Nigeria: Tangale Chiefdom Applauds Dankwambo Over Road Projects

By Iliya Kure Kaduna (Nigeria) — The Tangale chiefdom in Gombe State, northeast Nigeria has expressed appreciation to Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, over State Executive Council’s approval of construction of roads in the chiefdom. State Commissioner for Works, Mohammad Santana, Thursday announced Council’s approval of N8.7 billion road projects in the state, including the ones […]

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Why INEC Should Improves On Card Readers’ Database

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been urged to improve the use of technology in conducting elections by having a full proof database in card readers which would give way to the realization and usage of electronic voting system in the 2019 general elections in Nigeria. This according […]

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Gender Justice In Nigeria: Traditional, Religious Leaders Critical – Stakeholders

By Bashir Bello Lagos (NIGERIA) — Traditional and religious leaders have been identified as key players towards promoting gender justice in Nigeria Voice for Change, Key Influencers Lead, Denis Onoise stated this in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, at a two day conference tagged “Men For 50/50” – a meeting that brought 300 men (participants) drawn from […]

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Borno Governor Request For Spies To Uncover Sexual Molesters, Drug dealers, Traffickers In IDP Camps

The Borno state Governor Kashim Shettima, has‎ revealed plans to write letters requesting the Inspector General of Police, the Director General of the Department of State Security (DSS), the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to deploy female and male undercover detectives to all […]

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Nigeria Takes Moral Re-Birth Campaign To Police

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has taken the country’s re-orientation campaign, tagged ‘Change Begins With Me’, to the police saying it is in recognition of the critical role the institution can play. President Muhammadu Buhari launched the campaign September in Abuja. He made the presentation to the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, […]

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Nigeria Police Deny Media Report On Protests Over Postings

Nigerian police has denied a media report which says there was a protest as a result of postings based on tribalism and nepotism. A statement by its spokesman, Don Awunah, the Force is saying there was no truth in the report. Find below the Press Release The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been […]

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Nigeria: Civil Organisations Re-Strategise On Fight Against Corruption

By Iliya Kure Civil Society Groups in Nigeria are meeting in Abuja this week to discuss issues relating to strengthening of legal framework against corruption in the country. The meeting, spearheaded by Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption – MIIVOC, with support from Justice for All of the British council, expects Civil Society organisations […]

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China Unveils Advanced Stealth Fighter Jet

China on Tuesday unveiled its newest stealth fighter jet with two Chengdu J-20 warplanes at an airshow in the city of Zhuhai. Hundreds of people, including industry executives turned out to watch as the planes displayed in the skies, receiving wide applause from spectators. “The J-20 is a sharp sword to defend our country and […]

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