Rights Abuse – NHRC Demands Urgent Review of Pre-Trial Detention System

[Vanguard] Abuja -The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Wednesday, urged the Federal Government to review the pre-trial detention system, saying available evidence showed excessive use and abuse of the practice in Nigeria.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Wednesday, urged the Federal Government to review the pre-trial detention system, saying available evidence showed excessive use and abuse of the practice in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lingering Traffic Gridlock in Apapa – Govt, Stakeholders Partner to Find Lasting Solution

[Vanguard] There presently appears to be a ray of hope for an end to the confusion arising from the traffic gridlock in Apapa and environs. This has been attributed to the Federal Government engaging some stakeholders in a partnership to find a lasting…

[Vanguard] There presently appears to be a ray of hope for an end to the confusion arising from the traffic gridlock in Apapa and environs. This has been attributed to the Federal Government engaging some stakeholders in a partnership to find a lasting solution to the lingering problem.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Anglophone Crisis – How the Catholic Church Can Promote Dialogue

[ICG] The Anglophone crisis in Cameroon is growing deadlier. The Catholic Church could mediate between Anglophone militants and the state, but clergy have espoused clashing views on key issues. The Church should heal its divides so as to be a neutral a…

[ICG] The Anglophone crisis in Cameroon is growing deadlier. The Catholic Church could mediate between Anglophone militants and the state, but clergy have espoused clashing views on key issues. The Church should heal its divides so as to be a neutral arbiter that can broker peace.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Opposition Leader Chamisa Dismisses High Court Judgment as Political

[New Zimbabwe] The MDC-T led by Nelson Chamisa said it is ‘concerned with the creeping of politics into law’ but insisted that its momentum on the ground will not be affected by the recent High Court judgment dismissing its application to bar former Vi…

[New Zimbabwe] The MDC-T led by Nelson Chamisa said it is 'concerned with the creeping of politics into law' but insisted that its momentum on the ground will not be affected by the recent High Court judgment dismissing its application to bar former Vice President Thokozani Khupe, who now leads a breakaway faction, from using the party name and logo.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Melaye – IGP Must Appear On Wednesday – Saraki

[Vanguard] Abuja -Iinspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris who was billed to appear before the Senate yesterday to brief the lawmakers at plenary on the ordeal of Chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Senator Dino Me…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Iinspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris who was billed to appear before the Senate yesterday to brief the lawmakers at plenary on the ordeal of Chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Senator Dino Melaye, APC Kogi West, in the hands of the Police on alleged illegal possession of ammunition, shunned the upper chamber.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ngororero Miners Urged to Beef Up Security At Their Concessions

[New Times] Owners of mining concessions in Ngororero District have been called upon to lay effective security strategies to prevent illegal mining activities that sometimes result into disasters and loss of life.

[New Times] Owners of mining concessions in Ngororero District have been called upon to lay effective security strategies to prevent illegal mining activities that sometimes result into disasters and loss of life.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Sharibu Leah – Social Critic Embarks On Hunger Strike

[Vanguard] Onitsha -A social critic and human rights activist, Comrade Vincent Ezekwueme disclosed yesterday that he has commenced a 14-day self imposed hunger strike in protest against the continued detention and incarceration of Leah Sharibu, by Boko…

[Vanguard] Onitsha -A social critic and human rights activist, Comrade Vincent Ezekwueme disclosed yesterday that he has commenced a 14-day self imposed hunger strike in protest against the continued detention and incarceration of Leah Sharibu, by Boko Haram insurgents, for failing to denounce Christianity.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria