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Obasanjo writes Buhari again, warns Nigeria tipping towards a dangerous cliff

Godsgift Onyedinefu Former President Olusegun Obasanjo in yet another letter written to President Muhammadu Buhari, warned that Nigeria is tipping towards a dangerous cliff and only the president could forestall such a looming disaster. Obasanjo accused Buhari of abandoning Nigeria into the hands of criminals who are all being suspected, rightly or

Child Destitution Bill: Open Letter to Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki

Mustapha Shehu Dear Sir, Ramadan Mubarak. When you promised us at a meeting of the Northern Media Forum, sometimes in 2017 at Yar’adua Center, that you would see to the passage of the Child Destitution Bill that we have been pursuing since 2008, we took your word as that of a gentleman, and

Falana accuses Navy of rights violations over indefinite detention of 10 civilians

•Demands for their immediate release  Jude Johnson  The Senior Advocate of Nigerian (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has accused the Nigerian Navy over the illegal and indefinite detention of 10 civilians. Falana also called for their immediate release in a letter addressed to the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami. He said the detainees

Memo to Sambo Dasuki on Alex Badeh

  Dear Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd.),    As you spend your third year in illegal detention since December 2015, I am using this memo to intimate you about the brutal assassination of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Alex Badeh by gunmen along the Keffi-Abuja Highway. He was expected to open his defence

2019: Insecurity and human rights abuses in South East Nigeria–SBCHRO

Editor'a note: This is a Communiqué issued at the end of special meeting of the leaders of South East based Coalition of Human Rights and Democracy Organizations (SBCHRO) and other invited special Persons on issues of general insecurity, human rights abuses in the region and possible threats to the 2019 elections

Metele Attack: SERAP seeks probe of military spending

Godsgift Onyedinefu    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has in an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to urgently set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the spending of defence and military budgets between 1999 and 2018 to promote transparency and accountability in the sector.   SERAP said the

Sen. Abaribe to Israeli Govt: Where is Nnamdi Kanu?

•Not aware of bench warrant to arrest him over Kanu   Jude Johnson The Senator representing Abia South Senatorial District,  Enyinnaya Abaribe, has written the Government of Israel over recent reports that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was spotted in the country. Abaribe wrote to His Excellency, Enoch

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