CISLAC Demands Independent Probe into $5M Bribery Allegation

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Contact for Transparency International (TI), expresses concern over the committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to investigate the recent $5million bribery allegation attributed to the State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, as displayed in a widely shared video clip. While we commend the effort […]

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HURIWA condemns media trial of Fayose/Orji Uzor Kalu

A pro-democracy and non-governmental body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop forthwith the choreographed media persecution of immediate past governor of Ekiti state – Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose. The group has also carpeted the anti-graft body and the court that purportedly granted […]

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Peter Ngene NEF Fellow 2017-2019  Back to NEF Fellows; Country: Nigiera; Area of Research: Nanomaterials/Nanotechnology; Institution: Utrecht University

Peter Ngene NEF Fellow 2017-2019  Back to NEF Fellows Country: Nigiera Area of Research: Nanomaterials/Nanotechnology Institution: Utrecht University Peter was born in Enugu, South East Nigeria. His interest in science started in elementary school because of a tutor who showed him how science and technology had changed the world. His interest was then fostered by his […]

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HURIWA to Buhari: You failed by not stopping Hauwa Limam’s gruesome murder

A pro-democracy and leading non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to admit his spectacular failure in stopping the taking into hostage and gruesome murders of some aid workers by the armed boko haram terrorists. HURIWA said that by virtue of a plethora of municipal and international […]

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CJN DEFENDS GRAFT CHARGES AGAINST Supreme Court’s Nominee

The attention of the National Judicial Council has been drawn to a publication by the Civic Society Network Against Corruption urging President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, not to forward the name of Honourable Mr. Justice Uwani Abba-Aji recommended to him by the Council for appointment as a Justice of the Supreme Court to the Senate for […]

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How Money and Life will shape 2019 By Emmanuel Onwubiko

The most significant election since independence in 1960 will take place in February next year which is approximately four months away. The year 2019 presidential election particularly is significant for a number of reasons and extenuating circumstances. Firstly, the election is being intensely contested by two Northerners made up of the incumbent, a retired military […]

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST LICENCE UNITED LABOUR CONGRESS OF NIGERIA NOW-: HURIWA

Two years ago, a significant development occurred which was about the industrial unions that elected Mr. Joe Ajaero as president of a new labour centre, United Labour Congress (ULC). The unions elected Ajaero, the General Secretary of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), at the ULC maiden Delegates Conference in Lagos. The new labour […]

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Presidency’s dry jokes on Unity and Ethics By Emmanuel Onwubiko

A typical day in the Abuja seat of political power is usually packed with events and social convivialism with outputs that are obviously don’t impact very positively to the social wellbeing and welfare of the greatest percentage of Nigerians but most items of discussions are issues that hover between the mundane and theatrical. Against the […]

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No threat to 2019 election funds,Speaker Dogara Assures Nigerians

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that contrary to speculations, funding for the 2019 general elections is not under any threat as there is already provision to take care of such contingencies that may arise in the Service Wide Votes. The Speaker said while speaking with journalists at the National […]

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HUMAN RIGHTS AND POST-2019 PRESIDENCY By Emmanuel Onwubiko

At the weekend, I got into a very lengthy conversations with my younger brother currently based abroad and who left Nigeria when his life became endangered by open threats made by some Islamists responsible for the spate of violent attacks targeting largely Christian communities in the North of Nigeria. Our conversations centered around the deteriorated […]

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