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US Team Arrives Nigeria To Train Nigerian Military On Counter-Terrorism

  Military Officers from the United States has arrived Nigeria to train a battalion of Nigerian Army officers and soldiers on counter-terrorism and insurgency operations. The training expected to last for three months will be conducted in three phases for troops of the 145 Battalion. Speaking at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, […]


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Finally, FG Sacks Omeri, Niboro Others

Barely eight months after taken over from the last administration, the Federal Government has sacked the Chief Executive Officers of the six agencies under the Ministry of Information and Culture. The delay in sacking these chief executive officers has been generating discussions among Nigerians to the extent some are wondering why the President Muhammadu Buhari’s […]


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45 % Increase In Electricity Tariffs Violate UN Ruling——-SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has advised Minister of Power, Mr. Babatunde Fashola to “ensure that regulatory authorities are not allowed to get away with 45 per cent increase in electricity tariffs by promoting compliance with the November 2013 ruling on the matter by two UN special rapporteurs. SERAP advice followed a nationwide protest […]


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NDLEA Boss Resumes In Lagos, Promises To Intensify War Against Drug Barons

The Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Col. Mohammad Mustapha Abdullah (rtd.) has promised to intensify the war against drug barons in the country. Abdullah, who had been busy with budget defence for the agency in Abuja, reported at the national headquarters of the NDLEA in Lagos with the inspection of […]


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Again, Court Orders Tompolo’s Arrest

Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the arrest of former Niger Delta militant leader Mr Government Ekpemupolo,for failing to again to appear before the court to face theft and money laundering charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Ibrahim Buba said Ekpemupolo had […]


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Assault On Journalist: Court Hears Suit Against Customs February 27

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed February 27 to hear the fundamental rights suit filed by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Chapter against the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and eight others over alleged assault on one of its members. The NUJ, Lagos chapter had filed […]


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Court Hears NUJ VS Customs, 8 Others Suit Wednesday

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos will hear the case filed by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),Lagos State Chapter against the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS) and eight others on Wednesday, February 3,2016 for alleged assault. An online statement by the NUJ, Lagos Chapter disclosed that the suit will come before […]


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Court Hears NUJ VS Customs, 8 Others Wednesday

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos will hear the case filed by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),Lagos State Chapter against the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS) and eight others on Wednesday, February 3,2016 for alleged assault. An online statement by the NUJ, Lagos Chapter disclosed that the suit will come before […]


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ICC Hears Petition Against Dasuki, Iweala, Others Over Alleged Humanity Crimes

The International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague has confirmed that it is considering petition submitted to it by human rights lawyer Femi Falana, SAN over alleged crimes against humanity committed in the context of the arms procurement scandal otherwise known as Dasuki Gate. The ICC made this known in a letter dated February 1, […]


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UN Scribe Tasks African leaders On Human Rights, Women Empowerment

Pix Courtesy: teimun.org United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has called on African Union (AU) to build on the progress they have made in the areas of human rights and women empowerment. According to him African leaders should to move from setting standards to what he called “the three I’s” Implementation, Institution-building and Investment in […]