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Include Anti-torture Act in curriculum for security operatives - NLRC

A director with the Nigeria Law Reform Commission, NLRC, Mrs. Didi Odigie Bedell, has called for the inclusion of the training on Anti Torture Act in the curriculum of security agencies to intimate them on what the law says.

She made this known at a 2-day capacity building workshop for civil so [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020


Global Rights to Senate: ‘Hate Speech Bill to gag press’

International right's group, Global Rights, has said that the proposed Hate Speech Bill is aimed at gagging the media, and should not be condoned.

The group has embarked on a sustained campaign to sensitize Nigerians on the need to mobilize against the bill which is slated for public hearin [...]

Mon, 09 March 2020


Abuja: Learning in squalor amidst opulence

A recent unscheduled visit by the FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello, to some schools across the territory revealed the poor sanitary conditions of some of the schools.

 

 

 

 

 

The min [...]

Sun, 01 March 2020


Turkey opens borders for thousands of migrants to cross to EU

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says 18,000 migrants have crossed Turkish borders into Europe after the country "opened the doors" for them to travel.

The number is expected to hit 25,000 to 30,000 in the coming days, he said.

Turkey could no longer deal with the amount [...]

Sun, 01 March 2020


Clergy calls for proper parenting, love to overcome violence

Rev. Ijeoma Emeribe, founder of Woman Africa, a non-governmental organization, has called for proper parenting and adequate show of love in the society to end domestic violence in Nigeria.

She made this known, weekend, during the February edition of the Young Journalists Forum monthly Youth Dia [...]

Sun, 01 March 2020


RSC @ 32: Corrupt practices could tar achievements - Boboye

The Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has warned that corrupt practices could retard the successes achieved by the corps over the years.

He made this known in his welcome address at the 32nd anniversary of the corps, while commending officers and men the [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020


WAJA Alarmed Over the Death of Journalists

The West African Journalists Association says it is alarmed by the growing wave of cowardly aggression against journalists in the region and condemns the deaths of at least three journalists in less than two months of 2020.

 

In Nigeria, Journalist Maxwell Nashian, of the go [...]

Wed, 19 February 2020


Unease as Supreme Court reviews Ihedioha’s guber appeal

Barring any last minute change, Nigeria’s Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the appeal of Mr. Emeka Ihedioha, to reverse its judgment of January 14, 2020 that removed him from office as Governor of Imo State.

The apex court had declared Hope Uzodinma, candidate of the All Progressives Co [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


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