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Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerian Senator Cautions Citizens Against Reprisal Attacks
Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerian Senator Cau...

Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerian Senator Cautions Citizens Against Reprisal Att...

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Diaspora, Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Society Organisations, Senator (Dr.) Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru has cautioned Nigerians against reprisal attacks on South Africans and their investments in Nigeria. Basiru who is representing Osun Central... read more »

Xenophobic Attacks: AYDEC Calls for Swift Diplomatic Redress from African Leaders
Xenophobic Attacks: AYDEC Calls for Swif...

Xenophobic Attacks: AYDEC Calls for Swift Diplomatic Redress from African L...

African Youth for Development Commission (AYDEC) on Tuesday called on the United Nations, African Union Commission, Diplomatic Peace Organization, African Leaders and especially the Governments of Nigeria and South-Africa to swiftly swing into action by stepping up pragmatic measures towards... read more »

Lagos Partners Religious Institutions in Campaign Against Domestic Violence
Lagos Partners Religious Institutions in...

Lagos Partners Religious Institutions in Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has concluded a two-day workshop to strengthen the capacity of religious institutions to respond to domestic violence as it remains a punishable crime in the state. The event held at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja was organised in... read more »

Non-Profit Startup, Liars & Phonies is Introducing a New Culture of OP-EDS to the World
University of Ghana Student Has Created ...

University of Ghana Student Has Created the World’s First PedPaper

The non-profit startup Liars & Phonies is NOT a digital newspaper. Instead, it is a “pedpaper” that publishes op-eds, especially those focused on how democracy, human rights and freedoms have been violated in different countries or how political structures can be made more efficient.  It... read more »

Police Arrested a 24 Year Old Woman who appeared on a Viral Video detaining a Boy in a Dog Kennel in Lagos
Police Arrested a 24 Year Old Woman who ...

Police Arrested a 24 Year Old Woman who appeared on a Viral Video detaining...

On 14th August, 2019, a team of detectives from the Gender Unit, Command’s Headquarters Ikeja, arrested one Onyinye Mbadike ‘f’ 24yrs of No 7 Trimnell Street, Aguda for assault and child abuse. This followed a viral video on the social media showing the suspect torturing one Chibike... read more »

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Open Letter to the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa'ad and the Fulani Leaders by Oodua Group

Open Letter to the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad and the Fulani Leaders by Oodua ...

The Sultan of Sokoto and Fulani Leader His Eminence Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad THE STATE OF THE NATION We write this letter to you considering your importance as the head of the Fulani people... read more »

Opinion: I Won't Cry for Sowore by Badaiki Osighe Nabobcy

Opinion: I Won’t Cry for Sowore by Badaiki Osighe Nabobcy

I don’t expect that Sowore is not prepared to be in detention, so I’m not too worried about his loss of freedom. That goes with the territory. Being detained should be a minor... read more »

Opinion: Buhari's Misguided Invitation of Shiites to Terrorism by Femi Aribisala

Opinion: Buhari’s Misguided Invitation of Shiites to Terrorism by Femi Aribisala

Buhari is busy importing the incendiary of Middle Eastern Sunni/Shiite conflagration into Nigeria. The decision of the Nigerian government to proscribe the Shiite Islamic Movement of... read more »

Nigeria: Government Outlawed Criminality of IMN, not Freedom of Worship - Presidency

Nigeria: Government Outlawed Criminality of IMN, not Freedom of Worship – Presidency

Presidency says proscription of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has nothing to do with banning the larger numbers of peaceful and law abiding Shiites in the country from practicing their... read more »

Nigeria: Court Grants FG's Request to Declare Shiite Terrorists

Nigeria: Court Grants FG’s Request to Declare Shiite Terror...

With several clashes between the Nigerian Police and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), aka Shiites, that led to the death of Usman Umar, Deputy Commissioner of police, Precious... read more »