A group of protesters on Monday stormed the Abuja division of the Federal High against the judgement of Justice Gabriel Kolawole that the detained leader of the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, be released unconditionally.
Monday, 5 December 2016
The European Union (EU) has challenged the Federal Government to make respect for the rule of law the centrepiece of its fight against corruption.
This, the EU said, was necessary to avoid innocent persons being subjected to unlawful detention and other forms of injustice.
The authorities of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have enlisted about 100 candidates into its service without the recruits undergoing paramilitary training, The PUNCH has gathered.
Investigations showed that the candidates were the relatives, wards and protégés of politicians, influential personalities and traditional rulers from the northern part of the country.
Chief of Army Staff Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has given a marching order to the troops in the war front to end the war against Boko Haram now.
He gave a deadline of end of this month to finish off the terrorists so that “troops will be able to return to the barracks by 2017”.
Sunday, 4 December 2016
The Nigerian Army “Operation Python Dance’’ has said some of its road blocks in the five eastern states will be dismantled to facilitate free flow of traffic during the Yuletide.
Deputy Director, Public Relations of 82 Division Nigerian Army, Enugu, Col. Musa Sagir, disclosed this while on patrol with newsmen at the River Niger Bridge head, Onitsha and Awka, yesterday.
IPOB KILLINGS: SUN Claims Amnesty International Lacks Credibility, Here Is Their Shocking Statements (MUST READ)
A civil rights organisation, Stand Up Nigeria, on Sunday dismissed a recent report by Amnesty International alleging that security operatives had killed 150 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra.
The SUN specifically accused AI of doctoring the report in a bid to allegedly destabilise Nigeria, just like it did in Libya, Iran and Syria.
Nigerian Army: Troops Deputy Director State Reasons For “Operation Python Dance” what He Said Will Surprise You (MUST READ)
The Nigerian Army has dispelled the insinuation in some quarters that “Operation Python Dance” inaugurated on Monday last week in the South-East geopolitical zone was targeted at inflicting harm and hardship on the Igbo.
The Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division, Col. Sagir Musa, stated this on Sunday while conducting journalists round army checkpoints in Awka and Onitsha, Anambra State.