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HURIWA condemns extreme corruption in NNPC

Babatunde Opalana  A pro-transparency and non-governmental organization – Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned what it called the unending patterns of an extreme epidemic of corruption and lack of accountability in the hierarchy of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The Rights group said the lack of action on

HURIWA to Buhari: Insecurity is eroding your legacy

•Condemns Fulani herdsmen's siege in Adamawa Babatunde Opalana  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari of the extensive damage to his credibility and expected political legacy which the expanding frontiers of organized criminal violence of armed Fulani herdsmen, Boko Haram terrorists and other classes of armed

Buhari in Jordan for terrorism summit

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived  in Aqaba, Jordan, to participate in a summit of Heads of State to review strategies in fighting terrorism. The summit, tagged, `Aqaba Retreat’, hosted by His Majesty, King Abdullah II of Jordan, would also look at ways at reinforcing joint security structures that would

Buhari, military operations and battle against insecurity

  By Christopher Yakubu   Since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed the reins of leadership in May 2015, the army has carried out quite some operations as it continues to protect the nation’s territorial integrity.   Operation Lafiya Dole (North East Nigeria)   Operation Lafiya Dole is the army’s code name for the war on terror in Nigeria’s

Op-ed: Neither for Atiku nor Buhari

By Emmanuel Onwubiko   Few weeks back, the media savvy governor of Ekiti State Mr. Peter Ayo Fayose inaugurated his campaign for the highest political office in the land in the election that has already been scheduled by the electoral panel for the year 2019. Hardly had he ended his press briefing on

Libya: Buhari yet to act reveals plan for stranded Nigerians

By Emmanuel Asiwe   Two weeks after CNN aired the story of slave trade in Libya, some countries, notably Cameroon swiftly moved to evacuate its people from Tripoli. Samuel Etoo, a Cameroon citizen chattered a private jet to evacuate all stranded Cameroonians from Libya. Per Forbes List, Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Folorunsho Alakija, three

Buhari breaks silence on Nigerians’ slavery ordeal in Libya

Weeks after CNN started airing videos of many Africans, including Nigerians, being sold as slaves in Libya, President Muhammadu Buhari finally spoke on the incident. According to a statement by the presidency, Mr. Buhari condemned the act in Cote d’ Ivoire on Tuesday night at an interactive session with members of the Nigerian Community. Mr.

Buhari, Senate orders reinstatement of Obiano’s security

Jude Johnson    President Muhammadu Buhari has in line with an earlier directive by the Senate on Wednesday, ordered the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State. Obiano while welcoming Buhari on arrival in Awka for the Grand Finale of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Rally, complained about

Buhari Travels to Nigeria’s Southeast Amid Secession Calls

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is visiting two southeastern states to boost his All Progressives Congress party’s chances in a region where there have been growing calls for secession. During his two-day trip starting Tuesday, Buhari will meet Tony Nwoye, his party’s gubernatorial candidate in Anambra state elections on Saturday, the presidency said