• CSOs decry increasing brutality, extortion in Bayelsa

    CSOs decry increasing brutality, extortion in Bayelsa

    Some civil society organisations in Bayelsa State have raised the alarm over the increasing cases of brutality and extortion of residents by security operatives in the state.

    The CSOs comprising the Civil Liberties Organisation, Bayelsa Non-Governmental Organisations Forum and the International Federation of Women Lawyers expressed their concerns at a news conference in Yenagoa on Saturday.

    The Chairman, BANGOF, Robinson Kuroghobogha, who read the statement of the groups, said that human rights violation in Bayelsa was on “a geometric increase”.

    Robinson claimed that […]

  • No girl in Nigeria should be put through the brutality of forced marriage. – Pres. Buhari

    No girl in Nigeria should be put through the brutality of forced marriage. – Pres. Buhari

    President Buhari says no Nigerian girl child should be put through the horror of forced marriage. Buhari said this while speaking at the state house where he received the rescued Chibok girl, Amina Nkeki and her four month old daughter which was fathered by a Boko Haram commander while she was in the sects captivity.

    “The continuation of Amina’s education, so abruptly disrupted, will definitely be a priority of the federal government. Amina must be enabled to go back to school. […]