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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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Suit against Nigerian military to Drag Nigeria into diplomatic row with US – MPN

By JAMES EZEMA A civil liberty organisation, Movement of the People of Nigeria, on Wednesday alleged that the persons behind the lawsuit against personnel of Nigerian military authorities in the United States, were working to cause diplomatic row between Nigeria and the united states, describing them as non-Nigerian "terrorists and extremists." The group,

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Nigerian’s Security Problems Self-inflicted – Osinbajo

By CHRIS EKEKE Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the nation's security challenges are self-inflicted, blaming the situation on the failure of the state to create an inclusive society. Speaking yesterday at a conference organized by the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALT) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka, Anambra State to mark the

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Nigerians Lost N2.19bn To Fraud In 2016 – Report

By COMFORT NJIONYE A report by the Nigeria Electronic Fraud Forum (NEFF), which was on Wednesday showed that electronic payment space transaction fraud rose by 82 percent in 2016 with an estimated N2.19 billion lost to cyber criminals. The annual report for 2016 titled: “A Changing Payments Ecosystem: The Security Challenge”,  noted that “the

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Court Strikes Out Treason Charge Against Charles Okah Over Independence Day Bombing

By JAMES EZEMA Charles Okah, who was accused of masterminding the 2010 Independence Day bombing in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital territory, has had treason charge against him struck out by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. While striking out the charge, Justice Gabriel Kolawole said he was dismissing the allegation because evidence cited in court

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