CSO petitions Human Rights Commission over EFCC’s continued detention of Galaxy Construction Boss, Babagana Dalori.

A Civil Society Organization, Centre for Public Accountability (CPA), has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over the continued detention of Engr Babagana Abba Dalori the Managing Director of Galaxy Transportation and construction Services, who has been illegally detained by the EFCC, since March 2019. The group led by its Executive Director, Comrade Olufemi Lawson, in a petition submitted on Thursday asked the NHRC to in the interest of rule of law and compliance with human rights obligations, call the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC to order an…

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Sallah: North-East residents express joy over the peaceful celebration, wants other stakeholders to emulate Buratai, Nigerian Army

  Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations. This much was gathered when our reporters visited communities in the various states in the North East. The atmosphere was calm with Muslim faithful’s going about their Sallah celebrations without fear from harassment and intimidation.   In the communities visited in Borno State, the resident expressed delight that the Boko Haram terrorist was not able to disrupt their festivities, unlike in times past where bombs would detonate in religious centres and other places where…

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Wall Street Journal lied on secret burial of Nigerian soldiers by military – Experts investigation reveal

Contrary to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal where it alleged that the Nigerian military had buried thousands of soldiers in secret graves, new investigation by experts has shown that the media outfit lied in its claim. The WSJ had in an article entitled, “Nigeria Buries Soldiers at Night in Secret Cemetery” alleged that the military buried soldiers in unmarked graves in the North East. However, latest investigation carried out by a team of researchers in a global think tank called The Global Amnesty Watch said the report…

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IRT killings: Shocking revelations emerge as top Taraba politicians fingered in bloody clash

Fresh facts have emerged over the recent clash between men of the Intelligence Response Team of the Nigeria Police and some personnel of the Nigerian Army in Ibbi area of Taraba State. Recall that the two security agencies have been at loggerheads over the killings of some cops in Taraba State penultimate week ago. However, latest revelation by the Taraba Truth and Justice Committee showed that there might be a political dimension to the clash. According to the group, the clash might not be unconnected with the ongoing power tussle…

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El-Zakzaky seeking escape route from justice- Group warns US, UK over IMN leader’s refusal to take medication in India

The Advocates of Social Justice For All (ASJA) has reacted to the refusal of the leader of the outlawed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, to take his medication in Indian hospital where he was flown to for treatment. Recall that a Kaduna State court had granted the IMN permission to travel abroad for medication. However, latest report had it that El-Zakzaky has refused taking medication from doctors in the Indian hospital, insisting that he wants to be treated by those booked to treat him before he and his wife…

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Taraba IRT Killings: Police embarking on media trial to pre-empt presidential panel report – human rights group

The Good Governance and Leadership Project in Nigeria (GGLPN) has accused the Nigerian Police of embarking on media trail in the Taraba Intelligence Response Team (IRT) killings with the motive of influencing the outcome. In compliance with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, had on Friday, constituted a 7-man Joint Investigation Panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the unfortunate Wukari incident. The panel, headed by Rear Admiral IT Olaiya, has a representative each from the Nigerian Army, Navy, Air Force, Police,…

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Police: IGP Mohammed Adamu asked to urgently implement SARS reforms over incessant extra-judicial killings of innocent Nigerians

The Inspector General of Police, Muhamed Abubakar has been asked to as a mater of urgency implement the recommendations of the presidential panel on the reorganization of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) arm of the Nigeria Police Force. This call came following the alleged extra-judicial killings of innocent Nigerians by men of the Nigeria Police force. The Human Rights Society for All, a civil society organsiation, which made this call, lamented that the incessant killings of innocent Nigerians by the police. Moses Adamu, President, who made this call in a…

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Take Money from LG Coffers and Fund Campaign Rallies— Seriake To LG Commissioner

In a series of tape leaks, the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has asked local government commissioners to provide funds for the party’s (PDP) campaign rallies. In the appended audio clip, he can be heard saying he will make arrangements for the LG commissioners to meet with party chairmen, deputies, and secretaries so they can make plans for the cost of campaign rallies, and get funds from councils to foot the bills. You can listen to the attached voice clip below. Please follow and like us:0

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Boko Haram: We celebrated Sallah for the first time in 5 years – Shehu of Bama

The Shehu of Bama Kingdom of Borno State, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has expressed delight after his people joined the rest of the world to mark the first Eid-el-Kabir celebration in his domains. According to the monarch, this was the first time in almost five years the community partook in the religious feast celebrated across the globe by all Muslims. “Today we are celebrating Sallah in Bama which we were not privileged to celebrate for the past five years,” an utterly elated Shehu stated on Monday. “ Indeed we have…

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IRT Killings: Shun social media evidences aimed at twisting outcomes, group advises presidential committee on Army/Police shootings

To properly probe the death of the three Police officers mistaken in an engagement with soldiers at military checkpoints in Takum, Taraba state, the Coalition for Justice and Peace Initiative has urged the presidential committee to stay away from social media. The human rights group made the call on Saturday in a press statement signed by its Executive Director, Moses Danjuma, following the barrage of misleading footages and supposed eye-witness reports spreading across the media space. While condemning the painful demise, the Coalition hailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s call for investigation…

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