Category: National News

WADUME: Court Wants Buratai, Olonisakin to Produce Army Officer Linked with Escape of Kidnapper 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has directed the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, and Chief of Defence Staff, Abayomi Olonisakin, to produce the army personnel, who...

HURIWA Lambasts NEMA, LASG over Abule Ado Pipeline Explosions:

The prominent civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has described as inefficient and ineffective the workings of the publicly...

Court Orders IG, DSS DG to Release Sanusi

•Deposed emir released•  The Federal High Court in Abuja today, Friday ordered the release of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, who was banished to...

Senate Move to Strip President, Vice President, Governors, Deputy Governors of Immunity 

Sitting Presidents will no longer enjoy immunity in criminal matters if the alteration being proposed to the 1999 Constitution by the Senate sails through. Also to lose...

Insecurity: I Didn’t Oppose Catholic Bishops’ Protest, Says Fr. Bassey

The former Director of Church and Society, an agency of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey, has described as misleading, reports that...

Yobe Gov Approves Payment of N353.2m to Local Govt Retirees

Governor Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe State has approved the sum of N353.2 million for the payment to retirees across the local government areas of the state. A statement on...

NAF Sustains Attacks on Terrorists, Destroys Infrastructure in Borno

In continuation of Operation DECISIVE EDGE, the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralised dozens of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) at Bula Korege on...

POWER Calls for Support of Women’s Rights, Gender Equality

A non-profit organization, the Partnership Opportunities for Women Empowerment Realisation (POWER), has reiterated its call for all Nigerians to support women’s...

It’s Unconstitutional for Senate to Approve $22.7bn Loan, Says HURIWA

The foremost civil rights advocacy group, HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has described as vexatiously unconstitutional the decision of the Ahmed...

Boko Haram Kill Eight Policemen in Dapchi Attack

Mama Boko Haram faces eighth count charge on fraud No fewer than eight mobile policemen were killed in Dapchi, Yobe State during Wednesday night attack on the town by...