Author: Press Releases

Group adopts ‘Protect A Life’ campaign in support of NDLEA

A non-governmental organisation, Adopt A Goal for Development Initiative, says living a drug-free life campaign by the NDLEA is a human right goal that requires inclusive support. The activities of illicit drug cartels and dealers threaten “the right to life, liberty and security of person” under the Universal Declaration of[Read More…]

Amnesty International new investigation exposes global misuse of police batons

Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation today called on governments to support a UN-led process to regulate the trade in law enforcement equipment, highlighting how ubiquitous weapons like police batons are routinely misused in ways which can constitute torture and other ill-treatment. In a new investigation, Blunt Force, the[Read More…]

Rebuilding Nigeria is doable – Vice President Osinbajo says

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has said despite the current turbulent socioeconomic conditions and the challenges they pose, generating economic growth, eradicating poverty, developing human capital and building up Nigeria’s infrastructural backbone in a sustainable manner is doable, especially with a sense of urgency. Osinbajo therefore charged all the tiers[Read More…]

Nigeria declares Public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 21, 2021, as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated all Muslim faithful and Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora[Read More…]

Nigeria Governors Forum approve financial autonomy template for state legislature, judiciary

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has approved a uniform template for the implementation of the Memorandum of Action on financial autonomy for State legislatures and judiciary. The forum disclosed this in a communiqué signed by its Chairman and Ekiti State Gov. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday night, in Abuja, after its[Read More…]

MURIC says Nigerian Law School is Anti – Islam

15th July, 2021 PRESS RELEASE: MURICTO LAW SCHOOL : DON’T SANDWICH SALAH DAY An Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC)has kicked against the dates picked by the Nigerian Law School for the screening of its call-to-bar candidates. The Law School had picked 19thand 21st to screen the[Read More…]

Sokoto State Government Condemns Blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad

Sokoto state government has condemned in strongest terms the blasphemy against the holy prophet Muhammad SAW by one Isma’ila Sani Isah, who posted an unsavory comment about the Prophet on a social media platform. The state Commissioner for Information, Hon. Isah Bajini Galadanci stated this while briefing newsmen on behalf[Read More…]

Buhari hail security agencies for Nnamdi Kanu’s arrests and Sunday Igboho’s raid – vows not to condone any attempt to undermine Nigeria’s unity

The Presidency on Tuesday praised the nation’s security agencies for their collaboration in the operations that led to the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and the raid on the home of Yoruba secessionist agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, alias Sunday Igboho.  A statement issued[Read More…]

MSF rebuilds Gwange Paediatric Hospital in Maiduguri

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has built new permanent facilities in Gwange Paediatric Hospital in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, northeast Nigeria. The MSF Gwange Paediatric Hospital was launched to respond to the lack of paediatric services in the town. Gwange area is one of the most populated areas of[Read More…]

Don’t trivialise crimes committed by bandits – MURIC says

An Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has warned against trivialising crimes committed by bandits and herders. Professor Ishaq Akintola, the director of the organisation, gave the warning in a press release issued on Saturday, 26th June, 2021 did not name names but Islamic Cleric only recently[Read More…]