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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
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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 »

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

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 religion, instead it was to discourage wanton violence, murder and willful destruction of public and private... read more »

Hon. Jimoh Olajide
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’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... read more »

Breaking News: Shi'ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos

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... read more »

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

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

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... 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 »

Opinion: Nigeria in the Throes of Anarchy - by Mike Ozekhome

Opinion: Nigeria in the Throes of Anarchy – by Mike Ozekhom...

A press statement by Mike Ozekhome’s chambers on the unconstitutional siege laid by the Nigerian Police on Senator Dino Melaye’s house, at no 11 Sangsha street Maitama, Abuja. On Friday,... read more »