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Fri, 15 Oct 2021 20:14:25 +0000
Nigerians Still Await Implementation Of Various State Panels On Police Brutality One Year After EndSARS – RULAAC
A civil society organisation, the Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC), has stated that Nigerians are yet to see the government implement the recommendations of the various State Judicial panels of inquiry one year after t...

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:13:35 +0000
Activist, Sowore Drags Nigerian Female Police Officer Who Shot Him, Altine And Her Power-drunk Colleagues Who Assaulted Him To Court
Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has filed a lawsuit against Chief Superintendent of Police, Altine Hyelhira Daniel who shot at him while he was protesting to demand an end to insecurity in the country. This was made known by the acti...

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:00:38 +0000
US Government Seeks To Equip 300 Nigerian Teachers With Tech Skills
Teacher The United States government exchange alumnae-led organisation, in collaboration with the the country’s Consulate General, has launched a Street to School Initiative. The initiative is tagged “Re-imagining EducationX 2021: The Tea...

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 18:08:49 +0000
DOCUMENTS: Nigerian Aviation Authority Set To Demolish Globacom Masts Nationwide Over N5.9billion Debts
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has concluded plans to start dismantling some telecommunication masts belonging to Globacom Ltd, a Global Sattelite Mobile (GSM) telecommunications provider, in various locations across the cou...

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 17:35:47 +0000
Resurgence Of Brutality: Policeman Shoots 26-year-old Fashion Designer At Checkpoint In Ogun
A fashion designer, Akorede Imole, has been shot by a policeman attached to the Ogun State Police Command. Speaking with SaharaReporters, Akorede said the incident happened during a stop-and-search in the Odogbolu area of the state on Wedne...

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Mon, 11 Oct 2021 20:57:27 +0000
Burkina Faso Opens Trial On 1987 Assassination Of Revolutionary Leader, Sankara
After 34 years of assassination of the country’s revered revolutionary leader, Thomas Sankara, Burkina Faso has commenced the prosecution of a former President Blaise Compaore and 13 others involved, Al-Jazeera reports. Compaore and 13 oth...

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 20:31:15 +0000
Educating Nigerians Before Birth And After Death, By Owei Lakemfa
Owei Lakemfa A Story trended in the social media on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, the International Teachers Day. On that day, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Alhaji Yahaya Mohammad as a Board Member of the Economic and Financial Crimes C...

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 20:28:24 +0000
Buhari Wasting Resources On Fighter Jets That’ll Be Used To Destroy Nigeria – Father Mbaka Warns
The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that the fighter jets he is acquiring will be used to destroy the country. According to Sun, the cleric who spoke on Sunday durin...

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 20:24:19 +0000
Zamfara Monarch Spends Four Weeks In Captivity Of Bandits
Families, friends and courtiers of the abducted Emir of Bungudu, Hassan Attahiru, have expressed uncertainty over the fate of the monarch, BBC Hausa reports. The emir was abducted by bandits on September 14, while travelling to Abuja. His po...

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 20:19:49 +0000
Don’t Harass October 20 Protesters, Protect Them —TakeItBack Movement Warns Lagos Police Ahead Of #EndSARS Anniversary
Human rights and pro-democracy group, TakeItBack Movement, has tackled the Lagos State Police Command over its recent statement warning against the commemoration of #EndSARS in the state. Last year, thousands of youths had stormed the street...