FG Condemns Mutiny In Cote D’Ivoire, Seeks Dialogue

FG Condemns Mutiny In Cote D’Ivoire, Seeks Dialogue

The Federal Government, on Wednesday condemned in strong terms, the mutiny by a small fraction of in Cote d’Ivoire’s Armed Forces against the government of President Alassane Ouattara. While expressing strong and unflinching support for Ouattara, Nigeria, in a statement from the Office of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo welcomed ongoing efforts at resolving the crisis, […]

Nigerian Appointed UN Acting President General Assembly

Nigerian Appointed UN Acting President General Assembly

By Ayomide, Lagos Nigeria was on Thursday appointed as the Acting President to preside over the 81st Plenary Meeting of UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters. News Agency of Nigeria reported that Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, presided over the 193-member body. Bande’s presidency held at the Plenary Meeting happened […]

Ojudu Congratulates French President-elect Macron, Says Nigeria’s Democracy Needs Citizen’s Education

Ojudu Congratulates French President-elect Macron, Says Nigeria’s Democracy Needs Citizen’s Education

By Patrick Aigbokhan Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President on Political Affairs, has congratulated the newly elected France  President, Mr. Emmanuel Macron on his recent victory at the French Presidential Polls. Speaking in Abuja, Senator Ojudu, who made his congratulatory speech to Mr. Macron for a well-deserved victory, noted  that the peaceful conduct […]

Malala Receives Highest UN Honour To Promote Girls Education

Malala Receives Highest UN Honour To Promote Girls Education

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai a U.N. Messenger of Peace  to promote girls education, more than four years after a Taliban gunman shot her in the head on her school bus in 2012. At 19, Yousafzai is the youngest Messenger of Peace, the highest honor given by the United […]

Nigerian Human Rights Group Drags Amnesty International to ICC for Aiding Boko Haram Terrorism

Nigerian Human Rights Group Drags Amnesty International to ICC for Aiding Boko Haram Terrorism

Chris Steven, Abuja   A Nigerian Human rights group, Save Humanity Advocacy Centre, SHAC has dragged international human rights group, Amnesty International before the International Criminal Court ICC, in The Hague, for alleged crimes against humanity relating to act of terrorism in Nigeria.   In petition written by its legal representative, Associate Solicitor Elke Zipperer, […]

100 Nigerian CSOS Wants UN To Caution Amnesty International Against Destabilizing Nigeria

100 Nigerian CSOS Wants UN To Caution Amnesty International Against Destabilizing Nigeria

Chris Steven, Abuja Crisis is not over yet with Amnesty International, as no fewer than 100 Civil Society Groups have signed a petition urging the United Nations, UN to prevail on Amnesty International to desist from what they described as a plot to destabilize Nigeria. Addressing a press conference in Abuja, Olayemi Success, Secretary General […]

2,600 Nigerian Refugees Forced Home By Cameroonian Soldiers

2,600 Nigerian Refugees Forced Home By Cameroonian Soldiers

Chris Steven, Abuja The United Nations has revealed that Cameroonian soldiers are currently forcing thousands of Nigerian refugees displaced by the Boko Haram terrorists to go home against their will, despite a recent agreement between the countries to prevent forced returns. The U.N. Refugee Agency , UNHCR said Cameroonian soldiers have so far this year […]

We Will Occupy Amnesty International Office Until They Leave Nigeria – Group

We Will Occupy Amnesty International Office Until They Leave Nigeria – Group

Chris Steven, Abuja Protesters on Tuesday for the second consecutive day besieged the Abuja office of Amnesty International, insisting on occupying the office until the organisation leaves the country. The protesters had on Monday stormed the headquarters of the human rights organization, calling on the federal government to severe all ties with Amnesty International, following […]

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