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Nigerian Governor Vs. Journalist: Prominent Lawyer Festus Okoye Takes Over, To Defend Journalist

Kaduna (Nigeria) – A fresh charge has been added to the case against Kaduna based journalist, Jacob Onjewu Dickson  which was filed by the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police on April 29, 2016 before Magistrate Emmanuel Yusuf. The old First Information Report (FIR) contained only two-count charges bordering on false personification and Inciting Disaffection to […]

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Five Nigerian Journalists Receive Award For Community Service

By Our Reporter Kaduna (Nigeria) — A Team of five Development & Investigative Journalists based in Northern Nigeria have been recognised and awarded certificates and plague for service to humanity. It was for stories they did that brought to limelight challenges faced by communities in Nigeria. The award was presented by a student entrepreneurial organisation, […]

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Nigeria: Late Dasuki’s Lifestyle, Worthy Of Emulation – Information Minister

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has described the former Sultan of Sokoto, late Ibrahim Dasuki  as a great man, nationalist, and patriot by excellence whose lifestyle is worthy of emulation. Mohammed who was in Kaduna to condole with the deceased family called on Nigerians to emulate […]

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Nigeria Based Organisation Relaunches Weekly Family Planning Radio Programme

By Iliya Kure Kaduna (Nigeria) — A family planning promotion organisation, Nigeria Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) is re-launching its weekly family planning radio programmes in Kaduna, Lagos and Oyo states, commencing 21st November, 2016. The radio programme ran in the first phase of the NURHI project from 2009 – 2015. A statement issued by […]

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Nigeria’s Former Foreign Minister Kidnapped In Kaduna

Nigeria’s former minister of foreign affairs Ambassador Bagudu Hirse, has been abducted by gunmen in Kaduna on Sunday. Hirse was said to have been abducted when he visited the nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mamman Daura at his residence on Inuwa Wada Street in Ungwan-Rimi, Kaduna North Local Government Area of the State. Africa Prime […]

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It’s Time To Outlaw ‘Jungle Justice’ In Nigeria

By Tony Ogunlowo For as long as one can remember there has always been ‘jungle justice’ in Nigeria. All it takes is for somebody to shout ‘ole’ (thief) and anybody seen running away – the suspect or not – is apprehended, subject to a kangaroo court before being beaten mercilessly to a pulp – or […]

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Nigeria: Robbers Intensify Kidnapping And Stealing of Cows In Kaduna Villages

Police in Nigeria have confirmed the killing of one Musa Galadima and the kidnap of two of his daughters, in Ungwan Pa community of Kakkau district of Kaduna, northern Nigeria. Police spokesman in Kaduna, Aliyu Usman said “we have received report of the incident, and we have since commenced action.” “Our men have been combing […]

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Nigerian Group Trains Women With Disability On Various Skills

By Iyakale Yakubu Jos (Nigeria) — A non governmental organisation, aimed at empowering women with disabilities through access to education, quality health care and skill acquisition have conducted a training on catering, tailoring, soap making and beads making among others, to 100 people from its target group. The NGO, Advocacy for Women with Disabilities Initiative […]

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