Public Interest Lawyers Writes AGF, Wants Prosecution Of Journalist, Ahmad Salkida

A group of public interest lawyers under the umbrella body of International Human Rights Protection Forum (IHRPF) has written the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, calling for the prosecution of a journalist, Mr. Ahmad Salkida, over alleged acts of terrorism. In the letter signed Eze Njokwu, Esq., Advocacy Officer of the group said available statistics show that 14.8 million people in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria covering Adamawa, Gombe, Borno and Yobe States have been affected by activities of the outlawed Boko Haram…

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General Buratai As Nigeria’s Diamond Jubilee Star

By David Onmeje Nigeria is 60, and this indeed calls for celebrations for the journey so far. It has been a journey of ups and downs, a journey of sorrows and lots of laughter, and a journey of incredible feats in the life of Nigeria. The 60-year-old journey of Nigeria can be a best seller any day and time because of the various intrigues that have characterized our very existence. We have had our fair share of glory regardless of what some want us to believe and see ourselves as…

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Buhari is North-east messiah-Dr. Gana

Security expert and public affairs analyst, Dr. Abubakar Gana has described President Muhammadu Buhari as the messiah of Northeast, Nigeria. Dr. Gana said he drew the conclusion based on what the current  administration of President Buhari has done to secure the lives of citizens in the Northeast and to assure them that they’re part of Nigeria. In the statement issued in Abuja as part of reports of the tour undertaken by Dr. Gana and 20 others to the Northeast recently, the public affairs analyst said no other word captures the depth…

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Special Report: How troops saved Zulum from Boko Haram attacks

By Toby Prince and Lawrence Audu It is well known that the convoy of the Borno State governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has been attacked two times within a spate of two months  by suspected Boko Haram  terrorists while the governor was on a working to the northern part of the state.  What however is yet to come to the public domain, is the number of times Nigerian troops have prevented attacks on the governor and some politically exposed persons and the number of times troops have taken the bullets…

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