From Fatima Bukar, Abuja The United Nation's refugee agency has on Thursday expressed considerable disquiet and reservation over the death of six Nigerian asylum-seekers in Cameroon. Cameroonian authorities have deported over 800 Nigerian refugees and asylum-seekers in 2018 alone. “UNHCR has learnt that on 29 July, 12 asylum-seekers were being forcibly returned...
Community based orphanages are now emerging in the North-East at the instance of the Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative (PCNI) to cater for children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in the region. 56,000 of such children are targeted by the project, according to the Vice Chairman of PCNI, Alhaji...
On July 9, the Nigeria military in Maiduguri, Borno State, handed over 184 child soldiers arrested while fighting on the side of insurgents to the United Nations.The Theatre Commander, Operational Lafiya Dole, Major General Nicholas Rogers, oversaw the hand over at a brief ceremony held at the Maimalari Barracks...
By Hassan Malam Yalwa, Hussaini Mohammed Baba (Potiskum) and Sunday Ogwuche, Abuja The activities of the Boko Haram insurgents in the past eight years has been a major challenge for the country, having  led to enormous loss of lives and properties, particularly in the Northern part of Nigeria, leading to...
The Coalition on Conflict Resolution and Human Rights in Nigeria has released a complete review of incidents of farmers/herders crisis in Nigeria. The Coalition at a joint parley between online newspapers and social media influencers held in Abuja on Monday lauded the neutral conduct of the Nigerian Army as patriotic...
The Management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State on Tuesday said it was aware of the allegation of demand for sex for five times made by a female student against a lecturer of the institution for marks gratification. The lecturer, Professor Richard Akindele was alleged to...
Gani collected the court papers and looked at the claims. He looked at his client. He looked again at the claims. Chief Abioro was not leaving anything to chance. He knew what he wanted from the court. His lawyer had read the agreement between African Songs Limited and Sunday Adeniyi. Chief...
An eight-month-old baby girl has been raped in India’s capital, New Delhi, allegedly by her 28-year-old cousin while her parents were out working. Aljazeera reports that the rape has provoked angry reactions from activists who are pressing for long-pending police accountability to aid in the fight against sexual violence in...
Customs collect N7000 at Kano border Nigerian ladies turned to sex slaves Male migrants given out to gays By Evelyn Usman On January 14, 2018, at about 11.52pm, a Max Air plane with registration number 5N- HMM, landed at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers state with the  third batch...
PRESS STATEMENT Sheikh El-Zakzaky was allowed to speak to a selected section of the Press on Saturday 13th January 2018 for the first time since his illegal detention. That followed the recent wave of incessant but peaceful street actions calling for his immediate and unconditional release all over the country...