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RUTF Stock-out: Two children Die as nursing mothers cry Out to Bauchi Gov for quick intervention

Segun Adewale Following the death of two innocent children who suffered from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) in Kirfi LGA CMAM Center of Bauchi State due to stock-out of the Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) in the area in the last one month, an urgent call has

Boko Haram: Expect more prosecution of human rights violators–NHRC

Mukaila Ola  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said more prosecution of human rights violation in the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists in the North East should be expected. Speaking at the opening of a three-day training for ministries, departments and agencies of government (MDAs)

Shiites Crisis: Court grants FG’s request to proscribe IMN as terrorist organisation

Jude Johnson The Federal Government has obtained a court order to proscribe the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly acknowledged and known as Shiites Islamic Sect, as a terrorist organisation. The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the proscription of the Shiites’ movement as protests by the Islamic

Glimmer of Hope? The only seven women who made Buhari’s ministerial list

Editor's note: President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the list of his ministerial nominees to the senate with only seven women out of the 43 names. This means that women have only 16 percent of the proposed cabinet. However, this represents a marginal increase in an administration that has often

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