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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
Goodluck Jonathan

EFCC Pressures Azibaola Robert (Jonathan’s cousin) To Implicate Goodluck Jonathan As A Bargain For His Unconditional Re­lease

  MR Azibaola Robert, who is currently in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) detention has alleged that the commis­sion is pressuring him to indict ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, who is his cousin.     Robert, who spoke through his [...]

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

IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu’s Message From Prison SHOCKS Nigerians

Nnamdi Kanu, who is facing criminal charges before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja delivered his message through the group’s spokespersons. They quoted him as saying: “I wish to commend and congratulate millions of IPOBians the world over, whose [...]

April 23, 2016 Crime, Government and politics, Human rights

Federal Govt Sends DSS To Regularly Harass Nnamdi Kanu In Prison, If Possible Kill Him – Kanu’s Lawyer

One of the lawyers representing the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has accused the Department of State Services (DSS) of making sure that prison conditions which the pro-biafra activist kept was [...]

April 17, 2016 Human rights, Societal issues
Tyrant-Buhari Hope for Nigeria

US Government Slams Buhari, DSS, Army, Police For Human Rights Abuses

The United States government has released a damning report which indicts President Muhammadu Buhari’s government for human rights abuses, injustice, and brutality at all levels. The report, released by the US Department of State, accuses security agencies like the Department [...]

April 15, 2016 General, Human rights

Pictures From The “Movement Against Fulani Occupation” ‪#‎MAFO‬ Mega Protest In Makurdi Today

We are sending our message across to the entire International Community that we are under siege in Benue and the time to speak is now, says #‎MAFO.   Movement Against Fulani Occupation (MAFO) is saying we don’t want any more [...]

April 14, 2016 Human rights, Societal issues
The Killing of Abuja Twins

VIDEO: Investigation – Killing Of Twins In Abuja

There has been the discovery of bizarre cultural practices of killing twins in some communities in Federal Capital Territory (FCT). [covertplayersinglevideo trvideoid=”nWZdhylvc6I” trdisplaytype=”5″ trnumbervideosdisplay=”” trvideoperpage=”36″ trthumbnailwidth=”155″ trthumbnailheight=”100″ trpopupwidth=”500″ trpopupheight=”350″ trvideoalign=”left” trytautohide=”0″ trytautoplay=”1″ trytcontrols=”0″ trytrelvideo=”0″ trytshowlogo=”1″ trytshowtitle=”0″ tryttheme=”dark” trythighquality=”hd720″]In forty communities [...]

March 23, 2016 Human rights
Human Rights Group Accuses Military Chiefs of Possible War Crimes

Human Rights Group Accuses Military Chiefs of Possible War Crimes

Human Rights Group Accuses Military Chiefs of Possible War Crimes – World human rights organisation, Amnesty International (AI) has called for the immediate investigation of prime past and present military commanders for possible war crimes as well as crimes against [...]

June 3, 2015 Human rights, Societal issues
Odi Community Gets Justice

Odi Community Gets Justice As Court Orders FG To Pay N37.6bn Compensation For Invasion

Twelve years after men of the Nigerian Army sacked Odi community in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State during the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo, destroying lives and property, a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt Tuesday ordered the [...]

April 23, 2015 Human rights
Rights and Freedom: the only way to save Nigeria: By Emeka Ugwuonye, Esquire

Nigeria and its many challenges: Lawyer advocates the way to save the country

Rights and Freedom: the only way to save Nigeria: By Emeka Ugwuonye, Esquire This is based on a series of observations on the state of human rights in Nigeria since the return of civilian rule in 1999. This is a [...]

March 23, 2015 Human rights

Nyako declared wanted

THE sacked governor of Adamawa State, named Murtala Nyako, was declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He is wanted in connection with the ongoing probe of alleged sleaze under his watch as governor for more than [...]

July 23, 2014 Environmental issues, General, Human rights, Societal issues

9-year-old girl abducted, sells for N650,000

The Lagos StatePolice Command has recently arrested 4 women for apparently abducting as well as selling a 9-year-old girl, named as Blessing, for N650,000. The women are Fausat Ogidan, Abibat Oresanya, Bola Obajuruwa and Idiyat Abass. Our correspondent gathered that [...]

July 3, 2014 Environmental issues, Human rights

Probe launched after bullied girl dies

An investigation has been launched into the death of an 8-year-old girl who was allegedly kicked and beaten by three school bullies at a Soweto primary school, the Gauteng education department said on Tuesday. “This matter only came to our [...]

February 25, 2014 Human rights, Societal issues