes “that for the Salami Committee to perform its tasks effectively and with propriety, it should preferably be composed entirely of members of the judiciary, particularly drawn from available pool of brilliant andincorruptible retired judges.”
President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Nnia Nwodo, has cautioned Nigerians against any form of discrimination against Igbo, recalling that Nigeria belongs to all ethnic nationalities living in it.
No fewer than 5000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo state.
Ahead of 2019 elections, Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), says it has withdrawn its support and endorsement for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, adding that it now backs the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane has criticised Paul Pogba, accusing the France international of letting his manager and the club down.
There are no fewer than 150 investment opportunities in 19 of the Nigeria’s airports, a document obtained by our correspondent has revealed.
Members of the House of Representatives have condemned Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, for blaming the delay in the presentation of the 2019 budget to the legislature on the National Assembly.
The Chinese Government says it is willing to give priority attention to Nigeria’s industrialisation and agricultural modernisation.
The Anambra House of Assembly on Thursday passed the 2019 appropriation bill of N157.1 billion barely one week Gov. Willie Obiano presented the budget estimate to the assembly.
Gabon's Vice-President Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou confirms President Ali Bongo suffered cerebrovascular accident or CVA, commonly known as stroke
The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service has reiterated its commitment to ensure that the country’s agricultural produce meets international standard in line with the International Plant Protection Convention.