• Sue your governor if your rights are violated – Fashola tells LGAs

    Sue your governor if your rights are violated – Fashola tells LGAs

    Sue your governor if your rights are violated – Fashola tells LGAsA former Lagos State Governor and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babtunde Raji Fashola, has advised local government chairmen and their executive committee members who may feel dissatisfied with the existing relationships between their councils and the state government, especially in terms of fiscal and political autonomy, should approach competent law courts for sound adjudication.

    Fashola said the abuse of local government autonomy by state governments in connection […]

  • Shiite/Army clash: Buratai’s rights of movement was violated – Report

    Shiite/Army clash: Buratai’s rights of movement was violated – Report

    The right of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, was violated by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria during the December 2015 Army/Shiite clash in Zaria, Kaduna State.

    This was contained in the report of the National Human Rights Commission Special Investigation Panel on the clash released in Abuja on Wednesday.

    The panel Chairman, Anthony Ojukwu, who presented the report to the NHRC Executive Secretary, Prof. Bem Angwe, said the blockage of a public highway by the IMN […]

  • How teenager was stripped naked, violated, flogged •Video goes viral

    How teenager was stripped naked, violated, flogged •Video goes viral

    Only demented souls could do this. About two weeks ago, some men abducted 14-year-old Miss Uzoamaka Chukwu from Uburu in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State and took her to the home of a council official where they visited hell on her. Indeed, for the teenager, it was like a journey through the valley of the shadow of death. She remains traumatised and in shock.

    Uzoamaka, who is in JSS 2, was stripped naked and flogged like a common criminal […]