Category: Feature Article

HRW raises alarm over sexual slavery in CAR

The Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international rights group is urging the UN peacekeepers to urgently intervene to free the nomadic women and children hostages being held by Christian anti-Balaka fighters in Central African Republic…

LASG to regulate slaughtering of animals

By our correspondent The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would no longer allow indiscriminate slaughtering of animals, especially in places order than approved abattoirs in the state. Mr Gbolahan Lawal, the State Commissioner for Agriculture…

When World’s Silence Reaches Lowest Ebb

By Moshood Hakeem On the 24th of June, 2012, President Morsi was elected by 51.7 per cent of Egyptian votes, defeating Ahmad Shafik, the erstwhile Prime Minister. On 30th June, he was sworn-in, thus becoming the…

Amnesty Int.l, others condemn Morsi’s sentence.

Amnesty International has condemned the trial and sentencing of former President Mohammed Morsi of Egypt, describing it as a “sham”, and called for his release. A Cairo court on Tuesday sentenced him and 12 other…

Jonathan sacks IG, as MURIC reacts

  By our correspondent President Goodluck Jonathan  on Tuesday relieved Mr Suleiman Abba, the Inspector-General of Police, of his appointment, according to the presidency spokesman, Reuben Abati. Abati did not give reason for the president’s…

ODHA serves Olanusi, impeachement notice

By our correspondent The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Tuesday served an impeachment notice on the state Deputy-Governor, Ali Olanusi, in Akure the state capital. The impeachment move was premised on allegations of gross…