Category: African News

Nigeria: Kidnapper in Nigeria goes for life jail

Nigeria: Kidnapper in Nigeria goes for life jail

A bill prescribing life jail for kidnappers has been passed by Nigeria’s senate. A bill which prescribes life jail, as against the current 10 years maximum sentence, for kidnappers has been passed on Monday by the Senate. Punch reported that the bill contains amendments to the criminal code which is currently in operation in the … Continue reading Nigeria: Kidnapper in Nigeria goes for life jail

Nigeria: International NGO staff allegedly defiles 10 year old girl in Borno

Nigeria: International NGO staff allegedly defiles 10 year old girl in Borno

A staff of one of the international non-governmental organisation (NGO)- Street Child, operating in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, has been arrested by police for allegedly defiling a 10-old girl he lured into his room at Mashidimami area of the state. Speaking to newsmen on Monday, mother of the victim (name with held) explained that … Continue reading Nigeria: International NGO staff allegedly defiles 10 year old girl in Borno

Displaced Adara women, Children takes to street begging in kaduna, Nigeria

Displaced Adara women, Children takes to street begging in kaduna, Nigeria

By Achadu Gabriel As numbers of herdsmen terrorists attacks and killings skyrocted, some displaced and homeless indigenes of the terrorists ravaged communities in kajura local government area of kaduna State, mostly affected by the storm have taken to streets and residents, beginning for alma for survival. Investigation revealed that majority of those involved in the … Continue reading Displaced Adara women, Children takes to street begging in kaduna, Nigeria

WAEC Cancellation Puts Nigeria At More Risk.

WAEC Cancellation Puts Nigeria At More Risk.

As a parent and investor in the education sector, I wish to register the fact that the Nigerian government’s policy of unilaterally cancelling the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, held annually by the West African Examinations Council, is not in Nigeria’s best interest. At a time of the global COVID19 pandemic, it is understandable … Continue reading WAEC Cancellation Puts Nigeria At More Risk.

COVID-19 lockdown: PRP drags FG, kaduna to court

COVID-19 lockdown: PRP drags FG, kaduna to court

By Achadu Gabriel Hearing in the suit filed by People's Redemption Party, PRP, at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja against the Federal Government and others has been fixed for 14th of October, 2020. The PRP, the National Chairman, Alhaji Falalu Bello and the National Secretary of the Party Dr Babatunde Alli, in a … Continue reading COVID-19 lockdown: PRP drags FG, kaduna to court

We’re in state of anarchy in S/Kaduna – SOKAPU decries

We’re in state of anarchy in S/Kaduna – SOKAPU decries

..As 1killed, village looted, burnt down by militia Achadu Gabriel, kaduna The Southern Kaduna People's Union, SOKAPU, has decried State of anarchy in Zango kataf, in Southern part of Kaduna in Kaduna state. The Union aecried that "with the curfew still in rigid enforcement, Anguwan Audu, a Surubu village, still under Gora ward, was invaded … Continue reading We’re in state of anarchy in S/Kaduna – SOKAPU decries

Insecurity: Northern Group worries over economic, social, political consqences in kaduna

By Achadu Gabriel Groups, under the auspices of Coalition of Northern Group, CNG, have expressed serious concern over what they described as unforseen economic, social and political consequences of the security situation in Kaduna State. The group also raised concern about increased in hardship orchestrated by banditry activities in the state, coupled with the continued … Continue reading Insecurity: Northern Group worries over economic, social, political consqences in kaduna

Nigeria Presents Voluntary National Review (VNR) Report On SDGs To UN

The Government of Nigeria is set to present its 2nd Voluntary National Review on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the United Nations High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Monday, 13th July at 3:20pm (GMT+1). President Muhammadu Buhari, represented by his Senior Special Assistant on SDGs, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, will be presenting … Continue reading Nigeria Presents Voluntary National Review (VNR) Report On SDGs To UN

Double tregedy: Armed Herdsmen Attacks Mourners at Mass Burial of victims of Fulani killing

Double tregedy: Armed Herdsmen Attacks Mourners at Mass Burial of victims of Fulani killing

..As Catholic Priest calls for serious Prayers By Achadu Gabriel Kaduna- Armed Fulani herdsmen, attacked several mourners at a mass burial site of 24 victims yesterday in Southern Kaduna. Although no casualties was however reported during the attack at the mass burial site by militia. A statement by the Catholic Parish Priest of Damakasuwa, Very … Continue reading Double tregedy: Armed Herdsmen Attacks Mourners at Mass Burial of victims of Fulani killing