Kwaja elected chairperson – rapporteur United Nations Human Rights Council’s Working Group on Mercenaries

Jude Johnson A Senior Lecturer and Researcher at the Centre for Peace and Security Studies, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria and Advisor United States Institute for Peace (USIP), Dr. Chris Kwaja has been elected the Chairperson – Rapporteur to the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Working

Obi decries incessant killings of Nigerians in diaspora

•Says we must stop criminalizing ourselves Senator Iroegbu The Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the February 23 Presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, has said that the incessant killings of Nigerians in the diaspora are not unconnected with how little we value human life at home. Responding to a

Miyetti Allah: Rights of movement, assembly and association not for violent entities–Intersociety

Editor's note:  The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) had  in its latest statement reminded the Miyetti Allah  Kautal Hore threatening other ethnic nationalities in Nigeria that the fundamental human rights of Nigerians to move freely across the country or part of it, assembly themselves or

Jakana: Special Force eliminates 11 Boko Haram fighters, nab six commanders

•NIS boss urges security spokespersons to communicate all the time Senator Iroegbu  In a commando style, gallant troops deployed have killed 11 Boko Haram (BH) insurgents, together with their informants. PRNigeria gathered that the troops, who first disguised themselves, successfully laid an ambush along a road in Jakana axis of Borno State, before

Govs pocketed N29b in two months over failure to form cabinets since May 29–Intersociety

•Says appointment of 33 aids Ggajabiamila, a sign of fiscal profligacy Senator Iroegbu The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety), has raised the alarm that not less than N29b is likely to have being lost or made to end up in direct or proxy private pockets following the

IMN to Buhari: El-Zakzaky’s fate lies with FG, not courts

Senator Iroegbu The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) acknowledged and known as Shiites, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the fate of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheen El-Zakzaky lies with the Federal Government and not with the Court. This was contained in a statement on Sunday by the President IMN Media Forum,

Captain Ohakwe died in accident, not killed by Boko Haram–Investigation

Senator Iroegbu The rumoured news of the killing of one Ohakwe Egegus Ikechukwu, a Captain of the Nigerian Army (NA 15045), by Boko Haram (BH) terrorists in Borno is not true, PRNigeria's investigation has revealed. Capt. Ikechukwu, an indigene of Imo State, was reported by some online media, to have been