NHRC Moves to Curb Abuses in IDPs’ Camps

[Leadership] The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commenced training of human monitors to curb increasing abuses in internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in the North-East.

[Leadership] The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commenced training of human monitors to curb increasing abuses in internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in the North-East.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2019 Presidency – Political Fireworks Begin As Buhari Declares Intention to Run

[Leadership] Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s formal declaration of his intention to run for the 2019 presidency, political fireworks commenced in earnest yesterday, with Nigerians, including governors and interest groups proclaiming their suppor…

[Leadership] Following President Muhammadu Buhari's formal declaration of his intention to run for the 2019 presidency, political fireworks commenced in earnest yesterday, with Nigerians, including governors and interest groups proclaiming their support for and against the president's re-election bid.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Farmers/Herders Clash – Ecowas Moves to Review Movement Treaty

[Leadership] In what could be described as last minute response to the deadly and incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in Nigeria, the Economic Community of West African Countries (ECOWAS) has said it is set to hold a conference aimed at revi…

[Leadership] In what could be described as last minute response to the deadly and incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in Nigeria, the Economic Community of West African Countries (ECOWAS) has said it is set to hold a conference aimed at reviewing and making recommendations on the May 1979 Free Movement Treaty as well as sharing regional data.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Has Not Approved $1bn for Arms Purchase – Presidency

[Leadership] Contrary to reports, the Presidency has clarified that President Muhammadu Buhari has not approved $1bn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to purchase security equipment.

[Leadership] Contrary to reports, the Presidency has clarified that President Muhammadu Buhari has not approved $1bn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to purchase security equipment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shell Pays $4.32b to Govt in 2017 – Report

[Leadership] Royal Dutch Shell on Monday published its 2017 Sustainability Report which confirmed that the group’s operations in Nigeria paid $4,322,742,582 to the government during the period.

[Leadership] Royal Dutch Shell on Monday published its 2017 Sustainability Report which confirmed that the group's operations in Nigeria paid $4,322,742,582 to the government during the period.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Launch Man-Hunt for Killers of DPO in Rivers

[Guardian] The Commissioner of Police in Rivers, Mr Zaki Ahmed, has launched a manhunt for the killers of SP Kingsley Chukwuegu, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Rumuolumeni Police Station in the state.

[Guardian] The Commissioner of Police in Rivers, Mr Zaki Ahmed, has launched a manhunt for the killers of SP Kingsley Chukwuegu, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Rumuolumeni Police Station in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Good, the Ugly in Lamu Coal Plant

[Nation] On Saturday May 10, 2014, Chinese premier Li Keqiang was driven to Nairobi’s State House to formally sign the agreement on the multibillion-shilling standard gauge railway project — one of Jubilee government’s flagship projects.

[Nation] On Saturday May 10, 2014, Chinese premier Li Keqiang was driven to Nairobi's State House to formally sign the agreement on the multibillion-shilling standard gauge railway project -- one of Jubilee government's flagship projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya