Nigerian Soldiers Kill Pupil, Injure Others While Rescuing Herdsmen

One of the bullets reportedly fired by soldiers attached to 707 Special Forces Brigade in Makurdi, Benue State, has killed a secondary school pupil, identified as Ayew Atume. It was gathered that Atume, a resident of Jato Aka in the Kwande Local Government Area of the state, was having a lunch in his parents’compound after… Continue reading Nigerian Soldiers Kill Pupil, Injure Others While Rescuing Herdsmen

Protesters want Amnesty International to leave Nigeria

A group of protesters on Monday barricaded the Abuja office of Amnesty International and asked the international organisation to quit Nigeria within 24 hours. Speaking for the protesters, Melvin Ejeh warned that the group would lead other Nigerians on a five-day Occupy Amnesty International protest as a first warning, if the organisation does not shut… Continue reading Protesters want Amnesty International to leave Nigeria

Senate to stop political appointees from heading govt agencies

ABUJA —WORRIED by the appointment of politicians by the Federal Government to head agencies and parastatals, ahead of career civil servants, the Senate is currently working on a bill to halt the practice. According to the Senate, it is a disservice for civil servants not to be given the opportunity to head organisations they laboured… Continue reading Senate to stop political appointees from heading govt agencies

Biafra: Court rules on Kanu, others bail request April 25

ABUJ – The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, fixed April 25 to decide whether or not the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, should be released on bail pending his trial. Trial Justice Binta Nyako equally adjourned to rule on separate bail applications by three other pro-Biafra… Continue reading Biafra: Court rules on Kanu, others bail request April 25