Biafra – the Legal, Political, Economic, and Social Questions

[This Day] We know very well that the toad does not run in the daytime for nothing; if it is not after something, then something must be after it. Although Nigeria is not new to agitations of all kinds, the nation has of recent been caught in a cacopho…

[This Day] We know very well that the toad does not run in the daytime for nothing; if it is not after something, then something must be after it. Although Nigeria is not new to agitations of all kinds, the nation has of recent been caught in a cacophony of agitations by different groups and sections of the country. In particular, these agitations have been most pronounced in the South-east, where the activities of various pro-Biafra groups have been most pronounced. There have also been loud and well-meaning voices

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Amnesty International Inaugurates Platform to Track Oil Spills in N’Delta

[This Day] Amnesty International has launched ‘Decode Oil Spills Project,’ a revolutionary crowd-sourcing platform that will engage thousands of digital volunteers to help the human rights watchdog ensure justice for communities devastated by oil spill…

[This Day] Amnesty International has launched 'Decode Oil Spills Project,' a revolutionary crowd-sourcing platform that will engage thousands of digital volunteers to help the human rights watchdog ensure justice for communities devastated by oil spills in the Niger Delta.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2019 – Kwara APC Disclaims ‘Fake’ Saraki Presidential Posters

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has disclaimed “a fake and photo- shopped” banners of the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, which were put on the internet.

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has disclaimed "a fake and photo- shopped" banners of the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, which were put on the internet.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawyers Give Knocks, Kudos to N/Assembly’s ‘Amnesty’ for Looters

[Daily Trust] The new bill by the National Assembly seeking to grant amnesty to treasury looters who fulfill certain conditions received divergent views from lawyers over the weekend. While many of them criticised the policy as a means to shield corrup…

[Daily Trust] The new bill by the National Assembly seeking to grant amnesty to treasury looters who fulfill certain conditions received divergent views from lawyers over the weekend. While many of them criticised the policy as a means to shield corrupt government officials and their associates, some welcomed it as an opportunity of cutting back on the nation's financial losses.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N/Assembly Decries Forceful Repatriation of Refugees in Cameroon

[Daily Trust] Sani Zorro, Chairman, House Committee on IDPs, Refugees and North-East Initiatives, yesterday, decried the forceful repatriation of Nigerian refugees in Cameroon.

[Daily Trust] Sani Zorro, Chairman, House Committee on IDPs, Refugees and North-East Initiatives, yesterday, decried the forceful repatriation of Nigerian refugees in Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kano Bribery Allegation Embarrassing, Says Dangote

[Guardian] Africa’s leading industrialist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has an advice for the committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to probe a bribery allegation against its former speaker: ‘Don’t waste your time, it’s all falsehood’.

[Guardian] Africa's leading industrialist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has an advice for the committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to probe a bribery allegation against its former speaker: 'Don't waste your time, it's all falsehood'.

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PDP Ex-Ministers Challenge Buhari to Re-Contest in 2019

[Guardian] Former ministers who served in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration rose from an emergency meeting yesterday challenging ailing President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 elections.

[Guardian] Former ministers who served in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration rose from an emergency meeting yesterday challenging ailing President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 elections.

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Kano Assembly Speaker Resigns Amid Bribery Allegation

[Guardian] Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum yesterday resigned amid allegations of receiving N100 million from Aliko Dangote to subdue the investigation of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi.

[Guardian] Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum yesterday resigned amid allegations of receiving N100 million from Aliko Dangote to subdue the investigation of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi.

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Ease Travel for Overseas Medical Treatment, Speaker Tells Govt

[Monitor] Kampala -Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked government to relax clearance procedures for sick public officials seeking to travel abroad for treatment.

[Monitor] Kampala -Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked government to relax clearance procedures for sick public officials seeking to travel abroad for treatment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda