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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

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,

Bauchi SDGs to exectute 16 projects in schools, health facilities

Segun Adewale  The Bauchi State office of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will award contracts for execution of 16 projects in some rural areas of the state. Director General SDGs Bauchi Mr. Solomon Bakos,  disclosed this at the weekend  during bid opening for pre-qualification of SDGs Continental Grants Scheme (CGS) projects which

ISWAP attacks aid workers convoy, kills one, abducts six others

Mukaila Ola  Suspected members of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) have attacked a convoy of aid workers in Borno State, killing one person and believed to have abducted six others. A statement signed by Shashwat Saraf, Country Director of Action Against Hunger said on Thursday 18 July, 2019, a convoy

Boko Haram: You’d be home sooner than expected, Umara assures fleeing Borno residents

Mukaila Ola  The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara has assured fleeing residents of the state taking refugee outside the country that they will have a home to return to sooner than later. The governor made this promise in Diffa, in neighbouring Niger, while addressing some of the residents of Borno who

Don’t compound Nigeria crises with mismanagement of gender, CLEEN warns

Mukaila Ola  Nigerians have been warned of the dangers of compounding the already existing crises in the country, with mismanagement of gender related issues. Issuing the warning, the CLEEN Foundation on Tuesday in Maiduguri, lamented that the nation already has a big crisis with ethno-religious and socio-cultural crises pushing the country closer

Boko Haram: Five years after expulsion, Emir of Gwoza returns to chiefdom

Mukaila Ola  Five years after he was expelled by Boko Haram, the emir of Gwoza, Alhaji Muhammadu Idrissa-Timta returned to his chiefdom. The emir had fled to Maiduguri, shortly after the attack of his town, Gwoza which the insurgents later declared their caliphate. The hilly town was attacked and captured by insurgents on

SSANU, NASU, ATBU protest alleged FG’s selective treatment over earned allowances

•Protests FG's refusal to obey Court judgement Segun Adewale  The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and the Non-Academic Staff Union under the auspices of the Joint Action Union, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, on Tuesday staged a protest to demand payment of the N30 billion earned allowance from the federal government.  The

Fear grips thousands of Nigerians, other migrants as US prepares to raid undocumented families

Caitlin Dickerson and Zolan Kanno-Youngs Fear has gripped Nigerians and other migrants in the United States as nationwide raids to arrest thousands of members of undocumented families have been scheduled to begin Sunday, according to two current and one former homeland security officials, moving forward with a rapidly changing operation,