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UK warns Nigeria of any attempt on Military coup,as speculations deepen

-Anietie Udobit,Abuja The British government has warned against “non-democratic” change of government in Nigeria, amid speculations about military coup as concerns grow over President Muhammadu Buhari’s health. Mr. Paul Arkwright, the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, speaking in Abuja at an event to formally launch a new report on corruption in

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UN, ECOWAS, FG Harp On Women Participation On Peace, Security Initiatives

By CHRIS EKEKE, Abuja The United Nations (UN), Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Federal Government of Nigeria and Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) have called for greater actions that will provide enabling environment for women’s active participation in peace and security at all levels. This was disclosed during the

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EU, Switzerland Express Concern Over Death Penalty In Nigeria

The delegation of European Union, and the Ambassador of Switzerland to  Nigeria has expressed  concern over the recent reports of proposed execution in Lagos State of three Nigerian prisoners on 23 December 2016, authorised by the Edo State government. The duo in an official statement issued yesterday said, it considers death penalty to be cruel,

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Senate Asks FG To Stop Receiving Prisoners From UK

Senate yesterday asked the federal government to stop receiving prisoners under the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (TSP) from the United Kingdom with a view to regularising the agreement between the government of Nigeria and United Kingdom on the issue. Consequently, Senate summoned the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN)

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