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Gender-Based Violence: Osinbajo urges stakeholders to identify, prosecute offenders

•Calls for preventive measures  •UN, EU, others assures commitment towards ending violence •Sex Offenders Register launched  Maureen Okpe The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on relevant  stakeholders to identify and punish all culprits of Gender Based Violence (GBV), reiterating the need for preventive measures to be in place in order to deter pepetrators

Centre Seeks Probe of N90b Allegation Against Osinbajo

By Maureen Okpe Resource Center for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED) has called for a thorough investigation of the N90 billion embezzlement allegation against the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. The Centre said it is imperative to conduct what it described as  'robust, painstaking and thorough investigation’ on the allegation which has

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

Metamorphosis of RUGA: From Osinbajo’s proposal to Miyyeti Allah’s narrative

Editor's note: The following chronological narration by Ose Anenih in her tweet response to Oby Ezekwesili, explained how and when the plan by Federal Government to bring sustainable solution to the deadly Farmers-Herders conflict metamorphosed into the controversial Fulani herdsmen settlement scheme popularly acknowledged and known as RUGA. Happy to Ma. 1. The

Osinbajo jets to US, to meet VP Pence

Godsgift Onyedinefu Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is visiting the United States of America to meet his Counter part, Vice President Mike Pence. This was made known in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande on Saturday. The statement reads, “Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,

NAF 55th Anniversary: Buhari inducts two new Attack Helicopters

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhamnadu Buhari has inducted two Agusta 109 Power Helicopters for the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) which were recently delivered. Buhari, who was represented by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the NAF 55th Anniversary and unveiling of the Aircrafts expressed hope that the employment of the newly acquired platforms

Magu 2.0: We predicted Justice Tanko Muhammad’s status as a ‘permanent Ag.CJN’–Intersociety

Senator Iroegbu The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety), has restated its assertion that President Muhammadu Buhari plans to bypass the constitution by sustaining the interim tenure of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Intersociety, while reacting to the recent tenure extension

INEC presents Certificate of Return to Buhari, Osinbajo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has presented Certificates of Return to President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. The certificates were issued to them at the International Conference Center, ICC, in Abuja by the Chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had on Wednesday