News - human right

Sowore’s Continued Detention: DSS Cannot Be Above The Law —Adegboruwa

4 days ago /
Nation 

Human rights lawyer, Ebun-olu Adegboruwa, SAN, has condemned the rearrest of the convener Revolution Now protest, Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare by operatives of the Department of State Services on Friday.

Falana - Border Closure, Hate Speech Bill Ill-Advised, Illegal.

5 days ago /
Nation 

Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has declared that the Federal Government was misled into believing that only border closure could guarantee food security and economic development of the country.

Carrie Lam Promises Economic Relief Form US Law

1 week ago /
International News 

Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that the Human Rights and Democracy Act, passed last week in the United State, was "wholly unnecessary" and that she "strongly objected" to the legislation.

Shi’ites, NBA, Falana - Buhari’s Disregard for Court Orders, Legendary

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has again carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to release its leader, Sheikh El-Zakzaky.  

China Preparing To Blacklist US Firms Due To Human Rights Disputes

1 week ago /
International News 

Chinese state media said the government will soon publish a list of "unreliable entities" that could lead to sanctions against U.S. companies.

Shehu Sani Says Proposed Social Media Bill Threatens Human Rights

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Senator, who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the 8th National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has said the social media bill in the red chamber was a threat to the fundamental rights of Nigerians.

Nigerian Army To Investigate Personnel On Extra Judicial Killings

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army (NA) has vowed to investigate, apprehend and sanction its personnel who are involved in professional misconduct such as extra judicial killings and torture of suspects

Trump Pulls Cameroon Trade Pact Over Rights Abuses

1 month ago /
International News 

Cameroon will no longer benefit from a trade pact between the US and sub-Saharan African countries because of "gross" human rights violations against its own citizens, US President Donald Trump says.

Attack On Libya Detention Centre Leaves Almost 40 Dead

5 months ago /
Security 

An airstrike has hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said.

Ethiopia Army Chief Killed

5 months ago /
Crime 

The Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian Army, Gen Seare Mekonnen, has been shot dead by his own bodyguard in the capital, Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia Army Chief Shot Dead In 'Coup Bid' Attacks

5 months ago /
International News 

The Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian Army, Gen Seare Mekonnen, has been shot dead by his own bodyguard in the capital, Addis Ababa.

U.N. Rights Chief Calls On Venezuela To Release Jailed Dissidents

5 months ago /
International News 

United Nations, UN, High Commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet has called on Venezuela to release jailed dissidents Friday and said the country faces a "serious" humanitarian situation.

ECOWAS Parliament Wants Member States To Budget For Refugees

5 months ago /

Members of Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States have called on member countries of the community to include in their national budgets provisions to address the disturbing crisis of Internally Displaced Persons, IDP’s,  and refugees in the sub-region.  

Tanzania Court To Rule On Scrapping Of Death Penalty

5 months ago /
International News 

The high court in Tanzania's biggest city Dar Es Salaam has postponed its ruling on whether the death penalty should be scrapped.

Udom Challenges Judiciary On Fairness

5 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria will be a better place if all citizens irrespective of political parties and social status are equal before the law, so says the Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel.

Bande Is UNGA President

6 months ago /
International News 

Nigeria’s Permanent representatives to the United Nations, Ambassador Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged president of the 74th U.N General Assembly, UNGA.

Buhari Approves Establishment Of State, LG Police

6 months ago /
Security 

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja approved the creation of state and local government police.

UNGA Presidency: Buhari Sends Delegation To Support Bande

6 months ago /
Nation 

Ahead of election for the Presidency of the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, scheduled to hold in New York, June 4, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a Federal Government delegation to support Nigeria’s candidate, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad Bande.

Buhari Commends OIC For Intervention Programmes In Africa

6 months ago /
International News 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Organization of  Islamic Cooperation, OIC, for the numerous intervention programmes in Africa and Nigeria in particular.

Accountants Charged On New Technology

6 months ago /
Nation 

Practising accountants in Nigeria have been told to embrace the use of new technologies to enhance the performance of practitioners and boost the economy for productivity.


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