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Nigeria Arraigns Islamic Sect Leader El-Zakzaky In Kaduna, Bars Journalists Access To Court

Nigeria Arraigns Islamic Sect Leader El-Zakzaky In Kaduna, Bars Journalists Access To Court

The leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites; Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky was on Tuesday arraigned before a Kaduna High Court, Northwest of the country amidst tight security. Journalists and some members of the Movement who trooped to the court premises were barred from entering as the roads leading to the court […]

United Nations: ‘Nigeria Gravely Concerned Over Israel-Palestine Conflict’ – Envoy

Nigeria is gravely concerned over the alarming situation between Israel and Palestine, and in many parts of the Middle East. Nigeria’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Samson Itegboje, stated this while delivering Nigeria’s statement at the United Nations, UN, Security Council Open Debate on the Middle East including the Palestinian Question. Itegboje […]

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Nigerian Court Nullifies Suspension Of 2 PDP Members By Kaduna Legislature

  By Juliana Katung A Kaduna High Court has ruled that the suspension of two PDP  members of the State House of Assembly, Northwest Nigeria is illegal, null and void. The lawmakers, Bityong Nkom of Kaura constituency and Danladi Kwasu of Zango Kataf constituency had filed a suit challenging their suspension  about five months ago […]

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Nigeria : Ahmadu Bello Foundation Seeks Involvement of Traditional Rulers To End Killings

By Juliana Katung : Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation has stressed the need for the involvement of traditional rulers as an alternative method of ending the recurring killings and destructions in the North. Managing Director of the Foundation,  Shettima Ali said in an interview with news men on Wednesday in Kaduna, Northwest of the country that […]

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President Ramaphosa Cuts Short Visit To London, As Violence Erupts In South Africa

  President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut his trip short to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London to attend to the protests that have engulfed Mahikeng in the North West province. “To pay attention to the situation in the North West, the President has decided to cut short his participation in the Commonwealth […]

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Fulani, Farmers Conflict In Nigeria Not Ethno-Religious, But…

By Ahmad Umar Participants at the National Conference on the Dynamics of Pastoral Nomadism in Contemporary Nigeria, have said  that the strained relationship between Fulani and farmers is not an ethno- religious conflict Rather, they attributed it to the diminishing land and water resources. The assertion is  contained  in a communiqué issued at the end […]

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Resident Doctors Give Nigerian Government 30 Days Ultimatum To Recall Sacked Colleagues

  National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), in Nigeria, says it has given the Federal Government 30 days ultimatum to recall its members whose appointment were  terminated in Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH). The association disclosed this in a communique issued at the end of it National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, a copy of which […]

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Civil Society And Lawyers Defy Nigerian Police, Stage Anti-Tax Protest In Lagos

  Civil society groups and members of the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) defied the police on Thursday to protest the controversial Land Use Charge and other taxes rolled out by the Lagos State Government. On March 28, scores of security operatives, including officials of the Department of State Security and the […]

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