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Magical Transformation Of A Boy Left To Die After Being Accused Of Witchcraft

Magical Transformation Of A Boy Left To Die After Being Accused Of Witchcraft Sometimes in February 2016, this young boy was condemned to die after a pastor accused him of witchcraft and his images went vural. Abandoned by his parents [...]

July 13, 2019 Human rights

NSCDC rescues three abandoned children in Akure

NSCDC rescues three abandoned children in Akure; Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo State, says it rescued three children abandoned at different locations in the state. Corps Commandant Pedro Awili made the announcement in an interview with [...]

June 9, 2018 Human rights
Femi Fani Kayode

5 useful Idiots And The Spirit Of The Accursed Slave 3

Tony has been one of the most courageous, consistent and celebrated voices in the struggle for emancipation from military rule, freedom from northern hegemony and the establishment of democracy in Nigeria for the last 30 years and his words are [...]

March 28, 2018 Human rights
Mother Of Boy Who Was Killed In Owerri Bursts Into Tears As PDP Visits

Mother Of Boy Who Was Killed In Owerri Bursts Into Tears As PDP Visits

On Sunday, 27th August, 2017, the Imo state chapter of the Barr. Charles Ezekwem-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) paid heart wrenching sympathy and condolence visits to the families of the victims of the demolition of the ancestral Eke Ukwu Owerre [...]

August 28, 2017 Human rights
Northern Governors

Northern leaders vow to protect Southerners living in the North

In a move likely to reassure Southerners residing in Northern Nigeria of their safety, governors of 19 northern states and traditional rulers of northern extraction, yesterday, vowed to protect the lives and property of Southerners in the North. They also [...]

July 29, 2017 Human rights
Court Hears Evans’ Case Against Police July 13

Court Hears Evans’ Case Against Police July 13

The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed July 13 for hearing in a N300m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, against the Inspector-General of Police. Evans, through his lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, filed [...]

July 6, 2017 Human rights

My name is Emmanuel Emeka, a prisoner in Ankaful maximum security prison, Cape Coast Ghana

I’m serving a jail-term of 130yrs imprisonment and I’m presently in my 8th year – Ankaful maximum security prison We appeal to the Nigerian government to please come to our aid. The condition here has been so unbearable for (we) Nigerian [...]

June 27, 2017 Human rights
Police Arrests Mother For Selling Her Baby

Police Arrests Mother For Selling Her Baby For N250,000 In Lagos

Police Arrest Mother For Selling Her Baby – A 22-year-old lady along with six other suspects have been arrested by the Decoy Team of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos Police Command over the sale of a day old [...]

May 15, 2017 Human rights
Chimaobi Okorie

Killer Of Police Inspector, Ecobank Staff Shoot Dead By Police

Chimaobi Okorie, a suspected killer of a police Inspector, Vincent Umeh, attached to Umuahia Zone 9 and a 30-year-old staff of Ecobank in Okigwe, Enyioma Okwudiri at the Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo state, has been reported to have [...]

April 17, 2017 Human rights

Beautiful Female Airforce Officer Slew By Her Boyfriend In Benue State, To Be Buried In Lagos (photos)

Beautiful Nigerian Airforce officer, Oladipupo Solape popularly known as ‘Shomzy’, who was shot to death by a colleague and lover, would be laid to rest in Badagry. Late Shomzy Oladipupo was killed by boyfriend, Lieut Kalu on Sunday, March 12 [...]

March 22, 2017 Human rights

Defendant Excretes In Courtroom Causes Adjournment Of The Case

Defendant Excretes In Courtroom: Lagos—Drama as  defendant, Avekpon Bernard, 18, who is standing trial for conduct likely to cause breach of the peace, alongside 22 others, before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, yesterday, excreted in the dock, while the Court [...]

September 21, 2016 Human rights
Benue Herdsmen Attack

Death Toll In Benue Herdsmen Attack Hits 59

Benue Herdsmen Attack – AT least, 59 persons were late Saturday night and early hours of Sunday allegedly killed following the renewed hostilities between suspected Fulani herdsmen and farmers at Turan Council ward of Logo Local Government Area of Benue [...]

June 20, 2016 Human rights, Societal issues
Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF)

Destruction Of Oil InsTallations Are Invitation To Another Civil War, Northern Elders Warns The Avengers

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) yesterday described the destruction of oil installations embarked upon by the Niger Delta Avengers as an invitation to another civil war.     It also warned the militant group to desist from its “madness” of [...]

June 14, 2016 Crime, Human rights, Societal issues
Onitsha massacre

SPECIAL REPORT: How The Onitsha Massacre Of Pro-Biafra Supporters Was Coordinated — SSS Operative

Onitsha massacre – A week after the slaying of pro-Biafra demonstrators in Onitsha, details of how the mass killing was coordinated by security forces has emerged.       PREMIUM TIMES has obtained an insider account by a whistleblower, who [...]

June 13, 2016 Crime, Human rights, Societal issues
Bombing Threats

Bombing Threats: Osinbajo Meets S-South Govs, Service Chiefs, Others

Bombing Threats: ABUJA — Apparently moved by the threats of Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, JNDLF, to bomb major government buildings in Abuja starting midnight today, the Federal Government, yesterday, called for an emergency security meeting.     The meeting, [...]

June 8, 2016 Human rights, Societal issues
Niger Delta group

Niger Delta Group Vows To Launch Missiles, Bring Down Military, Other Aircraft

A Niger Delta group, the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, has vowed to launch six missiles in the region. The group also warned against the deployment of helicopters in the South South zone by the military, saying it was going [...]

June 2, 2016 Crime, Human rights, Societal issues
Militants Ambush Soldiers In Delta

Many Feared Killed As Militants Ambush Soldiers In Delta [PHOTOS]

Militants Ambush Soldiers In Delta – Two soldiers and six civilians have reportedly been killed on Wednesday’s night attack on soldiers’ houseboat around a creek close to Omadino/Idjere junction in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.     [...]

June 2, 2016 Crime, Human rights, Societal issues
Biafran War Massacre

Biafran War Massacre: We Killed Demonstrators In Self-Defence And To Protect The Niger Bridge – Army Chief

Biafran War Massacre – The shocking massacre of the non-violence and unarmed members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), by security agents in Onitsha, have been [...]

June 1, 2016 Human rights, Nigerian-Biafran War
Abia Moves to Deploy Bakassi Boys

Abia Moves to Deploy Bakassi Boys

With rising uneasiness over the menace of Fulani herdsmen, the governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has worked out plans to deploy the State Vigilante Services (AVS) popularly known as Bakassi Boys to communities throughout the state to assist [...]

May 7, 2016 Crime, Government and politics, Human rights
Fulani Herdsmen

Fulani Herdsmen Genocidal Attacks On Indigenous Peoples In Their States

Fulani Herdsmen – It is OFFENSIVE & UNACCEPTABLE that anyone officially (FG) or any arm of media will refer to the ethnic cleansing and genocidal murders and destructions that trail the trekking from the North of Nigeria through the MB, [...]

May 5, 2016 Crime, Human rights, Incidents
Fulani herdsmen

Outrage as herdsmen kill monarch, nephew in Kaduna

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have allegedly unleashed violence on the residents of Southern Kaduna, killing the traditional ruler of the Fadan Karshi district in Sanga Local Council, Bala Madaki and his nephew, Emmanuel Tanko, in a night attack.     The [...]

May 4, 2016 Crime, General, Human rights, Incidents

Suspected Agatu Youths Kill 20 Fulani Herdsmen, 83 cows

Fulani Herdsmen – Gunmen at the weekend slain 83 cows at Adayi in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The monarch claimed that about 20 people have been killed by gunmen in the last few weeks. The killings were [...]

May 3, 2016 Crime, Human rights, Incidents
grazing reserves

Fulani Herdsmen Invade UNN Campus

According to an update by a facebook user Jeff Unaegbu, Fulani herdsmen yesterday invaded the University Of Nigeria Nsukka premises with their cattles. They apparently came to graze their cattles but people are already beginning to see their move from [...]

May 3, 2016 General, Human rights, Incidents
Fulani Herdsmen

Attackers In Enugu And Agatu Are Fulani, But Not Fulani Herdsmen – Zainab Abba Haliru, Kano

The truth has emerged about the callous attacks by the Fulani Herdsmen, this includes their real identity and objectives.     According to Madam Zainab Abba Haliru, from Kano, she had an interesting conversation with some temporary farm hands who [...]

May 1, 2016 General, Human rights
Fulani Herdsmen

Aftermath Attack: Fulani Herdsmen Flee Enugu

THE Fulani herdsmen and some of their petty-traders have deserted towns and villages in Enugu State, following the attack on Nimbo Community in Uzo Uwani Local Government Monday morning.   This was even as facts emerged that security men drafted [...]

April 30, 2016 Crime, General, Human rights
Six Feared Dead As Lovers Clash Over Kaduna Lady

Six Feared Dead As Lovers Clash Over Kaduna Lady

Confusion arose in some areas of Kaduna State on Wednesday when the fight over a lady caused the killing of six people.     According to an eyewitness, the fight started between two men on Sunday night over a woman. [...]

April 28, 2016 Human rights, Video
Senate president Bukola Saraki

Protesters storm N’Assembly With Mats, Generators, Demand Saraki’s Resignation

A coalition of various Civil Society Organisations under the aegis of Citizens United for Peace and Stability, on Tuesday, stormed the premises of the National Assembly, demanding the immediate resignation of embattled Senate President Bukola Saraki.     The activities [...]

April 27, 2016 Government and politics, Human rights, Video

Enugu Massacre: Fulani Herdsmen Pre-Planned It, Moved Their Cattle: Govt Ignored Warnings

  New information regarding the massacre at Nimbo in Uzo- Uwani Local Government in Enugu that left many dead, missing and uncountable property losses from rampaging nomadic mercenaries show that the attack was openly planned and coordinated under the knowledge [...]

April 26, 2016 Crime, Government and politics, Human rights, Incidents, Video
Protest Over Death Of Resident By Fulani Herdsmen

Fulani Herdsmen Slain 33 People In Enugu And Dominate Their Land

  Many people are reported murdered by suspected Fulani herdsmen who invaded Enugu Monday morning.   State police spokesperson Ebere Amaraizu have confirmed the report. Amaraizu said the police and the army are responding to the situation.   The suspected [...]

April 26, 2016 Crime, Human rights, Video

Buhari Wants Secret Trial For Dasuki Because He Will Implicate Him

  WITH 2 hours to air out and welcome relatives, including 95-year-old father, and lawyers Tuesdays and Thursdays, detained ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki will be grateful for small mercies from Justice Ademola Adeniyi of the Abuja Federal High Court.   But [...]

April 26, 2016 Government and politics, Human rights, Video