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On Nigeria, ICC President is biased

By Emmanuel Onwubiko The International criminal court in the Hague, Netherlands is a global legal forum whereby the most atrocious types of crimes against humanity which are left unattended to in their nations of origin are prosecuted. Since coming into being however, the Rome Treaty setting up this world court has encountered

Buhari: ICC too young to die at 20-Intersociety 

•Must no provide safe passage for rights violators By Emeka Umeagbalasi and Chinaza Bernard  It deeply troubles our heart that global institutions and other mechanisms for promotion and protection of human rights and global justice are steadily putting themselves in the danger list of extinction. Key among these international institutions is the

NCICC urges ICC to interrogate Buhari on killings in Nigeria

Godsgift Onyedinefu  The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NCICC) has urged the International Crime Court (ICC) to interrogate President Muhammadu Buhari on the continued killings in the country, particularly in the North Central and Northeast part of Nigeria. NCICC in a statement on Wednesday signed  by its Chair and Vice

No end to Middle Belt killings until justice is served- French Envoy

•Insecurity gives Nigeria negative image •Stiffles trourism, scares  investors away Jude Johnson and Godsgift Onyedinefu The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gauer, has warned that there may not be end to orgies of bloodletting  across the middle Belt of Nigeria until justice is served to prevent cyclical conflict. Gauer gave this verdict on Saturday

Buhari is detached from killings going on – oby Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has accused  President Muhammadu Buhari of being detached from the killings going on in the country for asking Nigerians to be patient. Ezekwesili took to her Twitter handle on Thursday to attack Buhari for saying Nigerians should wait while his security chiefs come up

What Buhari said during meeting with CAN

President  Muhammadu Buhari met today with leaders of  the Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN)  from 19 Northern States and Abuja and solicited their assistance in bringing to an end the spate of killings in the Middle Belt and Zamfara. Buhari recounted the efforts by the security agencies , the hundreds of arrests

Presidency identifies people behind killings, insecurity

  Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari has said that corrupt politicians are responsible for insecurity and killings in the country. Garba shehu who spoke to newsmen on Monday said that the politicians involved were those who no longer had  access to loot public treasury. He

Killings: why Buhari should urgently sack service chiefs – Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has called on President Muhamnadu Buhari to urgently relieve security chiefs of their position since they had failed to live up to their responsibility of securing Nigerians. The senator who condemned the rate of killings made the call in a statement entitled ‘Regime Protection not Primary Function of

Boko Haram: 9 soldiers killed in action in Borno

No fewer than 9 soldiers have been killed and 2 others injured by Boko Haram fighters in Maiduguri, Born State. According to Military sources, Troops from 242 battalion Nigerian Army stationed at Gajiram, north of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, came under attack on Monday afternoon. There was no immediate official response

Igbo group urges FG to declare herdsmen terrorists

An Igbo interest group, Voice from the East, VEAST, has called on the Federal Government, FG, to on June 21 declare herdsmen and the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore as terrorists. This was made known in a release signed by the convener, VEAST, Comrade Kindness Jonah. Following a suit filed by a Makurdi-based