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Gombe Government To End Violence Against Children In The State

By Auwal Ahmad Gombe (Nigeria) — Violence against children is a pervasive problem, very close to home, in Nigeria, with six out of every ten children in the country suffering one or more forms of physical, sexual or emotional violence before they reach 18 years. More than 70 per cent experience this violence repeatedly.   […]

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Nigeria: High Court Fixes July 6 For Judgement On Zakzaky’s N2bn Suit Against Army, Others

By Amos Tauna A Court sitting in Kaduna, northwest Nigeria on Friday fixed July, 6, 2017 for judgement on the N2bn suit filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky against the Nigerian Army, the Attorney General of the Federation and Kaduna State government. El-Zakzaky dragged the Nigerian Army, […]

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Attacks On Nigerian Shi’ites: El-Rufai Not Helping Matters–Rights Group

By Amos Tauna A human rights organisation, Anti Corruption Network, has accused governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, northwest Nigeria of being intolerant to the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shiite group. The organization called on Governor El-Rufai to ensure fairness and justice in dealing with all and sundry in the state […]

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El-Zakzaky’s N2bn Suit Against Nigerian Army Adjourns To June 30

By Amos Tauna The N2bn suit filed at Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna, northwest Nigeria by El Zakzaky against Nigerian Army, Chief of Army Staff and three others which came up on Thursday for hearing has been adjourned to 30th June. The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky in the […]

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Nigerian Court Fines Gov. El-Rufai N50,000 Over Threat To Life

By Amos Tauna Kaduna State High Court 9 in northern Nigeria, presided by Hon. Justice Esther Lolo, Monday fined  Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai of the state N50,000 to be paid to Barrister  Gloria Mabeiam Ballason in suit nos KDH/KAD/164/17 between her and the Governor. The court also restrained the Governor from arresting, prosecuting and jailing […]

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Nigerian Government Half-Hearted, Biased To Finding Peace In Southern Kaduna – SOKAD

 By Amos Tauna Southern Kaduna in the Diaspora, SOKAD, has observed with dismay that the state and federal governments’ actions have clearly demonstrated a half-hearted and biased commitment to finding peace in Southern Kaduna. In an open letter to Governor Nasiru Ahmed El’Rufai of Kaduna state, made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Thursday, the […]

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Nigerians Protest Increase In Electricity Tarrif

By Amos Tauna Consumers of electricity have staged a rally in Kaduna, northwest Nigeria, Tuesday  protesting the outrageous bill issued for the month of March by the electricity company. They also condemned the epileptic power supply by Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDC), despite complaints to the Electric company. A letter signed by Comrade Abdullahi on […]

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The City Where Murder Is Swept Under The Carpet – BBC

In Malawi’s newspapers, there is much talk of the need to tackle vigilante and mob justice. But the stories Peter Walker found suggest change is some way off. In the dusty city of Mzuzu in northern Malawi, things seem to work. Mums, babies and squawking chickens pile on to a fragile network of tin-frame minibuses. […]

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