Author Archives: The Street Reporters

North: Exposed to Multiple, Varied Threats

By Abdul-Azeez Suleiman Whereas since 2015, northerners have occupied positions with the potential to make decisive differences in the economy, security or political fortunes of the region, the hopes that such leaders will reverse the abuse and neglect of the region in the previous decade have been betrayed. Weak governance, gross insensitivity and unacceptable levels of incompetence have been compounded ...

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Edward Onoja’s Nomination Best Choice – APC Stalwart

By James Ezema A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Adebayo Ariyo has described the choice of the Edward Onoja, the Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State as running mate to the Governor ahead of the November 2019 governorship election in the state. According to him, the decision is a welcome development. Chief ...

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UN End of Visit Release on Arbitrary Killings of Pro-Biafra Activists and  Bystanders: Putting The Record Straight By Intersociety

The recent two-week visit to Nigeria by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extra Judicial, Arbitrary and Summary Killings or Executions, Dr Agnes Callamard is commendable and deeply appreciated, but we are seriously concerned over some missing points found in the UN Chief’s End of Visit Statement, released in Abuja on 2nd September 2019. The statistics as presented was acutely ...

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Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerians in South Africa to Be Evacuated on Friday Free – Air Peace

Following the recent unfortunate xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals, including Nigerians in South Africa, the Proprietor of Air Peace Airlines, Chief Allen Onyema, has volunteered to send an aircraft from Friday, September 6, 2019 to evacuate Nigerians who are willing to return to the country free of charge. The Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja, Ferdinand Nwonye who ...

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Groups Urge South East Governors to Dump Fire Brigade Approach to Insecurity in Igboland, Recommend Model

The Governors of the South East region of Nigeria must dump their fire brigade approach to insecurity in Igbo Land and adopt River State Governor Nyesom Wike model, a proactive, defensive and preventive security approach, the Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights and Democracy Organizations (SBCHROs) and the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) said in ...

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U.S. Court of Appeals Hears Rights Violation Suit Against Buratai, Others As Ekwe-Nche Seeks International Solidarity

The Ekwe-Nche Research Institute/Organization in Chicago, Illinois, USA and the BiafraGenocide Survivors International have requested international solidarity as the U.S. Court of Appeals is set to hear on September 23, 2019 the civil claimant appeal suit brought against Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai and 15 other serving and former top security officials in the West ...

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