Almajirai Relocation: Human Right Commission raises concern, Calls For Program of Action

The National Human Rights Commission has called for the development and implementation of a program of action by Northern States governments to permanently address the challenges posed by the Almajiri system to children and the larger society. In an Advisory Opinion issued in Abuja and signed by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Mr Tony Ojukwu, the Commission noted that the “Almajirai children are exposed to increased vulnerabilities and risks, including death, trafficking, kidnapping, drug use and addiction, recruitment into terrorism, violent crimes, sexual and other forms of assault and…

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Rivers Govt Declares PDP Youth Leader Wanted, To Demolish Hotels

The Rivers State Government, on Sunday, declared Mr Princewill Osaroejiji, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s Youth Leader in Eleme Local Government Area wanted. This was contained in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by Mr Paulinus Nsirim, the state Commissioner for Information and Communications. The statement said that Osaroejiji was declared wanted by the state government over his alleged involvement in criminal activities. It said that N5 million would be given to anyone who provided reliable information that would lead to Osaroejiji’s arrest The state government also said that two…

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Kyari’s Burial: NUJ Wants PTF Members Off Covid-19 Briefing

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has urged members of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 that were at the burial rites of Mallam Abba Kyari, former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, to excuse themselves from the daily briefing. In a statement on Monday in Abuja, chairman of the council, Emmanuel Ogbeche, called on the members of the PTF which includes the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and National Coordinator, Mr. Boss Mustapha, to demonstrate dignified responsibility by not putting journalists and others who attend…

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Anthony Joshua reclaims heavyweight world titles

Anthony Joshua became a two-time world heavyweight champion with a victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in a rematch in Saudi Arabia. Six months ago Ruiz stunned boxing, Joshua risked seeing his career left in tatters with a second defeat, but served up 36 minutes of movement and well-timed punching to take the IBF, WBA and WBO titles back to Britain. After cutting his Mexican rival inside the first round he never looked back and picked out smart jabs and right hands throughout before being serenaded with chants of “AJ, AJ,…

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FCT Minister Says Tricycle Popularly Called Keke Napep Not Ban In Abuja Only To Operate In Estates,

The restriction of tricycle and motorcycles to some designated areas in the federal capital territory was brought to the fore as the minister of the Federa; Capital Territory Muhammad Musa Bello involved the transport and traffic program in Abuja. Correspondent Gabriel Zakari completes the reports. Spread the love

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