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District, Village Heads’ Sack May Pose Security Challenge – Tom Maiyashi

By CHRIS EKEKE   Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC) AKIDA Executive Council in Kaduna State, Mataimaki Tom Maiyashi ‎has said that the recent sack of District and Village Heads in Kaduna State is capable of having serious security implication if proactive measures are not put in place.   Tom Maiyashi, a former Commissioner of

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Suspected Boko Haram Members Planning Sallah Day Terror Attacks Arrested, Arms Recovered

By JAMES EZEMA Suspected terrorists planning attacks on Sallah day in Nigeria have been arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS). In the past few weeks, the DSS had uncovered a sinister plot by suspected terrorist elements to stage series of coordinated attacks using explosives on different cities across the country. Their aim was

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National Assembly refuses to include statutory health funds in 2017 budget over fraud fright

Anietie Udobit,Monica Omachi   The Nigerian National Assembly has refused to set aside one percent of combined revenue for the health sector as statutorily required, until it is sure of sensible and transparent payout of the fund. The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, revealed this

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Foundation Writes IGP, Demands Arrest of Suspects in Attempted Murder over Witchcraft Allegation

By JAMES EZEMA  The Foundation For Environmental Rights, Advocacy & Development (FENRAD) has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris, demanding investigation into an alleged attempted murder of one Mr. Esau Ihemeje by a group of persons who claimed to be members of a Vigilante group on allegation that the

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Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Calls for Speedy Implementation of SBOI Reports

By JAMES EZEMA  The Global Amnesty Watch, an international humanitarian organization has endorsed the report of the Special Board of Inquiry (SBOI), which investigated the alleged war crimes man by the Nigerian Army personnel in the fight against insurgency in the North East and Internal Security Operations in the South Eastern

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