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Nigeria: Respect the Rule of Law, Lawmak...

Nigeria: Respect the Rule of Law, Lawmaker Urges FG, Shi’ites

A member, House of Representatives Hon. Jimoh Olajide has called on the Federal government, the Shi’ites group to respect the rule of law and the sanctity of human life. He said this at the plenary yesterday on the issues of incessant killing raised as a motion of urgent of Public... read more »

Nigeria: Let the Court Decide El Zakzaky’s Fate - Presidency
Nigeria: Let the Court Decide El Zakzaky...

Nigeria: Let the Court Decide El Zakzaky’s Fate – Presidency

The Presidency appeals to El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried. The issue of El-ZakZaky is before the court in Kaduna and his supporters should focus on his on-going... read more »

NIgeria: UK Rreport Indicts Buhari on Killings of Thousands of Christians
Nigeria: UK Report Indicts Buhari on Kil...

Nigeria: UK Report Indicts Buhari on Killings of Thousands of Christians

The global independent report on the persecution of Christians authored by the Rt. Rev. Philip Mounstephen Bishop of Truro in the United Kingdom was recently concluded and submitted to the Government of the United Kingdom. The report was concluded on July 4, 2019. In its examination of the... read more »

Breaking News: Shi'ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos
Breaking News: Shi’ites Stage Peac...

Breaking News: Shi’ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos

The Shi’ite movement headed by the incarcerated Ibrahim Yaqoub El Zakzaky are currently staging a peaceful protest in Lagos following the more volatile protest in Abuja that resulted in the deaths of at least two individuals. The protest is again to call the Nigerian government to obey the... read more »

Nigeria: Senator Elisha's Act, A show of Shame - Barrister Adeleye
Nigeria: Senator Elisha’s Act, A ...

Nigeria: Senator Elisha’s Act, A show of Shame – Barrister Ade...

A lawyer and human rights defender, Olusayo Adeleye on Wednesday condemned the barbaric action of Senator Elisha Aboo, senator representing Adamawa-North Senatorial Districts who publicly assaulted a woman tried to intervene in an altercation he had with another lady, a store owner, while shopping... read more »

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Sand Foundation Advocates for Sexual Assault and Referral Centers

Nigeria: Stand Foundation Advocates for Sexual Assault and Referral Centers (SARC)

STAND Foundation has called for the establishment of Sexual Assault and Referral Centers (SARC) dedicated to offer Medicare, and emotional support to the victims of any sexual assaults in... read more »

Opinion: Let’s Talk RUGA aka Fulani Cattle Colonies by Nnamdi Elekwachi

Opinion: Let’s Talk RUGA aka Fulani Cattle Colonies by Nnamdi Elekwachi

The Buhari Administration has commenced construction of Cattle Colonies, rebranded “RUGA” in 36 States of Nigeria. The project has started in Kotongora, Niger State on a 31,000-hectare... read more »

Nigeria: Court Rules El-Rufai's Plan to Licence PFN Pastors in Kaduna Illegal

Nigeria: Court Rules El-Rufai’s Plan to Licence PFN Pastors in Kaduna Illegal

A Kaduna State High Court has ruled that the plan by the Kaduna State government to issue licences to the pastors of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) using the Religious Regulatory... read more »

Nigeria: Foundation Urges Humanitarian Agencies on Africa Child Right's Promotion

Nigeria: Foundation Urges Humanitarian Agencies on Africa Child Right’s Promotion

STAND Foundation has urged humanitarian agencies in the Africa continent to keep working to promote, protect and enforce the rights of children, creating a conducive environment for their... read more »

Communique: The Yoruba's Stand on Buhari's Revocation of Licensed Guns in Nigeria

Communique: The Yoruba’s Stand on Buhari’s Revocation...

Communique issued Today 25th of May 2019 at the end of the meeting of The Yoruba Summit Group. Present at the meeting which took place at Chief Ayo Adebanjo’s house, were the host and patron,... read more »