International Criminal Court to Probe Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria

[Guardian] The International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands has assured the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) that it had begun investigation into herdsmen attacks in the country.

[Guardian] The International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands has assured the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) that it had begun investigation into herdsmen attacks in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Hears Evan’s N300m Suit Against Police

[Guardian] A Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday heard the N300m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans.

[Guardian] A Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday heard the N300m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police, Judges Highest Bribe-Takers, Says UN Agency

[Guardian] From the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has come a revelation that about N400 billion is spent on bribes each year in Nigeria.This was contained in a report presented to the public yesterday at the stakeholders meeting to mark the …

[Guardian] From the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has come a revelation that about N400 billion is spent on bribes each year in Nigeria.This was contained in a report presented to the public yesterday at the stakeholders meeting to mark the end of the agency's five-year project on corruption in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NNPC Cuts Production Cost to $23/Barrel

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said yesterday that the country has saved a minimum of $3billion per annum by cutting the cost of crude oil production from $78 dollars per barrel to $23 per barrel as at August 2015, repr…

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said yesterday that the country has saved a minimum of $3billion per annum by cutting the cost of crude oil production from $78 dollars per barrel to $23 per barrel as at August 2015, representing 70.5 per cent reduction.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group Protests Continued Detention of Zakzaky, Nigeria’s ‘Most Oppressed Person’

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -Thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria took to the streets in Kaduna calling for the immediate and unconditional release of their leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky.

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -Thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria took to the streets in Kaduna calling for the immediate and unconditional release of their leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Marikana Legal Proceedings Have Not Begun – Prosecuting Authority

[News24Wire] Legal proceedings against the 72 police officers involved in the killing of 34 miners during the Marikana Massacre has not yet started, five years after the tragedy, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Legal proceedings against the 72 police officers involved in the killing of 34 miners during the Marikana Massacre has not yet started, five years after the tragedy, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Swearing-in Plan Put On Hold

[Nation] Preparations for the swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta for a second term have now been halted after Nasa co-principal Raila Odinga said he will challenge his election at the Supreme Court.

[Nation] Preparations for the swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta for a second term have now been halted after Nasa co-principal Raila Odinga said he will challenge his election at the Supreme Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya