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ECOWAS Court of Justice: Hearings against Governments of Guinea for the Zoghota massacre and Niger for illegal expropriation of ancestral family land

Conakry, Niamey and Abuja, 5 February 2020: Tomorrow, the ECOWAS Court of Justice will hear arguments in cases against Niger and Guinea for serious violations of human rights.

 

 

 

 

In October 2018 [...]

Thu, 06 February 2020


UniAbuja post- graduate association shifts inauguration

The newly formed Association of Post-graduate Students of the University of Abuja has shifted its inauguration schedule to hold last Friday.

Speaking to The Abuja Inquirer, the interim president of the association, Engr. Adamu Yakubu, apologised to dignitaries who turned out for the occasion to [...]

Sun, 02 February 2020


Benue govt, police urge restraint as youth clash over land

Government has called on Ihyarev and Kparev youths in Mu community under Makurdi local government area to exercise restraint following massive destruction of property and displacement of over hundreds inhabitant over land dispute.

Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Professor Tony Ijohor, S [...]

Sun, 02 February 2020


Peter Obi: Nothing more threatening to life than living in Nigeria

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, says living in Nigeria is the biggest threat to one’s life.

Obi said this while responding to questions during an interview with ThisDay.

Asked if he has had a near-death experience, Obi said: “What is more threatening to someone t [...]

Sun, 02 February 2020


Former CJN Onnoghen receives NBA award, speaks in parable

A former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, was last Friday, January 31, honoured by the Nigerian Bar Association’s Calabar Branch at its 2020 dinner.

The NBA honoured Onnoghen witha lifetime achievement’s and it was the first public appearance of the former CJN [...]

Sun, 02 February 2020


Coronavirus: Nigeria stands by China in this difficult moment - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the support of Nigeria to the Peopless Republic of China in the face of the spread of the coronavirus disease that has killed dozens and thousands hospitalized.

Buhari in a message to President Xi Jinping said “during this trying time. China's [...]

Sun, 02 February 2020


Foundation urges renewed fight against cancer

As the world marks 2020 World Cancer Day, Helpline Foundation for the Needy Abuja, has called for political will at all levels to combat one of the world's most dreaded disease. 

President and founder of the group, Dr. Jumai Ahmadu, who made the call during a press conference as part o [...]

Sun, 02 February 2020


Tension in AMAC: Chairman, councilors struggle for power

The tenure of the Abuja Municipal Area Council Chairman, Abdullahi Candido, has been in the loop in recent times following accusations of financial impropriety and constitutional infractions levelled against him.

 

 

 

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Sun, 02 February 2020


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