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JIFORM set to take irregular migration advocacy to schools

Journalists International Forum for Migration, JOFORM, has disclosed that it is set to take the advocacy against irregular migration to schools and rural communities adding that Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commissioning, Honorable Abike Dabiri-Erewa is slated to attend.

Mon, 09 March 2020


Renewed killings: Group wants law empowering locals to bear arms

Following renewed attacks on innocent citizens in Benue communities, the youth wing of Kwande United People's Organisation, KUPO, has demanded for a legislation to empower locals to acquire arms for self defence.

President of the organisation, Mr. Stephen Atsaga, who stated this while speak [...]

Mon, 09 March 2020


Tension in Bwari over continued detention of palace scribe (3rdlead

Palpable tension has gripped Bwari area council in the Federal Capital Territory over the continued detention of the palace secretary in Ushafa Chief's Palace, Mr. Danlami Bussa.

Bussa is alleged to have conspired with others to murder a senior police officer, ASP Eric Isaiah and one Moses [...]

Mon, 09 March 2020


500,000 homeless as herdsmen sack Ortom’s village

Nearly 500, 000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, have been rendered homeless in the wake of sudden heightened violence and killings due to alleged influx of armed herdsmen, the Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has disclosed.

The Executive Secretary, SEMA, Dr. Emmanuel Shior, wh [...]

Mon, 09 March 2020


Firm donates 1.5km road to FCTA

An Abuja based indigenous construction company has donated a 1.5 kilometer asphalt road to the Federal Capital Territory Administration as part of its corporate social responsibility.

The project valued at N90 million was embarked upon by S & M Nigeria Limited at Dawaki in Bwari Area Counci [...]

Mon, 09 March 2020


NGO canvases women involvement in peace building

An Abuja non-governmental organisation, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, has identified involvement of women leaders in mediation and peace process as a panacea to lasting peace and sustainability. 

Specifically, the group said until women are genuinely engaged in all sphere of decision [...]

Mon, 09 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


Why Nigeria finds democracy difficult –Abaribe

Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has said   Nigerians are struggling for basic democratic rights because “democracy is difficult for some people to really fathom”.

Abaribe said this at the Government House in Port Harcourt during a condolence visit by the Sena [...]

Mon, 09 March 2020


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