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Rwanda illegally detaining, torturing civilians-HRW

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released a report detailing unlawful detention and torture in Rewanda . The 91-page report - We Will Force You to Confess: Torture and Unlawful Military Detention in Rwanda - alleges details widespread and systematic torture by the military and accuses judges of being complicit in the creation of

Commanding Officers of USS McCain relieved of duty following deadly collision

The command officers of the USS John S. McCain were relieved of duty by Navy brass on Tuesday, October 10,  following the ship's August collision near Singapore with a merchant vessel that resulted in the deaths of 10 sailors. The ship's commanding officer, Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanchez, and the executive officer,

Capacity Building: NAF, NASENI trains 55 personnel on in-depth maintenance

By Air Cdre Olatokunbo Adesanya  In a bid to intensify its capacity building efforts, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) recently completed the training of 55 of its personnel in various fields at the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Abuja. The training, which took place at the 7 centres

5 Nigerians hospitalised after attack by S/Africa police

The Nigeria Union South Africa (NUSA) says it has protested alleged beating of five Nigerians, a day after the killing of Mr Olamilekan Badmus, 25-year-old native of Ogun, by Police in South Africa. Its President, Mr Adetola Olubajo, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from

Nigeria’s journalists Binniyat, regains freedom after 96 days detention

Jude Johnson    A Nigerian journalist, Mr. Luka Binniyat has regained freedom after 96 days of detention by the Kaduna State Government.   The former Vanguard Correspondent in Kaduna, Binniyat had on Thursday met all the bail conditions and has been released on bail.   The Chairman of Kaduna Council, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Adamu Yusuf, confirmed that

$26bn oil war: Osinbajo disowns Baru on jumbo contracts

Denies approving the multi-billion contracts Only signed financing arrangements  Jude Johnson    The Vice President has denied ever approving any of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) controversial contracts worth up to $26 billion, while in the Acting President capacity. This is coming against the backdrop of revelation by the Group Managing Director

Restructuring: Northern leaders sing discordant tunes but…

...vow to negotiate on own terms ·       We’re not opposed to restructuring-Tambuwal ·         We cannot be stampeded-Ango Abdullahi ·         More states will not address imbalance in country-El Rufai   The northern leaders have expressed diverse opinions and views with regard to the heightened clamour for the restructuring of the country. They were however, united

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